Wuppertal Zoo Society (Zoo-Verein Wuppertal e.V.)
By financing new buildings and enclosures at the Zoo, the Wuppertal Zoo Society is helping to make the Zoo more attractive. In addition, the Zoo Society also initiates other projects enabling the Zoo to reach the broad public.
Buildings and enclosures
Numerous buildings and enclosures at the Wuppertal Zoo have been built over the years with the support of the Wuppertal Zoo Society:
1966 Gibbon house
1971 Penguin enclosure
1981 Beaver enclosure
1981 Deer house
1985 Zoo school
2011 Okapi enclosure
In 2006 the Zoo Society launched the PINGUINALE 2006 marking the Zoo's 125th anniversary with a huge animal parade.
In 2007 the Zoo Society organised a charity concert for the conservation of endangered species (Benefizkonzert für den Artenschutz) at the historic town hall .
From 2007 - 2009 the Zoo Society participated in the Claramanie in Schwerin, Wuppertal's partner city.
In 2010/2011 the Zoo Society held the lottery Ein Otmar Alt für 5 Euro.
And in the future?
Together with the Zoo's management we are constantly developing new ideas to make the Zoo better and more attractive for its visitors and inhabitants. For this reason we need your support. Please help us with your donation and become a member of the Wuppertal Zoo Society!