Director

Director
Miroslav Bobek

Miroslav Bobek studied zoology at the Faculty of Natural Sciences of Charles University in Prague and between 1993 and 2009 worked in Czech Radio. Here he began by popularizing science. In 2000, he founded the Czech Radio Online division and became its editor in chief. In 2005, he laid the ground for the launch of the radio station Leonardo.

Photo: Miroslav Bobek, Prague Zoo

Statement from Prague Zoo’s director, Miroslav Bobek, on the birth of a baby Sumatran orangutan:

For many years now millions and millions of pangolins have been trafficked. It took a long time – and who knows if it’s not too late – for work to begin on giving them more effective protection. We are also trying to help with this. We have...


Foto: Miroslav Bobek, Zoo Praha.

The situation with covid-19 not only forced us to reduce Monday’s Prague Zoo Anniversary Celebration, during which we will reopen the Hippo House, but also to completely cancel the showing of the photo exhibition, The Beauty of Wild Horses, which...

“Operation Freedom”. Photo: Passion Planet

Almost nine months have passed since Rachel Hogan and I sat in her office in the Primate Sanctuary in Mefou, Cameroon, planning the building of children’s accommodation. The children are brought to Mefou from the villages surrounding the Dja...