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  1. Brownie

    Brownie Active Member

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    Following from Nisha's post and the ongoing breeding success of the Giraffe herd at Woburn I have been doing some research into how many calves have been born from the two maternal lines. I have attached a document which shows my findings but there are some gaps. I would appreciate any help any zoochatters can provide. Some of the information has been worked out by process of elimination so may not be entirely correct. There is also a list of names in the document where I am unsure as to who their mothers were so have been unable to include them in the trees.

    I have tried to keep the information brief and simple as to provide an overview of the breeding success at Woburn. Any help in developing the document would be greatly appreciated.

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  2. Embu

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    Just to start off with, Well Done for all your hard work ( you`ve answered a fair few of my questions)
    Jake (DOB 2009 Danika x ?) has unfortunately passed away this year at CWP (Cotswolds)

    The 3 females born in 2011 are Lunar, Lehanna & Lyndsey although i`m not sure to whom they born to. Lunar & Lehanna are currently the breeding females at Port Lympne

    Mortimer & Mhari i think were born to Savannah & Danika although I could be wrong. Majesty was born to Acacia, I remember reading an article with it being related to the Queen`s Jubilee
     
  3. Nisha

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    I did some similar research back in 2014 and can fill in a few gaps:

    Danica's 2011 calf was Lindsay

    In 2010 another male calf was born (unsure of his mother. Might be Acacia?) His name was Kito. He was moved to Chessington in early 2013. I believe he is still there

    Have you considered emailing Woburn with your questions? They're more likely to answer one email with lots of questions than 5+ with one question in each

    Good luck :)
     
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    You could technically count female Ruby as well (Irsuala X Casper) who was born at Marwell in January 2012 but conceived before Irsuala left Woburn in 2011
     
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    Managed to locate further information:

    Lunar - born 16/7/2011 to Freya
    Lehana - born 19/9/2011 to Frankie

    Kito - born 22/7/2010 to Acacia

    Harris died at Port Lympne in 2011
     
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    Jake (B2009) was Freya's calf. Not Danica's
     
  7. Brownie

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    Thank you both for your input. I see I've had you really looking into it.
    I did think there was one too many J's. I will update the list tomorrow.
     
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    Please do - it would be a useful resource if kept updated
     
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    I agree I've been trying to kp up with all names & DOB which isn't easy. Thanks to your list I've learnt quite a bit as well. Hope I've been able to add a bit if useful information
     
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    This years babies;
    Freya-Arrow
    Danica-Ruedi
    Lindsay-Robin
    Kimmy-Ronnie
     
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  11. The Hedgehog

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    @Embu I was watching Safari Park Adventure the series filmed at Woburn Safari Park. On one episode it showed the relocation of Jake and Icerous to Cotsworld Wildlife Park. Obviously Jake passed in 2017 but is Icerous still alive? I found it hilarious watching the two Boys attempting to have intercourse with their Dad Casper LOL!!
     
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    Has anybody more infos about male giraffe Majesty/Majestic - in my list i had the mother Frankie. But no photo think they lost him soon after birth.
    Also i would like to know if Keira died 2014?
    What happend to Nila, Prudence and Quinn?
    Are the last offsprings still there Sophie, Sandy and Scout (Scouts mother?)?
     
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    @The Hedgehog Icarus died in 2012. Strange sense of humour though.....

    @masonstar as far as I'm aware those you have mentioned are still alive but i could be wrong.

    Woburn giraffes that have been rehomed;

    Cotswold;
    1:0 Icarus born 2008 died 2012
    1:0 Jake born 2009 died 2017

    Flamingo Land;
    1:0 George born 2006 breeding bull

    Marwell zoo;
    0:1 Irsuluh born 2008,
    0:1 Ruby born 2012 (conceived at Woburn)

    Wingham;
    1:0 Robin born 2017,
    1:0 Ruedi born 2017

    Edinburgh zoo;
    1:0 Ronnie born 2017
    1:0 Arrow born 2017

    Port Lympne;
    0:1 Lunar born 2011
    0:1 Lehanna born 2011
     
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    More ex Woburn giraffes

    Chessington;

    1:0 Kito born 2010
    1:0 Napoli born 2013
    1:0 Oscar born 2014

    YWP;
    1:0 Jambo born 2009

    Knowsley;
    1:0 Alexander born 2013
    1:0 Orbit born 2014
     
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    @Embu

    you forget Mortimer and Mhari born 2012 move to Safari Sevilla Castillo de las Guardas 2014.
    and Alexander born 2013 also Orbit born 2014 both move 2017 to Knowsley.

    The other i have mentioned Majestic lost track 2012
    Keira lost track 2014
    Nila lost track 2016
    Prudence lost track 2015
    Quinn, Sophie, Sandy and Scout not sure if they still there
    ZIMS Species holding report end of the year still 1.11
    Oscar, Savannah, Danica, Frankie, Freya, Kimmie, Lindsay, Maya, Nakuru, so if Quinn, Sophie and Sandy still there could be correct only Scout would be miss.
     
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    I didn't know Mortimer & Mahari had moved. The 1:0 on your list would be Casper not Oscar possibly. Keira,Nila& Prudence may well have died?

    Is Savannah still living? She was born in 1998 I think
     
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    Richtig ... Casper, nicht Oscar ... late night haha
    Savannah, denke sie ist noch da - konnte sie auf Fotos von 2021 finden - sie wurde am 09.01.98 geboren
     
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    @masonstar I don't want to appear rude or offensive but I dint speak German I'm afraid. I'm guessing Savannah died in 2021?
     
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    @Embu
    Sorry translate mistake

    Correct Casper not Oscar.
    Savannah - think she still alive - could find her on photos of last year - she was born 09.01.98.
     
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  20. Dayna

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    Hi so the giraffes currently still at Woburn are
    Savannah 1998
    Danica 2003
    Casper 2003
    Freya 2005
    Kimmie 2010
    Lindsay 2011
    Nakuru 2013
    Onyx 2014
    Quinn 2016
    Sahara/ Sandy 2018
    Sophie 2018
    Scout 2018
     
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