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Discussion in 'United Kingdom' started by yousuf89, 19 Nov 2014.

  1. yousuf89

    yousuf89 Active Member

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    I heard that there are around over 140 species of animals (mostly invertebrates) in the B.U.G.S exhibit
    can anyone give me a whole list of them
    the only I know that they have is moon jellyfish, leafcutter ant, naked mole rat, brown rat and German cockroach
     
  2. yousuf89

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    okay this is what I know so far (not sure if it's correct or not)

    MAMMALS
    brown rat
    naked mole rat

    REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS
    golden mantella

    INSECTS
    blue bottle fly (maggot)
    cave cricket
    desert locust
    domino beetle
    Eastern lubber grasshopper
    flamboyant flower beetle
    Frigate Island giant tenebrionid beetle
    garden fruit chafer
    giant peppered roach
    honeybee
    jewel wasp
    leafcutter ant
    leaf insect

    OTHER INVERTEBRATES
    black widow spider
    common spider crab
    edible golden silk spider
    giant African land snail
    medicinal leech
    Mexican red-knee tarantula
    moon jellyfish
    salmon pink tarantula
    Seychelles giant millipede
    snakelocks anemone
    upsidedown jellyfish

    I don't know about the rest
     
  3. volvox

    volvox Well-Known Member

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    You seem to have answered your own question! I can't give you a comprehensive list of all species but the notable absences from your list are: two golden headed lion tamarins; a couple of Bali starlings; axolotls; quite a few more frogs of various kinds and a snake (sorry! bit vague); loads of fish including clown fish; all sorts of stick insects; partula snails (very important); lots more cockroaches including Madagascan hissing... and so on. Perhaps you'd better go and visit? I would suggest looking at the animal inventory which is on the ZSL website but you can't tell from that what's kept where in the zoo.
     
  4. yousuf89

    yousuf89 Active Member

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    what kind of frogs, snakes and fish do they have
    do they also have giant anteater too
     
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    volvox Well-Known Member

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    They do have giant anteaters, not actually in BUGS but just opposite.

    I'm not sure why you want to know what there is in BUGS specifically, compared to the rest of the zoo? You can download the entire animal list here: Animal inventory | Zoological Society of London (ZSL), but you can't tell from that what is where in the zoo. For that you will (as I said) need to visit and see for yourself.
     
  6. yousuf89

    yousuf89 Active Member

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    I wish to but it's not my holiday yet in my country
    I'm also thinking of making the same replica of BUGS in the future (right here in Oman)
    at least 90 or 100 species of animals that I can afford them
    That's why I want to know some of the specimens found in the BUGS exhibit
     
  7. volvox

    volvox Well-Known Member

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    Right! Okay... well, you need someone a lot more knowledgeable than me, then. Good luck with your project!