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Red river hog

2018-01-30T15:49:52+00:00 New species|

Two red river hogs arrived at the zoo des Sables d'Olonne in April 2017. Belonging to the family of the wild boars, this big mammal is native of rainforests and savannas of Equatorial Africa.  Omnivorous, it spends a large part of [...]

Greater rhea

2018-01-30T15:02:40+00:00 New species|

A pair of greater rheas arrived at the zoo at spring 2017. It is about the biggest bird of the American continent(approximately 1m of top for 25 kg). Distributed in the pampas of South America, the rhea is known for its [...]

The amur leopard

2018-01-30T16:33:26+00:00 New species|

Very rare amur leopard took their neighborhoods at the Zoo of Sables d'Olonne. Classified as critically endangered by the World Conservation Union, the species is one of the most endangered of all mammal species! > Press release of amur leopard