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  1. Jambo

    Jambo Well-Known Member

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    The Takhi foal born late last year is a boy and has been named ‘Ned’. Altina nows has a group of 6.4 Takhi.
     
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    Altina posted today a pic of the second Zebra foal of the season on their Facebook site its a boy!
     
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    Altina has welcomed the births of four Maned Wolf pups, three Serval kittens and twin Ring-tailed Lemurs.
    It’s always pleasing to see the successful births of maned wolves in the region (these maned wolf pups are absolutely adorable!:p)
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    Altina Wildlife Park has released their five year plan (looks very impressive). The following species and animal-related exhibits are mentioned (from a Facebook post- Security Check)
    2020: Golden Lion Tamarin, Emperor Tamarin, Dingo
    2021: Black and White Ruffed Lemur, Cheetah
    2022: “mystery species”
    2023: African Crested Porcupine, Bolivian Squirrel Monkey
    2024: White-cheeked Gibbon, “Birds of the World” walk-through aviary

    In other news, Altina Wildlife Park has welcomed two Capybara babies. They are being hand raised.
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    Okapi :p
     
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    We all live in hope. :p
     
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    If anyone could get okapi to Australia, it would probably be them!
     
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    Another Addax calf born yesterday!
     
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    Well, San Diego got their platypus. So I don't expect you'll have to live that way for too much longer.
     
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    A summary of the recent births at Altina (from a Facebook post-Log into Facebook | Facebook ):
    -3 Serval (triplets)
    -2 Ring-tailed lemur (twins)
    -2 Common Marmoset (twins)
    -2 Himalayan Tahr
    -1 Barbary Sheep
    -4 Banteng
    -7 Hog Deer
    -1 Water Buffalo
    -4 Addax
    -5 Scimitar-horned Oryx
    -1 Highland Cow
    -2 Eland
    -2 Clydesdale Horses
    -6 Pigs
    -2 Capybara
    -4 Maned Wolf (quadruplets)
    -1 Giraffe
    -2 Zebra
    -12 Blackbuck
    -1 Wapiti
    -3 Red Deer
    -2 Longhorn Cows
    -6 Fallow Deer
     
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    Altina do very well with Hoofed stock!
     
  12. WhistlingKite24

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    Altina Wildlife Park has welcomed the birth of a male Przewalski’s Horse. A nice Christmas present!
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