Animal day at Ecomare

Sunday 3 October 2021 Instead of October 4, Ecomare celebrates Animal Day on October 3. That gives you more chance to be there! It promises to be a festive and exciting day with all kinds of games for the animals. The zookeepers are making it difficult for the seals to get their fish today. They hide them in toys and barrels and hang them on a line above the basin. Because it is also Science Weekend, at 11 am and 3 pm they will talk about the importance of enrichment for the welfare of the animals. Are you celebrating Animal Day with us? Opening hours: 9.30 am - 5 pm. The office closes at 4.30 pm.

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Ecomare nature museum & seal sanctuary Texel. Ruijslaan 92, 1796 AZ, De Koog



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Ecomare, natuurmuseum & zeehondenopvang

Ecomare, natuurmuseum & zeehondenopvang

If you are on Texel, you go to Ecomare! A visit to this center is fun and exciting for all ages. Enjoy the young seals in the sanctuary, view the seals in the permanent group above and below water and be amazed about everything that lives in the sea in the Sea Aquarium. The interactive exhibition Wonderlijk Wad (Wonderful Wad) leaves a deep impression; how special nature is. The Wadden Sea is a UNESCO World Heritage area for a reason! Birds in need are cared for in the Bird Shelter. There you will also see a group of gannets: impressive, beautiful seabirds. They share their enclosure with cormorants and shelducks. In the Whale Hall you stand between the gigantic skeletons of a sperm whale and a humpback whale and you discover what is meant by 'a treasure from the intestines of the sperm whale'. There is so much to experience! Buy your tickets in advance at www.ecomare.nl. Ecomare is open daily from 9.30 am - 5 pm (except Christmas Day and New Year's Day). The office closes at 4.30 pm.

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