Berlin Zoo

John visits the spruced up home of some local gorillas and in the wildly political world of zoo housing, finds parallels to Berlin's housing situation – if animals paid rent. more


Two new pandas have arrived at the Berlin zoo! John says: Meh. more



Photo by Clemens v. Vogelsang (Creative Commons:

John loves East Berlin's Tierpark – a zoo that was created after an aristocratic house had their palace confiscated by the GDR. Are there any other things we could confiscate? Here's a few suggestions. more

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Friedrichsfelde's Tierpark is about to get an expensive theme-park makeover, complete with endangered monkeys and Berlin's longest playground slide, but things won't get as hot and heavy there as they do at good ol' Zoologischer Garten. more


Maggie's been playing with the monkeys – 25 Hours Hotel's new Monkey Bar. And when they behave species-appropriate, she thinks it may be time to pack it in and check out the sites elsewhere. more


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