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  1. Kifaru Bwana replied to the thread Charles Darwin's notebooks reported stolen from Cambridge University.

    Damn shame this! Wonder about the profile of perpetrators?

    25 Nov 2020 at 9:43 AM
  2. Kifaru Bwana liked UngulateNerd92's post in the thread Charles Darwin's notebooks reported stolen from Cambridge University.

    Two Charles Darwin manuscripts have been reported as stolen from Cambridge University library two decades after they were last seen....

    25 Nov 2020 at 9:42 AM
  3. Kifaru Bwana liked Crowthorne's post in the thread Charles Darwin's notebooks reported stolen from Cambridge University.

    It's a terrible thing to have happened, but unfortunately mis-shelving of items does happen, so to think this was the case for so long...

    25 Nov 2020 at 9:42 AM
  4. Kifaru Bwana liked Kakapo's media Blacksmith Lapwing (Vanellus armatus) in the category ZOO Plzeƈ

    Vanellus_armatus_11-8-13_Zoo_de_Plzen_det_Frantisek_Tymr_.jpg 25 Nov 2020 at 9:35 AM
  5. Kifaru Bwana liked Kakapo's media Long-toed Lapwings (Vanellus crassirostris) in the category Berlin Zoo

    Vanellus_crassirostris.jpg 25 Nov 2020 at 9:35 AM
  6. Kifaru Bwana replied to the thread Auckland Zoo Auckland Elephants to leave.

    Elephant bulls in their natural wilderness only start breeding at 22-25 years of age. A pre-pubescent elephant at 7 years of age...

    25 Nov 2020 at 9:34 AM
  7. Kifaru Bwana liked Zorro's post in the thread Australian and ( NZ) Elephants news and discussion.

    I always felt AZ were half hearted with having elephants and not wanting to hold a bull, also I feel not having brought over two young...

    25 Nov 2020 at 9:26 AM
  8. Kifaru Bwana replied to the thread Distressed "Arabian Oryx" Spotted Running on a Highway in Dubai.

    Three observations: A) It seems indeed from looking at the images to be an Arabian sand gazelle (Gazella marica). B) I am a bit shocked...

    25 Nov 2020 at 7:53 AM
  9. Kifaru Bwana liked PossumRoach's post in the thread Ex-situ Zoo conservation of Japanese native species.

    I di know that efforts to protect ptarmigans has been brought up in English

    25 Nov 2020 at 7:37 AM
  10. Kifaru Bwana liked Onychorhynchus coronatus's post in the thread Ex-situ Zoo conservation of Japanese native species.

    Footage of endemic and endangered birds at Japanese zoos. Amami Jay at Ueno Zoo [MEDIA] [MEDIA] [MEDIA]

    25 Nov 2020 at 7:37 AM
  11. Kifaru Bwana liked Onychorhynchus coronatus's post in the thread Ex-situ Zoo conservation of Japanese native species.

    Footage of endangered and endemic Japanese mammals at zoos in Japan. Tsushima leopard cat at Toyama, Fukoka, Higashiyama and...

    25 Nov 2020 at 7:37 AM
  12. Kifaru Bwana liked Onychorhynchus coronatus's post in the thread Ex-situ Zoo conservation of Japanese native species.

    Regarding the near threatened Ryuku scops owl I found this information on the same blog by the keeper Ochiai : "The two protected...

    25 Nov 2020 at 7:37 AM
  13. Kifaru Bwana liked Onychorhynchus coronatus's post in the thread Ex-situ Zoo conservation of Japanese native species.

    Regarding the dasymallus subspecies of the Ryuku flying fox kept at Hirakagawa I found this on the above blog by the keeper Ochiai :...

    25 Nov 2020 at 7:36 AM
  14. Kifaru Bwana liked Onychorhynchus coronatus's post in the thread Ex-situ Zoo conservation of Japanese native species.

    This is more quotes from another blog post from Ochiai (would be great for him to join zoochat) but this time discussing the ex-situ...

    25 Nov 2020 at 7:36 AM
  15. Kifaru Bwana liked Onychorhynchus coronatus's post in the thread Ex-situ Zoo conservation of Japanese native species.

    As of January of this year Hirakawa apparently have three Amami rabbits in their care (hardly enough to form an ex-situ insurance...

    25 Nov 2020 at 7:36 AM