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Discussion in 'Zoo Memorabilia' started by MARK, 11 Jan 2008.

  1. MARK

    MARK Well-Known Member

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    Some of the photos being posted by you European guys are amazing, the pics of some of the exhibits are really interesting and so many rare species too, Hope you keep them coming, :cool:
     
  2. Toddy

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    Well, we love to share ;). I just thought that the gallery was very Australia dominated, and as I started uploading 16 photos each from five german zoos, I saw that many other europeans were uploading like mad too :D.

    "Pictures say more than a thousand words" ;)
     
  3. MARK

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    Your pics are great
     
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    Every picture at the site is great... :)
     
  5. Toddy

    Toddy Well-Known Member

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    I don't why I started with German zoos, but i will be uploading a bunch of pics from the Danish zoos soon, since they are horribly under-representated ;)
     
  6. Swedish Zoo Fan

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    Actually, i'm uploading my photos from Odense Zoo now, so don't worry Toddy!;)
     
  7. Toddy

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    I just added a photoseries called "Wintertime in Copenhagen", showing how animals act when it snows in Copenhagen Zoo. Enjoy!
     
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    Those winter photos are amazing, Toddy!
     
  9. Toddy

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    Thanks :) They are mostly from the Nordic part of the zoo, since a lot of the animals from the warmer climates are indoors (except those odd flamingoes :confused::p)
     
  10. Newzooboy

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    I'll second (or third!?) all of that!!

    Like I said in 'The gallery' thread this part of the site is fast becoming an invaluable resource.

    Still many photos lacking dates though......:rolleyes:;)
     
  11. Xerxes

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    Well ... not a big problem ,or is it, newzooboy ?

    Anyway ,really cool gallery. I've added some of my pictures to it !
     
  12. Newzooboy

    Newzooboy Well-Known Member

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    No, not a big problem......:D

    Just assists in searching for stuff....

    For example, if you are a bit of a zoo historian like me it is cool to see how a zoo changes over the years....thus it is helpful to know the year a photo of an enclosure was taken....it enables the historical value of the picture. Also, while ISIS gives a fairly good estimate of what is currently at any particular zoo it does not provide any information regarding what used to be at a zoo in the past....thus dated photos of particular animals at particular institutions can also have historical value.

    Just something I try and do with my own pictures......

    Anyway, I very much enjoy sharing and seeing others pictures, esp. pf zoos I havn't visited so keep 'em coming. All today's are superb!
     
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    Newzooboy Well-Known Member

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    And Pedro's photos from today are amazing.......

    Fantastic gallery of stuff!!

    Top marks.:D
     
  14. Pedro

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    Thanks! ;) I'll add many more in the next few days!
     
  15. Coquinguy

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    hey guys just whacking up a few pics from Taronga Zoo in Sydney. they were taken in October 2007-Great Southern Oceans is now pretty much finished.
    having only just been bothered to upload pics and realising how easy it is I will endeavour to post more pics whenever I go to Sydney. and excuse the spellinh, its 330 am, still boiling hot. BLOODY AUSTRALIA SUMMER
     
  16. Newzooboy

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    Don't wanna go too far off subject but.......

    It si five forty in the evening, dark, cold, very wet, and blowing a gale........give me BLOODY AUSTRALIAN SUMMER anyday mate.....:rolleyes:
     
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    @Glyn: excellent shots of Great Southern Oceans. I'm wondering if seating for 900 will be enough for the seal/sea lion shows? Maybe there will be 5 or more shows per day? At San Diego Seaworld I watched the killer whale show and was crammed in with 5,000 other spectators in a packed stadium. The orcas only actually performed for 17 minutes, and yet not another body could have been squeezed into the stadium. With Taronga having huge attendance figures (not quite as high as Seaworld) then isn't a 900 seat theatre too small?
     
  18. Xerxes

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    I don't think a zoo would be a theatre when sure it wouldn't be adequate.

    I've added some more pictures of exhibits I like ,as I consider this to be the most usefull to add to the gallery.
    I do have one question though : what kind of description is wanted ? I usually add location and what's seen in the picture, maybe a date or a bit of explanation.
    Is anything else needed ?
     
  19. Coquinguy

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    sorry, the seal theatre has capacity to seat 950 people and ive heard at least 3 presentations a day will be held, meaning more than 2000 people get to see the show over the day.
    taronga zoo is probably the best zoo Ive ever been to in terms of jam packed presentation timetables. when you arrive at the zoo the info centre hands out leaflets-there are bird shows up to 3 daily, seal shows up to 3 daily and keeper presentations and animal feeds pretty much on the hour every hour throughout the day for a range of species.
    with the photos i think a description is good. also any nugget of interesting info on the exhibit/species concerned.
     
  20. NZ Jeremy

    NZ Jeremy Well-Known Member

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    Is it just me or are a lot more photos going up every day than there were even a month ago when I joined..?