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Jan Sovák’s exhibition captures the atmosphere of The Return of the Wild Horses in the form of sketches and more elaborate paintings.

The Return of the Wild Horses 2019 was celebrated in extraordinary artwork. Jan Sovák, using sketches and more elaborate paintings, captured the events, people and environs associated with transporting the Przewalski’s horses. The exhibition “How Freedom is Returned to Wild Horses: From the Sketchbook of the Painter Jan...

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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