Ranua Zoo is home to about 50 animal species and 200 individual animals. Finland’s only polar bears Venus and Nord live at Ranua. Other wild animals you can meet at the zoo include lynx, moose, brown bear, arctic fox, grey wolf and musk ox. Ranua Zoo is a member of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA), which aims to ensure the survival and wellbeing of endangered species now and in the future. Ranua Zoo also nurses lost or hurt wild animals.
Ranua Zoo is one hour drive away from Rovaniemi. The zoo is open every day from 10am to 4pm, and during summer from 10am to 6pm. Tickets can be bought from the park, but are a bit more affordableonline.
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