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Chawang, Night Safari

The German AI team has declared Chawang's sperm as very healthy and suitable for AI. The team also did ultrasound scans on our female eles but unfortunately no babies yet. Recently he's found a new hobby: squirting water at passing trams and wetting the visitors on board. This in addition to pelting them with pebbles, wood chips, dried dung, mud and whatever he can pick up in his enclosure. Quite a character he is.

Chawang, Night Safari
Zooish, 17 Apr 2007
    • Zooish
      The German AI team has declared Chawang's sperm as very healthy and suitable for AI.

      The team also did ultrasound scans on our female eles but unfortunately no babies yet.

      Recently he's found a new hobby: squirting water at passing trams and wetting the visitors on board. This in addition to pelting them with pebbles, wood chips, dried dung, mud and whatever he can pick up in his enclosure. Quite a character he is.
    • MARK
      Nice set of Tusks on him
    • Zooish
      His tusks are around 4 feet long and are starting to cross at the tip.
    • CZJimmy
      Very impressive male!
    • Zooish
      His tusks are only half as long now; one was broken during a musth rage last week and keepers decided to saw the other one to make them equal length. Pity.
    • bimbopp
      Chawang did break his tusks during musth recently, however it was hardly half the length. There was also no sawing done by the keepers. Chawang had, in fact, broke the other tusk shortly after he broke the first one. If you look at the tusks up close, they are still relatively uneven and not smooth at the edges.
    • Douanita
      Is his sperm already used for insemination?

      Howmany calfs did he sire until now?

      Thanks you for all information about Singapore Zoo and Night Safari! :)
    • DavidBrown
      @Zooish Did this guy ever have any calves?
    • Zooish
      @DavidBrown yes he sired at least 5 offspring, although only 3 are still surviving: a 21 year old male at Cologne Zoo, a 19 year old male and 4 year old female, both are still at Night Safari.
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