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  1. evilmonkey239

    evilmonkey239 Well-Known Member

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    My Tropical Asian areas:
    Indian Dry Forest
    Bengal tiger
    Bengal monitor
    Chital
    Collared scops owl
    Common Indian toad
    Dhole
    Fishing cat
    Indian bullfrog
    Indian chameleon
    Indian crested porcupine
    Indian eagle-owl
    Indian flying fox
    Indian peafowl
    Indian python
    Indian rat snake
    King cobra
    Mugger crocodile
    Nilgai
    Reticulated python
    Rhesus macaque
    Sambar
    Saw-scaled viper
    Southern plains grey langur
    Skittering frog
    Sloth bear
    Spotted owlet
    Western Ghats
    Asian elephant
    Crested hawk eagle
    Gaur
    Great Indian hornbill
    Indian giant squirrel
    Lion-tailed macaque
    North Indian Wetlands
    Asian open-billed stork
    Gharial
    Indian rhinoceros
    Painted stork
    Sumatra
    Binturong
    Cave swiftlet
    Dayak fruit bat
    Lar gibbon
    Malayan flying fox
    Malayan tapir
    Mentawai scops owl
    Pig-tailed macaque
    Rajah scops-owl
    Red muntjac
    Salvadori's pheasant
    Siamang gibbon
    Southeast Asian water monitor
    Sunda clouded leopard
    Sunda robin
    Sunda slow loris
    Sumatran drongo
    Sumatran green pigeon
    Sumatran orangutan
    Sumatran trogan
    Sun bear
     
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  2. evilmonkey239

    evilmonkey239 Well-Known Member

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    Indian Dry forest: Indian peafowl are free-range throughout the area. We start with a netted cage shared by langur and rhesus monkeys. Next is a large, wooded mixed-species habitat of chital, Indian crested porcupines, nilgai, and sambar. Overlooking it are two carnivore habitats with Bengal tigers and dholes rotated between them. Both include ancient temple ruins. There is also a pond in each that the tigers can swim in. Next is a fishing cat habitat, with a waterfall cascading into a pool with underwater viewing where guests can watch the felines catch live fish. Across, a forested exhibit displays sloth bears. Finally, we enter the reptile house/nocturnal building. The herps on display include two kinds of large python, mugger crocodiles, who have the largest indoor exhibit, king cobras, Indian chameleons, and three species of frog and toad, among others. Finally, the nocturnal section has flying foxes and three kinds of owl. Learning goals include how we can help save the many endangered species of this region.
     
  3. evilmonkey239

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    Western Ghats: a towering netted cage starts off the area, where crested hawk-eagles can freely fly. Similar, although smaller habitats house hornbills, giant squirrels, and lion-tailed macaques. Then, a large paddock is called home by the zoo's gaur herd. Finally, the habitat of the largest land animal in Asia comes into view. The Asian elephants are split between two massive areas, one for females and calves and the other for bulls. Both have large pools to swim in and plenty of other enrichment to keep the pachyderms occupied. The indoor areas are also roomy to keep them stimulated during the winter. Visitors will learn how these animals are declining in the wild because of human activity and how they can help.
     
  4. evilmonkey239

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    North Indian Wetlands: open-billed and painted storks share a pond habitat. Next, an enclosure with sunning rocks and a pool with underwater viewing is home to gharials. Finally, Indian rhinos have a large, grassy paddock, complete with several mud wallows and pools to cool off in. Signs tell how these animals, especially the critically endangered gharials are at risk of extinction due to humans, and how to help.
     
  5. evilmonkey239

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    Sumatra: we start off with a walk-through aviary. Cave swiftlets, Salvadori's pheasants, Sundra robins, drongos, and green pigeons fly around guests. Included is a path through an artificial cave, where visitors can see the swiftlet's nesting area. After they come out, a mixed-species exhibit is shared by Malayan tapirs, muntjacs, and pig-tailed macaques. Across is a habitat for sun bears that includes a waterfall cascading into a pool. A water monitor enclosure with underwater viewing is located nearby. We then step into the nocturnal building. Two species of fruit bat, two species of owl, binturongs, clouded leopards, slow loris, and Sunda pangolins (which I forgot to include on my list) are displayed here. The binturongs and clouded leopards also have adjacent outdoor areas. Finally, Sumatran orangutans and two species of gibbon share a large, moated habitat with many climbing structures. There is also a large indoor habitat available for viewing. Signs tell how the forests of Sumatra and the rest of Indonesia and its wildlife is being destroyed by humans and how to help by actions as simple as buying only sustainable palm oil products.
     
