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Discussion in 'Zoo Memorabilia' started by garyjp, 20 Feb 2018.

  1. aardvark250

    aardvark250 Well-Known Member

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    Maps and tickets.
     
  2. MRJ

    MRJ Well-Known Member

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    I own about 15. Actually I have not bought any for over 20 years. I used to haunt second hand bookshops once but life got too busy after we opened Moonlit. By the way, don't take the show or the books as gospel. Gerry played fast and loose with the facts to fit a story. Not the least Lawrence was married at the time and lived in a separate house.
     
  3. Ned

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    These days just maps and tickets. As a child I had a huge collection of feather, porcupine quills, owl pellets, camel fur, pretty much anything I could fish out of an enclosure. My parents encouraged it, it kept the need for pocket-money to a minimum.
     
  4. Ebirah766

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    I have a huge collection of stuffed animals, does that count?
     
  5. HOMIN96

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    Absolutely, I have a few as well :D
     
  6. Scottish Wildcat

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    Do those little model schleich animals they sell on the shelves that cost way too much count? Because I have...too much of those

    I also have a little wall of a select few zoo maps
     
  7. Daubentoniidae

    Daubentoniidae Well-Known Member

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    I have at least 27 guide books for London Zoo alone - along with countless other places e.g. safari parks, aquariums, museums & other zoos.

    Plus this website is good if you want to know what year / date your guide books are from:
    Les Zoos dans le Monde - Base documentaire
     
  8. Tim May

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  9. Daubentoniidae

    Daubentoniidae Well-Known Member

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    Thank you. This helps with keeping track of what I've got!
     
  10. Julio C Castro

    Julio C Castro Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    There are the obvious items I tend to collect like maps from zoos, saving a pristine copy of each zoo and aquarium visited along with worn out copies. Then I love collecting what may be enamel pins from the LA Zoo of animals whether in tye dye colors or natural colors, and mugs or tote bags from both the SDZ and SDZSP :)
     
  11. Hipporex

    Hipporex Well-Known Member

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    I used to collect maps, postcards, and Zoobooks.
     
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