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Discussion in 'Italy' started by Piko, 17 Jun 2016.

  1. Piko

    Piko Well-Known Member

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    BIG NEWS: a new zoo has been opened today near Benevento (Campania, Southern Italy) it's called Zoo delle Maitine, 4 hectars big.
    There are areas:
    -Fattoria degli animali: Golden Pheasant, Goose, Guinea Pig, Donkey, Pony, Vietnamese Pig and Jersey Cow
    -Lo spirito d'Australia: Eastern Bearded Dragon
    -I colori del Sud America: Rhinoceros Iguana, Wild Turkey, Red-and-Green Macaw, Blue-and-Yellow Macaw, Greater Nandu, Plains Viscacha, Patagonian Mara, Common Marmoset (one is just born), Tufted Capuchin, Brazilian Tapir and Alpaca
    -Le magie d'Oriente: Koi Carp, Creasted Gibbon and Bactrian Camel
    -Le terre d'Africa: Madagascar Hissing Cockroach, Bull Frog, Royal Piton, Standing's Gecko, Nile Crocodile, African Tortoise, Helmeted Guineafowl, Egyptian Goose, Sacred Ibis, Egyptian Fruit Bat, Ring-Tailed Lemur, Guereza, Mona Monkey, Agile Mangabey, Meerkat, Leopard, Lion, Pigmy Hippo, Common Eland and Sitatunga

    I have no clue why, but has map in the website there is the Parco Natura Viva's map
     
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  2. Marco Penello

    Marco Penello Well-Known Member

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    1.0 Pygmy hippo has arrived (from Sosto Zoo). He's going to form a new breeding couple with the female Carlotta.
    A group of Small clawed otters has arrived.
     
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  3. Luca Bronzi

    Luca Bronzi Well-Known Member

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    This is a new thread about developments and news of a very nice zoo which here in Zoochat doesn't have the attention it deserves:I'm talking of Zoo delle Maitine,near Benevento,one of the few European zoos which has Plains viscachas (and some rarities in Italy,like Wild turkeys and Cape hyraxes)



    Recently,Egyptian bats have left the collection;their area will be used to expand the exhibit for the two Nile crocodiles (young exemplaries).

    Also,they are looking for a partner for their Brazilian tapir and some exhibits (like the former African aviary) are empty (I don't know what species will go there)
     
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  4. Luca Bronzi

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    Common ravens have arrived
     
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  5. Luca Bronzi

    Luca Bronzi Well-Known Member

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    A camel is born.
    Two White and black ruffed lemurs have arrived (I think the zoo will create a breeding group with other animals)
     
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  6. Kifaru Bwana

    Kifaru Bwana Well-Known Member

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    I follow all news with interest. B/W vari is a nice new addition! Where will they go?

    The zoo already holds ring-tailed lemur.

    Plans for expansion (from current 4ha)?


    BTW: they are already member in EAZA! F.i. Zoo di Napoli is not yet listed as such (allthough forgive when wrong ... I think they are Associate Member ....!?).
     
  7. Luca Bronzi

    Luca Bronzi Well-Known Member

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    I don't know where they will be located.






    Big news!

    The zoo will open a new area for Mediterranean reptiles,which probably will include some big rarities!


    At the same time,a tokay gecko and a viper are arrived
     
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  8. Marco Penello

    Marco Penello Well-Known Member

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    Zoo delle Maitine gained the EAZA temporary membership some months ago. The Associate membership is reserved to the national association (like the UIZA, the Italian Association of Zoos and Aquaria).