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    Female giant anteater has arrived from Marwell
     
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    More on the Giant anteater "Chiquita". She was born 4 years ago at Warsaw - Poland and then went to Marwell. She is the first Anteater at Wuppertal after a break of more then 50 years !
     
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    On May 15 Asiatic golden cat-female "Cat Ba" gave birth to a young. The animals are kept behind the scenes.
     
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    In 2014 Wuppertal started keeping African dwarf crocodiles and now already the species bred for the first time at the zoo. 8 young hatched but 2 of them died. Even worse, also the breeding female died :(.
     
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    The last one is a bummer. What species of dwarfs are actually kept (mind there is 3 at the moment)?
     
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    On Zootierliste the animals at Wupperyal are called Western dwarf crocodiles - Osteolaemus tetraspis subsp. nov.
     
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    Some bird-news from Wuppertal :
    Kookaburras have hatched chicks
    Madagascar crested ibisses have bred :).
     
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    Beaver-female Madl gave birth to triplets.
    On May 11 2016 twin Red ruffed lemurs were born :).
     
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    Fortunately with the beaver ..., these are European beavers. These occur locally in rivers Wupper and Mettmanner Bach. A great conservation and ecosytem restoration story may thus be told.
     
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    2 species of Cavy's have young, the common Patagonian and the much raresr kept Chacoan cavy. The last species is relative new in the collection - obtained last year - so Wuppertal is quite happy with this archievement :).
     
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    In July also a Gentoo penguin hatched :).
     
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    Today, an okapi was born.
     
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    Just in case it wasn't already known, the bonobo twins Azibo and Ayubu, and the bonobo baby Akeena have all recently been paternity tested. The father of the two boys is Bondo, who is currently at La Vallée des Singes, and the father of Akeena is Birogu, one of the two adult males in the group at Wuppertal.