About zoo

About zoo

The Javan Green Magpie is one of the rarest and most endangered birds in the world. Prague Zoo is proud of having not only the largest recorded clutch of this species and the largest number of fledged young per nest, but it has also been able to breed these songbirds on a regular basis over the last few years. Now, one of the...

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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