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The two-day-old silvery gibbon baby is the only new arrival of this species in the Czech Republic this year. The photo is from Sunday, a day after the baby was born. Author: Miroslav Bobek, Prague Zoo.

On Saturday night, the fourth baby silvery gibbon to be born in the Czech Republic arrived at Prague Zoo. The female, Alang Alang, brought the baby into the world after a seven-month pregnancy. She takes care of the infant in an exemplary manner, while the male, Flip, looks after the family. Estimates put this rare primate at...


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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