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ZooChat Challenge North America 2019

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

  1. birdsandbats

    birdsandbats Well-Known Member

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    And another one from a while ago IDed (in this case from Henry Vilas):

    Reptiles
    31. Lichenose Leaf-tailed Gecko Uroplatus sikorae

    Total: 66
     
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  2. TheGerenuk

    TheGerenuk Well-Known Member

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    Buffalo Zoo: October 19, 2019

    Reptiles:
    24. Henkel's leaf-tailed gecko Uroplatus henkeli
    25. Mossy leaf-tailed gecko Uroplatus sikorae
    26. Standing's day gecko Phelsuma standingi


    Plus one other leaf-tailed gecko that needs to be correctly identified by scientific name.
     
  3. jayjds2

    jayjds2 Well-Known Member

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    I can also add Aruba island rattlesnake, for a total of 73 reptiles and 158 overall.
     
  4. Hipporex

    Hipporex Well-Known Member

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    I apologize for not regulary updating as was suggested. Then again it's not like I'm pulling a John Cena or anything with my still low species count.

    Mammals
    6. Red ruffed lemur (Varecia rubra) - Wildlife Safari (04/24/19)
    7. Ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) - Wildlife Safari (04/24/19)
    8. Matschie's tree kangaroo (Dendrolagus matschiei) - San Diego Zoo SP (10/15/19)
    9. North Sulawesi babirusa (Babyrousa celebensis) - San Diego Zoo SP (10/15/19)
    10. Rodrigues fruit bat (Pteropus rodricensis) - San Diego Zoo SP (10/15/19)

    Birds
    2. Salmon-crested cockatoo (Cacatua moluccensis) - Wildlife Safari (04/24/19)
    3. Spotted whistling duck (Dendrocygna guttata) - Sequoia Park Zoo (04/25/19)
    4. Umbrella cockatoo (Cacatua alba) - Six Flags DK (06/13/19)
    5. Nicobar pigeon (Caloenas nicobarica) - Six Flags DK (06/08/19)

    Reptiles
    12. Borneo short-tailed python (Python breitensteini) - Six Flags DK (06/13/19)
    13. Radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) - Six Flags DK (06/13/19)
    14. Madagascar tree boa (Sanzinia madagascariensis) - Sacramento Zoo (06/27/19)
    15. Smallwood anole (Anolis smallwoodi) - Sacramento Zoo (09/21/19)
    16. Neon day gecko (Phelsuma klemmeri) - Cal Academy of Sciences (09/29/19)

    Total: 31 species
     
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  5. ThylacineAlive

    ThylacineAlive Well-Known Member

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    Based on a re-identification:
    Tennessee Aquarium
    77) Biak Tree Monitor Varanus kordensis

    TOTAL: 164

    ~Thylo
     
  6. jayjds2

    jayjds2 Well-Known Member

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    Bronx Zoo 11/16/19

    Mammals:
    25. Grey mouse lemur, Microcebus murinus

    Saint Louis Zoo 11/29/19

    26. Black lemur, Eulemur macaco

    Total: 160 (note: I’m actually at 74 reptiles, my mistake)
     
  7. jayjds2

    jayjds2 Well-Known Member

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    Little Rock Zoo 12/21/19

    Birds:

    61. Scheepmaker’s crowned pigeon, Goura scheepmakeri
    62. Mindanao bleeding heart, Gallicolumba crinigera


    Reptiles:

    75. Philippine pit viper, Trimeresurus flavomaculatus

    Total: 163
     
  8. ThylacineAlive

    ThylacineAlive Well-Known Member

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    Goura sclateri*

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  9. jayjds2

    jayjds2 Well-Known Member

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    Dallas World Aquarium 12/22/19

    Birds:

    63. Blyth’s hornbill, Rhyticeros plicatus

    Aggieland Safari 12/23/19

    64. Greater vasa parrot, Coracopsis vasa


    Total: 165
     
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  10. jayjds2

    jayjds2 Well-Known Member

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    Houston Zoo 12/24/19

    Birds:

    65. St. Vincent amazon, Amazona guildingi

    Reptiles:

    76. Anegada island iguana, Cyclura pinguis

    Total: 167
     
  11. Hipporex

    Hipporex Well-Known Member

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    After a visit to the San Francisco Zoo...

