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Discussion in 'France' started by Nisha, 10 Mar 2015.

  1. Nisha

    Nisha Well-Known Member

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    2.0 White Rhino have arrived at the park from the Netherlands this week - The first, Vince was born in September 2012 at Arnhem whilst his companion, Bruno has come from Beekse Bergen (also born in 2012)
     
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    2 Black bears were born at Parc Zoologique de Thoiry :).
     
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    New arrivals at Thiory this year include:

    2.2 Spotted Hyena

    Scimater Horned Oryx

    A combined group of 17 Dholes - 8.0 from Budapest and 0.9 from Schwerin
     
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    That seems like a huge Dhole pack! Is this a common size in Europe or unusual? Are larger packs better from a husbandry perspective, do they breed more successfully?
     
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    A few months ago a spectacled bear was born at Thoiry :).
     
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    2 Amur Leopards were born in 2016
     
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    Apologies - that post should have been North Chinese Leopards. Not Amur
     
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    On May 11 a female Snow leopard was born at Thoiry :).
     
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    2 new species can now been seen on the lemur-islands : Crowned and White-headed lemurs :).