Giza Zoo

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.

3 giraffes, 2 zebras to be in Giza Zoo within 90 days

Tue, 05 Nov 2019 - 10:28 GMT

Giza Zoo Head stressed that the importation process will take place in accordance with the requirement of the General Authority.

Giza Zoo welcomes newborn hippo, kudu, Arabian oryx

Mon, 21 Oct 2019 - 11:30 GMT

Giza Zoo welcomed a number of newborn animals including hippopotamus, Kudu, and Arabian Oryx.

In pics: Giza Zoo prepares for Eid al-Adha visitors

Sun, 11 Aug 2019 - 07:00 GMT

Giza Zoo is one of the most common places in which families choose to spend their time during Eid.

National parks, gardens prepared ahead of Sham el-Nessim celebrations

Sun, 28 Apr 2019 - 10:57 GMT

Thousands of Egyptians head to national parks and gardens across the country to celebrate the Pharaonic festival of Sham el-Nessim.

Giza Zoo: Zizi, the white rhino, dies at 54 years of age

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 - 02:40 GMT

“Zizi, the rhino, arrived at Giza Zoo on October 22, 1983. White rhinos usually live to about 35 - 50 years of age.

In pics: Giza Zoo launches immunization campaign for animals

Sat, 29 Dec 2018 - 10:35 GMT

Egypt’s Giza Zoo launched an Immunization campaign for animals on Friday, December 28.

Egypt issues 'White Cards' to guarantee rights of disabled

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 - 11:54 GMT

The White Card would grant disabled people many benefits including reduction or exemption from study expenses, reduction in transportation fare, and free treatment in government hospitals.

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