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Any Exhibits Opening in 2020?

Discussion in 'General Zoo Discussion' started by MonkeyBat, 28 Jan 2020.

  1. MonkeyBat

    MonkeyBat Well-Known Member

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    So January has almost ended, so this is a little late, but does anyone know of new zoo exhibits coming this year?

    I know Georgia Aquarium had their big "Expansion 2020" with their new shark exhibit, elephants will return to Australia Zoo this Easter, and I if I believe correctly I remember Nashville constructing a Komodo dragon exhibit?
     
  2. Luke da Zoo nerd

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    Omaha zoo is opening sea lion shores very soon. :)
     
  3. MonkeyBat

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    Oh! Almost forgot about my local zoo! :oops:
     
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    Zoo de Beauval is opening their Equator Dome in February which will have pygmy hippopotamus, giant otters, komodo dragons, manatees, false gharials, and more species.

    Yorkshire Wildlife Park will open the first phase of their new expansion area which will have spotted hyena, gelada, red pandas, Humboldt penguins and more.

    Pairi Daiza will open the expanded Land of Cold featuring polar bears, amur tigers, walruses, and king penguins.
     
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    Milwaukee is opening Phase II of Adventure Africa (Hippos).

    Como Park Zoo is opening Como Harbor (Harbor Seals and California Sea Lions).
     
  6. Jungle Man

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    Milwaukee expects to open a new hippo exhibit in June.

    Oregon is going to start building or to open primate world and the rhino exhibit.
     
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    Taronga Zoo should hopefully open their new African Savannah area (giraffe, zebra, lion, meerkat and fennec fox) this year.
     
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  8. Jungle Man

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    Como harbor (seals and sea lions) will open in 2020
     
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    Aviary at National Zoo
     
  10. Zooplantman

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    Website says 2021
    Bird House
     
  11. SharkFinatic

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    The Houston Zoo is planning on opening their Pantanal exhibit this summer.
     
  12. Luke da Zoo nerd

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    I almost forgot! Kinda funny since I live 15 minutes away from this zoo.
     
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  13. drill

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    oh sorry
     
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    Cheyenne Mountain Zoo will be (hopefully lol) opening Water’s Edge: Africa this year.

    Denver Zoo will open Stingray Cove and a new African penguin exhibit this spring.
     
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    TP Berlin should open the renovated AB House and hopefully Berlin zoo will open the Carnivore house.

    Zurich will open the Lewa Savannah around Easter.

    Doué-la-Fontaine preparing new impressive lion enclosure called Crater of Carnivores.
     
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  16. Jungle Man

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    Savannah Hall in Atlanta
    Louisville sloth exhibit in spring
    South east Asia jungle track in Auckland is going to open in summer.
     
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  17. Jungle Man

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    Wallaby walkthrough will be renovated and will open in Easter 2020 at marwell.
     
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    Reid Park Zoo is opening new Chilean flamingo exhibit (in the front entry plaza) along with a new entrance.
     
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    This March the Sacramento Zoo is opening a new fairly large American alligator exhibit near the front entrance.
     
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    Columbus Zoo is planning on opening two new exhibits this year: Adventure Cove and Jack Hanna's Animal Encounters Village.
     
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