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Discussion in 'Zoo Memorabilia' started by Zebraduiker, 19 Jul 2008.

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  1. Spooky_Skellington

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    Hey everyone!

    I don’t have anything to trade unfortunately but I was wondering if anyone could help. I’m currently studying my DMZAA( :))and for one of my assignments I’m discussing how Bristol Zoo engages in conservation and wanted to see if their guidebook (from 2016-2017?) had any info on it. The gift shop don’t seem to sell them anymore and the zoo library only has editions from 2001-2004.

    Thanks in advance :)
     
  2. zooman1

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    First new guidebook of 2019 as far as I’m aware. Marwell zoo with a sloth on the front same format as the last few years but with different pictures in
     
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    Burgers' Zoo has also published a new guidebook in 2019, with a Zebra on the cover. The guidebook is available both in Dutch and in German.
     
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    Nice to read, Burger's Zoo is still publishing a guidebook. But belive or not, since last year, there are three new guidebooks for well known zoos in germany....Muenster, Walsrode and Erfurt.Two other zoos told me they will phase out their guidebook and replace it for an APP.
     
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    ZSL London 2019/20 guidebook, sloth on the front cover
     
  6. zooman1

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    Ok so I know it’s not been the best year for zoos and safari parks so far with most being closed for some months but I’m just wondering if any one knows if there has been any new guide books published this year
     
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    I don't know about guidebooks but Dudley has a Covid 19 map showing the one-way route around the zoo. I wonder if it will become a collectors item or if many other zoos will produce a Covid map?
     
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    Exactly my thought when I visited on Tuesday!
     
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    We considered one, but everything changes so quickly and although we thought the one-way worked OK here, we were not really sure, and we need to be ready to tweak it if we need to..

    With regard to guide-books, my gut feeling is that if on-line ticketing remains with everything being purchased up-front, guide-book sales will plummet. We had planned a brand new one for 2020 featuring the bears - but I think our new one from last year, could well be the last...
     
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    By my Zoo visits in May and June Aquazoo Leeuwarden and Zooparc Overloon had a special Covid plan. ZIE-ZOO Volkel the normal plan and in Dierenrijk Mierlo there was no plan "The signs inside show you the way to go Sir ", but they had a ringbinder booklet for children "Ontdek de dieren van Dierenrijk" for
    € 4,50 published 2020.
    For the postcardcollectors interesting to know ZIE-ZOO have 20 different postcards for € 1.- each, 6 for
    € 5.-
     
  11. Andrew Swales

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    I am sure this will be because there was no certainty that one way systems would work perfectly, without being tweaked or changed; and maps would immediately be wrong, if changes were made. Few zoos have been designed from the ground up, and even fewer (if any) with a one-way system from the start.
    Imposing one now, is a whole new World...
     
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    West Midlands have a new guide on sale now. It has a lioness and cubs on the cover.
     
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  14. AdrianW1963

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    Are there any zoo guides for the following please -
    Frankfurt Zoo, Dresden Zoo, Berlin Zoo, Wuppertal Zoo & Koln Zoo
    Any help would be great many thanks in advance
     
  15. TeaLovingDave

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    Only Wuppertal does a guidebook now, sadly - after a decade without publishing a new guide, they released one in late 2018 and I believe it is still in print now.
     
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    Many thanks for the info TeaLovingDave