About zoo

About zoo
The wandering Bus in Messamena before officially starting its first journey. Not only is it decorated with pictures of gorillas, but also, for instance, bongos. Photo: Khalil Baalbaki, Prague Zoo.

The first official ride of the new Wandering Bus took place in Cameroon. This will lead to nature conservation for the next generation of children in the surroundings of the Dja Biosphere Reserve in the east of the country. Not only will it give them the opportunity to see the gorillas at the Méfou Rescue Station, but they can...

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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