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Southeast Asian Rainforest

Discussion in 'Fantasy Zoos' started by ssato, 4 Jul 2016.

  1. ssato

    ssato Member

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    If you were to have a large walk-in aviary/greenhouse (think Leipzig Zoo's Gondwanaland) and populate it with Southeast Asian rainforest flora and fauna, everything free-ranging and co-habiting
     
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  2. Nikola Chavkosk

    Nikola Chavkosk Well-Known Member

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    This should be quite expensive project.

    If the financial resources are limited, I would start with fewer species (like: Malayan tiger, binturong, Javan lutung, southern white-checked gibbon, Sumatran Prevost's squerrel, Red-knobbed hornbill, some parrots, Bali myna, Asian fairly-blue bird, strom stork!, etc., reptiles king cobra, Indochinese spitting cobra, several turtles, Brongersman's blood python, Bornean pitviper, Philipine habu, Siamese crocodile, Savu island python, and many frogs ans several arthropodes.)

    But from veterinary point of view, mixed species enclosures, big aviaries, or walk-trough enclosures, crowded ponds, are not favourable (eg. inter-taxa transsmision of different microorganisms, difficult eradication of a disease once appeared (introduced) in the mixed collection, introductions of new patogenic microorganisms bu visitors (primarly on foots), etc.)
     
  3. Gibbon05

    Gibbon05 Well-Known Member

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    First Enclosure at Entrance:
    Binturong/
    Asian-short Clawed Otter

    Main Free Flying Aivary:
    Red-knobbed Hornbill
    Lesser Whistling Duck
    Little Grebe
    Masked Finfoot
    White-browed Crake
    White-breasted Waterhen
    Purple Swaphen
    Malayan Peacock Pheasant
    Red Junglefowl
    Greenshank
    Masked Lapwing
    Black-winged Stilt
    Oriental Darter
    Yellow Bittern
    Cinnamon Bittern
    Black-crowned Night Heron
    Milky Stork
    White-bellied Swift
    Whiskered Treeswift
    Long-tailed Parakeet
    Rose-ringed Parakeet
    Yellow-crested Cockatoo
    Red-cheeked Parrot
    Blue-Crowned Hanging Parrot
    Blue-rumped Parrot
    Blue-throated Bea Eater
    White-handed Gibbon
    Golden-Cheeked Gibbon
    White-Cheeked Gibbon
    Pileated Gibbon
    Green Peafowl
    Provost's Squirrel
    Javan Mousedeer

    Netted Enclosure:
    Lesser Adjutant Stork

    Hornbill Enclosures:
    Great Hornbill
    Rhino Hornbill
    Oriental Pied Hornbill
    Black Hornbill
    Wreathed Hornbill

    Tiger Trail:
    Sumatran Tiger

    Leopard Canyon:
    Sri-Lankan Leopard
    Reeve's Muntjac/
    Red panda/
    Asian-short Clawed Otter

    Reptile Cave:
    King Cobra
    Indochinese Spitting Cobra
    Several Turtles
    Brongersman's Blood Python
    Bornean Pitviper
    Philippine Habu
    Siamese Crocodile
    Savu Island Python
    Several Frogs

    Side Aviaries:
    Bali Mynah
    Hill Mynah
    Crested Wood Partridge
    Asian Fairy Bluebird