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  1. Swanson02 liked WhistlingKite24's post in the thread Taronga Western Plains Zoo Taronga Western Plains Zoo News 2023.

    Dubbo's 35-year-old male Siamang Saudara has been euthanised today due to extensive heart damage. He had been paired with female Puteri...

    27 Jan 2023 at 2:10 AM
  2. Swanson02 liked Zoofan15's post in the thread Bull Sharks, Bongos and Booroolong Frogs, Oh My!: WhistlingKite24 tours Sydney’s zoos.

    Another great review @WhistlingKite24. I’m really impressed with Sydney Zoo’s exhibits. Considering they’re a city zoo with limited...

    26 Jan 2023 at 8:09 AM
  3. Swanson02 liked WhistlingKite24's post in the thread Bull Sharks, Bongos and Booroolong Frogs, Oh My!: WhistlingKite24 tours Sydney’s zoos.

    I definitely would, but in saying this, I haven't been to many other places with the really large native bird collections. Other...

    26 Jan 2023 at 7:48 AM
  4. Swanson02 liked WhistlingKite24's post in the thread Darling Downs Zoo Darling Downs Zoo News 2023.

    Fantastic news from Darling Downs Zoo tonight. Up until recently there were only five Dumeril's Boas remaining in Australian zoos but...

    26 Jan 2023 at 2:19 AM
  5. Swanson02 liked steveroberts's post in the thread Perth Zoo Perth Zoo News 2023.

    From a phone conversation with the zoo it sounds like the Silvery Gibbon extended family remain on the other lake island (or Javan...

    26 Jan 2023 at 2:19 AM
  6. Swanson02 liked steveroberts's post in the thread Perth Zoo Perth Zoo News 2023.

    @WhistlingKite24 Oh right cool so there are B&W Ruffed Lemurs once again on one of the two lake islands, cool. Only personally...

    26 Jan 2023 at 2:19 AM
  7. Swanson02 liked WhistlingKite24's post in the thread Perth Zoo Perth Zoo News 2023.

    5.0 Black-and-white Ruffed Lemurs have moved out onto one of the entrance islands. The males were being housed off-show for a period of...

    26 Jan 2023 at 2:19 AM
  8. Swanson02 liked Hyak_II's post in the thread From my visit to Werribee....

    I suspect your suspecting is correct, haha. I agree with all that you’ve said, and moreover, both Australia and the UK seem to have...

    24 Jan 2023 at 1:22 PM
  9. Swanson02 liked Chlidonias's post in the thread Melbourne Zoo Melbourne Zoo News 2023.

    The "massive news" has been moved to its own thread: From my visit to Werribee...

    24 Jan 2023 at 10:46 AM
  10. Swanson02 liked Zoofan15's post in the thread Werribee Open Range Zoo Werribee Open Range Zoo expansion..

    No, the move to protected contact was a policy change by Zoos Victoria. The keepers would therefore be prevented from having free...

    24 Jan 2023 at 10:46 AM
  11. Swanson02 replied to the thread Werribee Open Range Zoo Werribee Open Range Zoo expansion..

    Worst case scenario could they just manage Permai and Burma as a pair under free contact at Werribee? They have plenty of extra exhibits...

    24 Jan 2023 at 9:07 AM
  12. Swanson02 liked CGSwans's post in the thread Werribee Open Range Zoo Werribee Open Range Zoo expansion..

    Auckland wants to send Burma to a collection that will continue to free-handle her. That's very unlikely to be at a Zoos Victoria facility.

    24 Jan 2023 at 8:52 AM
  13. Swanson02 liked Hyak_II's post in the thread From my visit to Werribee....

    Also just to follow up after reading TLD's post (didn't see it before I posted), what he says is absolutely true, and the number of...

    24 Jan 2023 at 8:49 AM
  14. Swanson02 liked Hyak_II's post in the thread From my visit to Werribee....

    I hate to burst your bubble, but the *vast* majority of zoo upper management do not frequent, and honestly aren't even aware of,...

    24 Jan 2023 at 8:47 AM
  15. Swanson02 liked Steve Robinson's post in the thread From my visit to Werribee....

    Has anyone considered that this young bloke may have been wound up a bit by the bus driver. Could be a couple of keepers having a...

    24 Jan 2023 at 8:47 AM