Environmental enrichment

Environmental enrichment is a technique often used by Zoos worldwide. It entails the provision of different stimuli to encourage natural behaviour and greater activity in captive animals.   Environmental enrichment is a very useful...

Where nature becomes knowledge

The Bioparco is among the largest and oldest Zoological Gardens in Italy. Its main objective is to contribute to general public and school education on a broad range of environmental issues. Apart from animals that have been confiscated by the...

1911-2011: 100 years of history

In 2011 the Bioparco celebrated its 100th anniversary: inaugurated in 1911 and situated in the historical park of Villa Borghese, it is today one of Europe’s oldest zoological gardens. Carl Hagenbeck’s original project led to the...