Director´s view

Director´s view
Director´s view

Opposite the spectacular Centennial Hall, built in 1912 – 1913 a huge black block grew up in Wroclaw. The cost of its construction was the equivalent of 1.3 billion CZK and no doubt it will be another prominent tourist attraction of the town. Afrykarium is concealed within it. Although it opened several weeks ago, now I feel...

The Red List of Threatened Species of Plants and Animals, published by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), celebrates this year its 50th anniversary. This work significantly contributes to the effort to preserve biodiversity and raise public awareness of threatened species; yet, with the clock ticking, the...

Many admire them. A couple of lions appearing in an illustration, which I have auctioned on internet for two hundred Czech Crowns and now have hanging in my office.

Because of unprofessional behaviour of representatives of Johannesburg Zoo, eight antelopes sitatunga were euthanasied in South African Republic. The director of Prague Zoo Miroslav Bobek informed about the unethical manners in open letter and explained all the consequences.

The high-water that hit Prague Zoo in the first June days flooded the lower part of its area , but fortunately  it hadn’t reach the level of 2002 floods,  therefore the damage was not so big.

During first days of June, Prague Zoo was facing another catastrophic flood, eleven years after the floods of 2002. Fortunately, we were very well prepared and we did not hesitate to act and managed to successfully evacuate animals as well as property. We have lost only a few small animals. We removed all valuable equipment,...