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Photo: Miroslav Bobek, Prague Zoo

The Mongolian rangers Altanashagai and Biligsaichan are on a week-long trip to the Great Gobi A Strictly Protected Area on brand new motorbikes. The bikes are laden with fuel, water and materials for the patrol of this desolate area the size of Switzerland. Here they face an extremely strenuous ride taking them on stony and...

This weekend, Prague Zoo director Miroslav Bobek together with the Czech ambassador in Mongolia Jiří Brodský presented eight motorcycles with a total price of CZK 130 000 to the wardens of the Strictly Protected Area Great Gobi A. Photo: Miroslav Bobek, Prague Zoo.

Bayan Toroi, 24 June 2018 – This weekend, the director of Prague Zoo Miroslav Bobek, together with the Czech ambassador in Mongolia Jiří Brodský presented a gift of eight motorcycles with a total price of CZK 130 000 to the wardens of the Strictly Protected Area Great Gobi A. In this manner Prague Zoo contributes to the...

For the eighth time, we’ve transported Przewalski's Horses from the Czech Republic to Mongolia using CASA army aircraft. It may seem routine, but actually we were all very nervous. Being successful seven times does not necessarily guarantee success for the eighth time. Even a small thing can tip the balance.

Photo: Lenka Pastorčáková, Prague Zoo

The eighth successful transport, making 31 Przewalski’s Horses in total transported by Czech army aircraft from Europe to Mongolia that is the actual balance of Prague Zoo right after another four mares Yanja, Helmi, Hanna and Spes were let out to the Gobi B Strictly Protected Area yesterday.

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You have to have a gun licence for a firearm, a driving licence to drive a car. If you want to buy a lion in the Czech Republic, you don’t need anything at all. A journalist, Zuzana Zelenková, confirmed this and then wrote an article on how she ordered a lion cub on the basis of an advert. “Just one phone call to Vysočina...

  I will never forget that view. Near the window of the preparation room in Gorilla Pavilion Shinda, Ajabu, Kiburi, Nuru a Kijivu were staying close to each other and observing Kamba located in the opposite room with the expressions full of fear. The whole gorilla family was waiting for what will be with its oldest member....

This afternoon, a seminar was held at Prague Zoo addressing the issue of the illegal hunting of migratory birds in the Mediterranean, particularly with regards to certain EU countries. Among the guests that took part were RNDr. Pavel Poc, a Member of the European Parliament and Vice-chairman of the E.P. Environment Committee.

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...

Today the director of Prague Zoo, Miroslav Bobek, and the Mongolian State Secretary, Tsengel Tsegmid, signed a Memorandum on the Protection of Endangered Animal Species in Mongolia. Prague Zoo’s activities in Mongolia, which have so far concentrated on the return and protection of the Przewalski’s Horse, will now also be...