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Discussion in 'United States' started by TigerValley98, 16 Jan 2019.

  1. TigerValley98

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    A black howler monkey baby was born on January 16th and is now on exhibit with its parents in Primates, Cats, & Aquatics.
     
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    It seems to me that the CMZ has been suspiciously quiet about any development news.
     
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    All we know for sure is Asian Lanterns for 2019 and Dinosaurs for 2020.
     
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    Asian Lanterns was a resounding success and paired well with Asian Highlands. I hope they continue to improve that area of the zoo.
     
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    Can anyone confirm how many elephants Cleveland has? Recent articles, articles that came out only a month before my last visit, say there's five. Moshi, Shenga, Kallie, Willy, and Martika. But going through my footage for Sunday, I can only find four. Even in shots where it isn't possible for even one of them to hide. After identify the four, Kallie is missing.

    Edit: Nevermind, of course as soon as I post this I find forgotten footage of five of them together. Still, I didn't see Kallie in the Mopani range, but she was in the Savanna.
     
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    The Rainforest's Jungle Lab and aviary are under renovation. There is a fourth gorilla in PCA. There is now a sign on the old shark tank that says the nurse shark and Queensland grouper moved to the Henry Doorly Zoo. The Piranha tank in PCA is being converted into a new tank for the electric eel.
     
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    Target opening is Spring 2020.
     
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    That's a tremendous success for the CMZ, and one they've been striving towards for a long time. Genuinely heart-warming to see.

    I'm curious if this is the impetus needed to finally remove the Bear Grottos. Successful births seem to lead to new exhibits in the current administrations - snow leopards, for example. A complete bear renovation could strengthen the case to get polar bears back too, in theory.
     
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    A reindeer was born on April 3rd, announced through an amusing albeit strange Facebook video.
     
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    CMZ has entered into a Biodiversity Science Alliance with the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, the Holden Arboretum, and Case Western Reserve University.

    "The institutions have entered into a five-year affiliation agreement—sharing resources and collaborating on research and education in the fields of biodiversity and evolutionary biology."

    I don't know what that means for the CMZ but its definitely interesting.

    In Collaboration with Major Northeast Ohio Research Institutions | Cleveland Museum of Natural History
     
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