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Macaques in UK Zoos

Discussion in 'United Kingdom' started by garyjp, 1 Nov 2015.

  1. garyjp

    garyjp Well-Known Member

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    A few years ago most zoos used to have at least one species if not two - I'm just wondering what macaques species are left in UK zoos these days and where.As far as I know.

    London Zoo Sulawesi Crested
    Monkey World Stump tailed
    Shepreth Crab Eating
    Woburn Barbary
    Monkey Haven (IOW) Barbary & Rhesus
     
  2. Angel

    Angel Well-Known Member

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    Dudley Zoo also has Sulawesi Crested.
     
  3. Brum

    Brum Well-Known Member

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    Off the top of my head Sulawesi macaques are held at Chester, Paignton, Newquay, Marwell and Drusillas as well as others.
    Barbary are held at Wingham, Blair Drummond, Trentham and some others that I can't recall.
    Lion-tailed are held at Chester, Bristol and one of the Aspinall parks.

    This isn't a complete list and omits previously mentioned collections. Zootierliste will be much more useful but I'm busy so you'll have to check some others yourself! :)
     
  4. cracker

    cracker Well-Known Member

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    Edinburgh has Barbary macaques and HWP has Japanese macaques
     
  5. Falconhoof

    Falconhoof Well-Known Member

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    Drayton Manor have Rhesus and pig-tailed macaques.
     
  6. Lemurs

    Lemurs Well-Known Member

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    Howletts has Heck's (off show), lion-tails, Sulawesis.
     
  7. Nisha

    Nisha Well-Known Member

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    Gentleshaws has Stumped Tailed as well

    Thrigby now keeps Crab Eating Macaques (ZTL also says that Curraghs on the Isle of Man also have them as well as the Wales Ape and Monkey Sanctuary)
     
  8. DesertRhino150

    DesertRhino150 Well-Known Member

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    Colchester has a group of four lion-tailed macaques.
     
  9. sealion

    sealion Well-Known Member

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    Combe Martin recently got Barbary macaques from a european rescue charity (AAP).
     
  10. Nanook

    Nanook Well-Known Member

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    Lion-tails are also at Belfast of course.
     
  11. squirrelmonkey

    squirrelmonkey Well-Known Member

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    The famous escape artists:D