About zoo

About zoo
Polar bears Aleut (front) and Gregor (back) getting to know their new home. Warsaw Zoo can now begin some much-needed reconstruction of their polar bear enclosure. Photo Petr Hamerník, Prague Zoo

Two polar bears from Warsaw Zoo arrived at Prague Zoo last Tuesday night. The thirteen-year-old twins, Gregor and Aleut, came to Prague on the basis of a recommendation from the European breeding coordinator for this species. Her decision ties in with the departure in March of the Prague male, Tom, to Almaty, Kazakhstan, where...

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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