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Discussion in 'United Kingdom' started by Crowthorne, 24 Jan 2016.

  1. Crowthorne

    Crowthorne Well-Known Member

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    Few things from a visit yesterday.

    Fennec foxes seem to have left the collection, their enclosure now holds a pair of Crested Porcupine

    Rani the female Asian Lion is still on her own after the death of Ashok

    The new female Fossa, Sibe, is being held in the small enclosure next to the larger one holding the male Sambara and the old female Perinet. Sibe came from the Henry Doorly Zoo, bringing a new blood-line into the European breeding programme. At the keeper talk they said they hope to introduce Sambara to Sibe around the end of March for breeding. Sibe was very interested in watching the other fossas as they patrolled their enclosure. Apparently Perinet is now too old to go into heat, which is the reason she is happily kept in with Sambara full time.
     
  2. kiang

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  4. Nisha

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    Male Asian Lion, Kamal arrived from Winnipeg today

    A male Dik-Dik has also been born
     
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    Maguari Never could get the hang of Thursdays. Premium Member

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    Does anyone know there's a new Eland at Chessington called Pippa. I saw it on Facebook today and she lives in Wanyama Reserve
     
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    0.3 Asian lions born.

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  10. Regent

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    Great picture of three cubs, is the father Kamal, who is the brother of Bhanu who lives at London Zoo
     
  11. Nisha

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    yes - Bhanu and Kamal are twins