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Discussion in 'United States' started by snowleopard, 19 Jan 2012.

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    What this breeding an AZA recommendation or accident? I know that the AZA manages both the mother and father giraffes as "generic," but seems maybe they would try to maintain some genetic lines??
     
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    I visited this zoo last week and really enjoyed it, although I wasn't prepared for the hills and hot weather! Certainly some things could be improved, but the Amazon area was very well done and if everything new follows suit the zoo will only improve. Currently a parakeet feeding aviary is being built, and I believe that a penguin exhibit will be the next thing that gets worked on. I also found plans online for an extensive renovation of the African area of the zoo, however this would likely not occur for a long time due to the amount of money needed for it (or scaled into multiple phases). Has anybody seen these plans before? https://www.southwestindiana.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Mesker-Park-Zoo-Improvements.pdf
     
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    I heard this zoo has a walk through Sitatunga and White Stork exhibit. Is it still functioning as a walk through because if so I will definitely be planning a visit there in the foreseeable future. They also have Greater Kudu, Takins and Rupert the new Indian Rhino!
     
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    Their website now lists Springbok on their map.
     
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