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  1. lintworm liked Jogy's post in the thread Finally made it....

    Hi everyone, I've been reading ZooChat already for more than a year but never found the courage to go the next step and register in...

    23 Jul 2019 at 8:53 AM
  2. lintworm replied to the thread Snowleopard's 2019 Road Trip: Netherlands, Belgium & Germany.

    Blijdorp is back in black now, as the budget is balanced again. Part of the reason for the subsidies is the management of a large number...

    23 Jul 2019 at 8:51 AM
  3. lintworm replied to the thread Woburn Safari Park Woburn Safari Park 2019.

    Rusa (as in Cervus timorensis) was only native to Java and Bali. Human translocations have spread it to many other islands in the...

    23 Jul 2019 at 7:55 AM
  4. lintworm replied to the thread Ungulate taxonomy revisited: the evidence for the splits of G&G.

    Zootierliste is outdated, as it is clear now that hanglu belongs to the elaphus group, despite morphological characters that look more...

    23 Jul 2019 at 7:46 AM
  5. lintworm liked Tim May's media White-necked picathartes; Frankfurt: early 1990s in the category Zoo Frankfurt

    White-necked picathartes; Frankfurt; early 1990s.jpg 22 Jul 2019 at 6:17 PM
  6. lintworm replied to the thread Woburn Safari Park Woburn Safari Park 2019.

    Rusa (Cervus timorensis) are likely to be monotypic anyway (if I remember correctly), so that doesn't really matter...

    22 Jul 2019 at 6:16 PM
  7. lintworm replied to the thread Snowleopard's 2019 Road Trip: Netherlands, Belgium & Germany.

    Just as a note, the Blijdorp still keeps Atlantic puffin (not tufted), but they can be easy to miss. The Ring-tailed lemur enclosure is...

    22 Jul 2019 at 6:12 PM
  8. lintworm liked snowleopard's post in the thread Snowleopard's 2019 Road Trip: Netherlands, Belgium & Germany.

    DAY 6: Friday, July 19th (2 zoos) Zoo/Aquarium # 15: Diergaarde Blijdorp (Rotterdam, NL) Regarded by many as one of the world’s great...

    22 Jul 2019 at 5:37 PM
  9. lintworm commented on media Pygmy Hippo Exhibit

    This enclosure is extremely disappointing, especially as the Pygmy hippo had a better enclosure at the same spot before the renovation,...

    IMG_1701.JPG 22 Jul 2019 at 10:59 AM
  10. lintworm commented on media Sumatran Tiger Exhibit

    @Wyman That would make sense, as this enclosure pair is already on the small side, netting it would give the opportunity to create one...

    IMG_1824.JPG 22 Jul 2019 at 10:55 AM
  11. lintworm replied to the thread Asian Elephants in Europe.

    Maybe I was unclear, but I never said that statement did, I just wanted to point out that this is (for me) a positive (side-)effect. You...

    22 Jul 2019 at 10:52 AM
  12. lintworm replied to the thread Species you hate to see in zoos.

    There seems to be that some slight error has slipped in. Chimps do have a stable social group, the tribe, but chimpanzees within a tribe...

    22 Jul 2019 at 10:47 AM
  13. lintworm replied to the thread Taronga Zoo Chimpanzee Troop.

    The last part is nonsense, anyone who has read anything by Jane Goodall would know there is a very high number of interactions between...

    22 Jul 2019 at 10:27 AM
  14. lintworm liked snowleopard's post in the thread Snowleopard's 2019 Road Trip: Netherlands, Belgium & Germany.

    DAY 5: Thursday, July 18th (4 zoos) Today John (aka ‘Sooty Mangabey’) and I ventured an hour north of our hotel at Vogelpark Avifauna...

    21 Jul 2019 at 9:35 PM