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Discussion in 'Austria' started by kiang, 20 Jul 2011.

  1. kiang

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    The parrots are on show now.
     
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    Female polar bear Tania, 21, was transferred to Zoo Budapest. She arrived there safely yesterday (Oct 12, 2011). Vienna's old polar bear enlosure will be replaced by a new modern one, reopening will be in the year 2014.
     
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    Red Pandas got new home

    Because of the construction work on the old/new polarbear enclosure the red pandas (1,1) were moved to their new enclosure. The old enclosure was on the backside of the polarbears' home. So the cute red pandas got a really great new home at the end of the outdoor area of the giant pandas.

    Find some pics and a video of their new home on zoobesuche.net.
     
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    Anteater gave birth

    Good news, anteater "Emilia", born at Dortmund Zoo, gave birth to a little baby boy on Nov 27, 2011. Father of the baby anteater ist "Silva", born at Colchester Zoo. The baby was named "Hombrecito".

    Find some pics and a video of the baby anteater, 5 days old, at zoobesuche.net
     
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    I've been doing a little research and Igor the male Amur tiger at Colchester Zoo was born here. Does anybody know who his parents and does he have any litter mates or siblings?
     
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    AFAIK, Igor was a single child. His father was Ivan (Iwan), born at Leipzig on June 11, 1993, came to Vienna in 1994. He died on July 12, 2010. After the death of Tanja, Igor's mother, born at Berlin on May 13, 1998, came to Vienna in 1994, died Dec 31, 2008, Ivan was a great single dad to Igor's youngest twin sisters Ina & Kyra, born June 24, 2008. Ina & Kyra are still at Zoo Vienna.

    Igor's other siblings are:

    Twins Amber (1,0) & Lena (0,1), born April 10, 2006, at Bussolengo since March 12, 2008

    Twin girls Lara & Nadja, born in May 2000, at Zoo Schmiding since Nov 2004

    Mischa (1,0), born May 1997, at Banham Zoo since May 1999
     
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    Any indication that one of the girls will eventually get a new breeding partner?

    On other issues: any more zoos on line for the illegal Caribbean parrot confiscation?
     
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    Thank you Jola. Mischa is now at Blair Drummond Safari Park he left Banham in the summer allowing a young female to arrive for his son Kuzma. Mischa's other son is Vasya is now at Riga Zoo. Mischa is now retired from the breeding programme and currently lives with a hybrid male Genghis.

    Do you know Mischa's birth date?
     
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    I'll try to find it out. :)
     
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    Good news from Schönrunn: Anteater "Ilse", 16, gave birth to a cute little girl named "Mocoa" on April 22, 2012. :)
     
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    I now already have it, Mischa was born on the 24th May 1997. He has since moved to Blair Drummond SP to join a hybrid male as Banham want to concentrate on his son and new partner.
     
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    I've posted some photos from Schönbrunn from last week including the building works for the new polar bear enclosure.
     
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    Zoo elephant impregnated with frozen sperm
     
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    Panda cub Fu Hu arrived at BFX on Nov 8, 2012. The quarantine is over, but he hasn't been moved to his new enclosure yet. Find some recent pics of Fu Hu here:

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    How's work on the new polar bear exhibit going?
     
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    AFAIK, they are in time. Next time at the zoo I will take some pics. :)
     
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    Giant panda cub Fu Hu, born at Zoo Vienna, moved to China last November, was sent with female cub Cai Yun to Jinan City Zoo today. It's that zoo, that gas poisoned its 21 year-old female panda #20 aka Quan Quan by an "accident" in 2010. I'm pretty worried about Fu Hu being moved to that zoo. He has just settled in at BFX a bit. By the way, the zoo will rename Fu Hu and Cai Yun ...