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Berlin Tierpark Indian Mixed Species Exhibit

Discussion in 'Germany' started by Sarus Crane, 29 Jun 2018.

  1. Sarus Crane

    Sarus Crane Well-Known Member

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    Just found this photo of a Greater Adjutant Stork from Tierpark Berlin that's from 1970. Other than the Greater Adjutant, Nilgai & Blackbuck were there any other species in this exhibit? What other Asian / Indian animals are compatible or have been housed with Greater Adjutants back in the day as there are sadly none in European or USA zoos currently?
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  2. Joker1706

    Joker1706 Well-Known Member

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    I think, my home zoo (Dortmund) had blackbuck, nilghai, greater adjutant (1975-1996), lesser adjutant and asian black-necked stork in the same enclosure in the 80´s.

    There were also Malayan Tapirs (with Sarus cranes) and Axis deer around, but in different enclosures
     
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    Sarus Crane Well-Known Member

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    Two Adjutant species in the same enclosure? That is EPIC!!! I wonder how tall the fence must've been to contain them.
     
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  4. Joker1706

    Joker1706 Well-Known Member

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    @ Sarus Crane:

    If you will come to Dortmund someday, you can watch the fence, as the enclosure still exists (still housing nilghai and blackbuck, now together with the axis deer and gaur in a seperate enclosure)
     
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