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Red Panda in New Zealand Zoos

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  1. Zoofan15

    Zoofan15 Well-Known Member

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    Introduction

    New Zealand Zoos have held both subspecies of Red panda: Nepalese red panda Ailurus fulgens fulgens and Chinese red panda Ailurus fulgens styani.

    This thread will focus on the Nepalese red panda as this is the subspecies currently held in the region. I will post information as I find it so updates on a date of death etc. may be posted at a later date if found.

    Events that occurred after an animal left the zoo of focus will not be recorded e.g. Badal (born 2002 at Auckland Zoo) was sent to Hamilton Zoo, where he died that year. His date of death will be recorded in the Hamilton Zoo post; but not the Auckland Zoo post.
     
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    Auckland Zoo (Part One)

    Auckland Zoo's first Nepalese red panda was a female named Tashi. Tashi was born 10/12/1991 at Taronga Zoo and arrived at Auckland Zoo in 1992. Tashi died at Auckland Zoo 25/08/1997.

    Tashi was paired with a male named Mario. Mario was born 15/06/1993 at Madrid Zoo and arrived at Auckland Zoo in 1994. Mario was sent to Hamilton Zoo 28/02/2000.

    Mario and Tashi produced two litters at Auckland Zoo:

    0.1 Reka (born 22/12/1995) > sent to Wellington Zoo 16/10/1996

    1.0 Unknown (born 06/01/1997) > died at Auckland Zoo 01/09/1997
    0.1 Maya (born 06/01/1997) > died at Auckland Zoo mid 2010s

    Mario bred with Maya to produce one litter:

    1.0 Mungojerre (born 22/12/1998) > sent to Hamilton Zoo 11/11/1999
    0.1 Symgaryl (born 22/12/1998) > sent to Mogo Zoo 2002

    Auckland Zoo then imported an unrelated mate for Maya named Shimla. Shimla was born 02/02/1998 at Adelaide Zoo and arrived at Auckland Zoo 24/11/1998.

    Shimla bred with Maya to produce two litters:

    0.1 Amber (born 23/12/2000) > died at Auckland Zoo mid 2010s
    0.1 Blaze (born 23/12/2000) > sent to Mogo Zoo 2002

    1.0 Chito (born 18/12/2002) > sent to Hamilton Zoo 11/08/2006
    1.0 Badal (born 18/12/2002) > sent to Hamilton Zoo 11/08/2006
    0.1 Khosuva (born 18/12/2002) > sent to Darjeeling Zoo 30/09/2010
     
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    Hamilton Zoo (Part One)

    Hamilton Zoo's first Nepalese red pandas were:

    1.0 Laotzy (born 21/01/1999) - arrived from Perth Zoo 10/11/1999
    1.0 Mungojerre (born 22/12/1998) - arrived from Auckland Zoo 11/11/1999
    1.0 Mario (born 15/06/1993) - arrived from Auckland Zoo 28/02/2000

    Mario died at Hamilton Zoo in April 2002. Laotzy and Mungojerre were exported to the National Zoo and Aquarium Canberra and Brooklands Zoo respectively in July 2006.

    Hamilton Zoo imported two brothers from Auckland Zoo in 2006:

    1.0 Chito (born 18/12/2002) > arrived at Hamilton Zoo 11/08/2006
    1.0 Badal (born 18/12/2002) > arrived at Hamilton Zoo 11/08/2006

    Badal died after escaping his exhibit at Hamilton Zoo 14/08/2006; Chito is still at Hamilton Zoo.

    Hamilton Zoo (Part Two)

    Hamilton Zoo imported a female named Tayla to breed with Chito. Tayla was born 08/12/2007 at the National Zoo and Aquairum Canberra and arrived at Hamilton Zoo 27/10/2010. Tayla is still at Hamilton Zoo.

