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Zoo animals you want to see but haven't yet

Discussion in 'General Zoo Discussion' started by Meaghan Edwards, 5 Nov 2008.

  1. Hix

    Hix Wildlife Enthusiast and Lover of Islands Premium Member

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    The one in Planckendael.
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    :p

    Hix
     
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  2. TZDugong

    TZDugong Well-Known Member

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    My short list

    1. Okapi
    2. Bonobo
    3. River Dolphin
    4. Burrowing Owl
    5. Emperor Penguin
    6. Yapok
    7. Ocelot
    8. Eastern Lowland Gorilla
    9. Malagasy Civet
    10. Aye-Aye
    11. Tuatara
    12. Bat Eared Fox


    I just noticed how many of these I would see if I went to San Diego. Need to find a way to get there:)
     
  3. Sarus Crane

    Sarus Crane Well-Known Member

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    Here are some I can think of for the moment:
    1. Greater Adjutant Stork (Safari World Bangkok)
    2. Jabiru Stork (Dallas World Aquarium)
    3. Milky Stork (Freeport McMoRan Audubon Species Survival Center)
    4. Siberian Crane (Franklin Park Zoo)
    5. Gelada Baboon (Bronx Zoo)
    6. Owl Faced Monkey (Zoo Leipzig)
    7. Steller Sea Lion (Vancouver Aquarium)
     
  4. TZDugong

    TZDugong Well-Known Member

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    Wow there are a lot of cool storks I've never heard of.
     
  5. aardvark250

    aardvark250 Well-Known Member

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    Are they still there? Is it opened to public ?
     
  6. Chlidonias

    Chlidonias Moderator Staff Member

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    I have no idea.
     
  7. Sarus Crane

    Sarus Crane Well-Known Member

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    Yup! They're the best! (I'm biased:))
     
  8. Luke da Zoo nerd

    Luke da Zoo nerd Well-Known Member

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    The only ones I haven't seen out of all of those are the Snub nosed monkey, Somali wild ass, Ibex and Saiga. I've seen dholes but not the Chinese subspecies.
     
  9. Luke da Zoo nerd

    Luke da Zoo nerd Well-Known Member

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    Orca
    Chinese pangolin
    Flat-headed cat
    Bilby
    Diademed sifaka
    Solenedon
    Desman
    Others that I wish I'd seen
    Philippine eagle
    Terror skink
    Saltwater croc
    Blue-ringed octopus
     
  10. ThylacineAlive

    ThylacineAlive Well-Known Member

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    The US Dholes are still Chinese Dholes.

    ~Thylo
     
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  11. Onychorhynchus coronatus

    Onychorhynchus coronatus Well-Known Member

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    Only a couple of species come to mind.

    Quoll

    Tasmanian devil

    Tree Kangaroo

    Duck billed platypus

    Wolverine

    Musk ox

    Douc langur

    Mouse deer

    African golden cat

    Marbled cat

    Flat headed cat

    Any of the snub nosed monkey species

    Solenodon
     
  12. Anniella

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    I don't want to keep this list too exhaustive, but some noteworthy species:
    Platypus
    Long-beaked echidna
    Bear cuscus
    Quoll
    Tasmanian devil
    Solenodon
    Musk deer
    Lac Alaotra gentle lemur
    Giant bamboo lemur
    Tarsier
    Brush-tailed porcupine
    Hutia
    Hoolock gibbons
    Asiatic golden cat
    Pangolin
    Kiwi (Nemesis species)
    Darwin's rhea
    Northern cassowary
    Kagu
    Tarictic hornbills
    Thick-billed parrot (I don't think I've seen them in person)
    Shining parrots
    Horned parakeets
    Palm cockatoo
    Choughs
    Superb bird of paradise
    Red bird of paradise
    Bowerbirds
    Angonoka tortoise
    Gorongosa lizard
    Pilbara rock monitor
    Hellbender (Another nemesis species)
    Texas blind salamander
    Mushroom-tongued salamanders
     
  13. Junklekitteb

    Junklekitteb Well-Known Member

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    Polar Bears
    Giant Pandas
    Red Pandas
    Snow Leopards
    Amur Leopards
    Javan Leopards
    Sri Lankan Leopards
    Purebred Giraffes, any species
    Babirusa
    Red River Hog
    Warthog, any species
    Purebred Tigers, any subspecies except Bengal
    Platypus
    Koalas
    Any Marsupial
    This just scratches the surface...
     
  14. SivatheriumGuy

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    -Kiang
    -Kulan
    -Onager
    -Roan antelope
    -Yellow-backed duiker
    -Red-flanked duiker
    -Western blue duiker
    -Black duiker
    -Cape buffalo
    -Harnessed bushbuck
    -Bushpig
    -Giant forest hog (I think that a Ugandan zoo still keeps them.)
    -Visayan warty pig
    -Babirusa
    -Bornean bearded pig
    -Silver dik-dik
    -Mountain tapir
    -Malayan tapir
    -Baird's tapir
    -Greater kudu
    -Rocky mountain goat
    -Musk ox
    -Chinese goral
    -Sumatran serow
    -Japanese serow
    -Golden takin
    -Sichuan takin
    -White-lipped deer
    -Bactrian deer
    -Siberian musk deer
    -Tufted deer
    -Sifakas
    -Mouse lemurs
    -Bonobo
    -Galagos
    -Black-footed cat
    -Ratel
    -Wolverine
    -Polar bear
    -Andean bear
    -Malayan bear
    -Siberian weasel
    -Brown hyena
    -Aardwolf
    -Marsh mongoose
    -Slender mongoose
    -African pygmy goose
    -Shoebill
    -African pygmy falcon
    -Californian condor
    -Many many many more...
     
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  15. ThylacineAlive

    ThylacineAlive Well-Known Member

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    When you read this shortly after reading @lintworm's taxonomy thread :confused:

    ~Thylo
     
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  16. SivatheriumGuy

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    What can I say, I'm just a big ungulate fan;)
     
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  17. Junklekitteb

    Junklekitteb Well-Known Member

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    Penguins also...
     
  18. EsserWarrior

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    - Asiatic Black Bear
    - Maned Wolf
    - Uakari
    - Red-Shanked Douc Langur
    - Platypus
    - Dusky Pademelon
    - Bear Cuscus
     
  19. NSU42

    NSU42 Well-Known Member

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    Not sure where in Wisconsin you are at, but Manitowoc's Lincoln Park Zoo in Wisconsin has one.
     
  20. birdsandbats

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    Yep, one of the last ones in the country. The others will be much harder.