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: Khalil Baalbaki

Years ago, we got a beautiful fir tree for Christmas. It wasn’t until the tumult of Christmas afternoon that it was lamentably revealed that the tree’s diameter greatly exceeded the diameter of the stand and we had no tool at home to whittle down...

Photo: Khalil Baalbaki

Tying in with this year’s 65th anniversary of the arrival of the first giraffe in Prague Zoo, I posted a small note on social networks as a reminder. The text of the note was originally published in National Policy in 1937. That means it was...


Placing of vultures on an artificial nest in eastern Rhodopes in August 2018. Photo: Sabina Rašková, Prague Zoo

Last year in June Anna, a female Egyptian vulture, was hatched in our zoo. In August, she and another young vulture were transported to the eastern Rhodope Mountains. There, the Bulgarian conservationists placed them in an artificial nest on a high...

Photo: Petr Hamerník, Prague Zoo

There is exactly one week until the opening of the Rákos’ House with its exhibits of rare parrot species. Seven more days and it will be here. Finally!