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Zoo Praha / Prague Zoo

The Red List of Threatened Species of Plants and Animals, published by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), celebrates this year its 50th anniversary. This work significantly contributes to the effort to preserve biodiversity and raise public awareness of threatened species; yet, with the clock ticking, the...

Many admire them. A couple of lions appearing in an illustration, which I have auctioned on internet for two hundred Czech Crowns and now have hanging in my office.

Keepers in the Prague Zoo decided to connect the couple of Giant Anteaters, who came to the Zoo in June this year to restart the breeding of these amazing animals.

Prague Zoo has launched a campaign titled “Make Better Use of your Ticket“, which is trying to promote ecological transport options to get to the Zoo.

In Prague Zoo visitors can currently see fifteen delightful Collared Peccary piglets. The youngest ones were born on Wednesday, 22nd October.

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 was declared by Trip Advisor the 7th best zoo in the world. To celebrate it,
each 7th day in every month till the end of the year all the children will pay only 1 CZK entrance fee, so the families with kids can yet get cheaper tickets twice this year - on 7th November and 7th December.

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 too small Noah´s Ark

The Red List of Threatened Species of Plants and Animals, published by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), celebrates this year its 50th anniversary. This work significantly contributes to the effort to preserve biodiversity and raise public awareness of threatened species; yet, with the clock ticking, the list continues to expand. In 2000 the Red List included 17,000 species. Today it is over 75,000 and it is expected that by 2020 it will reach 160,000!