The first breeding of the most endangered species of crocodile - Indian gavials (Gavialis gangeticus) in the world - inside - has succeeded in the Crocodile ZOO Protivin . On May 4, 2017 hatched a total of 14 small and healthy Indian gavials. We were successful after six years of working with gavials...
Gavialis gangeticus laid eggs. Protivin Crocodile ZOO is the only in the world where the critically endengered Indian gavial(Gavialis gangeticus) laid eggs in the breeding conditions in temperate zones. The Indian gavials laid their first eggs on April 2012 (in Protivin Crocodile ZOO) – shortly after were imported from India – was evident that fertilization has occured in India. After 5 years – the female Ganga laid 20 eggs on March 6th,2017. Eggs are deposited in incubators and everything suggest that at least some of them are fertilized.
In 2013 we The Phillippine crocodiles laid eggs 2.5.2013 and 84 day later 7 youngs hatched in Protivín Zoo. In the same day but other year, 2.5.2015 the another female of Phillippine crocodile laid eggs again. This year we waited for youngs crocodile 79 days, and one young of phillippine crocodile was born in our zoo.
On October 8, 2014 spectacled caiman young hatched right at the exposition at our zoo.
We prepared for You very interesting program in Autumn and Winter. You can see the crocodile´s feeding and you can take picture with small crocodile. Don´t let it miss.
Eggs laid on July 22, 2014 will be on display for the ZOO visitors at the exhibition in an incubator.
On Tuesday June 17, 2014, a special christening event took place at the Protivin ZOO of the Philippine crocodiles born at this ZOO last year.
We cordially invite you to a new exhibition of exceptional animals called White Death.
The crocodile ZOO welcomed its 40,000th visitor on Saturday October 26, 2013.
...in keeping critically endanger species of crocodile - Indian Gharial /Gavialis gangeticus/
the rarest crocodiles of the World hatched in Protivín Crocodile ZOO.
Crocodile ZOO celebrated its anniversary July, 5 in 2013
The crocodile ZOO is bigger of 18 new broods of crocodylus siamensis
Philippine crocodile female has laid eggs in the zoo, for the first time in Europe
The female of Crocodylus siamensis laid the eggs before Easter
In the morning on 5th of March, there was a big surprise waiting for us
another part of this successful program filmed a television crew TV Prima Cool with us.
Caiman crocodilus was given the name Lucky
Director Ivanna Benešová recorded in our zoo
You help too... thank's
The big farewell with holiday
Famous moderator in zoo
We have success - birth of crocodylus siamensis (24th July 2012)
White american alligator has come to the Czech Republic
New exhibitions in the zoo and the crocodile farm will be ceremonially opened on 27 June 2012
Our zoo has succeeded in something no other establishment of this kind in Europe has done...