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  1. Batto replied to the thread Snowleopard's 2019 Road Trip: Netherlands, Belgium, France & Germany.

    There's actually a German word for this: "verschlimmbessern" = making something worse by trying to improve it.

    21 Aug 2019 at 8:04 PM
  2. Batto replied to the thread Snowleopard's 2019 Road Trip: Netherlands, Belgium, France & Germany.

    Markus probably mentioned this, but for those who do not know: this exhibit is another good example of how a new exhibit can actually be...

    21 Aug 2019 at 4:50 PM
  3. Batto replied to the thread Snowleopard's 2019 Road Trip: Netherlands, Belgium, France & Germany.

    I guess I'll add some smiling emojis to indicate the next time I make a joke. It's not; the German word for beaver is Biber. Next to...

    21 Aug 2019 at 4:30 AM
  4. Batto replied to the thread Welt der Gifte How to found a zoo.

    Thank you for the many likes. Let's hope that the local authorities are just as supportive.

    20 Aug 2019 at 10:44 PM
  5. Batto replied to the thread Snowleopard's 2019 Road Trip: Netherlands, Belgium, France & Germany.

    Only if you enter their exhibits by accident... @snowleopard your guide forgot to mention the most famous primate at Hodenhagen: Justin...

    20 Aug 2019 at 10:35 PM
  6. Batto liked Ursus's post in the thread Welt der Gifte How to found a zoo.

    Hope all goes well for you Batto and that you soon will hear positive news!

    19 Aug 2019 at 10:33 PM
  7. Batto replied to the thread Welt der Gifte How to found a zoo.

    Today I personally delivered various copies of my finalized application for a local husbandry license to all the relevant federal...

    19 Aug 2019 at 9:08 PM
  8. Batto liked Philipine eagle's post in the thread Snowleopard's 2019 Road Trip: Netherlands, Belgium, France & Germany.

    25 according to ZTL so bobcats are not that rare. As I'm slowly preparing a USA-trip myself, I've got to ask you : were you not...

    19 Aug 2019 at 2:19 PM
  9. Batto liked Maguari's post in the thread Snowleopard's 2019 Road Trip: Netherlands, Belgium, France & Germany.

    It took me far longer than it should to realise that 'Hopper's Nighthawks' referred to the famous artwork, and not to a population of...

    19 Aug 2019 at 2:17 PM
  10. Batto replied to the thread Snowleopard's 2019 Road Trip: Netherlands, Belgium, France & Germany.

    TLD is correct. Tourists from abroad are relatively rare visitors of the Tierpark in comparison to the Zoo, which lies pretty much in...

    19 Aug 2019 at 9:48 AM
  11. Batto replied to the thread Snowleopard's 2019 Road Trip: Netherlands, Belgium, France & Germany.

    I'm the kind of guy who says I told you so. ...which nowadays serves as a exhibition centre of modern art since the last brown bear...

    18 Aug 2019 at 4:03 PM
  12. Batto replied to the thread Snowleopard's 2019 Road Trip: Netherlands, Belgium, France & Germany.

    Good point.

    17 Aug 2019 at 9:01 AM
  13. Batto replied to the thread Role of Non-Animal Attractions at Zoos.

    I guess it is more likely that people who visit these kind of institutions already have a different general attitude towards nature,...

    17 Aug 2019 at 6:55 AM
  14. Batto liked Arizona Docent's post in the thread Snowleopard's 2019 Road Trip: Netherlands, Belgium, France & Germany.

    We seem to be developing a side topic on the validity of non-animal attractions at zoos. I think it deserves its own topic (which I have...

    17 Aug 2019 at 6:08 AM
  15. Batto replied to the thread Snowleopard's 2019 Road Trip: Netherlands, Belgium, France & Germany.

    TLD is spot-on here. Walt Disney grew up in a time where (limited) knowledge was usually "delivered" without hardly any thought spent on...

    17 Aug 2019 at 5:41 AM