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  1. Moebelle

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    Next to the renderings and by the construction there were multiple signs with macaws on them. Due to the construction of the new exhibit in forests (which right next to it) I figured that was strictly built for them to be displayed and stay. I suppose it's both. Thank you for explaining that, that is wonderful news.
     
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    What species of macaws will be at the show
     
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    Went to the zoo yesterday for the first time and posted many pics to the gallery.
     
  5. Moebelle

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    Took a trip today with intentions of expanding my zoo videos in a geographical sense (I'll be headed east for the first time this Saturday, any guesses?). I compiled a total of 6 videos, covering the Dolphin Dome, Dolphin Show, Deserts, Forests (with footage of their young bears fighting - and the new Macaw station), Plains, and an attempt at an artistic representation of the beloved Orangutan Center.
     
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    Part 1 of 5... for now
     
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    The International Orangutan Center - Probably the only video where I throw attention towards the exhibit's look and architecture rather than the animals themselves. Because of all the attention this newer attraction has received within Zoochat, I highly recommend this for those who have never seen it in person. There is one small mistake, there are not two access yards, there are actually three. Even after four visits since the IOC's opening... I finally bothered to look at the map.
     
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    @Moebelle Thanks for posting these videos and I watched the Indy Zoo one about the IOC. It was great to see the video clips as you really showcased the size of the complex and it was interesting for me to see the outdoor plaza with the interpretative material. I still wish that someone would build a Congo Gorilla Forest-type zoo habitat for orangutans!
     
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    The next episode: Forests. The first Indianapolis video with a narration and so far it also has the most action than any of my previous videos. I cover their tigers, gibbons, their brand new free-flight (and non free-flight) Macaw habitat, and in the end there's footage of their brown bears doing what siblings do best.
     
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    Hmm,if a picture is worth a thousand words..what about a video?Quite excellent,many thanks. My one and only time at Indianapolis was a few years back when they were just building the orang exhibit(which initially at least, and from afar, reminds me of Kansas` much -maligned sixties ape house) and im tempted to say its turned out far better than i thought it would.For someone who has got a little bored with immersion,immersion and more immersion all the time its nice to see a zoo building which proclaims itself to be exactly that.
     
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    One of my favorites. The PLAINS at the Indianapolis Zoo, their largest and most exciting attraction. Whether or not they actually watched it, regardless, those who control the zoo's Facebook page thought it was great. Please see so for yourself. I'd like to apologize for my "enthusiasm" in the video. I was sick, and nearly lost my voice. A couple of my words crack here and there, and I was forced to speak in a deeper tone. The next feature will be a newer idea - my top 10 favorite zoos and analysis. Then I will cover the exhibits of Milwaukee and Brookfield.
     
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    My first Dolphin Show

     
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    Dolphin Ripley died 12.21.2017.
     
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    The zoo will be adding 29 Long-tailed Macaques to a new exhibit called "Sharing One World: Long-tailed Macaques." This is scheduled to open on Memorial Day.

    Text from their website:
     
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    Will this be In the old polar bear exhibit?
     
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    That's what it seems like by looking at their map.
     
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    Yes, it is.
     
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    That’s a very creative reuse of that exhibit!
     
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    Hoping to make my first visit to the Indianapolis Zoo this Thursday, but the weather forecast is not exactly zoo friendly. Thoughts on rainy/stormy day visits to this zoo?