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Discussion in 'General Zoo Discussion' started by Cheetahgirl1971, 13 Sep 2014.

  1. Cheetahgirl1971

    Cheetahgirl1971 New Member

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    which ungulates can be kept in same enclosure?
     
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    vogelcommando Well-Known Member

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    Depents on the size of the enclosure ! In the several Safari parks a wide range of hoofstock is kept together and normaly this works well.
     
  3. Cheetahgirl1971

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    I don't have a huge space. 1 hectare. i have been experimenting and so far ok. Small gazelle doing well but now i want to add bigger guys. just feeling nervous as this is not my area of expertise
     
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    I have heard Zebras can be problem with young of other species, even biting tails off.
     
  5. Cheetahgirl1971

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    my zebra prefers the company of the donkeys and humans so I won't be mixing him with others as he tends to be very frisky. I have black buck, springbok, dama gazelle, axis deer, waterbuck, oryx, addax and red deer. i have mixed the thomsons with sand gazelle and ostrich and so far it is very peaceful. Also put a red deer female with dama gazelle and all good. Ideally i would like to have a larger space with more mixed animals rather than all the small enclosures with same species