Giza Zoo

Ministers respond to alleged ‘tree massacres’

Thu, 13 Jun 2024 - 09:35 GMT

Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad said trees in Merryland Park in Cairo have not been cut as rumored on social media, while Minister of Agriculture Sayed al-Qasir also denied Giza Zoo is cutting its old trees.

Egypt to more than double animal species in Giza Zoo, protect heritage trees

Fri, 08 Sep 2023 - 10:34 GMT

Egypt will more than double the animal species that its iconic Giza Zoo accommodates to 186 up from 71, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli said on Thursday.

Development plan for Egypt’s historic Giza Zoo to kick off on Sunday

Sat, 08 Jul 2023 - 09:50 GMT

The military production company for projects, engineering consultancy and general supplies has been handed the project of developing the Giza Zoo, the first garden of its kind in the Middle East that receives millions of visitors per year.

Giza Zoo welcomes hundreds of visitors to celebrate Sham El-Nessim

Mon, 17 Apr 2023 - 03:48 GMT

The Giza Zoo has welcomed hundreds of citizens on Monday to celebrate Sham El-Nessim holiday, with ticket prices of 5LE for Egyptians and 20 LE for non-Egyptians.

Egypt negates selling Giza Zoo, Al Orman Park to foreign company

Sun, 08 Jan 2023 - 04:20 GMT

They would be developed by the National Authority for Military Production.

President Sisi directs with developing Giza Zoo in accordance with Int'l standards

Tue, 03 Jan 2023 - 05:45 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi reviewed on Tuesday plans to develop the Giza Zoo and directed with developing the Zoo in accordance with international standards, in a manner comparable to its global counterparts.

Agriculture Ministry denies news on closure of Giza Zoo

Sat, 31 Dec 2022 - 05:34 GMT

Mohammad Ragai, the head of the Central Administration of Zoos, dismissed on Friday news circulated about the closure of Giza Zoo, saying that no decision was taken in this matter so far.

Giza Zoo receives 80,000 visitors on 2nd day of Eidul Fitr holiday- official

Tue, 03 May 2022 - 11:43 GMT

This is an unprecedented number of visitors in one day.

Egyptian official states estimated number of Giza Zoo visitors during Eid Al Fitr

Sun, 01 May 2022 - 03:45 GMT

The official noted that the majority of visitors on the first day tend to be youths, while it is mostly families from nearby governorates on the second and third days.

Memory of the day: Battle of Ismailia erupts in 1952

Tue, 25 Jan 2022 - 10:59 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on January 25.

2 South African female giraffes in good health after quarantine: Giza Zoo

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 02:11 GMT

The two new female giraffes at Giza Zoo were announced to have finished their quarantine period on Thursday, and that they are now in good health, according to Director of Giza Zoo Maha Saber.

Male giraffe ‘Zizo’ suffered general body weaknesses before arrival in Egypt: Autopsy reveals

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 - 02:26 GMT

The male giraffe, which died recently at Giza Zoo a few days after it was imported from South Africa, has been suffering from general weakness for around three months before his arrival in Egypt.

Giza Zoo left with 3 female giraffes after death of new male

Thu, 31 Dec 2020 - 02:41 GMT

A newly imported giraffe from South Africa died inside its house Thursday at Giza Zoo, sources said, adding that an autopsy by veterinarians will be performed on the dead giraffe “Zizo” to reveal the cause of the death.

Giza Zoo sent S.Africa hippos, rams, pelicans in exchange for 3 giraffes

Wed, 23 Dec 2020 - 11:44 GMT

Giza Zoo received Tuesday three new giraffes from South Africa as part of an animal exchange system, where Egypt, in exchange, senthippopotamus, some types of Arab rams, white pelicans and rare parrots.

In pics: Giza Zoo receives 3 new giraffes from South Africa

Tue, 22 Dec 2020 - 02:38 GMT

Giza Zoo will receive three new giraffes from South Africa Tuesday, after the zoo has lost a number of giraffes who died during the last period.

Giza Zoo builds new house for South African giraffes in exchange for hippo, rams

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 - 12:29 GMT

Giza Zoo has finished preparing a new house for three young giraffes soon to arrive from South Africa, according to a Monday statement by the zoo.

Egypt’s zoos re-open after long hiatus

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 - 08:56 GMT

All zoos across Egypt opened their doors Monday to receive visitors after a 6-month closure due to COVID-19 spread.

Egypt’s min. of agriculture, tourism & antiquities launch virtual tour at Zoological Museum

Mon, 20 Apr 2020 - 02:28 GMT

The museum is the first museum to be established in Egypt and the Middle East in 1906.

In pics: Tea, vitamins, blankets for Giza Zoo animals to face cold weather

Thu, 26 Dec 2019 - 06:53 GMT

These measures include providing the animals with more processed food, sugar and fodder with high protein value that helps with heating.

Agriculture Min. to import elephant, 4 sea lions for Giza Zoo

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 - 10:15 GMT

This including two for Giza Zoo and two for Alexandria Zoo from China, in cooperation with the Zimbabwean Embassy in Cairo.