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  1. Nisha

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    Bonobo Lusambo died at an age of 34 years :(.
     
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    ZOO Wuppertal will exhibit Lear?s Macaws in the new birdhouse Aralandia | Parrots Daily News
     
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    When did Lusambo die and how?
     
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    He died April 2nd, I assume from a heart failure like his father and at least four of his brothers did.
     
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    Female giant anteater has arrived from Marwell
     
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    More on the Giant anteater "Chiquita". She was born 4 years ago at Warsaw - Poland and then went to Marwell. She is the first Anteater at Wuppertal after a break of more then 50 years !
     
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    On May 15 Asiatic golden cat-female "Cat Ba" gave birth to a young. The animals are kept behind the scenes.
     
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    In 2014 Wuppertal started keeping African dwarf crocodiles and now already the species bred for the first time at the zoo. 8 young hatched but 2 of them died. Even worse, also the breeding female died :(.
     
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    The last one is a bummer. What species of dwarfs are actually kept (mind there is 3 at the moment)?
     
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    On Zootierliste the animals at Wupperyal are called Western dwarf crocodiles - Osteolaemus tetraspis subsp. nov.
     
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    Some bird-news from Wuppertal :
    Kookaburras have hatched chicks
    Madagascar crested ibisses have bred :).
     
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    Beaver-female Madl gave birth to triplets.
    On May 11 2016 twin Red ruffed lemurs were born :).
     
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    Fortunately with the beaver ..., these are European beavers. These occur locally in rivers Wupper and Mettmanner Bach. A great conservation and ecosytem restoration story may thus be told.
     
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    2 species of Cavy's have young, the common Patagonian and the much raresr kept Chacoan cavy. The last species is relative new in the collection - obtained last year - so Wuppertal is quite happy with this archievement :).