  6. LionMan

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    This is my super cool ideas for my zoo. Most of what I cover is zoo exhibit design. I consider everything from paths to flora options to what materials are being used and even ware the average zoo visitor stands at to view the exhibit . This zoo will take you around the world. some of the things are new ideas and concepts from me others are common place in most zoos. my original idea was to post one huge pdf but this would be too long and i switched to Microsoft word from open office. The two post are from open office which I was having issues with so I had to use two different files. These are the entrance and part of the wilderness. so grab a bag of popcorn or other favorite snack (this is still a long read). Welcome to the Grand Prairie Zoo
     

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  7. evilmonkey239

    evilmonkey239 Well-Known Member

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    The rest of the areas of my park. Sorry I know it’s been a while
    Flores
    Komodo dragon
    Long-tailed macaque
    Timor deer
    New Guinea
    Amethystine python
    Carpet python
    Common spotted cuscus
    Green tree python
    Greater bird-of-paradise
    King bird-of-paradise
    Lesser bird-of-paradise
    Matschie’s tree kangaroo
    Papuan eagle
    Papuan lorikeet
    Pig-nosed turtle
    Raggiana bird-of-paradise
    Saltwater crocodile
    Short-beaked echidna
    Southern cassowary
    Sulphur-crested cockatoo
    Twelve-wired bird of paradise
    Victoria crowned pigeon
    Great Barrier Reef
    Bicolor angelfish
    Big-bellied seahorse
    Bignose unicornfish
    Blue-ringed octopus
    Bluespine unicornfish
    Cairn’s jellyfish
    Clown triggerfish
    Copperband butterflyfish
    Emperor angelfish
    Epaulette shark
    Foxface rabbitfish
    Green humphead parrotfish
    Green sea turtle
    Grey reef shark
    Loggerhead sea turtle
    Magnificent sea anemone
    Ocellaris clownfish
    Palette surgeonfish
    Red lionfish
    Ribbon eel
    Royal blue tang
    Sailfin tang
    Vagabond butterflyfish
    Zebra shark
    East Australian Temperate Forest
    Blue-winged kookaburra
    Broad-headed snake
    Broad-shelled turtle
    Common death adder
    Common wombat
    Crimson rosella
    Eastern blue-tongued skink
    Eastern brown snake
    Gang-gang cockatoo
    Koala
    Laughing kookaburra
    Parma wallaby
    Red-bellied black snake
    Red-necked wallaby
    Stuttering frog
    Superb lyrebird
    Tiger quoll
    Tiger snake
    Tusked frog
    Central Australian Desert
    Australian bird-eating spider
    Bandy bandy snake
    Bearded dragon
    Dingo
    Emu
    Frilled-necked lizard
    Greater bilby
    Inland taipan
    Jeweled gecko
    Marbled gecko
    Painted dragon
    Red kangaroo
    Ringed brown snake
    Sand goanna
    Shingleback snake
    Three-lined knob-tailed gecko
    Thorny devil
    Woma python
    New Zealand
    Antipodes parakeet
    Auckland green gecko
    Grand skunk
    Kakapo
    Kea
    Little black cormorant
    Little penguin
    New Zealand kaka
    North Island brown kea
    Red-crowned parakeet
    Tuatara
    Antarctica
    Adelie penguin
    Chinstrap penguin
    Emperor penguin
    Gentoo penguin
    King penguin
    Leopard seal
    Macaroni penguin
    Rockhopper penguin
     
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  8. OstrichMania

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    The Borgud Zoo (This is in the USA):

    The zoo will be divided into 9 sections:

    • South America
    • North America
    • Europe
    • Asia
    • Arctic
    • Antarctica
    • Africa
    • Madagascar
    • Australasia and New Zealand
     
  9. OstrichMania

    OstrichMania Well-Known Member

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    The Entrance:
    The entrance won't include any animal exhibits but it does contain a variety of plant life as we hired gardeners to work on our gardens. There is a huge plaza straight in front of you which includes a restaurant called the Ho Fame which means 'I am hungry' in Italian, seating areas for guests to have a relax, a fountain in the middle of a ostrich, statues around of various animals, a conservational garden to attract pollinators and other insects and a large space for animal encounter and birds of prey shows. On the left to the entrance is a gift shop holding souvenirs including wristbands (Good for Paul and Lynsey!), keychains, plushies and figurines. On the right is a admission booth and guest services booth. There is also an office right next to the guest services for lost children and lost and found items. In the summer we have a dinosaur invasion and the entrance is where a brachiosaurus amanatronic is kept.
     
  10. OstrichMania

    OstrichMania Well-Known Member

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    By the way, I will use the same method as Evil Monkey to do my exhibits.
     
