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  1. Tygo

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    Taronga Western Plains Zoo have recently introduced a pair of African Lions, the male is Lazarus who moved there from Auckland in 2012. Does anyone know who the female is and where she came from?
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    another female would have been nice
     
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    In all fairness, within the minor black rhino ex situ conservation breeding program (I mean WORLD HERD) males / bulls are still more than welcome, particularly so in the USA/Mexico component.

    But, yes ... new and younger females with future breeding potential remain essential (given an ageing and mostly breeding on hold population in the USA (a shame really ...?!!). On the other hand, it seems some experienced (with the more common white rhino) Mexican zoos seem to have taken up a keen interest in the minor breeding program and are committed to actually breeding them.
     
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    Off topic, are the black rhino at Havana zoo (minor)?
     
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    No. Coming from Namibia I assume these are bicornis!!!

    On TWZP: when is the other pregnant female black rhino due?
     
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    Fair enough. I admit I was thinking only of an Australian region situation, where a number of males have been born but only the one female. I suspect, though I could be wrong, that the only two females breeding now are the mother and daughter that have, or will shortly be, calving.
     
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    Woah I take that back, apparently I missed the birth of a third female calf.
     
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    12 male blackbuck have been introduced to the African Savannah.
     
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