European animals

Discover animals of the park

By continent
By order type
By entertainment type
  • Show

    Sea Lion show

    In Europe's most amazing aquatic complex, the Patagonian sea lions once again demonstrate their innate sense of fun and taste for games. Show lasts around...
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  • Show

    Birds in flight show

    Impressively intelligent and powerful, various rare species of birds wheel about above the spectators in total freedom. Show lasts around 30 minutes      2...
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    Parrot Show

    These birds are mischievous, intelligent and love contact with people. You'll really fall for their splendid, multi-coloured plumage. Show lasts around 30...
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  • Afternoon feed

    Educational Presentation

    When it is time for animals to have their feeds, carers give their residents one of their daily meals. This means the animals get close to park visitors, who can...
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  • Feeding

    Feeding the animals

    Staff feed the animals several times each day. You can watch the Red Pandas, North-western Wolves, Hippopotamuses and African Wild Dogs feeding.   Red...
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  • Alligators Park

    New in 2017: Alligators Park    Discover the Alligators, wild and frightening animals straight out of prehistoric times. Immerse yourself in the...
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  • Chimpanzee

    There are three sub-species of chimpanzee, which can be told apart by the colour of their coat, body size and habitat. Chimpanzees form communities (20 to 80 individuals)...
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  • Asian elephant

    There are 2 species of elephant, one from Asia and one from Africa. The Asian elephant is smaller as it lives in forests and tree savannas, while its African relative...
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  • Hippopotamus

    The hippopotamus spends most of its time in water, as its skin loses moisture too easily in the dry air. It emerges from the water at nightfall to feed on the grassy...
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  • Giraffe

    The giraffe’s most highly developed sense is its sight. It can spot a man from 2 km away. Some people believe it can distinguish between different colours:...
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  • Asiatic lion

    The Asiatic lion differs slightly from its African relative. Its head is less bulky and its mane less dense, especially on the top of its head. When it hunts, it...
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  • African penguin

    The African penguin, like all penguins, is a seabird characterised by its adaptability to the aquatic environment. It is an excellent swimmer and the fastest of...
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  • African wild dog

    African wild dogs live in packs of up to 30 individuals. Each pack has a clear hierarchy, with one dominant male and one dominant female. Most males remain with...
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  • Ankole Watusi

    The Ankole-Watusi is a domestic animal, the result of cross-breeding between the zebu and a long-horned cattle breed of ancient Egypt. It is used to accompany nomads...
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  • Bahama pintail

    The Bahama pintail is a species of dabbling duck. Unlike many other ducks, it displays no sexual dimorphism. It is mainly brown in colour, with white cheeks. Half...
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  • Bennett's wallaby

    Bennett’s wallabies are similar to kangaroos, which are usually larger in size. The particular feature of these animals is their hind legs, perfect for jumping,...
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  • Blue and yellow macaw

    The parrots from the ara genus are the largest of all bird species in this order. Their exceptional abilities and beautiful colours also make them one of the finest...
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  • Blue peafowl

    The blue peafowl is renowned for the tail fan produced by males to seduce females. The male displays bright blue and green colours, while the female is dull in colour,...
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  • Brown bear

    The brown bear is a highly skilful animal whose ponderous gait disguises remarkable agility (maximum speed of 50 km/h). Its dense fur covers a thick layer of fat....
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  • Bush dog

    The bush dog has a reddish coat and a relatively short brown tail. It has a square head with small ears and short legs. The digits on its paws are connected by a...
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  • Capybara

    Capybaras are semiaquatic animals and spend some of their time on land. They have partially webbed feet and particularly like bodies of water and marshes. To remain...
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  • Cattle egret

    The cattle egret is a wader that has breeding plumage and winter plumage. During the breeding period, it displays orange-buff feathers on its head, back and breast....
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  • Children's Farm

    The Children's Farm is an educational venue in which people of all ages can meet or re-meet the farm animals : goats, sheep, rabbits, pigs, chickens and pigeons....
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  • Crested caracara

    The crested caracara is the largest and most widespread of the large group of land falcons known as caracaras. There are 8 different species. They are genetically...
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  • Demoiselle crane

    The demoiselle crane is the smallest of all crane species. Its plumage is a pearl grey in colour, with black markings on its head, throat, breast and long foreneck....
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  • Egyptian goose

    The Egyptian goose has a grey body, with a brown head and neck. Its eyes are surrounded by brown spots. Its back and tail are black in colour, with brown and green-tipped...
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  • Elegant crested tinamou

    The elegant crested tinamou’s predominantly grey colouring makes it a discreet bird that relies on its plumage to go unnoticed as it remains immobile at the...
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  • Eurasian eagle owl

    This owl is classified among the super predators, which means it has no direct competitor and can also attack other raptors, including the peregrine falcon. It is...
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  • Eurasian lynx

    The Eurasian lynx is a solitary animal that hunts by getting as close to its prey as possible without being detected. It uses the vegetation or any other feature...
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  • Eurasian wolf

    Eurasian wolves live in hierarchical packs comprising a dominant male (known as the alpha), a dominant female, subordinates and juveniles. Physical contact is highly...
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  • Gelada

