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Discussion in 'Netherlands' started by Mr. Zootycoon, 2 Jan 2019.

  1. Mr. Zootycoon

    Mr. Zootycoon Well-Known Member

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    A flock of inca terns has arrived in Zie-Zoo. They can be seen in the little building within the aviary of the red-crowned cranes.
     
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  2. pangolin12

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    Does anyone have advice on seeing the viscachas, I should be visiting later on this year.
     
  3. AWP

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    The viscachas were the major no-show at my last visit, despite multiple visits to the enclosure that day. They are kept in the same cage row as Yucatan squirrels and Brazilian pygmy owls.
     
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  4. vogelcommando

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    Same for me - on my last visit ( Oct. 2018 ) I visited the cage of the Yucatan squirrels several times but with no succes. Later that day I asked also a keeper and she told me that they like to hide a lot but that in the afternoon the species shows itselfs regulary between 14.00 - 16.00 in the outdoor enclosure. In this time-span I again retured a few times but still no succes :(.
     
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    Welcome all to the club! This is also the time of day when I visited the park (and the first thing I did wen entered here is ask for the vizcachas!) and they were completely hidden in the multiple times that I had gio to its exhibit. I even missed the Yucatan squirrels too, that share the same enclosure. Probably becaude it was a rainy day (tough the exhibit is covered)
     
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  6. Mr. Zootycoon

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    Your best shot is peering throught the hole that leads to their indoor enclosure. Try a couple of times and you might be luckly. The hole is the upper one that can be seen from the pygmy owl aviary.
     
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  7. vogelcommando

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    - First-breeding at Zie-ZOO : a male lowland tapir was born
    - A still unknown number of American black bears born :).
     
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    vogelcommando Well-Known Member

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    New animals from Germany and Poland :
    - 2 breeding pairs of Siberian weazel - will be housed behind the scenes for better results
    - 2 breeding pairs of Kowari's - Zie-ZOO already had this species but now they have a few more :)
    - 2 young Radiated tortoises
     
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