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Discussion in 'Germany' started by Joker1706, 22 Apr 2016.

  1. Joker1706

    Joker1706 Well-Known Member

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    Two weeks ago, the only remaining female of the Nilgiri langurs was euthanized due to cancer.

    Now, there´s only one male langur left in Erfurt (and in every zoo outside India)
     
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  2. kiang

    kiang Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    I think he may have gone too as the zoo has brought in a group of spectacled langurs from Wuppertal
     
  3. Bib Fortuna

    Bib Fortuna Well-Known Member

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    Yes, the male"Billy "is dead, too, he was euthanized,too, beucase of high age-he was 28 years old.
     
  4. devilfish

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    What a shame. :(
     
  5. TeaLovingDave

    TeaLovingDave Moderator Staff Member

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    A great shame - and one less reason to visit Erfurt, harsh though it sounds...
     
  6. vogelcommando

    vogelcommando Well-Known Member

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    On August 28 Cape hyrax twins were born, 10 days later another 3 were born. The group at Erfurt now contains no less then 16 animals !
     
  7. Bib Fortuna

    Bib Fortuna Well-Known Member

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    Wow-a lot of this litte fur balls, but this news are in the wrong thread;)
     
  8. TeaLovingDave

    TeaLovingDave Moderator Staff Member

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    There is no Erfurt news thread as yet - so I shall rename this one for the purpose :)
     
  9. vogelcommando

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    At Erfurt 13 year old Barbary lionnes Lubaya died after she was being anesthetized because she had some health-problem :). Now it will be tried to find uot what went wrong.