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Bristol Zoo Black spider monkey

Discussion in 'United Kingdom' started by Coconut, 16 Mar 2015.

  1. Coconut

    Coconut New Member

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    I was just wondering if anyone could help me out with some information I need for a uni report- what are the approx. dimensions of the brown spider monkey enclosure at Bristol zoo? Doesn't need to be an exact measurement just a very good estimate would be fine. I have some of my own written down from when I visited but I have very little faith in my own ahaha :). Thank you XxX
     
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  2. Ned

    Ned Well-Known Member

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    For some reason it stuck in my head that a London routemaster bus was 30' long, 8' wide and 15' high, I use these dimensions to mentally measure things. Using the routemaster measuring system I'd say the outdoor enclosure is between 15 -20' across the front, about the same deep and about 15' high. The indoor area is a little smaller but does go over the public area which you can't see. However I'd say the indoor and outdoor areas combined would be two routemasters together, i.e. 30' x 15' - 20' x 15' high. Now you just need to convert measurements into metric.
    I'd like to know the actual measurements to see how accurate I am.
     
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  3. pipaluk

    pipaluk Well-Known Member

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    I was at Bristol last month and I'm sure they didn't have any black spider monkey?!
     
  4. Coconut

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    Thank you, you're a star :D My current attempts seem pretty hopeless so I might give your routemaster technique a try :).

    Thank you XxX
     
  5. Coconut

    Coconut New Member

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    Sorry that should of said Brown spider monkey not black, simultaneously doing a report on gibbons so got myself mixed up.