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Tierpark Gettorf 2015

Discussion in 'Germany' started by vogelcommando, 12 Feb 2015.

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    vogelcommando Well-Known Member

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    The year begins good at Gettorf. During January more then 20 Pygmy goats were born ! Other births / hatchlings during January :
    2 Pied imperial pigeons
    1 Alpaca
     
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    At least Tierpark Gettorf has them also : Meerkat !
    A female came from Zoo Dortmund and 2 males are expected from Zoo Linz :).
     
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    After spend 36 years at Tierpark Gettorf the female White-handed gibbon 'Lola' passed away this summer. In the archive it could not be found anymore how old she was at arrival in 1979 so its not known how old she has become.
    Lola had several young during her time at Gettorf and in the period I took care for her ( 1989 -1994 ) she alsogave birth and raised the baby succesfully. Her last young - a male - was born 2011.
     
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    Althrough Tierpark Gettorf is mainly a mammal and bird zoo now a remarkeble new reptile entered the collection. From a private keeper a Chinese big-headed turtle came to the park and now lived in the waterfall-pool in the tropical house.
     
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    After 6 years without births in July a Crested Celebes macaque was born.
    In Oct. 2014 the male Malino came from Jersey to be paired up with Gettorfs 3 females.
    Kendari was his favorite female and it was she which now has become the mother of the baby. Hopefully the 2 other females - Naomi and Kiribali - also will soon produce young.
     
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    Victoria crowned pigeons are doing quite well at Gettorf. This year one hatched in June and a month later a second hatched from another pair.
    A first breeding for Gettorf took place in May, a Red-crested touraco hatched and was raised.