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Challenge: Name an Exhibit, then Describe it

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  1. Yi Qi

    Yi Qi Well-Known Member

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    If you haven't understood the purpose of this challenge, the goal is to write down the name of a fantasy exhibit, then describe what its like before writing your idea of an exhibit name, similar to the threads ungulate nerd made back in the day or the Great exhibit name ideas thread. Example:
    1. Poster A: Sable Shores
    2. Poster B: A hectare exhibit for the wildlife that can be found on or historically could be found on Sable Island off the coast of Nova Scotia, Canada. The first exhibit, after crossing a bridge is a 950 square metre-sized pool and beach area for grey and harbour seals. Parallel to it is an exhibit for atlantic walruses. After a short walk are aviary for arctic terns and ipswich sparrows, before a paddock for sable island horses.
    Elephant Bridge
     
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    Elephant Bridge
    This exhibit is intended as a "bridge" between India and Sri Lanka. Overall, it is a 15-acre zone. It starts as a 5- acre grassy enclosure for nilgai, chital, and crested porcupines. A bridge over a 7 acre exhibit for Asian elephants symbolizes crossing the Bay of Bengal. Guests can view the elephants from all sides. On the other side, they go down a hill to ground-level viewing. There is also a tram that takes guests between the bridge and the elephants. The remaining three acres are devoted to zoo buildings and plants

    Cali-shore-nia
     
  3. Yi Qi

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    An exhibit featuring the wildlife of California's coastal ecosystems, with the centrepiece being a five-million gallon aquarium for species of the kelp forests, including sea otters, leopard sharks, giant pacific octopi northern elephant seals.

    Dragons Down Under
     
  4. iluvwhales

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    Dragons Down Under
    A large reptiles house featuring lizards and crocodilians from Australia. It is built around a saltwater crocodile exhibit. Other highlights include blue-tongued skinks, water dragons, lace monitors, freshwater crocodiles, bearded dragons, and frilled lizards.

    Pharaoh's Domain
     
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    Pharaoh's Domain

    An exhibit complex built around a replicated Egyptian temple and palace with all the associated structures and decorations, keeping animals that were commonly featured in Egyptian mythology or that live in Egypt. Included would be cats (both domestic and African wild cats), sacred ibis, Nile crocodile, golden jackals, scarab beetles, Peregrine falcon, addax, Arabian oryx, dromedary camel, Hamadryas baboon, Egyptian mongoose, Egyptian goose, migratory grasshoppers, Cairo spiny mouse, ornate Uromastyx, Nile monitor, Nubian spitting cobra and Nile perch.

    Psittacine Outback
     
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    Psittacine Outback
    A walkthrough aviary feature Australian birds of the psittacine family. They include budgerigars, sulpher-crested cockatoos, black cockatoos, rainbow lorikeets, and gallah cockatoos.

    Rhino Island
     
  7. Ebirah766

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    The exhibit begins with visitors walking across a rope bridge across a moat. The moat itself is actually a habitat for various animals, being 2.2 Asian arowana, 1.1 Giant gourami, 1.3 Asian narrow-headed softshell turtle, 1.2 Giant Asian pond turtle, and 1.1 Chinese softshell turtle.

    Across the bridge, visitors can walk down to the first exhibit, a swampy enclosure that is smaller than the others in this exhibit. An elephant fence provides protection and visibility for visitors. Inside, a mud wallow can be seen in the distance alongside a crystal-clear river for drinking, as well as various toys scattered around such as balls, rubbing posts, and food enrichment. The exhibit is home to the zoo's 1.2 Sumatran rhinoceros, with each individual having days of the week when they are on exhibit.

    The next exhibit is further down the path and on the opposite side of it, this exhibit is not swampy but more of a forested area. Fresh green grass and dusty patches are the terrain makeup of this exhibit. A mud wallow is of course provided, alongside with a large bathing pool and a river to drink from. The rhinos inside receive basically the same enrichment but have a larger exhibit because of their size, here resides 1.1 Indian rhinoceros, with of course a rotation schedule.

    The final exhibit here is more of a combination of both areas. Moderate size, drinking and bathing areas, a mud wallow, tons of enrichment, dry and swampy areas, this exhibit doesn't need much description other than the fact that it contains 1.1 Javan rhinoceros who rotate on exhibit every day.

    Snakes aren't Scary
     
  8. drill

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    A series of outdoor snake exhibits based on the exhibits at Terrarium Rheinberg-Winterswick. Fierce snakes, Eastern and Western diamondback rattlesnakes, Papuan and Common death adders, Rhinoceros vipers, Philippine cobras, Tiger snakes, Black mambas, Coastal taipans, Blue kraits, Eastern brown snakes, and Golden lanceheads live here.

