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The exhibition of the crocodile zoo has been enriched by 21st species - Crocodylus johnsoni from Australia. In the whole of Europe, this species is kept only in ZOO Protivín. Our visitors might also be interested in the exhibition of poisonous snakes including Naja naja, Crotalus lepidus klauberii and two kinds of so called alligator turtles - Macroclemmys temmincki and Chelydra serpentina.

Crocodylus johnsoni   Alligator snapper (Macroclemmys temmincki)   Indian cobra (Naja naja)

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  • 08/10 Succsess in Crocodile ZOO Protivín - breeding of Indian gharial

    On 4th – 6th of May we were breeding sixteen crocodile´s babies of gharial (Gavialis gangeticus). It is first rearing in Europe and at the same time is first rearing outside the tropics.

  • 07/19 Endangered Crocodiles Conservation fund

    Crocodile Zoo Protivín has great success with breeding endangered and critically endangered crocodile species. The first in Europe Zoo has bred a Cuban crocodile (Crocodylus rhombifer) in homozygous form a Mugger crocodile (Crocodilus palustris).

  • 07/19 V Congreso Internacional Tropical Animal Production

    In the days from 16. 11 to 20. 11. 2015 We attended the fifth Congreso Internacional Tropical Animal Production at the Palacio de Convenciones de la Habana, where we presented our successful breeding of the critically endangered crocodile species.

Natural breeding Siamese Crocodiles - video

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