Hoge Veluwe

Spot wildlife at National Park De Hoge Veluwe

Did you know you can spot several species of wildlife at National Park De Hoge Veluwe? This 55kmĀ² nature reserve consists of woodlands, heathlands...
Did you know that the wild boar was officially declared extinct in the Netherlands in 1826 until Prince Hendrik introduced them back into a forest near his residence in 1907? This way he could hunt for wild boars without having to go abroad.

Wild boars introduced back by Prince Hendrik

Did you know that the wild boar was officially declared extinct in the Netherlands in 1826 until Prince Hendrik introduced them back into a...
Dolfinarium

Dolphin born at Dolfinarium Harderwijk

Did you know that dolphin Liya gave birth to her first child at Dolfinarium Harderwijk yesterday? As soon as the newborn's gender is determined,...
giant pandas

Panda mania

Did you know that giant pandas Wu Wen and Xing Ya will be arriving at Schiphol Airport tonight? After 16 years of negotiations and...
dog tax

Dog tax

Did you know that all dog owners in the Netherlands have to pay dog tax? The amount is set by the municipality and additional...
floating cattle

Floating cows

Did you know that even cows are being transported by boat in Giethoorn?
Did you know that the Poezenboot in Amsterdam is a floating cat sanctuary with around 50 stray and abandoned cats? About a dozen cats are permanent residents and the others are adoptable. Visitors are free to pet the roaming kitties.

Poezenboot: floating cat sanctuary in Amsterdam

Did you know that the Poezenboot in Amsterdam is a floating cat sanctuary with around 50 stray and abandoned cats? About a dozen cats are...
Artis Zoo

Artis: The oldest zoo in the Netherlands

Did you know that Artis is not only the oldest zoo in the Netherlands but also one of the oldest zoos of Europe? The zoo...