    Sharks aren't scary.
     
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    Sharks aren't scary

    This exhibit would be a large touch pool designed after a lagoon. The purpose would be to teach visitors that some sharks aren't scary. Shark species would be Whitespotted bamboo sharks and Epaulette sharks. There would also be Cownose Rays as well.

    African Wetlands
     
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    This exhibit will feature a mixed habitat for Greater Flamingo and Shoebill. Then up a hill will be an two enclosures made to look like the two most feared rivals share one, the Nile Crocodile and Hippopotamus.

    Ursines and Ungulates
     
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    Here we go....

    Ursines and Ungulates

    This is large road in a canyon, with the exhibits on the side. Think Asian Passage from the San Diego Zoo. The exhibits are large grottos in he canyon, and are an old part of the zoo it is located. However, there are some rare gems in here!

    The first few grottos are dedicated the animals of Asia. They go as follows
    • 1.1 Sun bear
    • 1.1 Lowland Anoa, 1.2 Babirusa
    • 1.1 Tufted Deer
    • 2.0 Sloth bear
    • 1.2 Markhor
    • 1.1Takin
    • 1.1 Siberian musk deer
    Next is North and South America.
    • 0.2 Grizzly Bear
    • 1.2 Bighorn sheep
    • 1.1 Pronghorn
    • 1.1 Chacoan peccary
    • 1.1 Baird's tapir
    • 1.1 Andean bear
    • 1.2 Marsh Deer

    Next exhibit, Living Fossil House
     
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    Can I go with an already done old Living Fossil house from another post? :p
    ZooChat's First Community Zoo!
     
  13. MonkeyBat

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    Whoops! Ok the new exhibit is Animal Families (Or social animals)
     
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    Animal Families
    This would be a mostly indoor enclosure, a modestly-sized house surrounded by abundant flowerbeds on the front. That would allow a semi-wild colony of Western honey bees (Apis mellifera) to live there, with a hive built next to the wall of the house. The other side would have six outdoor enclosures, half of which being aviaries, and the far side would allow access to a large outdoor enclosure. The building itself would be decorated with mural paintings of various animals that wouldn't be featured within the enclosure caring for their young (elephants, lions, Gorillas, etc.).
    The first section, "little families of many natures", would be Rainforest-themed, featuring a varied array of animals with different approaches to parenting. It would include three large-ish (25m²) exhibits that open to an outside enclosure of a similar size housing:
    - Cotton-top tamarin (Saguinus oedipus) and Hoffmann's two-toed sloth (Choloepus hoffmanni)
    - Bali mynah (Leucopsar rothschildi) and Palawan peacock pheasant (Polyplectron napoleonis)
    - Dwarf crocodile ( Osteolaemus tetraspis)
    Opposite would be some smaller tanks containing:
    - Leafcutter ant (Atta cephalotes); larger enclosure than the other two.
    - Mossy frog (Theloderma corticale)
    - Emperor scorpion (Pandinus imperator)

    Next would be a nocturnal section called "sharing is caring", housing a large group of common vampire bats (Desmodus rotundus), known for their habit of sharing their food.

    The following section would be one called "Big families in the great outdoors". This one would have various animals that form large groups from arid zones across the world. There would be three 25m² enclosures with an accompanying outdoor area for:
    - Short-beaked echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus)
    - Yellow mongoose (Cynictis penicillata) and cape ground squirrel (Xerus inauris)
    - Thick-billed parrot (Rhynchopsitta pachyrhyncha)
    Opposite there would be a mural dedicated to significant reproductive successes in captivity (Pere David's deer, California condor...) and notable baby animals throughout history (Copito de Nieve the albino lowland gorilla, Magneto the polar bear, Fiona the hippo...).
    Finally, there would be a section called "The More the Merrier", which would reconstruct the inside of a hut in the Semien mountains, would show the indoor enclosure for a large herd of Geladas (Theropithecus gelada), also replicating a quaint little mountain hut, with only a ceiling-high glass wall separating them from the visitors. It would connect to a large, mountainous paddock covered in grass, separated from the visitor path by a moat of water.
    The next exhibit will be Moonlit Botany
     
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    I almost died of laughter.
     
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    A house for nocturnal pollinator animals of South America, like bats, moths, and kinkajous and the relationship they have with flowers and nighttime.

    Chupacabra Canyon
     
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