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Filming brown bears in a zoo

Discussion in 'General Zoo Discussion' started by junglijay, 1 Apr 2015.

  1. junglijay

    junglijay New Member

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    Hi All

    I'm looking for zoos in UK / other countries around Europe that have brown bears in an outdoor enclosure. I'm hoping to film them with my dslr and a tripod to get some shots for my final yr project.

    I have reached out to dartmoor zoo and warsaw zoo so far. Haven't received a reply from dartmoor yet and warsaw zoo's bear enclosure will be under renovation so filming there may not be possible.

    I'm seeking to film for 3 days in May.

    Please let me know if you know of any zoo's that have brown bears and can be filmed easily.

    Thanks

    Jay
     
  2. FBBird

    FBBird Well-Known Member

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    Filming Brown Bears

    Whipsnade might suit, with the most natural looking enclosure in the UK.
     
  3. junglijay

    junglijay New Member

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    Thanks i'll look that up. cheers
     
  4. Macaw16

    Macaw16 Well-Known Member

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    Welsh Mountain Zoo may suffice.
     
  5. dogman

    dogman Active Member

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    best naturalistic enclosure by far is Caberceno, near santander, spain. they keep a large group in a massive valley. would look amazing for footage
     
  6. Arizona Docent

    Arizona Docent Moderator Staff Member

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    On my recent Europe trip, I saw a fantastic large and completely natural exhibit in Switzerland at Langenberg Wildlife Park (also known as Wildnispark Zurich).