Terrific loss to this great exhibit when they took the birds out. Cardinals and tanagers added that extra dimension.
I can’t see any mention of Sri Lankan Junglefowl?
ZSL Curator of Birds is Gary Ward, previously at Newquay Zoo, where he greatly improved the bird collection, and some wonderful species were bred....
Oh dear, how dismal….
No birds at all?
I really enjoy reviews, of any zoo, anywhere:)
Not many decades ago, rather a lot of black dogs were named ‘the N-word’. Other days, other ways.
Because, unless the enclosure is netted over (which most hoofstock paddocks aren’t), they will fly away.
Domestic Helmeted Guineafowl are kept with hoofstock because they’re cheap, can fly, and are very hardy. Ptarmigan are expensive, difficult to...
Whooping Cranes aren’t available outside North America
There’s a substantial heated shed attached, also nicely protected large aviaries nearby.
The only place I can think of that almost fits, would be the late Grahame Dangerfield’s Wildlife Breeding Centre. However, it wasn’t open to the...
This is one of those threads that might be entitled ‘how wealthy/privileged are you?’
Australian Water Rats/Rakali are being bred in at least one U.K. private collection
Apenheul presumably still has medium sized primates in walkthroughs?
I don’t think there is such a thing as a non-omnivorous squirrel. I’m sure they’ll all grab the odd small bird when opportunity presents.
No tigers have ever been bred at Hamerton
Rocket science: never piss off a lion!
They nearly had the first U.K. breeding of (Sumatran) Orangutan, but the infant did not survive.
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