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Discussion in 'Zoo Memorabilia' started by Trebaruna, 4 Feb 2010.

  1. Trebaruna

    Trebaruna Well-Known Member

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    I´ve bought a film/slide-scanner recently and i'm digitalizing some old photos now. Every now and then i stubble upon a couple of photos made in zoos. So far all dutch zoos (Harderwijk, burgers, wassenaar, ouwehand), but i guess i'll find some of antwerp to. I was only born in 83, so the oldest photos are not mine, but my parents' ;)
    For those interested, check; Zoos in the Past :: Fotopic.Net

    Some examples;
    Burgers in 1982;
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    giraffe in the enclosure that is now home to bongos and duikers. (in the background you see the green orang-building)

    Dolfinarium Harderwijk 1991;
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    False killer whales.

    Wassenaar 1981;
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    Giraffes (G.c.antiquorum)

    I'm far from done, so you might have to check later again for new stuff.
     
  2. aim_foliksta

    aim_foliksta Well-Known Member

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    I also have some old photos of Barcelona zoo. All taking by my at the '90.

    The following are from the old aviary. It was rebuild at 2000.

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    This is also inside the aviary:

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    Former polar bear exhibit occupied by penguins. Now there's the new penguin exhibit (there are some photos of the new one at the gallery):
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    Tamandua:
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  3. adrian1963

    adrian1963 Well-Known Member

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    I am gathering together a very large and good collectiion of photographs from Dudley Zoo in the UK
    I will be putting a few on there Gallery page shortly the photographs range from
    1908 these are of the site and street before the zoo was constructed
    Hope to have a large collection on a website dedicated to Old Zoo Photography shortly
     
  4. Designaka

    Designaka Well-Known Member

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  5. Lil Keeper

    Lil Keeper Active Member

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    if anyone has any old photos from taronga zoo, i'd love to see them! its facinating to see how zoos have changed over the years....