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Chester Zoo Walk and Talk April 24th 2016

Discussion in 'United Kingdom' started by bongorob, 28 Feb 2016.

  1. bongorob

    bongorob Well-Known Member

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    After yet another break of over 12 months we once again have a chance,to walk around Chester Zoo and ask the Curator of Mammals Mr Tim Rowlands all those questions that we have wanted answering over the last 12 months, about any species under his care.

    The plan is to meet at the exit of the Monkey Monorail Station at 10:30 am on Sunday 24th April 2016, after which we will have a walk around the collection with Tim, stopping at various random points to chat and discuss various subjects, with Lunch in the staff canteen, in the afternoon we will finish up the parts of the collection we didn't do in the morning.

    The walk and talk is open to anybody that can contact me via zoochat private message, if you cannot contact me via pm, then you cannot attend. Anybody under the age of 18 will have to notify me of their age, and anybody under the age of 18 will have to attend with a responsible adult. So if you wish to attend all you need to do is send me a pm with your real name and a means of contacting you in case of any unforeseen reason that may result in the event being cancelled.

    Finally Tim would like a donation off everybody that attends to go towards a project as yet undecided.
     
  2. Maguari

    Maguari Never could get the hang of Thursdays. Premium Member

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    Bah - would love to be there but I'll be in the wrong hemisphere that weekend so will have to miss out. Hope everyone has a good day, and say hello to Tim for me!
     
  3. bongorob

    bongorob Well-Known Member

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    Sorry to hear that Maguari, you will be missed.
     
  4. TeaLovingDave

    TeaLovingDave Moderator Staff Member

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    I've sent you a PM giving you the contact details for Helly and myself :)
     
  5. Tim May

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    Good news; many thanks for organising this, Rob.

    (I was a little concerned in case this event was scheduled for the same weekend as the Bartlett Society meeting at Newquay Zoo so am pleased that this is not the case.)

    I’ve sent a PM giving contact details.
     
  6. Kifaru Bwana

    Kifaru Bwana Well-Known Member

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    I am pleased to attend. Will send PM tomorrow (as not at home ...).
     
  7. MagpieGoose

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    Have sent you a PM. We are looking forward to it! :)
     
  8. Maisie

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    Pants. Will be elsewhere that weekend :(
     
  9. bongorob

    bongorob Well-Known Member

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    Sorry to hear that Maisie.
     
  10. Chinchin

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    Disappointed

    Really sorry but I won't be back from holiday on that date. This goes without saying - have a great time!
     
  11. robmv

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    Me too, sadly. (Sad to miss the walk and talk, not sad to be off having adventures.)
     
  12. Brum

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    Should be doable, will send a pm as soon as I have dropped enough hints to the other half! ;)
     
  13. karoocheetah

    karoocheetah Well-Known Member

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    ah dammit - I'm heading off to Finland the day after so I don't think I can spare the sunday before unfortunately :(

    if the date changes however...... :p
     
  14. SHAVINGTONZOO

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    Any chance of joining just for the afternoon part?
     
  15. bongorob

    bongorob Well-Known Member

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    The date is fixed. Sorry.
     
  16. zoogiraffe

    zoogiraffe Well-Known Member

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    People have asked me in the past,if they could do this and the first time I said yes!But when they didn't bother to turn up or even let me know that they wouldn't be attending,I have always taken the stance after that of it being a straight no.But at the end of the day this time its not me in-charge so its up to Bongorob!
     
  17. bongorob

    bongorob Well-Known Member

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    You will have to PM me on the forum.
     
  18. Bwassa

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    I'll be there. Looking forward to it.
     
  19. ChesterZooFan

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    Gutted can't make it. Hope those that can all enjoy....
     
  20. bongorob

    bongorob Well-Known Member

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    Sorry to hear that.

    25 places filled now.