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Turvey was born in the wild around the year 1954. He arrived at Auckland Zoo on the 11th of December in 1956.

Sub-species: Sumatran

Gender: Male… 13 more words

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Topsy was born in the wild around the year 1954. She arrived at Auckland Zoo on the 11th of December in 1956. She gave birth to a stillborn baby on 29 May 1967. 44 more words

Orangutan Profiles


Gender: Female

Died: 24 Jun 00 at Auckland Zoo

Date of Birth: 22 Jun 00

Mother: Dara

Father: Charlie

Source: Zoofan15 @ ZooChat
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Orangutan Trio Bound For The USA

Contributed by Auckland Zoo

Three of Auckland Zoo’s six Bornean orangutans fly out to L.A. tonight bound for new homes at Los Angeles Zoo and Florida’s Busch Gardens to help progress the international breeding programme for this endangered great ape. 560 more words

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Amira was born at Auckland Zoo in May 2001. She gave birth to two cubs in March 2004; a male named Zulu and a female called Zalika. 15 more words

Lion Profiles


Kura was born in 1998. In May of 2001 Kura gave birth to four female cubs, Alani, Amira, Kutaza, Kuchami. In 2002, Amali and Kutaza moved to Adelaide Zoo while Kuchami was transferred to Taronga Zoo. 34 more words

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Sheeka was born in 1999 at Mogo Zoo, Australia, and is one of three lions currently at Auckland Zoo. She was hand-raised. On 20 Aug 2001 Sheeka gave birth to three female cubs, Djane, Djembe and Zhara, who were eventually sent to Wellington Zoo. 14 more words

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