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Successful breeding of Demidoff's galago Galago d. demidovi at the Cincinnati Zoo

Successful breeding of Demidoff's galago Galago d. demidovi at the Cincinnati Zoo 0The Zoological Society of London Successful breeding of Demidoff‘s galago Galago d. dernidovi at the Cincinnati Zoo MICHAEL W. DULANEY Headkeeper, Nocturnal Animal House, Cincinnati Zoological Gardens, 3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45220, USA The Cincinnati Zoo received 3.3 Demidofs galagos Galago d. dernidovi on 5 January 1984. All six animals, which were estimated to be one year of age on arrival, were housed in pairs and quarantined in the zoo’s hospital until an appropriate display was prepared in the Nocturnal House. HOUSING The exhibit cage is 1.8 x 1.2 x 1.8 m high, with a public viewing window 1.8 x 1.2 m high. The back of the display is formed by a sheet of 6 mm masonite bent into a semi-circle and attached to 5 x 10 cm struts on either side of the viewing wlndow to avoid sharp corners. The flat roof is also composed of masonite with a 1.2 x 0.15 m strip of wiremesh incorporated into it to protect the light fittings. Four wooden nestboxes, of a type available commercially for use as cockatiel nestboxes, are positioned above the viewing window where they are largely out of public view, Each box is 23 x http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Zoo Yearbook Wiley

Successful breeding of Demidoff's galago Galago d. demidovi at the Cincinnati Zoo

International Zoo Yearbook , Volume 26 (1) – Jan 1, 1987

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Wiley
Copyright
© 1987 The Zoological Society of London
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0074-9664
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1748-1090
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10.1111/j.1748-1090.1987.tb03164.x
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0The Zoological Society of London Successful breeding of Demidoff‘s galago Galago d. dernidovi at the Cincinnati Zoo MICHAEL W. DULANEY Headkeeper, Nocturnal Animal House, Cincinnati Zoological Gardens, 3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45220, USA The Cincinnati Zoo received 3.3 Demidofs galagos Galago d. dernidovi on 5 January 1984. All six animals, which were estimated to be one year of age on arrival, were housed in pairs and quarantined in the zoo’s hospital until an appropriate display was prepared in the Nocturnal House. HOUSING The exhibit cage is 1.8 x 1.2 x 1.8 m high, with a public viewing window 1.8 x 1.2 m high. The back of the display is formed by a sheet of 6 mm masonite bent into a semi-circle and attached to 5 x 10 cm struts on either side of the viewing wlndow to avoid sharp corners. The flat roof is also composed of masonite with a 1.2 x 0.15 m strip of wiremesh incorporated into it to protect the light fittings. Four wooden nestboxes, of a type available commercially for use as cockatiel nestboxes, are positioned above the viewing window where they are largely out of public view, Each box is 23 x

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International Zoo YearbookWiley

Published: Jan 1, 1987

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