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Reptile Park Ti Point breeds iguanas

Discussion in 'New Zealand' started by Chlidonias, 3 Mar 2016.

  1. Chlidonias

    Chlidonias Moderator Staff Member

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    An article from September 2015 which somehow went entirely unnoticed. Baby iguanas aren't that exciting for Northern Hemisphereans, but in a New Zealand context it is very news-worthy! Somewhat remarkably I can't find any other articles except this one and a repeat on a local Facebook page (hence why it went unrecorded on Zoochat until now).

    Baby iguana a rare sight in New Zealand
     
  2. zooboy28

    zooboy28 Moderator Staff Member

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    Wow, that is exciting news, and odd that it wasn't picked up at the time. I guess Ti Point doesn't have quite the same PR machine as other zoos :D

    We should expect to see this species pop up in a few other collections soon then, I guess Auckland and Hamilton especially likely.
     
  3. Chlidonias

    Chlidonias Moderator Staff Member

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    I guess that's one way of putting it :D

    Their website is barely current, they don't appear to have a Facebook page, you rarely see press releases from them. It's almost like they think nobody would be interested in news from them.