About zoo

About zoo
The little Geoffroy's spider monkey Tiko is exactly one year old today. The young, critically endangered species is thriving and during these sunny days, visitors can watch his cute grimaces and antics in the outdoor enclosure. Photo Petr Hamerník, Prague Zoo

It is twelve months to the day, since the birth of a Geoffroy's spider monkey baby at Prague Zoo. The little primate, who was later named Tiko, is doing well and frolics for days in front of visitors to the Monkey Islands. At the same time, he is one of Prague Zoo’s most important additions. The critically endangered...


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.

More information