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Filming Jackass for MTV at our zoo

The Czech Republic’s youngest well-known director, Ivanna Benešová, and her film crew filmed an episode of the Czech version of the Jackass Show at Protivín Zoo on Monday 8th October. The pleasant young daredevils arrived at the zoo to test the strength of a crocodile’s jaws and the sharpness of an Alligator Snapping Turtle’s bite. They also tested the aggressiveness of Cuban Crocodiles and the white American Alligator. You will be able to see how the whole event turned out on television. We can only confirm that the whole film crew departed with the same number of people it arrived with, thanks to the zoo’s employees who ensured their safety during filming. You can see photographs from the filming here.


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