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Discussion in 'Australia' started by Riley, 4 Mar 2020.

  1. Riley

    Riley Well-Known Member

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    Couldn’t find a news thread for this place so I’m starting one up, but some very exciting news!

    Alligator snapping turtles have been successful bred for the first in in Australia in 25 years. The park built a breeding facility in 2017 and has paid off for them. The photos show at least 3 of them but potentially they may have bred more. Info from their Instagram account
     
  2. WhistlingKite24

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    Wild Cat Conservation Centre has announced the arrival of Ball Pythons from Wildlife Reserves Singapore. According to the recently-updated exotic reptiles of Australia thread, only this facility, Melbourne Zoo and the Australian Reptile Park hold this particular species in Australia.
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    @Riley May I suggest you use this thread New Gallery Request Thread 2020 [New] to request that Wild Cat Conservation Centre be added to the Australia listings? Once you get notice that is done you can request this thread be moved there.
     
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    The caracal kittens have been sexed as 1.1. The male has been named Kian and the female, Kora.
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    I wonder if they are going to be sent to another zoo?
     
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    Clouded Leopard are back in the country! Wild Cat Conservation Centre has imported a pair of Clouded Leopard! From the zoo’s Facebook page:
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    Now that is VERY cool and most unexpected. If there was a poll surely this would be most armchair naturalists favourite big cat. It's certainly mine. And I expect it would also rate high on a list of species we wish to see return to Australian zoos. I am actually really pleased to hear they are in a private facility. Hopefully they have lots and lots of space, quiet and no other big cats nearby.
     
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