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About zoo
Prague Zoo traditionally awards its sponsors and supporters the Richard prizes. Miroslav Bobek hands over the Wild Richard to Mrs. Božena Banková, who bought an impressive 1029 food vouchers for the animals. Photo Petr Hamerník, Prague Zoo

Prague Zoo awarded the Little, Big and Wild Richard Awards to its most important supporters - this year the awards all went to representatives of the public whose support for the Zoo was and is extraordinary. During the meeting of the zoo’s sponsors and friends, the baby aardvark was christened. Actor Miroslav Táborský, the...


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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