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Birmingham Nature Centre Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park News 2019

Discussion in 'United Kingdom' started by Brum, 12 Jan 2019 at 5:46 PM.

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  1. Brum

    Brum Well-Known Member

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    Visited today, Komodo dragon outdoor enclosure is complete, will post a pic later. White-naped crane have gone, no idea what's replacing them but it's quite a large area for a small site so could be some nice new additions? Goeldi's monkey enclosure has been extended into the Sulcata tortoise enclosure, pic to follow later. Final bit of news is the invert' house is completely closed off and is being re-purposed, so 0 amphibians for the 2019 Global Challenge! :(
     
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    The invert house is being made into a house for the Sloths and another nocturnal animal, can't remember what it is now, but a keeper told me this in November.
     
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    The Invertebrate House is being developed into a purpose-built facility for both Pygmy Slow Loris and Grey Slender Loris. The family of Sloths will be remaining in the Nocturnal House.
     
  4. Brum

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    Thanks for confirming. :) Any idea what the plan is for the former white-naped crane enclosure? And I assume the drainage work in the far corner (by the porcupines) is purely maintenance work, no unexpected extra enclosures to be built after it's finished? :p
     
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    No pottos?
     
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    Bear in mind this will free up an enclosure in the nocturnal house, so if they still have them then maybe they'll end up there...? :p
     
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