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  1. blospz

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    • Public viewing of the koalas has now been blocked off due to construction for the Tasmanian devils next to it. It actually looks like they are using the outside koala yard for the devils. I'm wondering if the koalas will only have access to their indoor exhibit for now on.
    • Lee the male polar bear seems to be adjusting well. Anana tolerates him, but Aurora wants nothing to do with him yet. I also heard one of the docents mention, he likes to separate the girls.
     
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    I agree. They were very deep previously. Look to be level with the viewing area now.

    Moebelle- Thank you for the additional pictures. Your YouTube videos are great btw.
     
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    I think Tasmanian devils are cool to see.
     
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    A pair of tokay geckos have been added to the reticulated python exhibit in Asia Quest.
     
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    Two new developments I noticed today:

    -Lakeside Grill (near Asia Quest) is being renovated

    -Elephant Yard is being renovated. Sign mentioned more shade added, slope flattened, and retaining wall added to the far side.
     
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    I'm sure it was good for the elephants.
     
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    The zoo has announced the first two births of 2019: a female addra gazelle born on January 7th and a sex-yet-to-be-determined silvery langur born on January 23rd.
     
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    Does the gazelle have a name?
     
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    Not yet— It won’t until it has reached at least 30 days of age.
     
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    The zoo will be receiving a two-and-a-half-week-old Palawan binturong cub from the Nashville Zoo sometime this week.
     
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    A second addra gazelle calf (this one a male) was born on January 30th.
     
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    The zoo has welcomed a new pair of Mexican grey wolves-- 1.0 "Storm" from the Endangered Wolf Center and 0.1 "Winter" from the Wolf Conservation Center.
     
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    For those interested, the zoo has confirmed via Instagram that the older group of females moved together to a different facility.
     
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    Where did the older wolves go?
     
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    The zoo has extended its winter 1/2 off admission deal through March 15.