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01 Oct - 14 Dec

Riga Zoo

Winter-wear on parade in Riga Zoo

01 Oct - 14 Dec
Animals are already preparing warm fur coats for winter. For many species they differ from summer attire, which is why autumn is a special time at Riga Zoo – like a magic trick, new inhabitants have appeared. In the summer, the brown lynx family has now become gray, while camels, raccoon, and many other animals are taking pride in their thick furs, and thus are now much larger. Meanwhile, deer families have other worries – the rutting period.

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07 Oct - 08 Oct

Riga Zoo

Animal Days 2017

07 Oct - 08 Oct
In marking its 105th anniversary, Riga Zoo invites one and all to its Animal Days 2017 event. A tradition is held here - the most popular name or surname that has an animal in it, like "Wolfson" or "Crane" (in any language). Box office staff at the gates will register your entry, with a dictionary necessary in some cases when a foreign language is entered.

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07 Oct - 08 Oct

Riga Zoo

Animal Days 2017

07 Oct - 08 Oct
In marking its 105th anniversary, Riga Zoo invites one and all to its Animal Days 2017 event. A tradition is held here - the most popular name or surname that has an animal in it, like "Wolfson" or "Crane" (in any language). Box office staff at the gates will register your entry, with a dictionary necessary in some cases when a foreign language is entered.

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01 Oct - 14 Dec

Riga Zoo

Winter-wear on parade in Riga Zoo

01 Oct - 14 Dec
Animals are already preparing warm fur coats for winter. For many species they differ from summer attire, which is why autumn is a special time at Riga Zoo – like a magic trick, new inhabitants have appeared. In the summer, the brown lynx family has now become gray, while camels, raccoon, and many other animals are taking pride in their thick furs, and thus are now much larger. Meanwhile, deer families have other worries – the rutting period.

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15 Dec - 28 Jan

Riga Zoo

Winter Nights at Riga Zoo

15 Dec - 28 Jan
In the darkest time of the year, Riga Zoo is holding the annual Winter Nights giving you a chance to visit the area late at night, walk through the lit up paths and view the animal enclosures.

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