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Discussion in 'Challenges, Quizzes, Competitions & Games' started by jayjds2, 31 Dec 2018.

  1. jayjds2

    jayjds2 Well-Known Member

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    San Diego keeps a number of species but due to poor record keeping the identifications are for the most part tentative and different sources indicate different species. I have contacted the zoo for more information only to be steered to their website, which is, of course, useless in this matter. Until further clarification is made through research or by the zoo, it would be best to get Galápagos tortoise points from other zoos.
     
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  2. TheGerenuk

    TheGerenuk Well-Known Member

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    The worst part is San Diego is the only zoo I've been to this year that has any of the species. It'll be one species for now until the situation is clarified.
     
  3. jayjds2

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    Agreed - keep it one species for now but should you start to see pure individuals, remove it in favor of them.
     
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    Binder Park Zoo - August 17 2019

    Mammals
    10. Collared Lemur Eulemur collaris

    Reptiles
    29. Dumeril's Ground Boa Acrantophis dumerili

    Total: 62
     
  5. ThylacineAlive

    ThylacineAlive Well-Known Member

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    Trevor Zoo
    Mammals-
    23) Japanese Serow Capricornis crispus

    Livingston-Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy
    Birds-
    59) Meller’s Duck Anas melleri
    60) Hawaiian Duck Anas wyvilliana
    61) Laysan Teal Anas laysanensis
    62) New Zealand Scaup Aythya novaeseelandiae

    TOTAL: 159

    ~Thylo
     
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  6. TheGerenuk

    TheGerenuk Well-Known Member

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    @jayjds2 , I forgot to mention that I currently have a photo of a Galapagos tortoise from my visit to San Diego 7 months ago.
    Galapagos tortoise - ZooChat
    I'm wondering if this is identifiable at species level for a slight update.
     
  7. jayjds2

    jayjds2 Well-Known Member

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    Brief glance, I want to say guntheti - but give me some time to be sure.
     
  8. ThylacineAlive

    ThylacineAlive Well-Known Member

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    Forgot one:

    Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy
    Birds-
    63) Hawaiian Goose Branta sandvicensis

    TOTAL: 160

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  9. birdsandbats

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    Mammals
    11. Booted Macaque Macaca ochreata
    12. Celebus Macaca nigra

    Total: 64
     
  10. Imperator Furiosa

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    Zoo Knoxville (again) - 08/11/19

    Mammals
    -No change

    Birds

    -No change

    Reptiles

    36. Ploughshare Tortoise (Astrochelys yniphora)

    Philadelphia Zoo - 09/15/19

    Mammals
    11. Blue-eyed Black Lemur (Eulemur flavifrons)
    12. Mongoose Lemur (Eulemur mongoz)
    13. Sumatran Orangutan (Pongo abelii)
    14. Aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis)

    Birds
    12. Raggiana Bird-of-paradise (Paradisaea raggiana)

    Reptiles
    37. Flat-backed Spider Tortoise (Pyxis planicauda)
    38. Pacific Tree Boa (Candoia bibroni)
    39. Standing’s Day Gecko (Phelsuma standingi)
    40. Indefatigable Island Giant Tortoise (Chelonoidis porteri)

    Current total is 66.
    Philly visit was very rushed because I got there close to closing so I know I missed several species I would have otherwise been able to see. In any case, I hope to visit a few more major collections before the end of the year so I can reach a decent final total.
     
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  11. ThylacineAlive

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    Potentially the last update of the year!

    Bronx Zoo
    Birds-
    64) Yellow-Crested Cockatoo Cacatua sulphurea

    Reptiles-
    75) Four-Lined Girdled Lizard Zonosaurus quadrilineatus

    TOTAL: 162

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  12. jayjds2

    jayjds2 Well-Known Member

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    Six Flags Great Adventure 9/22/19

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    60. Moluccan cockatoo, Cacatua moluccensis

    Total: 157
     
  13. drill

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    Do you have a species list of their ungulates?
     
  14. jayjds2

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    I didn’t write them down, but based on my few photos and memory:

    Common eland
    Black wildebeest
    Blue wildebeest
    Addra gazelle
    Addax
    Beisa oryx
    Scimitar-horned oryx
    Grant’s zebra
    Southern white rhino
    Domestic water buffalo
    Roosevelt’s elk
    Blackbuck
    Fallow deer
    Hybrid giraffe
    Sable antelope
    Greater kudu
    Various domestics
     
  15. birdsandbats

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    I just realized I forgot to say what zoo this was at! It was at Special Memories Zoo.
     
  16. drill

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    I heard they had Lechwe. Is this true?
     
  17. jayjds2

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    Yes, now you mention it - they had some red (or whatever we’ve got) lechwe, though I don’t recall how many.
     
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    thanks
     
  19. ThylacineAlive

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    Based off of this new information, I have one new addition:

    Riverbanks
    76) Aruba Island Rattlesnake Crotalus unicolor

    TOTAL: 163

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    Reptiles
    30. Aruba Island Rattlesnake Crotalus unicolor