    Mammals
    11. Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)

    Birds

    6. Madagascar teal (Anas bernieri)

    Reptiles

    17. Radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata)
    18. Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis)

    Total:
    35
     
  12. birdsandbats

    birdsandbats Well-Known Member

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    My totals for the year:

    Mammals

    Northeastern Wisconsin Zoo & Adventure Park - February 17 2019
    1. Japanese Macaque Macaca fuscata

    Henry Vilas Zoo - March 30 2019
    2. Bornean Orangutan Pongo pygmaeus
    3. Black-And-White Ruffed Lemur Varecia variegata
    4. Ring-Tailed Lemur Lemur catta

    Milwaukee County Zoo - June 16 2019
    5. Red Ruffed Lemur Varecia rubra

    Columbus Zoo & Aquarium - June 27 2019
    6. Matscie's Tree Kangaroo Dendrolagus matschiei
    7. Tasmanian Devil Sarcophilus harrisii

    Lincoln Park Zoo - August 14 2019
    8. Crowned Lemur Eulemur coronatus
    9. Lesser Madagascar Hedgehog Tenrec Echinops telfairi

    Binder Park Zoo - August 17 2019
    10. Collared Lemur Eulemur collaris


    Special Memories Zoo - August 20 2019
    11. Booted Macaque Macaca ochreata
    12. Celebus Macaca nigra


    Birds
    Northeastern Wisconsin Zoo & Adveture Park - February 17 2019
    1. Dusky Lorikeet Pseudeos fuscata

    Milwaukee County Zoo - June 16 2019
    2. Madagascar Teal Anas bernieri
    3. Victoria Crowned Pigeon Goura victoria
    4. Nicobar Pigeon Caloenas nicobarica
    5. Bali Myna Leucopsar rothschildi
    6. Pheasant Pigeon Otidiphaps nobilis
    7. Laysan Teal Anas laysanensis
    8. Beautiful Fruit Dove Ptilinopus pulchellus
    9. Black-naped Fruit Dove Ptilinopus melanospilus
    10. Luzon Bleeding-Heart Gallicolumba luzonica
    11. Guam Kingfisher Todiramphus cinnamominus

    Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary - June 21 2019
    12. Moluccan Cockatoo Cacatua moluccensis

    Columbus Zoo & Aquarium - June 27 2019
    13. North Island Brown Kiwi Apteryx mantelli
    14. Goldie's Lorikeet
    Psitteuteles goldiei
    15. Grosbeak Starling Scissirostrum dubium

    Toledo Zoo and Aquarium - June 29 2019
    16. Kagu Rhynochetos jubatus
    17. Golden White-Eye Cleptornis marchei
    18. Pink-necked Fruit Dove Ptilinopus porphyreus
    19. Pesquet's Parrot Psittrichas fulgidus
    20. Raggiana Bird-of-Paradise Paradisaea raggiana
    21. Lesser Bird-of-Paradise Paradisaea minor
    22. Crested Coua Coua cristata
    23. Red-throated Parrotfinch
    Erythrura psittacea
    24. Mikado Pheasant Syrmaticus mikado
    25. Many-colored Fruit Dove Ptilinopus perousii


    Lincoln Park Zoo - August 14 2019
    26. Puerto Rican Parrot Amazona vittata



    Reptiles
    Northeastern Wisconsin Zoo & Adventure Park - February 17 2019
    1. Aldabra Giant Tortoise Aldabrachelys gigantea

    Henry Vilas Zoo - March 30 2019
    2. Standing's Day Gecko Phelsuma standingi
    3. Lichenose Leaf-tailed Gecko Uroplatus sikorae

    Milwaukee County Zoo - June 16 2019
    4. Grand Cayman Blue Iguana Cyclura lewisi
    5. Black Tree Monitor Varanus beccarii
    6. Emerald Tree Monitor Varanus prasinus
    7. Prehensile-tailed Skink Corucia zebrata
    8. Panther Chameleon Furcifer pardalis

    Columbus Zoo & Aquarium - June 27 2019
    9. Spider Tortoise Pyxis arachnoides
    10. San Estaban Chuckwalla Sauromalus varius
    11. New Caledonia Giant Gecko Rhacodactylus leachianus
    12. McCord's Snake-necked Turtle Chelodina mccordi
    13. Madagascar Giant Hognose Snake Leioheterodon madagascariensis
    14. Halmahera Giant Gecko Gehyra marginata
    15. Komodo Dragon Varanus komodoensis

    Toledo Zoo and Aquarium - June 29 2019
    16. White-lipped Island Pit Viper Trimeresurus insularis

    17. Santa Catalina Rattlesnake Crotalus catalinensis
    18. Madagascar Day Gecko Phelsuma madagascariensis
    19. Leaf-tailed Gecko Uroplatus henkeli
    20. Fiji Banded Iguana Brachylophus fasciatus
    21. Santiago Giant Tortoise Chelonoidis darwini
    22. Yellow-headed Day Gecko Phelsuma klemmeri
    23. Virgin Islands Boa Chilabothrus monensis
    24. Tuatara Sphenodon punctatus

