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Spectacular reef aquarium opens in Antwerp ZOO

Antwerp ZOO’s reef aquarium is now open to the public. And how! Antwerp Mayor Bart De Wever in full diving gear dived into the giant reef aquarium. Antwerp ZOO director Dries Herpoelaert went one step further and jumped in after him, wearing his dress suit and a full-face diving mask.

Antwerp ZOO welcomes baby tapir

Antwerp ZOO witnessed a joyfull event last night: the birth of a Malayan tapir. The brand new baby Q weighs 9 kilograms, about 35 times less than its parents. Since the mother and baby’s nursery is accommodated in the large viewing stable, they are already allowed maternity visit.