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new collection in Staffordshire

Discussion in 'United Kingdom' started by bongorob, 22 Sep 2014.

  1. bongorob

    bongorob Well-Known Member

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    Nothing like "dressing up a pony"! Haha
     
  3. LaughingDove

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    Not really a new collection though. Just a farm getting meerkats.
     
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    Meerkats ! ? !

    Wow, I must get over there quickly - such a brilliant rarity in British collections these days.

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  5. zoogiraffe

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    No its not a new collection,but it is new that the place now has to have to have a Zoo Licence,to keep a species!That is worth mentioning as it is another,collection that now keeps exotics that are not a domestic exotic!
     
  6. Chlidonias

    Chlidonias Moderator Staff Member

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    actually the article clearly states the farm park only opened a month ago.

    Once they have their zoo licence to hold meerkats, presumably there will be opportunity to widen their scope if they desire (monkeys etc).
     
  7. Paradoxurus

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    This place seems to be on the same road and just about 6km away from Blackbrook. A very interesting situation...
     
  8. TeaLovingDave

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    Interesting indeed, now you point that out.....

    And in the meantime, the planning application for the redevelopment of Blackbrook has yet to be submitted to my knowledge.
     
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    I knew I remembered the name Leek when I read it in the article. I've been there.

    I wonder how much they plan to expand into exotics. Perhaps it will just be a regular tourist farm with meerkats, lemurs and coatis.
     
  10. zoogiraffe

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    It is indeed I saw the road sign,for this place in March this year on the day of my last visit to Blackbrook,I will have to swing by and have a look whats going on at the 2 places when I get a free weekend!