2014 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Al Ain Zoo gets hippo exhibit

  • DataFolder/Images/News/Al_Ain_Zoo_Hippos_1.jpg
  • DataFolder/Images/News/Al_Ain_Zoo_Hippos_2.jpg
The five hippos’ new home at Al Ain Zoo resembles their natural habitat. It features an open space with lots of vegetation and a big water pool. To reduce heat impact, the new exhibit has shaded areas and water showers to protect the animals, while allowing the visitors to watch them.

Hippos have been part of the Al Ain Zoo’s family for many years, but have only recently gone on public display.

According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), hippos are listed in the Red List of Threatened Species as ‘vulnerable’ due to a significant decline in their numbers over the past three decades.

For more information on Al Ain Zoo please visit www.alainzoo.ae

Have your say

Search Hotels
Search Flights
Search Cars
Pick Up Location:
Different Drop Off Location?
Drop Off Location:
Pick Up Date:
Drop Off Date:
Driver's Age:
Car Group:
Country of Residence:
Abu Dhabi Classics is back! Travelling through music’ to highlight finest classic music from east and west
BBC Worldwide’s Blue Planet in Concert to open Abu Dhabi’s Volvo Ocean Race stopover Highly acclaimed show to open Destination Village on Corniche Breakwater - December 12
Djokovic and Nadal to continue rivalry at Mubadala World Tennis Championship World numbers 1 & 2 in Abu Dhabi for the New Year
ISAF Sailing World Cup Final on course for UAE capital 2014 regatta due in Abu Dhabi November 26-30


Sep 07, 2014 to Nov 23, 2014

Oct 14, 2014 to May 15, 2015

Oct 30, 2014 to Nov 08, 2014

Nov 05, 2014 to Nov 08, 2014