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Discussion in 'Germany' started by Bib Fortuna, 8 May 2014.

  1. Bib Fortuna

    Bib Fortuna Well-Known Member

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    The last and only White-tailed Ichneumon (Ichneumia albicauda)in Germany, has died recently.Unfortuntely, the zoo never got any females for him.

    A new enclosure for racoons was opened in April, which is pretty nice.
     
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    Damn shame to hear about the White-tailed Ichneumon :(
     
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    Maguari Never could get the hang of Thursdays. Premium Member

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    Happy days atleast we got to see it,such a pity that species has now gone from Europe!
     
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    In 1990 I got quite excited, white-tailed mongoose at London. Then I realised it was a yellow mongoose.
     
  6. Bib Fortuna

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    According to Zootierliste, there is another holder of them in europe-Tierpark Riegelsee in Switzerland.
     
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    5 Skunks born at Heidelberg :)
     
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    At the beginning of 2014 Heidelberg recieved a pair of hand-raised Madagascar crested ibises. The birds felt so at home that they started a breeding-attemp and at the moment 2 young are in the nest and being parent-raised :)
     
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    Also the zoo has started doing preperations for the construction of the new enclosure for syrian brown bears and corsac foxes, planned to be opened next year.
     
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    Ludwig, a young Asian elephant from Münich was send to Heidelberg to be part of the bachelor-group :).
     
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    By the end of 2015, a Crowned Sifaka male "Manao" (8 years old) will be sent to Heidelberg, and Heidelberg will become the very first German zoo to participate in the sifaka EEP. :)
     
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    Sita, with an age of almost 20 years, Germans oldest Lioness has died yesterday :(.
     
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    A male Orang utan born at Heidelberg :).
     
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    The Sumatran orang utan baby which was born in the night from March 20 to March 21 has been named : Berani.
    Mother is the 13 year old Sari and father the the 22 year old Ujin.
    It was the first birth of this species after a break of 22 years.
     
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    On Sept. 21 a female Greater kudu was born :).