The mouflon baby boom rings in the spring every year at Basel Zoo. Five lambs, including one set of twins, are currently leaping over the rocks and tree trunks of the mouflon enclosure.
Over the last few days, the small spectacled owl family at Basel Zoo has moved to their summer home, the Eulenburg enclosure. All three family members spent the cold winter in a large flight aviary behind the scenes. The youngest still has bright, fluffy, juvenile plumage with a black mask on a bright background. Surprisingly, the parents are almost the complete opposite: bright spectacles on a dark face.
The goat enclosure at the children’s zoo is currently a flurry of activity: eleven young miniature goats, including two sets of twins, are practicing jumping and their first push fights. Five of the seven miniature goat mothers gave birth on the same day. The peacock goats also produced twins at the weekend.