Patience is a virtue :)
Thanks for the update - my dissertation heavily features zoological associations, so it's good to see such information being shared and updated :)
There is most certainly progress being made :)That said, I couldn't comment as to whether anything will open this year.
Of the two, Exmoor is lucky to have a fantastic local environment to work with and incorporate into its exhibits. Alongside its collection, as...
I'd consider Wild Place too - at least, until the RP at Bristol move there.
I couldn't agree more, it has some of the weakest zoo association standards in Europe.
Currently, the "AFdPZ helps its members to apply the EU...
Andrew, I agree with you. Non EAZA collections are incredibly valuable, and contribute greatly to EPPs... And so on.
But look at it like this......
If an institution has been kicked out of EAZA, which will be for good reason, then arrangements should probably be made to move EEP species to...
Morally and ethically they "should". But in reality, they do not ( @Andrew Swales has said).
*Edit - in reference to collections kicked out of EAZA*
A fantastic resource - I've been following each new population list with great interest!
Another case of "my captivity is better than your captivity"...
Great thread - I'm enjoying it so far!
With a rather large restaurant/café, and lots of behind the scenes research and maintenance staff, I'm not surprised. :)
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