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South Lakes Wild Animal Park A positive South Lakes thread!

Discussion in 'United Kingdom' started by Weare2, 23 Jun 2016.

  1. Weare2

    Weare2 Well-Known Member

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    Here's the challenge. Instead of all the negative comments on the park let's start a positive thread about the zoo. I will start...


    The new African section is good and spacious for the animals.



    Your turn...no negativity!
     
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  2. Nanook

    Nanook Well-Known Member

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    That`s one hell of a challenge!
     
  3. zoogiraffe

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    It is indeed but i will give it a crack by suggesting that it has the best exit of any collection in the country!
     
  4. Mr T

    Mr T Well-Known Member

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    What have they got in there? I'm assuming this is the section near the new entrance. Any photos would be great.
     
  5. Weare2

    Weare2 Well-Known Member

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    Giraffe, zebra, rhino and buffalo I think.
     
  6. Weare2

    Weare2 Well-Known Member

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    Some of these comments are not positive......

    Will try again....

    The tiger exhibition is very well planted and natural.

    It's too easy being negative.
     
  7. Nanook

    Nanook Well-Known Member

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    Yes indeed, sorry, I will try.
    (or maybe just keep quiet, if I can`t manage it !!):p:D

    (Of course there have been rather a lot of South Lakes threads, many more than any other zoo on here, which have all ultimately struggled to remain positive for very long).
     
  8. Andy B

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    I can provide a positive comment "I've never visited south lakes" :)
     
  9. TeaLovingDave

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    Okay, I'll bite :p

    South Lakes has a higher-than-average number of odd taxa.
     
  10. kiang

    kiang Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    Do they have buffalo?
     
  11. Nisha

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    No, Wildebeest though. They did have Nyala as well
     
  12. littleRedPanda

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    They have a very photogenic Tayra, loves posing when the Penguin talks are on.
     
  13. zoogiraffe

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    I think its now they had a very photogenic Tayra!
     
  14. Chlidonias

    Chlidonias Moderator Staff Member

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    what happened to the nyala?
     
  15. Swampy

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    We're not allowed to say; that would be negative :p :D
     
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    The zoo licence report mentioned that the majority of them died of exposure after being left outside last Winter with no shelter. This wasn't long after they arrived. I have no idea if they have any left or have since managed to acquire more
     
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    gentle lemur Well-Known Member

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    I have found something positive to say :D
    South Lakes is positively south of the lakes in the Lake District!

    It is also positively east of Lake Winnipeg in Canada, west of Lake Baikal in Siberia and north of the beautiful Lake Bosumtwi in Ghana.

    Alan
     
  18. Chlidonias

    Chlidonias Moderator Staff Member

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    thanks for that.
     
  19. littleRedPanda

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    Cheers for pooping on my positivity! :D
     
  20. SHAVINGTONZOO

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    I can provide a positive comment "I have visited".