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Discussion in 'Germany' started by BjoernN, 12 Jan 2018.

  1. BjoernN

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    First Lesser flamingo hatched.

    A male Grevy's zebra was born to LAYLA.
     
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    Orang-Utan female SATU (11) arrived from Berlin Zoo. She is going to travel to Ramat Gan Zoo after a quarantine of three months.
     
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    There isn't a question page for Leipzig Zoo so I will ask it here, what is bear castle being used for?
     
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    It’s been converted into a playground. The historical elements still remain among the updated area.
     
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    Dr. Kolpin, director of Wilhelma Stuttgart and studbook keeper, told a zoofriend, that bilbies are going to arrive in 2018.
     
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    Western Chimpanzee males KOFI (*2005 in Leipzig, ROBERT x ULLA) and BANGOLO (*2009 in Leipzig, PATRICK x DORIEN) were shipped to Magdeburg Zoo to breed there.
     
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    At the moment Madeburg only have hybrids right?
     
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    Hybrids and Western female female NANA...
     
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    6 Darwin's rhea arrived....
     
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    Second Lesser flamingo hatched.

    Western gorilla born December 6th last year (ABEEKU x KUMILI) is male and got the name KIO.
     
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    Lesser flamingo No. 7 already hatched...
     
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    No. 8 hatched today...
     
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    A further Radiated tortoise hatched, the 4th one since last year..
     
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    6 Western eurasian griffon vulture are back at the zoo. They already moved into the Great aviary and will join 25 European bald ibis in the now walkable aviary.
     
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    Magic lights at Gondwanaland until Feb 24th

     
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    10th healthy Lesser flamingo hatched.

    A female Nile lechwe was born...

    A female Linnaeus' two-toed sloth arrived from a zoo in Denmark after the former female to be (* at Wilhelma Stuttgart) had been identified as a male.
     
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    The Zoo spend more than 1 Mio. Euro last year for the purpose of conservation of species:

    - Breeding facility of Darwin frogs in Chile (founded and conducted by the zoo)
    - Wild Chimpanzee Foundation
    - Endangered Primate Rescue Centre in Vietnam (conducted by the zoo)
    - Conservation and breeding centre of Sumatra Rhinos in Malaysia

    They want to expand their engagment in Vietnam by taking responsibility of Cat Ba Conservation project.
     
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    beautiful zoo
     
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    Am I not right in saying there is only one Sumatran Rhino in captivity in Malaysia and probably zero in the wild?