Prague Zoo is the largest in Europe and one of the 10 best zoos in the world, so to come to Prague and not to go there means to miss an unforgettable impression. Students of the winter language holidays of the International Union of Youth on the 6th of January visited an amazing and fascinating Zoo in Prague.
The Zoo in Prague has been welcoming visitors since 1931. Its uniqueness is not only in territorial greatness but also in the fact that the animals living conditions are as close as possible to their natural habitat in the wild. Walking through the park you will not find completely enclosed and monotonous aviaries, on the contrary, you will see how interestingly the flora, relief, and surroundings of each animal change.
The territory of the zoo occupies 600,000 m² and is located in the Troy Basin, which divides it into two levels. The cable car connects the two parts, which allows visitors to see the life of the Zoo from a bird’s eye view.
Just imagine that in one day you can see 160 species of mammals, 270 species of birds, 120 species of reptiles, 10 species of amphibians, 60 species of fish, one species of cartilaginous fish, 31 species of invertebrates! The most interesting thing is that 471 of them are listed in the Red Book. Also in the Zoo grow various rare plants.
Our students of winter language program got acquainted with the Prague Zoo and its amazing living world. Look at the photos from the event — to do this, click on the button below.