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ZOO Antwerpen Birth's at the Zoo in 2008

Discussion in 'Belgium' started by Marc, 25 Jun 2008.

  1. Gorilla Gust

    Gorilla Gust Well-Known Member

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    Not a birth, but they are new in the Zoo...

    # Emydura australis (together with the Crocs)
    # Hydrosaurus pustulatus (with the ambonese Turtles)

    :D
     
  2. Marc

    Marc Well-Known Member

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    At september 18 a Okapi was born at the zoo. Probably a boy (don't know for sure). Fantastic :)!
     
  3. Litoria Caerulea

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    Indeed, when I heard it saturday, they said it was probably a boy, but they still had to confirm this.
     
  4. Gorilla Gust

    Gorilla Gust Well-Known Member

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    Nice, but not fantastic that is is a boy again.
    I would like a girl voor the breedingprojects, there are enough males according to me... ;) :)
     
  5. Hippo

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    Not for this one, Jabari (so the new okapi is called), is with Bondo as father and Yenthe as mother one of the most pure breed okapi's in zoos.
    I hope you would say with "a boy again" for the full population? Because the last okapi boy born in Antwerp was 'Darou' in 2002. Between, there are Dumela (2002), Etana (2003), Faraa (2004) and Hakima (2006).


    A picture of Jabari:
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  6. MARK

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    Nice looking baby
     
  7. Gorilla Gust

    Gorilla Gust Well-Known Member

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    I prefer the previous baby in Antwerp, that was much cuter ;) :p
     
  8. DDcorvus

    DDcorvus Well-Known Member

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    not everyone would agree with you about baby sloths :p