Vzácné druhy savců v českých a slovenských zoologických zahradách [Rare mammal species in the zoological gardens of the Czech Republic and Slovakia]

Pages 225–228
DOI 10.2478/lynx-2017-0019
Lynx, new series | 2017/48/1

Eighty-two species or other forms of rare mammals were kept in 19 zoological gardens of the Czech Republic and Slovakia as of 1 January 2016. Two mammal species extinct in the wild (EW category of the IUCN) were bred in the zoos in 2015. Of the kept 29 critically endangered species (CR), 17 bred successfully in 2015, while of the kept 51 endangered species (EN), 25 did. Nine zoos bred more than one third of their kept species belonging to the three categories. The breeding of rare species of perissodactyls and artiodactyls was the most successful in the respective zoos.

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