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Open burning prohibition order applies! ›
Open burning prohibition order means that you are NOT allowed to light fires, or barbecue in forests or in public areas. The ban also applies to disposable grills, prepared fireplaces and barbecue sites on public land, such as beaches, campsites and parks.
Keep in mind that it is always you who are responsible for the security and that you can be held accountable and be punished if you cause a fire or violate the ban.
Otter puppies born at Nordens Ark ›
Sometime late summer two otter puppies were born at Nordens Ark. They spend the first time underground in the nest with their mother but now they are starting to explore the enclosure.
It's been three years since we had otter puppies last and this year's father comes from that litter.
The Asian Unicorn ›
Few areas of the world are as unexplored as the Annamite Mountains in Vietnam and Laos. Every year new unique and endemic species are discovered. The saola was one of the most astounding biological discoveries of the 20th Century when it was found in 1992. Since then no biologists has seen it in the wild. Locals see it and once in a while a camera trap takes a photo.
When saola expert William Robichaud visited Nordens Ark we took the opportunity to ask him about this elusive animal.