Děčín Zoo

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Děčín Zoo

Děčín Zoo, is a Czech zoo, located in Děčín in Czech Republic.[1]

Děčín Zoo was founded in 1948, when only four zoological parks existed in Czechoslovakia.[1]

The zoo in opened its gates in 1949, through Ludvík Grác, a local Podmokly businessperson and zoological specialist and a group of animal enthusiasts. Ludvík Grác became the first director, a title he kept until 1966. The present director is Kateřina Majerová.[1]

In 2014 the zoo kept some 400 animals of over 150 species, among them rare species not encountered elsewhere in Czech Republic.[1]


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