    25. Aruba Island Rattlesnake Crotalus unicolor

    Alligator Alley - August 9 2019

    26. Philippine Sailfin Lizard Hydrosaurus pustulatus

    Lincoln Park Zoo - August 14 2019
    27. Cuban Anole Anolis equestris
    28. Madagascar Tree Boa Sanzinia madagascariensis

    Detroit Zoo - August 16 2019
    29. Timor Python Malayopython timoriensis
    30. Jamaican Boa Chilabothrus subflavus

    Binder Park Zoo - August 17 2019
    31. Dumeril's Ground Boa Acrantophis dumerili


    Total: 69
     
  13. TheGerenuk

    TheGerenuk Well-Known Member

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    Final total this year is 80 species. 17 mammals, 26 reptiles and 37 birds.
     
  14. jayjds2

    jayjds2 Well-Known Member

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    Had you at 16 for the year, did you forget to post one or am I missing one?
     
  15. jayjds2

    jayjds2 Well-Known Member

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    San Antonio Zoo 12/25/19
    Animal World and Snake Farm Zoo 12/26/19
    Capital of Texas Zoo 12/26/19
    Dallas Zoo 12/26/19
    Fort Worth Zoo 12/27/19
    Oklahoma City Zoo 12/28/19
    Tulsa Zoo 12/29/19

    Mammals:

    27. Fanaloka, Fossa fossana

    Birds:

    66. Western crowned pigeon, Goura cristata
    67. Atlantic canary, Serinus canaria

    Reptiles:

    77. Solomon Island spiny monitor, Varanus spinulosus
    78. Smooth-scaled death adder, Acanthophis laevis
    79. San Lorenzo Island rattlesnake, Crotalus lorenzoensis
    80. Gargoyle gecko, Rhacodactylus auriculatus
    81. Solomon Island ground boa, Candoia paulsoni
    82. Sakishima habu, Protobothrops elegans
    83. Decary’s leaf chameleon, Brookesia decaryi
    84. Western New Guinea snapping turtle, Elseya novaeguineae
    85. Halmahera python, Morelia tracyae
    86. Volcán Alcedo giant tortoise, Chelonoidis vandenburghi

    Total: 180

    I’ll have everyone’s totals up, as well as next year’s challenge, shortly!
     
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  16. jayjds2

    jayjds2 Well-Known Member

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    TOTALS

    Congratulations to everyone who participated! It was a fun year and a fun challenge. I hope everyone will make their way over to the 2020 challenge, which will be posted soon. Thanks to all!

    Overall

    1. @jayjds2 180
    2. @ThylacineAlive 164
    3. @Echobeast 86
    4. @nczoofan 85
    5. @TheGerenuk 79
    6. @Ituri 69
    6. @Birdlover 69
    6. @birdsandbats 69
    9. @Imperator Furiosa 66
    10. @d1am0ndback 56
    11. @Neil chace 42
    12. @Hipporex 35
    13. @ChaffeeZooFan 19

    Mammals

    1. jayjds2 27
    2. ThylacineAlive 23
    3. Echobeast 17
    4. nczoofan 17
    5. TheGerenuk 16
    6. Imperator furiosa 14
    7. birdsandbats 12
    8. Neil chace 11
    8. Hipporex 11
    10. Ituri 7
    11. d1am0ndback 6
    12. ChaffeeZooFan 4
    13. Birdlover 2

    Birds

    1. jayjds2 67
    2. Thylacinealive 64
    3. Nczoofan 39
    4. D1am0ndback 37
    4. TheGerenuk 37
    6. Ituri 29
    7. Birdsandbats 26
    8. Echobeast 17
    9. Imperator furiosa 12
    10. Neil chace 11
    11. Birdlover 9
    12. Hipporex 6
    13. ChaffeeZooFan 4

    Reptiles

    1. jayjds2 86
    2. Thylacinealive 77
    3. Echobeast 52
    4. Imperator furiosa 40
    5. Ituri 33
    6. Birdsandbats 31
    7. nczoofan 28
    8. TheGerenuk 26
    9. D1am0ndback 23
    10. Neil chace 20
    11. Hipporex 18
    12. Birdlover 15
    13. ChaffeeZooFan 9

    Again, thanks to all and see you next year!
     
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  17. TheGerenuk

    TheGerenuk Well-Known Member

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    Accidentally counted one number twice. I hope the subtotals can still be changed.