    Chito and Tayla have produced four litters at Hamilton Zoo:

    1.0 Unnamed (born 09/12/2011) > died at Hamilton Zoo 2011
    1.0 Ketu (born 09/12/2011) > sent to Syracuse Zoo 19/11/2013

    1.0 Karma (born 20/12/2012) > sent to Singapore Zoo 10/11/2014
    1.0 Nima (born 20/12/2012) > sent to the National Zoo and Aquarium Canberra 13/03/2015
    1.0 Dawa (born 20/12/2012) > sent to the National Zoo and Aquairum Canberra 13/03/2015

    0.1 Khusi (born 12/01/2014) > sent to Wellington Zoo 24/03/2015
    0.1 Khela (born 12/01/2014) > sent to Auckland Zoo September 2017

    1.0 Tenzing (born 22/01/2015) > sent to Tasmania Zoo early 2019
    0.1 Jamuna (born 22/01/2015) > still at Hamilton Zoo
     
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    Wellington Zoo (Part One)

    Wellington Zoo's first Nepalese red pandas were named Jay and Reka.

    Jay was born 25/12/1995 at Johannesburg Zoo and arrived at Wellington Zoo 27/01/1999.

    Reka was born 22/12/1995 at Auckland Zoo and arrived at Wellington Zoo 16/10/1996.

    Jay and Reka were last mentioned in 2012, they have since died.

    Jay and Reka produced two litters at Wellington Zoo:

    1.0 Shahin (born 09/12/1999) > sent to Adelaide Zoo 27/02/2002
    0.1 Kitar (born 09/12/1999) > sent to Knoxville Zoo 18/07/2007

    0.1 Akkali (born 24/12/2002) > sent to Knoxville Zoo 18/07/2007
    0.1 Kumar (born 24/12/2002) > sent to Knoxville Zoo 16/07/2007
     
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    Auckland Zoo (Part Two)

    Auckland Zoo imported a male named Sagar to breed with Amber. Sagar was born 26/06/2000 at Darjeeling Zoo and arrived at Auckland Zoo 03/11/2010. Sagar died at Auckland Zoo 17/12/2015.

    After Amber failed to conceive in 2011; a new female was imported named Bo. Bo was born 10/12/2009 at Melbourne Zoo and arrived at Auckland Zoo 05/07/2012.

    Sagar and Bo produced four litters at Auckland Zoo:

    1.0 Pabu (born 24/12/2012) > sent to Taronga Zoo 30/03/2016

    1.0 Sundar (born 03/01/2014) > sent to Wellington Zoo 11/11/2015
    0.1 Kesari (born 03/01/2014) > sent to Symbio Wildlife Park 30/03/2016

    1.0 Ramesh (born 00/01/2015) > still at Auckland Zoo

    0.1 Priya (born 14/01/2016) > died at Auckland Zoo early 2017
    0.1 Mohini (born 14/01/2016) > still at Auckland Zoo

    After Sagar's death; Auckland Zoo imported a new female named Khela to pair with Ramesh. Khela was born 12/01/2014 at Hamilton Zoo and arrived at Auckland Zoo in September 2017.

    Ramesh and Khela have produced one litter (to date) at Auckland Zoo:

    1.0 Tashi (born 01/12/2018) > still at Auckland Zoo
     
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    Wellington Zoo (Part 2)

    After Jay and Reka were retired from breeding; Wellington Zoo imported a new pair named Ishah and Amy.

    Ishah was born 07/12/2002 at Taronga Zoo and arrived at Wellington Zoo 19/10/2006. Ishah died at Wellington Zoo 14/01/2017.

    Amy was born at Melbourne Zoo 06/12/1999 and arrived at Wellington Zoo 10/06/2006. Amy died at Wellington Zoo 09/03/2015.

    Ishah and Amy produced two litters at Wellington Zoo:

    0.0 Unnamed (born 27/12/2007) > died at Wellington Zoo late 2007/early 2008
    0.1 Lady Hilary (born 27/12/2007) > sent to Bristol Zoo 14/06/2011

    1.0 Manasa (born 25/12/2009) > still at Wellington Zoo

    After Amy's death; Wellington Zoo imported a new breeding pair named Sundar and Khusi.

    Sundar was born 03/01/2014 at Auckland Zoo and arrived at Wellington Zoo 11/11/2015.

    Khusi was born 12/01/2014 at Hamilton Zoo and arrived at Wellington Zoo 24/03/2015.

    Sundar and Khusi have produced one litter (to date) at Wellington Zoo:

    1.0 Ngima (born 17/12/2017) > still at Wellington Zoo
     
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