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New buildings at Chester Zoo

New buildings at Chester Zoo building is thoroughly ventilated, air (warmed in winter) being brought in at two places and expelled at four separate points. All the enclosures are barless but it has proved necessary to keep the public at a distance by means of a railing. Figure I. Ground plan (opposite page) and cross-section (above) of new hippopotamus, tapir and manatee house at Amsterdam Zoo. I . Entrance 9. Palm trees 2. Pools for hippopotamus 10. Ramp over service quarters 11. Raised area with automatic projector and tape 3. Stables for hippopotamus recorder 4. Outdoor enclosures with pools for hippopotamus 12. Glass Walls 5. Indoor enclosures for pigmy hippopotamus and 13. Zoology Laboratory of University of Amsterdam tapirs 6. Stables for pigmy hippopotamus and tapirs 14. Animal cages for Department of Behaviour of University of Amsterdam 7. Outdoor enclosures with pools for pigmy hippo15. Exit potamus and tapirs a. Pools for manatee Dotted arrows indicate direction of air flow. heating equipment, water boilers, electricity switchboards and so on. The temperature in the house is regulated thermostatically to 18-2ooc (65-68"~) and the water in the manatee pool is maintained at zzoc (2~. For the other pools the 7') water temperature is adjusted by http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Zoo Yearbook Wiley

New buildings at Chester Zoo

International Zoo Yearbook , Volume 9 (1) – Jan 1, 1969

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Wiley
Copyright
Copyright © 1969 Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company
ISSN
0074-9664
eISSN
1748-1090
DOI
10.1111/j.1748-1090.1969.tb02619.x
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Abstract

building is thoroughly ventilated, air (warmed in winter) being brought in at two places and expelled at four separate points. All the enclosures are barless but it has proved necessary to keep the public at a distance by means of a railing. Figure I. Ground plan (opposite page) and cross-section (above) of new hippopotamus, tapir and manatee house at Amsterdam Zoo. I . Entrance 9. Palm trees 2. Pools for hippopotamus 10. Ramp over service quarters 11. Raised area with automatic projector and tape 3. Stables for hippopotamus recorder 4. Outdoor enclosures with pools for hippopotamus 12. Glass Walls 5. Indoor enclosures for pigmy hippopotamus and 13. Zoology Laboratory of University of Amsterdam tapirs 6. Stables for pigmy hippopotamus and tapirs 14. Animal cages for Department of Behaviour of University of Amsterdam 7. Outdoor enclosures with pools for pigmy hippo15. Exit potamus and tapirs a. Pools for manatee Dotted arrows indicate direction of air flow. heating equipment, water boilers, electricity switchboards and so on. The temperature in the house is regulated thermostatically to 18-2ooc (65-68"~) and the water in the manatee pool is maintained at zzoc (2~. For the other pools the 7') water temperature is adjusted by

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International Zoo YearbookWiley

Published: Jan 1, 1969

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