About zoo

About zoo

Gustavo's small office in Guama was packed full of things. He was just packing for a multi-day trip to the central part of the Zapata peninsula, to the flooded forests which provide the habitat for Cuban crocodiles. Our plan for the next days on Cuba was much more modest, and maybe I should have envied Gustav - but there was no reason to.

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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