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Russia's Grizzly Coast - Minnesota Zoo

July 1st, 2008. One of a trio of amur leopard exhibits.

Russia's Grizzly Coast - Minnesota Zoo
snowleopard, 9 Jul 2008
    • snowleopard
      July 1st, 2008. One of a trio of amur leopard exhibits.
    • okapikpr
    • mstickmanp
      Nice exhibit!
    • snowleopard
      When I initially saw the trio of brand-new leopard exhibits at the Minnesota Zoo I thought that the habitats were too small to my liking, but then after touring around many other North American zoos I realized that Minnesota's 3 enclosures (which can be joined at times) are probably the largest leopard facilities in North America. The amount of vertical space is quite impressive in all three habitats.
    • okapikpr
      And vertical space is very important for cats like these.
    • Coquinguy
      i love exhibits like this/ complex, complicated spaces for animals which maximise space utilisation
    • BlackRhino
      What an excellent leopard habitat! I don't think it is too small at all, and I like how naturalistic this is.
    • snowleopard
      The entire Russia's Grizzly Coast area of the zoo (grizzly bears, sea otters, wild boars, amur leopards) is absolutely outstanding, and hopefully the Minnesota Zoo wins some kind of AZA exhibit award for the second consecutive year. Even with its cold climate and struggles financially in the past, this is a zoo that has bounced back and I believe that it is one of the best dozen zoos in the United States.
    • Otter Lord
      Is there anywhere we can see more of this exhibit?
    • snowleopard
      @Otter Lord: I think this photo might be all there is in the ZooChat gallery, which is a pity as the Minnesota Zoo has one of the best leopard exhibits I've ever seen. In fact there are a trio of mesh enclosures in the brilliant new Russia's Grizzly Coast area of the zoo.
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