About zoo

About zoo
Shortly after nine in the evening Tarik, Tara and Spina rushed out of the transport boxes into the acclimatization enclosure. They will spend about a year here. Photo: Miroslav Bobek, Prague Zoo

Despite the difficulties at the start of the transport, which culminated in having to unload one mare, Tania, from the plane just before Tuesday’s take-off from Kbely, we managed to safely transport the three remaining mares to the Great Gobi B Strictly Protected Area. Shortly after nine in the evening Tarik, Tara and Spina...

History

The history of Prague Zoo goes all the way back to the year 1881, when, on the occasion of the wedding of Crown Prince Rudolf and Princess Stephanie of Belgium, Count Sweerts-Sporck published an open letter in the newspapers calling for the establishment of a zoological garden in Prague.


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