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  1. Zoological Point

    Zoological Point Well-Known Member

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    I went to the Oregon Zoo over the break and was able to create a species list of the park. Here's what you'll see if you explore the zoo along the main route


    Great Northwest
    Cascade Crest
    • Mountain Goat
    Black Bear Ridge
    • Olympic Black Bear
    • Allen’s Swamp Monkey, Eastern Black-and-White Colobus (formerly home to a Bobcat)
    Eagle Canyon
    • Bald Eagle, Bull Trout, Chinook Salmon, Rainbow Trout, White Sturgeon
    Cascade Stream and Pond
    • Coho Salmon (juvenile), Pacific Lamprey, Warner Sucker
    • American Bullfrog, Red-Eared Slider, Western Painted Turtle
    • North American River Otter
    • American Beaver, Bufflehead, Hooded Merganser, Ring-Necked Duck
    • California Kingsnake
    • Rough-Skinned Newt
    • Northwestern Garter Snake
    • Southern Alligator Lizard
    • Western Toad
    • Baja Blue Rock Lizard
    • Empty Terrarium (formerly home to a Pacific Tree Frog)
    • Ringtail
    • Cinnamon Teal, Gadwall, Green-Winged Teal, Hooded Merganser, Northern Shoveler, Redhead Pochard
    Cougar Crossing
    • North American Cougar
    Condors of the Columbia
    • California Condor
    Catio
    • Indian Runner Duck, Swedish Blue Duck
    • Domestic Cat
    Family Farm
    • African Pygmy Goat, Nubian Goat, Pygora Goat
    • Domestic Guinea Pig
    • Domestic Rabbit
    • Chicken
    Pacific Shores
    Steller Cove
    • Pacific Harbor Seal
    • Bat Star, Blue Rockfish, California Sea Cucumber, Canary Rockfish, China Rockfish, Fish-Eating Anemone, Giant Green Anemone, Giant Pink Sea Star, Green Sea Urchin, Gumboot Chiton, Leather Sea Star, Northern Kelp Crab, Ochre Sea Star, Painted Anemone, Pile Perch, Red Sea Urchin, Six-Rayed Sea Star, Strawberry Anemone, Striped Surfperch, Tiger Rockfish, Vermilion Sea Star, Wolf Eel
    • Southern Sea Otter
    Penguinarium
    • Gray Gull, Humboldt Penguin, Inca Tern
    Primate Forest
    • Common Chimpanzee (unsure of the exact subspecies)
    Elephant Lands
    • Asian Elephant (unsure what subspecies, I've heard educators refer to them as Indian, so that's what I tend to say), Borneo Pygmy Elephant
    Africa
    Howard Vollum Aviary (probably missing a species or two)
    • African Pygmy-Goose, Allen’s Gallinule, Blue-Winged Roller, Crested Coua, Golden-Breasted Starling, Hamerkop, Hottentot Teal, Magpie Shrike, Northern Red-Billed Hornbill, Oriole Warbler, Purple Glossy Starling, Speckled Mousebird, Speckled Pigeon, Spur-Winged Lapwing, Superb Starling, Taveta Golden Weaver, Violet-Backed Starling, Western Cattle Egret (used to house Black Crakes as well)
    Predators of the Serengeti
    • Lion
    • Red Ruffed Lemur, Ring-Tailed Lemur (formerly home to Caracals, I saw no signage for Black-and-White Ruffed Lemurs so I assume they’re no longer in the collection)
    • African Wild Dog
    • Cheetah
    • Red-Tailed Boa (formerly home to a Brazilian Porcupine)
    • Common Dwarf Mongoose
    • Henkel’s Leaf-Tailed Gecko, Panther Chameleon
    African Savanna
    • Siberian Reindeer (seasonal)
    • African Spurred Tortoise (seasonal)
    • Bontebok, Speke’s Gazelle (the gazelles have access to the giraffe yard as well)
    • De Brazza’s Monkey
    • Blue-Bellied Roller, Crested Coua, Ring-Necked Dove, Tambourine Dove, Taveta Golden Weaver
    • Egyptian Tortoise, Giant Plated Lizard, Mali Uromastyx (used to house Red-Headed Rock Agamas)
    • Naked Mole-Rat
    • African House Snake
    • Masai Giraffe, Reticulated Giraffe, Southern Ground Hornbill, Speke’s Gazelle, Wattled Crane
    African Rainforest
    • Cape Porcupine
    • African Bullfrog
    • Red-Bellied Piranha
    • Nile Tilapia, West African Slender-Snouted Crocodile
    • La Plata Three-Banded Armadillo, Philippine Sailfin Lizard, Red-Footed Tortoise
    • Madagascar Giant Day Gecko
    • West African Lungfish
    • African Spoonbill, Fulvous Whistling Duck, Greater Flamingo (juvenile), Hadada Ibis, Lesser Flamingo, Northern Bald Ibis, Red-Crested Pochard
    • African Rock Python
    • Empty Primate Habitat (under renovation, monkeys are in Black Bear Ridge)
    • Egyptian Fruit Bat, Rodrigues Flying Fox, Straw-Colored Fruit Bat
    Discovery Zone
    Education Center
    • Western Pond Turtle (juvenile)
    • Coho Salmon (juvenile)
    Insect Zoo (species are switched often so one or two species might have been missed)
    • Armored Darkling Beetle, Red Velvet Ant
    • Arizona Bark Scorpion, Blue Death Feigning Beetle
    • Cactus Longhorn Beetle
    • Black Beauty Stick Insect, Giant Leaf Insect, Giant Malaysian Stick Insect
    • Giant African Millipede
    • Tailless Whipscorpion
    • Central American Giant Cave Cockroach, Madagascar Hissing Cockroach
    • Brazilian Black Tarantula
    • Derby’s Flower Beetle
    • Macleay’s Spectre
    • Garden Fruit Chafer
    • Black Beauty Stick Insect
    • Indian Domino Cockroach
    • Halloween Moon Crab
    Discovery Plaza
    • Amur Tiger
    • Red Panda
    Across the zoo's six main attractions (including subspecies and breeds), I counted 39 types of mammals, 45 birds, 20 reptiles, 3 amphibians, 14 ray-finned fishes, 1 lungfish, 1 lamprey, 1 mollusk, 18 arthropods, 7 echinoderms and 4 cnidarians.
     
  2. Hipporex

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    Lovely list! If you don't mind my asking where does it specify the American black bears are Olympic or were you able to tell based on appearance? I only ask because I've seen these bears and I'm curious if I can add this subspecies to my species list.
     
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    For elephants, 3 (1.2) are mainland indicus, 1.0 is a maximus x indicus cross, and 0.1 is a borneensis.
     
  4. Zoological Point

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    A keeper told me that they were Olympic, there isn't any signage with the subspecies name on it but it talks a lot about black bears in the Pacific Northwest.
     
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  5. Zoological Point

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    Do you know which elephant is maximus x indicus?
     
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    And this is why zoogeograpic exhibits tend to fail, there's an awful lot of non-African species in that rainforest exhibit. And could they have not got any carnivore instead of lemurs for the "Predator" exhibit...

    Great work on the list, I'm always appreciative of anyone who takes the time to do one. :)
     
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    I completely agree, servals or African wildcats (hey, I can dream) would have been a more geographically accurate species and an actual predator, haha
     
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    Samson, their older Bull. His sire was a pure maximus and his dam was a pure indicus.
     
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    It USED to be caracals.
     
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    To be fair, this isn't really a fail, but an intentional effort to turn their rainforest exhibit into more of a pan-tropical exhibit. It was maintained as an African rainforest exhibit for almost 30 years. Their South American rainforest exhibit got demolished to build a new chimp area, so that biome seems to be merging with the African rainforest exhibit into a general rainforest diversity exhibit.
     
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    I'm aware, but I would personally like to see servals in this habitat, to me, it seems more fitting for servals. The return of the caracals would also be a welcome surprise.
     
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    That makes things a bit different then, just more of a case of changing the rainforest complexes name. Still not convinced about lemurs in "Predators Of The Serengeti" though?! ;):p
     
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    I mean, lemurs are omnivores, so technically speaking, they are predators, just not to us ;) hahaha. In the words of Dr. Wu, "To a canary, a cat is a monster."

    The Serengeti part is maybe referencing the lemur's ancestors on the mainland? At this point, I'm just joking, I don't think the exhibit was built with lemurs in mind.
     
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