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Yesterday was actually Southwick's last day. However, Southwick's is now closed for the season. The 2012 season saw;
The opening of a Spotted Hyena exhibit with 2 hyenas
1 Capuchin infant
The opening of a new tapir exhibit with 2 Brazilian Tapirs
1 Binturong cub
The death of 1 lioness and the arrival of another, and the birth of 2 lion cubs
A new Siamang exhibit with originally 3 apes and then 1 birth
A new Red-Ruffed Lemur exhibit with 2 lemurs
1 Watusi calf
1 Grivet Monkey infant
8 Pot-Bellied Piglets
1 Ring-Tailed Lemur infant
From the zoo's Facebook;
"Savannah gave birth to 2 males and one female. One male is under the care of another zoological facility and the other male and female will remain at Southwick's Zoo. We have a special treat! They will be available to "look, no touch" at our Open House in the Purple Peacock Gift Shop THIS Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 - 12:30 for those who are Holiday Shopping in the Gift Shop! https://www.facebook.com/bronxzoo?re...=3765716031807
The male Lion cub has been named L.J in honor of his father, Leroy. The female is yet to be named, and guests could submit name suggestions at the Parakeet Landing Gift Shop.
The ponies at Elk Horn Livery Stable are now walking on a lead.
A Two-Toed Sloth family (Looks like Linne's Two-Toed Sloths) have gone on exhibit near the Chimpanzee exhibit.
Remember Capuchin Monkey baby Chip? He is now on exhibit with the other Black-Capped Capuchins.