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Образовательная деятельность. 2015 год

International Animal Protection Day


On the 3rd of October Kharkov Zoo will celebrate the event dedicated to the International Animal Protection Day. The event will start at 11 A.M.  near the Zoo administration office. This important event is going to attract public attention to problems of our neighbours on this planet and to inspire compassion and sympaty to animals.

Inquisitive visitors will be invited to quest game. Winners will be awarded prizes.

Master classes will teach how to male environment enrichment toys for our animals.

"Fairytale Sitting-Room" will invite the smallest visitors. Entertainers will be children actors from "Magic Theatre School".

The Event Program:

Event Dedicated to International Animal Protection Day


Animal protection – is the main goal of the Zoo. It comprises animal exposition, educational activities, participation if rare species breeding programmes, biology studies, optimal animal husbandry, promotion of gene pool, ecoethic upbringing of children.

Minor Academy of Science at Kharkov Zoo


20 August Summer Biology School of Kharkov Regional Department of Minor Academy of Science was held at Kharkov Zoo. This school was organized together with Kharkov Educators' House for schoolcholdren who are working on research projects of Minor Academy of Science.

The topic of this year was biodiversity. Within this topical frame schoolchildren fulfilled various tasks in zoology, botanics and nature protection. One of the contests had to deal with European White Pelicans, "birds of 2015 year", another contest dealt with Redbook Fauna of Ukraine, the third contest was dedicated to bears, the fourth - to local flora, the fithe contest demanded schoolchildren to recognize various animals by preparations and collections kept in the House of Young Biologists of Kharkov Zoo. The most successful participants received sweet prizes from the organizers but the main gain was, of course, the knowledge received and nice mood that children got in the Zoo.

Ivana Kupala Day at Kharkov Zoo


This day is to celebrate the solstice, the longest day of the year and the shortest night. This day is in the end of June. But due to various reasons it has historically moved to the beginning of July.

On this day the main things are water, fire and grass. We decided not to risk putting out fires in the centre of the cite and limited the celebrateion to water and grass.

Elephants Celebrated their Feast and the Bear Got his Name


Last Saturday, 20 June, the Zoo celebrated "Elephant Day". This feast became traditional for the Zoo. This year this event was special because the House of Elephants celebrated its 90 years birthday.