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Common Kusimanse at Plzen zoo

Common Kusimance (Crossarchus obscurus) in the yeard in front of Night African house at Zoo Plzen, June 2008.

Common Kusimanse at Plzen zoo
Jana, 3 Jul 2008
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    • Jana
      Common Kusimance (Crossarchus obscurus) in the yeard in front of Night African house at Zoo Plzen, June 2008.
    • Orycteropus
      Jana, what species are housed in the mentioned Night African house exactly? Thanks in advance ...
    • Jana
      I do no writte any notes during my visits so the following list most probably not complete. The stock-list according to my visit last weekend:

      Outside pens: Black-backed Jackal, Bat-eared Fox, Common Kusimanse, Bobak Marmot, Barbary lion

      Inside night exhibits: Marbled Polecat (Vormela peregusna syriaca), Bat-eared Fox, Saharan Striped Weasel (Poecilictis libyca libyca), Black-backed Jackal, Asian Garden Dormouse (Eliomys melanurus), Northern Greater Galago (Otolemur garnettii), Gambian Giant Pouched rat, Springhare (Pedetes capensis surdaster), Egyptian Fruit Bat, Lesser Egyptian jerboa, Greater Egyptian Jerboa, Fat Sand Rat, Bushy-tailed Jird, Cairo Spiny Mouse, Acacia Rat, Egyptian Long-eared Hedgehog, Four-striped Grass Rat, Lesser Savanna Dormouse, Wahlberg's Epauletted Fruit Bat, Gaboon Viper, Short-eared elephant shrew, African Brush-Tailed Porcupine, Senegal Bushbaby (Galago senegalensis senegalensis), African giant rat (Crycetomys emini), Straw-colored Fruit Bat (Eidolon helvum).

      Inside day-light exhibits: Yellow Mongoose, Red-legged Sun Squirrel (Heliosciurus rufobrachium), Dwarf Mongoose (Helogale parvula undulata), Cape Hyrax, Barbary lion, Ring-tailed Lemur
    • Jakub
      In the night exhibits are Palawan porcupine and Greater Cane Rat too, there should be kept the Thierry's genet too, I am not sure if in day or night section.
    • mstickmanp
      Does anybody know if any North American Zoo exhibit these?
    • reduakari
      Portland used to---now replaced by the more standard meerkats
    • mstickmanp
      Thanks reduakari!
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