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Discussion in 'United States' started by Kudu21, 25 Feb 2019.

  1. Kudu21

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    "Cita", a nearly 51-year-old female African elephant, has passed away after a confrontation with another elephant. From the zoo's Facebook page:

     
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    I hope Peggy is ok.
     
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    I visited the zoo today and can address a few topics from last year. There is a yard exhibit in the Asian loop that is currently empty with a sign that it will hold dholes in the near future. The Australia area appears slightly refreshed, one of the three yards is empty with a sign in the exhibit that whatever lives or will live there is not there...so perhaps it will be the rumored wombat.
     
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    When are the dholes coming?
     
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    They are already there, just being held behind the scenes until they are ready.
     
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    Does anybody know where the kiwi exhibit is in Zoo Miami? Do they have a nocturnal exhibit for them?
     
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    They are not on exhibit.
     
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    Presumably they intend to exhibit them? Maybe not, as San Diego and Smithsonian National no longer do.
     
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    From the zoo's facebook page:

     
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    I can confirm that there is no exhibit for kiwi as of last month when I visited.
     
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    :eek: Jesus. That's awful. Think the zoo will be conducting a review to ensure this doesn't happen again?
     
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    The article says they are investigating the situation.
     
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