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Zoos with bachelor Gorilla groups

Discussion in 'General Zoo Discussion' started by ThomasNotTom, 24 Sep 2019.

  1. ThomasNotTom

    ThomasNotTom Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    To help a friend with a project, I'm hoping that someone on here will be able to provide a list of all known bachelor Gorilla groupings - if not all, just the European ones would be perfect!

    I know Paignton, Longleat, Port Lympne, Loro Parque, and Disney... any that you folks could add to the list would be greatly appreciated.

    thanks, TNT
     
  2. TheGerenuk

    TheGerenuk Well-Known Member

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    Zoo de Granby currently has a bachelor troop, with more males expected to come.
     
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  3. Jogy

    Jogy Well-Known Member

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    Beside the ones you mentioned - according to 'Zootierliste' I found the following other European zoos with bachelor groups:

    Pairi Daiza - Belgium
    Amneville - France
    La Boissière du Doré - France
    Safaripark Beekse Bergen - Netherlands
    Rhenen - Netherlands
    Zoo Schmiding (Krenglbach) - Austria
    Warszawa - Poland
    Bioparc Valencia - Spain
     
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  4. Zoofan15

    Zoofan15 Well-Known Member

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    There are currently two bachelor groups in the Australasian region.

    Werribee Open Range Zoo:

    Motoba (23/12/1983)
    Yakini (28/11/1999)
    Ganyeka (29/04/2000)

    Motoba is the father of Yakini and Ganyeka

    Orana Wildlife Park:

    Fataki (24/05/2003)
    Fuzu (08/12/2007)
    Mahale (18/08/2008)

    Fataki and Fuzu are brothers; Mahale is their half brother

    The other three holding zoos in the region (Taronga, Melbourne and Mogo) have breeding groups.
     
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  5. birdsandbats

    birdsandbats Well-Known Member

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    Saint Louis has a group of four males.
     
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  6. savetherhino

    savetherhino Well-Known Member

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    Milwaukee County Zoo has half brothers
    Maji Maji
    Hodari

    San Diego has 3 brothers in a batchler group
     
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  7. Gondwana

    Gondwana Well-Known Member

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    Como Park Zoo also has one bachelor group.
     
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  8. Buldeo

    Buldeo Well-Known Member

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    Denver Zoo has two bachelor males, and is soon expected to get three more.
     
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  9. DavidBrown

    DavidBrown Well-Known Member

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    Los Angeles Zoo, Santa Barbara Zoo, and Disney's Animal Kingdom have bachelor gorilla troops.
     
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