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Discussion in 'China' started by vogelcommando, 29 Jan 2017.

  1. vogelcommando

    vogelcommando Well-Known Member

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    I had no idea that emperor penguins could be kept outside. I've always heard that they would die if kept outside of a chilled penguin house because of their fat reserves which would cause them to overheat.
     
  3. FunkyGibbon

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    Bit of a late reply but in winter at least Dalian is very cold. I couldn't really say whether it is cold enough though, and certainly in summer it wouldn't be.
     
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    Even later reply: I visited this winter and there certainly seemed to be no outside enclosures for penguins.
     
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    Anyone - either Funky Gibbon or another PR.China frequent poster - visited beyond can report or create a review of changes, comings and goings at Dalian Forest Zoo.
     
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    Dear drill, - no offence intended - if this is your reply, we can sure find that kind of information while surfing on the internet. What I specifically meant was current and personal direct news of Dalian Forest animal transfers, new species, new exhibits, masterplanning and what have you not.

    I really do hope someone can provide some new insights into the most recent comings and goings at Dalian Forest Zoo in 2018 and 2019.

    Also the Chinese site is: http://www.dlzoo.com/. However, most of us are not proficient in Chinese Madarin and Google Translate is a notorious crappy affair.
     
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  8. FunkyGibbon

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    I have visited once at the beginning of this year. I have medium-term plans to do a short write-up as much of a longer thread, but I have no idea about changes as I have nothing to compare that visit to.
     
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