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Discussion in 'Fantasy Zoos' started by tubvilius, 1 Jun 2015.

  1. tubvilius

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    I can't find int on internet so i decide to ask this question here... What are the standard sizes of tigers, lion's, hien's, cheetah's and lynx's cages.:
     
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    Any keeper would react: "So much work cleaning all that glass!" :p
     
  3. tubvilius

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    Hey people srsly, can you say how much square meters ir enough for tiger's cage?
     
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    It depends on where you are. In nsw australia tiger and lion enclosures must be 4 meters high plus a 1 Metre in hang. There are loads of other requirements but that's a basic idea. As for size I believe it is 400 square meters for two animals. Cheetah fences don't need to be as high and leopard and mountain lion enclosures need to be fully enclosed.
     
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    What do you mean by that?
     
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    Chlidonias Moderator Staff Member

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    he means "leopard and mountain lion enclosures need to be fully enclosed". In which part lies the confusion? :confused:
     
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    Well I thought covered, but that isn't true. So does he mean a fence all around, but that is pointless to put.
     
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    Chlidonias Moderator Staff Member

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    yes, covered. Fully-enclosed, as in an aviary.
     
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    But they don't necessarily need to be covered, which is why I was confused.
     
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    I think if you re-read the post you might see where your confusion lay.
     
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    Does it mean in Australia they have to be covered? As that makes more sense, because I know of enclosures which aren't covered and work perfectly fine.
     
  12. tubvilius

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    so cage 10x20m is enough for one tiger? :D
     
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    No. Why do you want to torture wild cats by putting them into glass tanks? :confused:
     
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    What is a hien?
     
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    As a photographer I can tell you that thin mesh is better for viewing than glass.
     
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    Lots of zoos have areas that are more like traditional museums and have stuff that guests can interact with, and there are only a few live animals on display. So I wanna design an area that has five or fewer animals, and have some stuff (like displays or models) that guests can interact with. Is it clear for you now
     
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    Why do you keep calling things "cages." Good zoos do not exhibit their animals in cages. If you want to exhibit an animal, first make sure its needs are met, not the visitor's needs.