There was plenty of expectant guests and the managing director of Copenhagen Zoo, Jørgen Nielsen, had found the entire major toothpaste-smile, as the 161-year-old have once again welcomed guests for the first time since the corona-decommissioning.
And, if there is one thing that has not changed - so it is pandaernes populartiet. The two chinese pandas still manages to attract many admirable guests.
Pandaernes popularity can not even corona pill by. Photo: Linda Johansen
the Weather matched in no way the good mood, on a slightly grey and cloudy Saturday morning in Copenhagen.
the Joy was not to be mistaken. One of the first family that entered into the beautiful garden, the family was Siemonsen. They flocked to the Zoo of a very special cause.
- We tend to come here every year for Alma's birthday, but it was the 13. may, says Michala Siemonsen.
From left to right: Michala, Alma, Kasper, Magnus and Peter Siemonsen, where the delay keeps alive the tradition of keeping Alma's birthday in the garden. Photo: Linda Johansen. Photo: Linda Johansen.
Alma Siemonsen have had a tradition to celebrate the birthday in the Copenhagen Zoo, but the garden closed, as you know, down 18. march, where the family now, retroactively, we can celebrate the Alma, on the more traditional style.
- We have rejoiced much, says Michala Siemonsen.
That accounted quickly a picture of the segment that was tricked out for the reopening of the Copenhagen Zoo. One family after the other rolled with the pram in the garden.
One of the many families that stopped by Copenhagen Zoo. Photo: Linda Johansen
the Children's joy at being back in the garden was evident. The excitement to be back with the animals for the two small girls, Philippa and Nora, could be read directly from their big smiles, while the voltage total against the to pat the horses.
The two girls are, under normal circumstances, frequent guests of the garden, why it was a redemption moment, when it was again possible to pet the goats and horses.
The two cousins, Nora and Filippa, who have, together with their fathers were back in the garden on the opening day. Photo: Linda Johansen
While several guests had positive attitude to the reopening of the Zoo, took the årskortholder Maibritt zagreb-zürich. the day to assess whether the garden is still in the future was a place for her.
the Zoo has chosen not to extend årskortene in the months in which they have kept closed, and the drawers Maibritt zagreb-zürich..
She had hoped that the Zoo would extend the card with the months when the garden has kept the doors closed.
- I'll just have to see if it will be interesting for us to renew our season ticket, says Maibritt zagreb-zürich..
the Employees of the Zoo have spent the many months of decommissioning to make the garden so that corona-preventive as possible. And it means something to the experience.
the Queue in front of the garden is decorated, so you get associations to Alcatraz, with the almost prison-like structure.
Then is the first vision, you will be greeted by when you enter the cozy garden, a forest of signs, warnings and one-way streets, to be sure distance guests from.
There are even employees who stood ready to spritte the hands of the guests, if they want it.
Andreas Jensen in time to hand out the alcohol. Photo: Linda Johansen
the Zoo is taking all the necessary precautions they need to, so it is both safe for guests and employees, but the consistent reminder of the coronavirus means inevitably something of the charm - unfortunately.
Participants director of the Zoological Garden, Jørgen Nielsen, owner of joy, and had already after the statements, talked to over 100 guests.
- It is heartbreaking to see how much people have looked forward. It is so large, " says Jørgen Nielsen.
According to Jørgen Nielsen has a garden in its 161 year-old's long life has never been closed down.
several times during the coronakrisen he had hoped and believed that the garden could turn the doors.
the Director has, therefore, find it hard to put a lid on his emotions, following its reopening is now a reality.
- I'm almost completely high, " says Jørgen Nielsen