CITES defends animals and plants
CITES protects approximately 5,000 animal species and about 29,000 taxons of plants from the threat of extinction due to their excessive use in trade in 180 countries. The Czech Republic joined CITES in 1992.
World Wildlife Day is a wonderful opportunity to appreciate the diverse beauty of nature, while highlighting the importance of conservation for humanity. Sustainability will be a central theme to the celebrations.
The Education Centre of Prague Zoo will be open to visitors from 11am to 3pm. A workshop, where visitors can enrich the natural environment for the animals using recyclable materials will be held, and visitors of all ages will have the opportunity to play ecologically-themed games, and they will be also able to contribute their ideas for nature conservation.
For further information, please visit: https://www.zoopraha.cz/en.