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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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Christmas zoo

Date: 06.12.2013

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

December | January  

2. 12.– 5. 1.  

Open from 9 a.m to 4 p.m. - from 20. December even till 7 p.m.1 

During December and January, around Christmas time, the zoo is decorated beautifully and lit up in the evenings. You may visit all tropical animal houses and then you should feel the chill. Opening hours remain regular, and you can even benefit from discounted entrance fees.

1 Christmas Day/New Year’s Eve: Open up to 4 p.m. only.

A good Chrismas clean-up at the Dvur Kralove Zoo, Czech Republic (a funny video by Alice Rysava):

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=596990170364112&set=o.231336700439&type=2&theater

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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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ZOO Dvůr Králové

Date: 30.05.2013

Discover the Beauty of Africa

2,500 animals in the area of 60 hectares
ZOO – Animal exhibits available all the year round, tropical animal houses, a restaurant and refreshment sites, children playgrounds, a picnic zone
MZUNGU SAFARI - A walking trail starting at the Gorilla House and leading through the largest herd of giraffes, zebras & antelopes and across the rhino zone to view the scenery of panoramic enclosures and the Lion Hill
AFRICA EXPRESS - A guided safari tour using a sight-seeing train
SAFARIBUS - After making it through MZUNGU SAFARI, have some rest and enjoy a guided safari ride using our special bus
SAFARI BY CAR - Discover African animals from the comfort of your own vehicle

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Christmas present for you - on 24.12. and 1.1. entrance fee only 1CZK

Date: 13.12.2012

Dvur Kralove Zoo has prepared a Christmas present for all visitors – on Christmas Eve (24.12.) and New Year (1.1.) entrance to the zoo only for 1 CZK. Also, from 20.12.2012 till 6.1.2013 there will be a special discount to all entrance fee.

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Christmas in Dvur Kralove Zoo

Date: 23.11.2012

Come and experience Christmas mood in our zoo. You will see not only animals playing in the snow but also beautiful Christmas decoration of entire zoo. The Christmas in Dvur Kralove Zoo will last from 1.12.2012 till 6.1.2013. The zoo is opened daily from 9:00 AM.

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