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Gerenuk update

Discussion in 'Germany' started by kiang, 31 Aug 2015.

  1. kiang

    kiang Well-Known Member 15+ year member

    12 Aug 2007
    A little update on the gerenuk situation in Berlin at the moment,
    (this is a translation from Facebook (good luck))

    A special treasure of the zoos Berlin are the Southern Giraffes Gazelles (lit comenius ocra wal leri wal leri).

    Since 2013 they have been in the livestock, 2015 then the European only breeding this subspecies.

    But if that were not enough, to the already existing gazelles, came in June from American zoos further 1,3 southern giraffes gazelles after marzahn, two bucks, in the zoo Berlin.

    And still not enough :): According to the access list of the zoo Berlin is yet another enami in July come to Berlin.

    All in all life now 9 South of the giraffes gazelles in the two beri ner zoos, a good basis for a successful and sustainable breeding of these beautiful animals!
  2. KevinVar

    KevinVar Well-Known Member

    12 Jul 2014
    Well, I'm not German, nor English, (nor an adult, for that matter..) and the first part is rather clear in above post, but I thought I'd give it a shot:

    ''A special treasure of the Berlin zoos are the Southern gerenuk (Litocranius walleri walleri).

    Since 2013 they've been a holding of the park and in 2015 was the first European breeding of this subspecies.

    But if that wasn't enough, to the already existing gazelles came 1.3 more Gerenuks to Friedlichsfielde from American zoos in June this year. Two bucks were exchanged to Zoo Berlin.

    Yet, this still isn't enough. :) According to the 'import list' of Zoo Berlin another Gerenuk came to Berlin in July.

    To summarize, 9 Gerenuks are currently living in the two Berlin zoos, a good basis to succesfully and sustainably breed these beautiful animals!

    In my opinion, a very pleasant thing to hear!
  3. Al

    Al Well-Known Member 15+ year member

    19 Nov 2007
    This is very good news! Fingers crossed for lots more successful breeding!