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We are renovating! ›
We are renovating!
From January 4 - 18, the Restaurant at Nordens Ark will be undergoing a large renovation project. During this time, the kitchen will be closed. Instead, we are offering lunch and coffee (and sweets to go with, of course!) in the Wolf Lodge for those who wish to buy food.
Our reindeer need travel tickets ›
Wild forest reindeer were once common in Sweden and Finland, but the last one in Sweden was shot in 1880 and they are now endangered in Scandinavia. They survive in just two places in Finland and in Russian Karelia. A project has been launched to save them, and Nordens Ark is taking part.
We need your help!
Undergraduate theses at Nordens Ark ›
The practical segment of a thesis, both at undergraduate and graduate level, can be undertaken at Nordens Ark. Projects can be carried out in the zoological park or the Ecopark. In the former, you can immerse yourself in, for example, ethology, conservation biology and nutrition. The Ecopark offers the study of ecological restoration, practical nature conservation, species inventory and identification of collected material.
Heini Hediger Award ›
At the annual international meeting of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA), Lena M Lindén, former Managing Director of Nordens Ark, was presented with the prestigious Heini Hediger Award. This is one of the finest awards the zoo world can give and it marks the important work Lena has done over many years both at Nordens Ark and internationally on behalf of endangered animals.