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Any weird mixed exhibits?

Discussion in 'General Zoo Discussion' started by Moebelle, 24 Apr 2012.

  1. AthleticBinturong

    AthleticBinturong Well-Known Member

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    Fota wp has
    Lechwe and European Bison
    Lion tailed macaque and prairie dog
    Penguins often have the free range kangaroos and pelicans in their exhibit
     
  2. Chlidonias

    Chlidonias Moderator Staff Member

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    so, not the mix then. Two separate enclosures....
     
  3. tetrapod

    tetrapod Well-Known Member

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    And also not a particularly weird one as all the species are South American...
     
  4. jpc323

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    I was definitely at a couple of these shows. I don't remember belugas specifically (which doesn't mean it didn't happen) but they were definitely mixing dolphins with pilot whales.
     
  5. savetherhino

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    Yes. There is nothing but a moat separating the Jaguars from the other animals. It is supposed to look like one exhibit
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  6. JVM

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    The exhibit does exist, and is Milwaukee's main dedicated exhibit for South American species.
     
  7. jbnbsn99

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    Yes, the exhibit exists. No, it's not a mixed species exhibit in regards to the jaguar.
     
  8. OhSnapItsKirby

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    Montgomery Zoo has pygmy hippo, zebra, ostrich, addra gazelle, greater kudu, slender-horned gazelle, bontebok, marabous, crowned cranes, spur-winged goose, and a bachelor bongo all sharing the african hoofstock display. The pygmy hippos also have access to the giraffe and Northern ground hornbill yard (since they are separated from the hoofstock only by a moat.)

    For a few years, there were also black footed penguins that had access to both the hoofstock and elephant moats.
     
  9. Dassie rat

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    I remember seeing prairie dogs and penguins in the same enclosure at Bristol Zoo and a turkey in a waterfowl enclosure at Fuengirola Zoo.
     
  10. Charizard

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    IIRC, in Detroit Zoo, they keep Polar Bears and seals? What?
     
  11. vogelcommando

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    At Artis - Amsterdam Zoo the Western lowland gorillas are kept together with Sykes'monkeys and Meerkats.
    Another quite strange combination -discused before here on ZooChat - are the African penguins ( I counted 3 last tome ) together with Californian sealions.
     
  12. jbnbsn99

    jbnbsn99 Well-Known Member

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    No they don't.
     
  13. Andrew_NZP

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    The pool in the seal and polar bear exhibits are connected. But they're separated by glass. I believe the seal is blind so it doesn't get scared of the bears.
     
  14. jayjds2

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    At the Dallas Zoo, there is now a pair of Spur-Winged Goose in there mandrill habitat. I suppose the geese can take care of themselves, though.
     
  15. animal_expert01

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    Darling Downs Zoo:
    Indian Black Buck, Red Deer and Ostrich.
    Cotton-Top Tamarin, Bush-Stone Curlew and Banded Lapwing.
    Red-Necked Wallaby and Greater Rhea.
    Pygmy Marmoset and Noisy Pitta.
     
  16. birdsandbats

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    I have seen Ring-tailed Lemur and Rhesus Macaque together.
     
  17. Meaghan Edwards

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    African Lion Safari has Llamas or Alpacas in with some of their African species. I always find it jarring when Alpacas/Llamas are mixed in with something outside South/Central American species.
     
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  18. Swedish zoo man

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    skansen akvariet in stockholm use to kep crocodile (kuba crocodile) white faced saki together. i dident end. the exsibit was not completly coverd. so one stubitd gest threw some candy in close to the water. the male saki get dow to the water and then it was no more.
    now the akavrium has hamadryas babons withe meerkas in the same exsibit
     
  19. birdsandbats

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    Minnesota Zoo has Northern White-Cheeked Gibbons and Lesser Flamingos together.
     
  20. TZDugong

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    African Lion Safari also has Miniature Zebu with Bongo's and Baboons.