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  1. ZooFanKarlsruhe

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    Since March 5th, 2009, Zoo Karlsruhe keeps a new lioness. Only 3 Month after the death of "Twiggy", 0,1 "Safo" from Loro Parque,Teneriffa was transferred to Zoo Karlsruhe. At the moment, 19 year old "Menelaos" is seperated from "Safo" until the keepers are confident both animals can safely join each other.
     
  2. Nisha

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    Karlsruhe becomes Europe's latest holder for Persian Onager. A bachelor group of 4.0 arrived from Reynou, France this week

    0.1 Snow Leopard also left for Parc De Felines around the same time
     
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    1 eastern atlantic seal born a few weeks ago
    1 california sea lion born a few weeks ago
    2 carpathian lynx born a few weeks ago
     
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    Two young snow leopards, born 3 weeks ago, suddenly died:

    The two snow leopards 'Julika' and 'Assam' had the second offspring three weeks ago. But two days ago, the young snow leopard babies died without any prior warning. The last day, Julika, the female snow leopard, took the couple to the outdoor exhibit, which was not the case with her first offspring (moved a half year ago to other zoos). The first researches revealed an abnormal blood-system-development as the reason but the pathological researches endure a while.
    Now, the animal rights organization "PETA" believes the death was the consequence of incest, which is in my opinion a bad joke because the EEP always has the hole bloodlines of all animals in the EEP and they mixed Julika and Assam because they met all the conditions that it will not be incest or cause some illnesses, but I guess nearly all of you know what the EEP does.

    http://www.ka-news.de/region/karlsr...t-sich-gegen-Inzest-Vorwuerfe;art6066,1456950

    Here is the link...
     
  5. GermanZooFan

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    0,1 reticulated giraffe moved together with one from Rotterdam to the ZooParc de Beauval in Saint Aignan.
     
  6. GermanZooFan

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    Karlsruhe Zoo plans to give up the keeping of the two female javan bantengs. At the moment, they live in Tierpark Oberwald because of the construction works at the banteng stable and the stables in the savannah area. EEP is now searching a new home for the two bantengs.
     
  7. Kifaru Bwana

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    What is the rationale behind this?

    Are they planning to renovate their exhibit for another cattle species?
    Or are there other plans for the open space?
     
  8. GermanZooFan

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    They will use the space by enlarging and renovating the camel and the ostrich/zebra stables. Maybe, they use a bit of the space to enlarge the camel enclosure too but that's just an idea.
     
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    I feel so pitty for all of them-for the new elephants and the old ones. Fortunately, old elephants do not move so much, so it is okay to keep five of them in a tiny exhibit, which would be only good enough for a small pack of pygmy goats....
     
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    Karlsruhe Zoo received two ("Eco" & "Lili") Southern three-banded armadillos, one from Heidelberg, one from Halle. In the next future, their new home will be the new "Exotenhaus".
     
  12. vogelcommando

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    Instead of 2 now 3 Asian elephants from Berlin are planned to come to Karlsruhe:
    Louise ( 42 )
    Astra ( 34 )
    Frosja ( 34 )
    At the moment Karlsruhe already has 3 older females :
    Rani
    Shanti
    Jenny
     
  13. Morgan

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    I hope everything works out between these 6 lady's. And also a change in elephant management from FC to PC would be diserable
     
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    I was under the impression that the current elderlies have benefitted much from FC. So, no need to - in fact detrimental to their overall health status -. The new ones as far as I know are also more or less in partial contact.
     
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    I'm not agianst FC:). But Frosja is a difficult elephant, who in past has tried to attack her keepers on a number of occasions.
     
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    Six elephants in a 1100 square meters small enclosure-including moats and pool.And noone knows if both groups can be kept togehter-probably not, so they have to split the enclourse into two parts, each of 500 square meters for three animals Should elephnats be kept in Zoos ? Not at these place, for sure.

