Join our zoo community

MRJ's Recent Activity

  1. MRJ liked Dannelboyz's post in the thread Platypuses in Captivity.

    Confirmed historical holders Bronx Zoo is the only zoo outside of Australia to have kept platypuses. Several Australian zoos have...

    14 Jul 2020 at 12:44 AM
  2. MRJ liked DaLilFishie's post in the thread Speartooth Sharks.

    Oh sorry, I just realised that I made a mistake. I thought speartooth sharks were the same thing as sawfish. I only just realised.

    12 Jul 2020 at 7:31 AM
  3. MRJ liked DaLilFishie's post in the thread Speartooth Sharks.

    I'm sorry for the misunderstanding.

    12 Jul 2020 at 7:31 AM
  4. MRJ liked animal_expert01's post in the thread Wildwood Discovery Park Wilding Kent.

    This thread made me realise just how limited the biodiversity of modern day Britain really is. :confused::eek: Also is there a...

    11 Jul 2020 at 3:41 AM
  5. MRJ replied to the thread UK zoos & lockdown going forward....

    Perhaps not but still at that time $2 was still worth something. I can remember just 10 years before being very happy with the 20c my...

    9 Jul 2020 at 11:17 PM
  6. MRJ replied to the thread UK zoos & lockdown going forward....

    I don't think that is quite right. It is more that people value their recreational time and want the best experiences. Price is one...

    9 Jul 2020 at 8:19 AM
  7. MRJ replied to the thread UK zoos & lockdown going forward....

    It was the Waterbird Haven, Rosevears, Tas, long gone, and about 40 years ago or so. The price rise was from 50c to $2, and was after...

    9 Jul 2020 at 8:09 AM
  8. MRJ liked Jana's post in the thread Are These in Captivity?.

    Tree hyraxes are not under CITES and several African countires allow legal catch and export of small batch of wild-caught animals....

    9 Jul 2020 at 4:55 AM
  9. MRJ replied to the thread UK zoos & lockdown going forward....

    My experience and research suggests that within limits people are more interested in the experience being worth their time expended...

    9 Jul 2020 at 2:54 AM
  10. MRJ liked Mehdi's post in the thread ZooChat Big Year 2020.

    While looking back at old pictures I noticed that one of the warblers I saw on the first day of the year had very light legs and it...

    7 Jul 2020
  11. MRJ replied to the thread Australian Zoos closed due to COVID-19.

    Melbourne Zoo, Werribee Zoo, Healesville Sanctuary and Moonlit Sanctuary will be shut for 6 weeks from Thursday 9th July due to a...

    7 Jul 2020
  12. MRJ replied to the thread COVID-19 effects on zoos and animal conservation.

    A spike in Covid infections in Melbourne has led the Government to reimpose lockdown restrictions throughout the Melbourne Metropolitan...

    7 Jul 2020
  13. MRJ replied to the thread Moonlit Sanctuary Moonlit Sanctuary.

    Unfortunately Covid restrictions have been reintroduced in the Melbourne metropolitan area, and Moonlit Sanctuary will have to shut for...

    7 Jul 2020