Zagreb ZOO Hosting EAZA Conservation Forum 2022

By 18 May 2022
Zagreb ZOO Hosting EAZA Conservation Forum 2022
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ZAGREB, 18 May 2022 - Zagreb Zoo is hosting a three-day conference on the protection of animals and their habitats, organised by the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA).

The event, which opened on Wednesday, has brought together 111 experts from 70 institutions from 24 countries in Europe, Asia and Africa.

The topics on the agenda range from the protection of the Pallas's cat to the reintroduction of the extremely rare bald ibis bird to the nature.

"The protection of animals is our future, the future of zoos," Zagreb Zoo director, Damir Skok, said.

Formed in 1992, EAZA’s mission is to facilitate cooperation within the European zoo and aquarium community towards the goals of education, research and conservation.

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