    Adult males, in contrast to females, are easy to recognise by the “cape” of long hair along their back, the red hourglass-shaped patch on their chest...
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  • Golden-bellied capuchin

    Golden-bellied capuchins live in groups of between 8 and 35 individuals based on a hierarchy, whereby the dominant male defends the group. The unity of the group...
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  • Guira cuckoo

    Small in size, the guira cuckoo can be recognised by its long black tail with a white tip, and especially by the faintly orange crest on its head. It is a sociable...
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  • Hamadryas baboon

    Hamadryas baboons live in groups averaging around 50 individuals. The tribe is dominated by a few large adult males who constantly remain close to the females. The...
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  • Harbour seal

    Seals, in contrast to sea lions, have short snouts and v-shaped nostrils. They have very short front flippers with claws at the end, while their rear flippers are...
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  • Inca tern

    A member of the larosterna genus, the Inca tern is among the most colourful and elegant of sea birds. The adult is slate grey in colour, with long white-tipped wings,...
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  • Kookaburra

    This strange stocky bird is the largest of the tree kingfisher family. It has a large head, striking brown eyes and a large, pointy and powerful beak which it uses...
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  • Lar gibbon

    In the treetops, the lar gibbon swings from branch to branch or runs upright, rarely descending to the ground. Their method of locomotion is known as “brachiation”....
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  • Mandrill

    The mandrill stands out due to its striking colours. The red and blue hues that symmetrically adorn its front and rump also constitute secondary sexual features...
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  • Mara

    Maras usually live in mating pairs in small groups of 8 to 10 individuals, made up of adults and the offspring born during the year. These small groups sometimes...
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  • Meerkat

    Meerkats, known as the “sentries of the desert”, live in colonies of up to 30 individuals. The group includes several males and females, as well as their...
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  • North-western wolf

    Wolves live in hierarchical packs comprising a dominant male, a dominant female, subordinates and juveniles. Physical contact is highly important for maintaining...
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  • Nyala

    Male nyalas are tall animals with large ears, long horns and a ruffled coat. Juveniles and females are reddish-brown in colour and have no horns. They have well-developed...
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  • Oriental small-clawed otter

    The oriental small-clawed otter is an aquatic mammal covered in thick waterproof fur. Most otters swim at the surface of the water with their head in the air and...
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  • Ostrich

    The ostrich is the world’s largest living bird although it is flightless. However, it is tireless when it comes to walking and very good at running, reaching...
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  • Potamochoerus

    This sociable animal lives in groups of between 6 and 20 individuals. It is primarily nocturnal and rests during the day in the mud. The male defends its harem,...
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  • Red panda

    The red panda is a small mammal from Asia. It is resilient and is not afraid of the cold. Its semi-retractile claws enable it to climb trees. Its Chinese name translates...
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  • Rhea

    Rheas are often compared to ostriches as they are unable to fly. Although they belong to the same family (ratites, or running birds), rheas have three toes on their...
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  • Ring-tailed lemur

    The ring-tailed lemur is a social animal that lives in groups of between 12 and 24 individuals. These groups are based on a matriarchal hierarchy. The core of the...
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  • Scarlet ibis

    Known locally as the “corocoro roja”, the scarlet ibis is a sociable bird and lives in colonies that can contain several thousand individuals. It has...
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  • Sika deer

    During the summer, the sika deer’s coat is reddish brown or brown with rows of white spots. During the winter, males turn greyish-dark brown or black and display...
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  • Snow Leopard

    The snow leopard’s coat can vary from a light to a smoky grey and sometimes even a creamy yellow.   Distribution Snow leopards are found across...
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  • Snowy owl

    Although the distinction between the male and female specimens of most raptors is not obvious at first glance (their size usually tells them apart), this is not...
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  • South American sea lion

    The South American sea lion has the most feline features of all sea lions, with striking sexual dimorphism (males can be three times bigger than females). The adult...
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  • Squirrel monkey

    Squirrel monkeys live in groups of up to 300 individuals (with multiple males and females). At dusk they gather on a tree to sleep, huddling close to one another...
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  • Sulphur-crested cockatoo

    The sulphur-crested cockatoo is a large white parrot with a magnificent yellow crest on its head. The cockatoo keeps its crest folded back over the tip of its head...
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  • Sumatran tiger

    It is impossible to confuse the tiger with any other cat: it is the largest of all and the only one covered in stripes. Its coat mimics the shadows and light of...
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  • Tapir

    Tapirs (4 toes on their front hooves, 3 on the rear) are related to the equidae (horses, donkeys and zebras) and rhinoceros families. Together, these three families...
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  • Wapiti deer

    Elks are the largest members of the deer family. They shed their antlers each year at the beginning of spring and grow new ones in just a few months. They gather...
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  • White stork

    White and black in colour, with a large red bill, the white stork is the best-known member of the larger stork family. This symbol of birth is faithful and generally...
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  • White-tailed gnu

    The white-tailed gnu, or wildebeest, is less well known than his relative, the blue wildebeest. Although like him in many ways, he is more nervous and perhaps more...
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