Species program



Giant panda

The giant panda is the rarest bear species on Earth. Only around 1,600 giant pandas live in the wild nowadays.

Siberian tiger

There have never been too many Siberian tigers on Earth, because these giant predators require a relatively large hunting area. Today, however, their numbers have been tragically decimated.

Snow Leopard

Snow leopards (Unica unica), also known as irbises, rank among endangered animals because of the market value of their fur.

Snow leopards (Unica unica), also known as irbises, rank among endangered animals because of the market value of their fur.



The big castle builder is back. Europe's largest rodent has returned to Hungary after a century.


Polar Bear

Wanderers of the Arctic, polar bears are the largest terrestrial predators on Earth. Their Latin name is Ursus maritimus, which means "sea bear". This is a highly apt name for these wonderful animals, since they spend their entire life in, near or on water, swimming from ice floe to ice floe.



The Eurasian lynx is the largest feline predator in Europe, which still plays an important role in the forest fauna communities of the Carpathian Mountains' remote forests. The close to one meter long lynx weighs up to 25 kg. Its range extended over most of our continent, even the plains, up to the 19th century.


Wild Horse

The Przewalski wild horse, closest cousin of the domesticated horse could never be domesticated successfully, and so it remained a true wild horse.



The dolphin is a carnivorous marine mammal that eats fish. They have a special skill in that they can get their bearings based on echolocation. There are 50 dolphin species in total, which make up seven families: the marine dolphins are listed in three families, and four families belong to the family of freshwater river dolphins.


Hungarian Grey Cattle

The Hungarian grey cattle is a real national symbol of Hungary, an animal that is indigenous to the country and is protected by law. Its vehemence, beauty, and an appearance hinting primordial force have made it known all over the world as one of the main characteristics of the Great Hungarian Plain.


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