  11. OstrichMania

    OstrichMania Well-Known Member

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    Africa:

    African Heat (Savannah):

    Mammals:
    • Bat-Eared Fox
    • Black-Backed Jackal
    • Lycaon
    • Serval
    • Caracal
    • Honey Badger
    • Spotted Hyena
    • Cheetah
    • African Leopard
    • African Lion
    • Warthog
    • Chacma Baboon
    • Steenbok
    • Thomson's Gazelle
    • Waterbuck
    • Sable Antelope
    • Grant's Gazelle
    • Impala
    • Eland
    • Blue Wildebeest
    • Grant's Zebra
    • Grevy's Zebra
    • Topi
    • Cape Buffalo
    • White Rhinoceros
    • African Elephant
    • Nile Hippo
    • Black Rhinoceros
    • Hartebeest
    • Reticulated Giraffe
    • Rothschild Giraffe
    • Nyala
    • Blesbok
    • Bushbuck
    • Greater Kudu
    • African Wild Dog
    • Meerkat
    • Slender Mongoose
    • Gambian Mongoose
    Birds:
    • Ostrich
    • Marabou Stork
    • Ruppell's Vulture
    • African White Backed Vulture
    • Helmeted Guineafowl
    • African Crowned Eagle
    • Fasciated Snake Eagle
    • Secretary Bird
    • Orange River Francolin
    • Ruppell's Parrot
    • African Cuckoo
    • African Scops Owl
    • White-Throated Bee Eater
    • African Grey Hornbill
    • Southern Ground Hornbill
    Reptiles:
    • Pancake Tortoise
    • Cape Cobra
    • Savannah Monitor
    • Black Mamba
     
  12. OstrichMania

    OstrichMania Well-Known Member

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    Barren Land ( African Deserts)

    Mammals:
    • Rock Hyrax
    • Dorcas Gazelle
    • Rhim Gazelle
    • Dama Gazelle
    • Fennec Fox
    • Pale Fox
    • Ruppell's Fox
    • Arabian Oryx
    • Gemsbok
    • Dromedary Camel
    • Scimitar Horned Oryx
    • Addax
    • Four-Toed Jerboa
    • Cape Ground Squirrel
    • Arabian Wild Cat
    • Barbary Sheep
    • Cape Hare
    • Desert Hedgehog
    • North African Gerbil
    • Sand Cat
    • Striped Hyena
    Birds:
    • Desert Sparrow
    • Martial Eagle
    • Verreaux's Eagle Owl
    • Black Stork
    • Egyptian Vulture
    • European Bee-Eater
    Reptiles:
    • Sahara Sand Viper
    • Fringe-Toed Lizard
    • Desert Monitor
    • African Ball Python
    • Desert Horned Viper
     
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  13. OstrichMania

    OstrichMania Well-Known Member

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    Treetop Vines (African Forests):
    Mammals:
    • Eastern Lowland Gorilla
    • Common Chimpanzee
    • Bonobo
    • African Forest Elephant
    • Pygmy Hippopotamus
    • Okapi
    • African Manatee
    • Allen's Swamp Monkey
    • Red Tailed Monkey
    • Moustached Guenon
    • Hamlyn's Monkey
    • L'Hoest's Monkey
    • Blue Monkey
    • De Brazza's Monkey
    • Greater Spot-Nosed Monkey
    • Crested Mona Monkey
    • Grey-Cheeked Mangabey
    • Black Crested Mangabey
    • Angola Colobus
    • Mantled Gueraza
    • Brush-Tailed Porcupine
    • Forest Giant Squirrel
    • Kemp's Gerbil
    • Giant Pangolin
    • Giant Forest Genet
    • African Linsang
    • African Palm Civet
    • Giant Forest Hog
    • Bushpig
    • Red River Hog
    • Water Chevrotain
    • Bate's Pygmy Antelope
    • Sharpe's Grysbok
    • Bongo
    • Bay Duiker
    • Blue Duiker
    Birds:
    • African Cuckoo-Hawk
    • Yellow Billed-Kite
    • Lammergier
    • White-Headed Vulture
    • Beaudouin's Snake Eagle
    • Western Banded Snake Eagle
    • Congo Serpent Eagle
    • African Harrier-Hawk
    • Lizard Buzzard
    • Dark Chanting Goshawk
    • African Hobby
    • Congo Peafowl
    • African Green Pigeon
    • Black-Collared Lovebird
    • Red-Headed Lovebird
    • African Rose-Ringed Parakeet
    • Grey Parrot
    • Red-Fronted Parrot
    • Meyer's Parrot
    • Green Turaco
    • White-Crested Turaco
    • Ross's Turaco
    • Bare-Faced Go-Away-Bird
    • Grey Go-Away Bird
    • African Wood Owl
    • Bearded Woodpecker
    • Green-Backed Woodpecker
    • African Broadbill
    • Grey-Headed Broadbill
    • Rufous-Sided Broadbill
    • Grauer's Broadbill
    • African Pitta
    • Green-Breasted Pitta
    • Blue Cuckooshrike
    • Grey Cuckooshrike
    • Black Cuckooshrike
    • Yellow-Whiskered Greenbul
    • Joyful Greenbul
    • Golden Greenbul
    • Fraser's Rufous Thrush
    • Grey Ground Thrush
    • Black-Eared Ground Thrush
    • Yellow Longbill
    • Grey Longbill
    • Blackcap Blabbler
    • Forest White-Eye
    • Eurasian Golden Oriole
    • Grey-Headed Sparrow
     
