Joseph Evelle zookeeper was diving in Santa Claus costume with a sturgeon in the Lake Tisza Eco-center on yesterday.

Lake Tisza (in Hungarian: Tisza-tó) is the largest artificial lake in Hungary. It is located at the southeastern edge of Heves county. As part of the ongoing Tisza River flood control project, it was built in 1973. Its filling was finished in the 1990s, resulting a 127 km² lake.

Lake Tisza Ecocentre in Poroszló was erected to collect and display the nature and wildlife of the Tisza River valley and Lake Tisza. It was opened to the public on 2012. Visit the Ecocentre webpage HERE.


Photo: MTI – János Bugány

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