An animal keeper of the Prague Zoo catches a marabou stork as the birds are brought into their winter enclosure. Photo: AFP An animal keeper of the Prague Zoo catches a marabou stork as the birds are brought into their winter enclosure. Photo: AFP
An animal keeper of the Prague Zoo catches a marabou stork as the birds are brought into their winter enclosure. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus lockdown leaves Europe’s zoos on brink of financial ruin

  • From Antwerp to Prague, zoos are appealing to the public for funds amid a financial crisis due to restrictions to curb the spread of Covid-19
  • With 400 animals, Ireland’s largest zoo says its future is now ‘uncertain’ due to its second lengthy closure since March

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
An animal keeper of the Prague Zoo catches a marabou stork as the birds are brought into their winter enclosure. Photo: AFP An animal keeper of the Prague Zoo catches a marabou stork as the birds are brought into their winter enclosure. Photo: AFP
An animal keeper of the Prague Zoo catches a marabou stork as the birds are brought into their winter enclosure. Photo: AFP
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