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Zoo Praha / Prague Zoo

The African Association of Zoos and Aquariums (PAAZA) has spent the past two months exhaustively investigating an incident during which eight sitatungas imported from Prague Zoo were killed in the Republic of South Africa.

Prague Zoo's director Miroslav Bobek received the highest state award, given by Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj, the President of Mongolia, in recognition of the contribution of Prague Zoo to preservation of Przewalski's horses at the opportunity of the celebration of the 83rd anniversary of the Zoo´s foundation.

Three Indian Lions have arrived from Magdeburg to Prague. In the future the Zoo intends to focus on breeding of these carnivores even more.

Prague Zoo has launched a campaign to promote its worldwide success

A baby bison was born on Saturday 16th August. It has been thriving and can be seen in an exposition near the Obora view tower.

Ankhor, 31 years old elephant bull has already sired 11 young. He originates from Barma, but from 1989 he lived in Tierpark Berlin. He arrived to Prague on August 13, 2014.

The World Association of Zoos & Aquariums (WAZA) is extremely concerned about the tragic incident that occurred on 3 August 2014.

Because of unprofessional behaviour of representatives of Johannesburg Zoo, eight antelopes sitatunga were euthanasied in South African Republic. The director of Prague Zoo Miroslav Bobek informed about the unethical manners in open letter and explained all the consequences.

This new play area for children and parents has only been open since Sunday, July 27, but it has already gained many fans.

Prague is full of tourists, especially during summertime, and so we have launched our traditional summer campaign this year. The slogans are bilingual and this year we highlight the English ones above those in Czech.