On Sunday 28th August within his short stay in the Czech Republic, twenty-one year old Ryan Terry, the winner of the international competition “Mister International“, did not forget to visit the Crocodile ZOO. Ryan Terry, a former plumber, comes from Britain. Now, he has become to a symbol of a number of the international fashion houses. He visited the Zoo within his demanding program in our country. He was keen on reptiles, expressing his sincere and lively interest.
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.
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).
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.