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  1. vogelcommando

    vogelcommando Well-Known Member

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    The oldest Brown bear in captivity has died. Female Varvara died at an age of 35 years at the Leningrad Zoo :(
     
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    'The oldest bear' is a lie of zoo's PR department!!!
    There are many older brown bears in captivity over the world, some reaching 50.
    Our zoo's brown bears are 34 & 33 years old and will definitely break Varvara's 'record'!
     
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    Male black jaguar transferred to Hodonin zoo (Czech republic)
     
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    The zoo's elderly female giraffe Luga turns 33 this week. She was born at the same zoo in 1981.
     
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    On Feb. 8 a White-handed gibbon was born to the pair Persej and Gabina :).
     
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    2 jaguar cubs were born at March 11th, one normal and one black.
     
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    1st birth of African lions (1.2, zoomix mutts as usual) since 1984.
    In late 80's-early 90's the zoo kept and bred Asian lions.
     
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    A Steller's sea-eagle which was hatched at Leningrad 2012 has been send to Zoo Abakan - Republic Khakassia.
     
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    At an age of 27 years Polar bear Menschikow died on Oct. 4 :(.