  14. OstrichMania

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    River Current (Wetland Area):
    Mammals:
    • Nile Hippopotamus
    • African Manatee
    • African Clawless Otter
    • Congo Clawless Otter
    • Spotted-Necked Otter
    Birds:
    • Lesser Flamingo
    • Greater Flamingo
    • Great White Pelican
    • Pink-Backed Pelican
    • Shoebill
    • Hamerkop
    • African Sacred Ibis
    • Northern Bald Ibis
    • Southern Bald Ibis
    • African Spoonbill
     
  15. evilmonkey239

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    Flores: Timor deer and long-tailed macaques share a habitat with a pool. Across the way, Komodo dragons have both a large indoor habitat and an adjacent outdoor yard they can use during summer. Signs inform the dangers these animals face in the wild and how to help.
     
  16. OstrichMania

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    Wave Pool (African Coasts):
    Mammals:
    • Brown Fur Seal
    Birds:
    • African Penguin
    • Cape Cormorant
     
  17. OstrichMania

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    Bashin' Boulders (African Cliffs):
    Mammals:
    • Rock Hyrax
    • Hamadryas Baboon
    • Barbary Sheep
     
  18. evilmonkey239

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    Other attractions at my park
    4-D theater
    Kid's Splash Zone
    Stingray Touch-Pool
    Outdoor Amphitheatre (for education animal demonstrations)
    Petting Zoo
     
  19. OstrichMania

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    African Heat (African Savanna):
    Note: I have removed Nile Hippo from this part of the zoo and removed Lycaon due to me not knowing that it also meant African Wild Dog.
    Note 2: If an animal has a star after it's name, that means that it was not on the list but I added it.
    Note 3: Every animal has a off-show area for privacy.

    Scavenger Shelter: The first area you enter is the African Heat and the first landmark of this area is Scavenger Shelter. As you enter, there is a net to the left side of you. This exhibit contains Ruppell's Vulture. Diagonal to the vulture exhibit is a large, field exhibit for Black-Backed Jackal. Another netted enclosure directly in front of the person is home to Marabou Storks and African Black-Backed Vultures. Though this enclosure is their secondary exhibit. The main enclosure is a big field enclosure similar to the Jackal's enclosure but a little bit bigger. Then the visitor enters the nursery which means that the visitors can see baby vultures, storks, jackals and hyenas as we take care of babies that can't be released back into the wild. This opens into a corridor where there is hyena calls coming from speakers. Then it opens into the indoor enclosure for the main attraction, Spotted Hyena. The exit leads into the outdoor enclosure which is about twice the size of the jackal enclosure. The exit to this area leads to the Small Animals Area.

    Next: Small Wonders (Small Animal Area)
     
  20. evilmonkey239

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    New Guinea: four terrariums of various size, containing Amethystine, carpet, and green tree pythons, and pig-nosed turtles respectively, greet visitors when they step into the building. The pythons all have branches to climb on and the Amethystines and turtles have pools, the latter having underwater viewing. Next, an enormous bird cage displays greater, king, lesser, Raggiana, and twelve-wired birds of paradise, Papuan lorikeets, and Victoria crowned pigeons. Sulphur-crested cockatoos are displayed across the hall. Right next door is an enclosure shared by the three mammal species, with tree kangaroos and cuscus clambering over branches while echidnas forage on the ground beneath them. A towering free-flight habitat is home to a pair of Papuan eagles. The final indoor enclosure is a huge saltwater crocodile habitat, with a beach for sunning on and a big, deep pool with an underwater viewing window. When you step outside, a wooded yard displays cassowaries that includes a pool they can soak in. As always, signs deliver the important message about conservation.