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Discussion in 'United States' started by TZFan, 4 Jan 2014.

  1. TZFan

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    The latest issue of the ZooNooz says that the new tiger exhibit is opening in May 2014.
     
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    Good news. I may have to renew my expired membership.
     
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    I was so hoping that Imani would have a easy birth and that this baby could be parent raised. Imani is so maternal with her nephew Frank.
     
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    Well I hope they can return the baby fast so Imani can rear her without assistance. But the good thing is she has been trained in the past to rear Frank so even if the baby needs to be bottle fed they should be able to get her up to speed on the procedure again rather fast. Shes got the skills. They would just need to remind her. But if the baby stabilizes fast that might not be necessary. Hopefully baby will be ready for mom fast.
     
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    There video of the baby gorilla up on facebook.
     
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    Please keep good thoughts for this baby gorilla.
     
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    Ok I will but only because it was you who asked Betsy. LOL. I think the little one will be okay. Just sounds like shes had little bit of a bumpy entry into the world and they are being cautious because of that. But your usually far more informed that others when it comes to the San Diego Zoo and Safari Park. Is there something you know that the articles dont say?
     
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    Hopefully the baby will pull through. Such a rough start for the little one. Im going to hope theres better news on her condition tomorrow. If she makes it she will have quite a fan club who have been pulling for her from the start and will adore watching this little fighter grow.
     
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    Does anyone have any information on the Sungazers: Smaug giganteus (previously Cordylus giganteus) kept at San Diego Zoo?

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    Condor chicks have started hatching. The first two of the season have hatched. I'm not sure if one of the chicks is the expected chick for the condor cam. I cant tell right now as one of the parents is sitting on it or the dummy egg. Their chick was due Mar 18th which would make the chick possibly the second chick born on the 18th.

    San Diego Zoo Safari Park Welcomes New Condor Chicks | NBC 7 San Diego
     
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    Hi Frazer, as far as I know there is a single sungazer kept in a terrarium with pancake tortoises in Monkey Trails. There used to be several in a large open exhibit in reptile mesa but they have been taken off exhibit.
     
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    If you compare her coloring in the two videos you can tell how much healthier she is. I posted a picture of her mom on exhibit in the gallery. The baby was introduced to her mom and the other gorillas through the bars in their bedrooms yesterday.
     
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    You are so right Betsy. You can see how sickly she looked when she was so grey and her eyes just looked dull. Fastforward a week and shes a healthy black, furry and her eyes just shine with life. It's so great to here she saw mom and the others. Hopefully but this time next week we can celebrate her return to the troop.