The Nikolaev zoo will note on September 6 30 - the anniversary of stay in the new territory.
- On the main avenue of a zoo this day the ceremonial opening of a memorial plate to Ivan Maksimovich Kanayev - the chief builder of a zoo will take place, - the director of a zoo Vladimir Topchy notes.
We will remind that Ivan Kanayev, for that time the chairman of the Executive Committee of the City Soviet of People's Deputies, directed zoo construction in the new territory in which more than hundred organizations of Nikolayevshchina took part.
Besides, according to Vladimir Topchego, the gallery in which will expose portraits of all directors who directed a zoo for centenary history of an institution will be open.
The director shared that on festival also present "The collection of standard documentation":
- In fact is an internal document. However its exit is expected by colleagues from all zoos of the former Union. In the book on 506 pages questions on labor protection, the livestock specialist, veterinary science are opened.
Pleasant surprises expect also inhabitants of a zoo: opening of three new open-air cages is dated for festive date: for Japanese macaques, a kangaroo and tamarin of the ordinary.
As Vladimir Topchy, for the little guests who have come to a holiday told, cheerful competitions and quizes will be held.
Throughout a festive subject the director of a zoo told that according to the program the European Association of Zoos and Aquariums (EAZA) 2008 - year of a frog. In the Kiev zoo on July 26 celebrated Day of a frog. In our zoo, according to the director, there is no separate day for a similar holiday - actions for the EAZA program are carried out all the year round.
- Similar programs are implemented for the purpose of public drawing attention to a problem of endangered species, - Vladimir Topchy explains. - In this case - to a problem of an endangered species of the frog which area of dwelling is South America and Hugo - East Asia. Last, 2007, was declared year of a rhinoceros, before last - a tiger.
By the way, the Nikolaev zoo - the first zoo in Ukraine whom in 1993 admitted to association.Besides, our zoo takes active part in the European programs of cultivation of rare species (EER), enters Euro - Asian Regional Association of Zoos and Aquariums (EARAZA), the International System of the Accounting of Animal (ISIS), and also consists in the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA).