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Discussion in 'General Zoo Discussion' started by Valentin, 27 Mar 2020.

  1. Valentin

    Valentin Well-Known Member

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    Hello do you know if there is a place where most of the world's monkeys are kept, a bit like the duke center but for all monkeys?
    Or a zoo with a lot of monkeys?

    I know the valley of the monkeys or apenheul but there must be centers or zoos which have more monkeys right?
     
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    Japan Monkey Centre is probably the zoo with most species, though not in good enclosure...
     
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  3. Valentin

    Valentin Well-Known Member

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    Yes so it is not really a good breeding place.

    Another question also: which zoos can accommodate proboscis monkey ?
     
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    I doubt if any zoo has kept most of the world's known monkeys at any one time; this was mainly due to some leaf monkeys and New World monkeys to be difficult to keep in captivity until relatively recently when many zoos keep fewer species than before. There are zoos that have kept most of the known species of small groups of monkeys, such as sakis and uakaris in Cologne's South America House and mangabeys in the Paris Menagerie. In the last few years, the number of species of monkeys have increased due to discoveries and splitting. I doubt if any zoo would now exhibit most species, even in a specialist collection.
     
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    Parque de las Leyendas in Lima, Peru has over 50 primate species and there are other zoos in South America with may species.
     
  6. Valentin

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    Okay thank you I know little about the zoos and parks in this region, I will find out.

    We can therefore confirm that Apenheul is the best place to observe all kinds of monkeys in good conditions.

    After the success of the breeding of doucs in Chleby and the imminent arrival at Beauval of doucs from Bangkok, can we imagine a return of the proboscis monkey ?
     
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    They have been turned down by a UK zoo in the last 5 years
     
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    Seriously which one?
     
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    Please could you provide a list? I'd be very interested to know more. On my 2010 & 2016 visits they only kept a fraction of that number.
     
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    I've never heard of Chleby zoo before. Why can they get such a rare species?
     
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    Here are the monkeys kept at 3 zoos:

    Apeldoorn
    Silvery and pygmy marmosets, callimico, bearded emperor and pied tamarins, golden and golden-headed lion tamarins
    White-faced and yellow-breasted capuchins, Bolivian squirrel monkey
    Grey-handed night monkey
    Red titi, white-faced and red-backed sakis
    Black-and-gold and Venezuelan red howlers, Colombian black spider monkey, woolly monkey
    Barbary and lion-tailed macaques, collared mangabey, L’Hoest’s monkey, northern talapoin, Hanuman langur, Javan lutung

    Chleby
    Pygmy marmoset, cotton-top tamarin
    Mantled colobus, red-shanked douc langur

    Romagne
    Common, Geoffroy’s, silvery and western pygmy marmosets, bearded emperor and golden-handed tamarins, golden and golden-headed lion tamarins
    Bearded, yellow-breasted and white-faced capuchins, Peruvian squirrel monkey
    Red titi, white-faced saki
    Black-and-gold howler, Black and Colombian brown spider monkeys, woolly monkey
    Barbary macaque, mandrill, gelada, Roloway and eastern lesser white-nosed guenons, Kikuyu guereza
     
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    Sorry you are not getting any more!
     
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    Here is the list of monkeys at JMC:

    Common, Geoffroy’s, black-tufted eared, black and white tassel-eared and pygmy marmosets, emperor, red-bellied, red-handed and cotton-top tamarins

    White-fronted, Guianan brown and white-throated capuchins, Bolivian squirrel monkey

    Night monkey

    Dusky titi , white-faced and bearded saki

    Geoffroy’s, black and long-haired spider monkeys, common woolly monkey

    Long-tailed, Japanese(including Yaku), lion-tailed, toque, bonnet, Formosa, Tibetan, rhesus, southern pig-tailed, stump-tailed and Barbary macaques, golden-bellied mangabey, Hamadryas, Guinea and Anubis baboons, drill, mandrill, gelada, Syke’s, red-tailed (including Schmidt’s), moustached, De Brazza’s and Buettikofer’s guenons, northern talapoin, patas, Malbraouck’s and savannah monkeys, Abyssinian and Angolan colobus monkeys, Hanuman langur, silvered and Francois’ lutongs
     
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    Some of these are not present anymore. The animal with gray colour is now gone.
     
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    I would guess Chester.
     
  17. zoogiraffe

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    Well they do have a good past history of keeping them at Chester.
     
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    Then the information i got was outdated. I read it in a few travel guides.
     
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    Or, alternatively, travel guides are not a good source for factual information about things like this.
     
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  20. Valentin

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    Thank you for all these lists.
    JMC has more but in less good condition than Apenheul or the valley.
    The valley was talking about orangutans not so long ago, do we know where it is?
    And another question you prefer: The valley or Apenheul?


    I was also thinking about Chester. It is undoubtedly one of the zoos on which we can count to see some in Europe one day ... as well as Beauval.;)