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#1 Guest_Henry_Flash_*

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Posted 24 March 2006 - 07:44 AM

[updated:LAST EDITED ON 24-03-06 AT 07:50 AM (GMT)]I found this whilst looking at the news thought some of you may find it interesting

http://news.bbc.co.u...sia/4837988.stm

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Posted 24 March 2006 - 09:27 AM

Thanks Pete
very interesting, did you no chester used to have a male "freddy" who wsa believed to be 175yrs old when he died
Darren


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Posted 24 March 2006 - 10:59 AM

aw bless R I P big guy ...thats 1 big tort luv becks xxxxx :* :*


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Posted 24 March 2006 - 11:36 AM

Aww what a shame, That was very interesting. ;)




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Posted 24 March 2006 - 01:08 PM

Do you have a photo of Freddy

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Posted 24 March 2006 - 01:26 PM

Hi Vee
Sorry no he died 15yrs ago
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Posted 24 March 2006 - 03:46 PM

I can remember when the zoo had them weren't they kept where the capuchins are now?

I found this picture in one of the older zoo guides. Its not great because I had to scan it in .



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Posted 24 March 2006 - 03:51 PM

it was on gmtv this morning


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Posted 24 March 2006 - 03:56 PM

Hi Pete
yeah thats wright that was there enclosure which now houses the capuchins , the enclosure in the picture is at the front of the tropical house where the med torts used to be thats freddy the big one thanks pete
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Posted 24 March 2006 - 04:01 PM

Hi Pete
yeah thats wright that was there enclosure which now houses the capuchins , the enclosure in the picture is at the front of the tropical house where the med torts used to be thats freddy the big one thanks pete
Darren


Thanks Darren I've never been able to work out where that picture was taken but now you say that I can see it was there because of the bars

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Posted 24 March 2006 - 04:03 PM

Hi Pete
its gone now part of the new okapi enclosure
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Posted 24 March 2006 - 04:06 PM

Yes I noticed last time I visited is the new Okapi enclousure finished yet?

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Posted 24 March 2006 - 04:10 PM

yes pete just some finishing touches to the new indoor exhibits


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Posted 24 March 2006 - 04:12 PM

Looks like a visits called for in the next few weeks then and I still haven't seen the galapagos tortoises!

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