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The Director of Bratislava Zoo received the award Personality of Bratislava city!

The Director of Bratislava Zoo received the award Personality of Bratislava city!

Metropola magazine launched a poll in which readers could choose BRATISLAVA'S PERSONS for 2017. In its 10th year, the prestigious award was given out to eight personalities who significantly contributed to the cultural and social development of the capital city, and among them was also the director of Bratislava Zoo, Mrs. Ing. Miloslava Šavelová. For more information, see Metropola magazine.

Transport of European Bison

Transport of European Bison

Based on the recommendation of the EEP (European Rescue Program) coordinator, a transport of a male European Bison named Perun was carried out on November 27, 2017 in the early morning hours from Bratislava Zoo to Miskolc Zoo in Hungary. Perun was born on May 25, 2014 at Bratislava Zoo. Mother is Próza, born June 22, 1997 at Prague Zoo, and father is Cvajan, born August 11, 2005 in Chomutov Zoopark. Young bisons remain with their mother for about two years. After the second year they begin to...

New enclosure for Brown Bear!

New enclosure for Brown Bear!

The Brown Bear enclosure was built in 1960. The run is made of concrete which should ensure its easy maintenance. The parameters of the enclosure are small so that the animal was always visible to visitors. Since the current trends of modern Zoos are completely different, with main emphasis on the welfare of animals, we decided that after the successful construction of a wolf enclosure, we will embark on a new run for our Brown Bear Felix. New enclosure should provide sufficient living space for...

Sanjay, a Male Bactrian Camel Calf Has a New Home

Sanjay, a Male Bactrian Camel Calf Has a New Home

On July 11 2017, the young (1,5 year old) Bactrian Camel (Camelus bactrianus) male, Sanjay, born in our Zoo on February 18 2016, was transported to the Stěžery Zoopark, Czech Republic, where he had been eagerly awaited by his future female mating partners of the same age. Sanjay is awaiting bright future as the leader of a harem. Camels come into reproductive age at about 3 to 5 years of age. Young animals therefore enjoy a long lasting youth filled with lot of fun. Camels are very playful,...

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