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Eliska in ZOO Dvur Kralove. Photo: Jana Mysliveckova/ZOO DK

Dvur Kralove Zoo, Czech, is to ship another endangered black rhino to Mkomazi, Tanzania

Date: 25.08.2014

The Dvur Kralove Zoo is to donate its young black rhino female Eliska to the Mkomazi Rhino Sanctuary in the Mkomazi National Park in Tanzania. The agreement has been made by the zoo director Premysl Rabas and renowned conservationist Tony Fitzjohn who runs Mkomazi Rhino Sanctuary. Eliska will be transferred to the same sanctuary to which three black rhinos were shipped from the zoo in 2009.

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Feel Africa with all your senses

Date: 15.08.2014

ZOO Dvůr Králové - Feel Africa with all your senses

- African safari rides

- African art - statue workshops

- Tinga Tinga paintings

- African meals

- African music and colors

THAT´S ALL AFRICA!!! 

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World Lion Day

Date: 09.08.2014

World Lion Day

The Dvur Kralove Zoo will be celebrating World Lion Day by holding talks, lion enrichmet&feeding, competitions and activities for families with children on 16 August 2014.

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Festival DOTEKY AFRIKY

Date: 04.07.2014

ZOO Dvůr Králové - Feel Africa with all your senses

 

26.-27. July    Enjoy colorful Africa in Dvur Kralove Zoo!

 

- African music and dance performances

- African meals

- lectures of adventure travelers and professionals

- colorful workshops

EVERYTHING ABOUT AFRICA!!! - VERY NICE :-)

 


 

 

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Zoo Detective Quiz at Dvůr Králové

Date: 07.03.2014

Till 31 March you can take part in Zoo Detective Quiz at Dvůr Králové. You can take the Zoo Detective worksheet at the cash desk of the main zoo entrance. The worksheet is free of charge.

It will last about one hour and you will enjoy the zoo very much during spring time :-). 

You can ask for result sheet at the Gallery Primeval Ages by Zdeněk Burian´s Eyes or at the main zoo entrance.

The zoo is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

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Elephant Bull Kito is Eleven

Date: 18.12.2013

We celebrated on 7 December 2013 the eleventh birthday party of African Elephant bull Kito. Zoo employees of the nutrition and zoology department prepared a birthday (fruit-vegetables) cake for Kito´s enrichment. He was born on 6th December 2002 in Colchester Zoo in England; his mother Tanya (wild caught) delivered him after artificial insemination by semen of an elephant bull Tembo (wild caught in Zambia). When transported from Colchester Zoo  (June 2009) he weighed 2450 kg, now he weighs about 4 550 kilograms. Two females (Umbu-32 years, Sally-31 years) helped Kito with eating the birthday cake :-)

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ZOO Dvůr Králové - the world record - 250th baby giraffe was born on December 2, 2013

Date: 06.12.2013

250th baby giraffe was born on 2 December in Dvur Kralove Zoo. It is the world record.  Please see photos in attachment.  

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Orangutan Caring Week 10.11.2013

Date: 25.10.2013

We will celebrate on 10 November 2013 the third birthday party of orang utan baby. Employee of the nutrition and zoology department and basic schools leaded by Mgr. Jana Rehorova will prepare a fruit cake, present and enrichment for birthday female Tessa. She was born on 13th November 2010; her mother ‘s name is Zaneta. She is living in the World of Birds pavilion together with her mother.

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Halloween week

Date: 09.10.2013

runs from October 26 and lasts until November 3. Children and adults are sure to get spooked by the many pumpkin lanterns and other devilish decorations. Why not take a minute or two to make your own?

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Events in the zoo

Date: 20.08.2013

August Dvur Kralove Zoo celebrated a double birthday parties of Bornean orangutans - female Satu and her baby Dewi.

Lion talk and feeding took place at the Lion House as well on August 31. Lion male Brahma and female Avani ate chunks of meat in front of visitors´ eyes. We talked about threats to lions in the wild, too.

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