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Discussion in 'Fantasy Zoos' started by ShonenJake13, 3 Sep 2016.

  1. ShonenJake13

    ShonenJake13 Well-Known Member

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    Hi guys :D hope we're all doing well.

    I have a suggestion for a game of sorts; pretending money and space/export rules etc is no object (it's a game after all) let's all suggest various lists of species that would be kept in an RSCC environment of sorts. Only rule; they must be currently kept/recently kept/soon to be kept in captivity (that last one must be confirmed, not just rumour or assumption based on their wild status) and must be rare in zoos/endangered in the wild (so even though the platypus and tentacled snake are listed as least concern, one could still put them forward as they are rare in zoos).

    I will start with a preliminary (short) list:

    Aye aye
    Tentacled snake
    Platypus
    Goodfellow's tree kangaroo
    Matschie's tree kangaroo
    Shoebill
    Storm's stork
    Proboscis monkey
    Red-shanked douc
    Bonobo
    Giant panda
    Montserrat tarantula
    Short-tailed spotted cuscus
    Tasmanian devil
    Lord Howe's stick insect
    Northern brown kiwi


    Have fun! Let's make the most awesome zoo we can :)

    PS; if the animal has already been listed it cannot be listed again, obviously
     
  2. pachyderm pro

    pachyderm pro Well-Known Member

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    next time put this in the fantasy zoo section but I have some ideas sooooooo...

    Australia-
    Tree kangaroo
    platapus
    koala
    t-devil
    exhidna
    wombat

    hunters
    Asiatic black bear
    Bengal tiger
    amur leopard

    pachyderms
    Sumatren elephant and rhino
    mountain tapir

    primates
    bonobo
    proboscis monkey
    golden stub nosed monkey
    Barbary ape

    hoof stock
    addax
    preswalskis wild horse
    okapi
    forest buffalo
    watusi cattle
    bongo

    small mammals
    Kinkaju
    pangolin
    fishing cat.

    This would be a small rare mammal zoo
     
  3. pachyderm pro

    pachyderm pro Well-Known Member

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    forgot topi and oryx for hoofed animals
     
  4. ShonenJake13

    ShonenJake13 Well-Known Member

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    I didn't even know there was a fantasy zoo section :O
     
  5. animal_expert01

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    My quick list:
    Leopard seal
    Cuban solenodon
    Hispolonian solenodon
    Long beaked echidna
    New Guenia singing dog
    To be continued...
     
  6. animal_expert01

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    Wildebeast (All Species)
    Pygmy Hog
    Williams Blue Cave Gecko
    Capuchin Bird
    Bleesbok
    Hartebeest (All Species)
    Long Wattled Umbrella Bird
    Arafura File Snake
    Little File Snake
    Sea Snakes (All Species)
    Olm
    Hellbender
    Pika (All Slecies)
    Julia creek dunnart
    Ploughshare tortoise
    Spix Macaw
     
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  7. Falanouc

    Falanouc Well-Known Member

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    Just so you know, pachyderm is an obsolete order. And even if it was still in use, tapirs aren't classified as a pachyderm. :)
     
  8. Falanouc

    Falanouc Well-Known Member

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    Wait, what's been going on here?
     
  9. TeaLovingDave

    TeaLovingDave Moderator Staff Member

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    Shenanigans.
     
  10. DragonDust101

    DragonDust101 Well-Known Member

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    BAN ALL THE THINGS
     
  11. Dassie rat

    Dassie rat Well-Known Member

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    Are they related to ptarmigans?