    But I forgot-they are pretty old cows, and they do not move around so much, so it is okay to keep them in a tiny enclosure ?
     
  17. GermanZooFan

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    Evermore species arrive at the zoo, waiting for the new "Exotenhaus" to be finished. The official website tells about, among others, 3 Brazil-nut poison frogs, so Karlsruhe is beside Cologne the only zoo in Europe keeping this species, Cologne keeps them behind the scenes however.
    Other arrivals will be some, according to the website, Bowfin, what would be even more amazing because this species is kept in none of all european zoos.Some other species moving into the "Exotenhaus" that are already known for publicity are Maranón poison frogs, Yellow-banded poison frogs, Australian lungfish, Aldabra giant tortoises, Hermann's tortoises, Radiated tortoises, Merten's water monitors, Australian water dragons, Southern three-banded armadillos, Sunbittern, Oriental Magpie Robins, Red-crested turacos, Madagascar fody, some other sort of fish (I can't mention all now xD), flying foxes (not knwon which species exactly), sloths etc...
    As soon as it's opened to publicity I make a list with all species.
     
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    I wonder why nobody has already mentioned it, so I'll do it:

    The "Exotenhaus" was officially opened this week's Wednesday.
    It's the second biggest tropical hall in Germany.

    Karlsruhe: Eröffnung des Exotenhauses: Kleinod mit enormer Strahlkraft

    The free-running animal list:

    Rodriguez flying fox
    Pallas' long-tongued bat
    Linnaeus' two-toed sloth
    White-faced saki
    Hamerkop
    Madagascar lovebird
    Sunbittern
    Lesser whistling duck
    Fulvous whistling duck
    Brazilian teal
    Red-shouldered teal
    Bernier's teal
    Hottentot teal
    Madagascar turtle dove
    Diamond dove
    Mindanao bleeding-heart
    Sclater crowned-pigeon
    Nicobar pidgeon
    Superb fruit-dove
    Pied imperial-pidgeon
    Crested wood partridge
    Violet turaco
    Red-crested turaco
    Blue-naped mousebird
    Red-whiskered bulbul
    Oriental magpie robin
    Chestnut-backed ground-thrush
    Madagascar fody
    Cuban grassquit

    Now I edited the other species (not free-running):

    Adolfs catfish
    Chameleon loach
    Bushymouth catfish
    Zebra cichlid
    Cochu's blue tetra
    Medusa pleco (Karlsruhe only european holder)
    Red discus
    Firemouth cichlid
    Reedfish
    Golden tropheops
    Sterbai's corydoras
    Convict cichlid
    Boeseman's rainbowfish
    Chinese high-fin banded shark
    Imitator cory
    Banded rainbowfish
    Giraffe synodontis
    Leopard cory
    Neon tetra
    African arowana (only european holder)
    Malawi squeaker
    Tiger oscar
    Venustus cichlid
    Giant hatchetfish
    River stingray
    Redhead cichlid
    Australian lungfish
    Cardinal tetra
    Red piranha
    Black neon tetra
    Royal panaque
    Spotted sailfin suckermouth catfish

    Blue poison dart frog
    Dyeing dart frog
    Green and black poison dart frog
    Yellow-banded poison dart frog
    Golfoducean poison dart frog
    Maranon poison frog
    Brazil-nut poison frog
    Golden tree frog

    Aldabra giant tortoise
    Leopard tortoise
    Radiated tortoise
    Common snkae-necked turtle
    Helmeted turtle
    Emerald tree boa
    Merten's water monitor
    Australian water dragon
    Fiji banded iguana
    Argentine black and white tegu
    Dwarf crocodile

    Sun conure

    Azara's agouti
    Degu
    Southern three-banded armadillo
    Seba's short-tailed bat
    Callimico
    Western pygmy marmoset
    Black-capped squirrel monkey
     
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    Californian sealion Olivia has given birth to her 4 th young :).