The Book ofInternational Studbooks by David Brendan Twamley
INTRODUCTION THIS book will take you to a world of international studbooks   for several endangered creatures from the fam...
Giant Panda• Latin name =                                Photo property of San Diego zoo  Ailuropoda  Melanoleuca• Studboo...
Pygmy Hippopotamus• Latin name =             Photo property of Marwell wildlife park  Hexaprotodon  Liberiensis• Studbook ...
Malayan Sun Bear                           Photo courtesy Olomouc zoo• Latin name =  Helarctos Malayanus• Studbook held in...
African Elephant• Latin name =  Loxodonta Africana• Studbook held in =  Indianapolis zoo• Status = Endangered• Lifespan = ...
Bornean Orangutan                         Photo property of Aalborg zoo• Latin name = Pongo  Pygmaeus Pygmaeus• Studbook h...
Koala• Latin name =                              Photo property of Edinburgh zoo  Phascolarctos  Cinereus• Studbook held i...
Giant Anteater• Latin name =          Photo property of Smithsonian National zoo  Myrmecophaga  Tridactyla• Studbook held ...
Okapi• Latin name = Okapia   Photo property of Zoo Antwerpen  Johnstoni• Studbook held in =  Antwerp zoo• Status = Vulnera...
Malayan Tapir• Latin name = Tapirus     Photo property of Singapore zoo  Indicus• Studbook held in =  Taman safari, Java• ...
Spectacled Bear• Latin name =           Photo property of Zurich zoo  Tremarctos Ornatus• Studbook held in =  Cologne zoo•...
Drill• Latin name =             Photo property of Hellabrunn zoo, Munich  Mandrillus  Leucophaeus• Studbook held in =  Tie...
Asian Elephant• Latin name = Elephas     Photo property of Oregon zoo  Maximus• Studbook held in =  Oregon zoo• Status = E...
African Wild Dog• Latin name = Lycaon       Photo property of Brookfield zoo  Pictus• Studbook held in =  Brookfield zoo• ...
Vicuna• Latin name = Vicugna   Photo property of Twycross zoo  Vicugna• Studbook held in =  Zurich zoo• Status = Vulnerabl...
Red Panda• Latin name = Ailurus    Photo property of Diergaarde Blijdorp  Fulgens• Studbook held in =  Rotterdam Zoo• Stat...
Eastern Bongo• Latin name =               Photo property of John Ball zoo  Tragelaphus  Eurycerus Isaaci• Studbook held in...
Indian Rhinoceros• Latin name =           Photo property of Planckendael Wild Animal Park  Rhinoceros Unicornis• Studbook ...
Polar Bear• Latin name = Ursus     Photo property of Wilhelma zoo  Maritimus• Studbook held in =  Rostock zoo• Status = Vu...
Western Lowland Gorilla                           Photo property of Bronx zoo• Latin name = Gorilla  Gorilla Gorilla• Stud...
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This book was entirely created by 11 year old Irish boy David Twamley during his mid-term break. His choice of animals is based on European zoos that have pandas. It is his first attempt at a Powerpoint document.

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  1. 1. The Book ofInternational Studbooks by David Brendan Twamley
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION THIS book will take you to a world of international studbooks for several endangered creatures from the famous giant panda, African elephant and western lowland gorilla to the least known okapi, drill monkey and Malayan sun bear. The international studbook is a book of births, deaths and transfers for each different species such as the giant panda in Beijing, the koala in Melbourne and the malayan tapir intaman safari. I have a big interest in animals and that is why I made this book. Thanks from David Twamley Good Luck!
  3. 3. Giant Panda• Latin name = Photo property of San Diego zoo Ailuropoda Melanoleuca• Studbook held in = Beijing Zoo• Status = Endangered• Lifespan = 30 years The giant panda is the most or more endangered species of bear.
  4. 4. Pygmy Hippopotamus• Latin name = Photo property of Marwell wildlife park Hexaprotodon Liberiensis• Studbook held in = Zoo Basel• Status = Critical Risk• Lifespan = 35-40 years The pygmy hippo is smaller than its famous cousin.
  5. 5. Malayan Sun Bear Photo courtesy Olomouc zoo• Latin name = Helarctos Malayanus• Studbook held in = Woodland park zoo• Status = Critical risk• Lifespan = 25-30 years or more The malayan sun bear is the smallest bear species.
  6. 6. African Elephant• Latin name = Loxodonta Africana• Studbook held in = Indianapolis zoo• Status = Endangered• Lifespan = 60-70 Photo property of Indianapolis zoo years The african elephant is the largest land mammal living today.
  7. 7. Bornean Orangutan Photo property of Aalborg zoo• Latin name = Pongo Pygmaeus Pygmaeus• Studbook held in = Zoo Atlanta• Status = Endangered• Lifespan = 50 years or more The orangutan is the second largest ape after the gorilla.
  8. 8. Koala• Latin name = Photo property of Edinburgh zoo Phascolarctos Cinereus• Studbook held in = Melbourne zoo• Status = Endangered• Lifespan = 10-15 years Koalas feed on eucalyptus trees. They are fussy eaters.
  9. 9. Giant Anteater• Latin name = Photo property of Smithsonian National zoo Myrmecophaga Tridactyla• Studbook held in = Zoo Dortmund• Status = Vulnerable• Lifespan = 25-30 years The giant anteater can eat up to 30,000 insects in a day.
  10. 10. Okapi• Latin name = Okapia Photo property of Zoo Antwerpen Johnstoni• Studbook held in = Antwerp zoo• Status = Vulnerable• Lifespan = 30 years or more The okapi was not known to scientists until 1901.
  11. 11. Malayan Tapir• Latin name = Tapirus Photo property of Singapore zoo Indicus• Studbook held in = Taman safari, Java• Status = Endangered• Lifespan = up to 30 years The malayan tapir is the only tapir found outside of South America.
  12. 12. Spectacled Bear• Latin name = Photo property of Zurich zoo Tremarctos Ornatus• Studbook held in = Cologne zoo• Status = Endangered• Lifespan = as far as 40 years The spectacled bear is the closest living relative of the giant panda.
  13. 13. Drill• Latin name = Photo property of Hellabrunn zoo, Munich Mandrillus Leucophaeus• Studbook held in = Tierpark Hellabrunn• Status = Endangered• Lifespan = 35-40 years The drill is related to mandrills.
  14. 14. Asian Elephant• Latin name = Elephas Photo property of Oregon zoo Maximus• Studbook held in = Oregon zoo• Status = Endangered• Lifespan = up to 70 years The asian elephant is hunted for its tusks and meat.
  15. 15. African Wild Dog• Latin name = Lycaon Photo property of Brookfield zoo Pictus• Studbook held in = Brookfield zoo• Status = Critical Risk• Lifespan = 10-15 years African wild dogs are members of the dog family.
  16. 16. Vicuna• Latin name = Vicugna Photo property of Twycross zoo Vicugna• Studbook held in = Zurich zoo• Status = Vulnerable• Lifespan = 30-40 years Vicunas are the smallest members of the camel family.
  17. 17. Red Panda• Latin name = Ailurus Photo property of Diergaarde Blijdorp Fulgens• Studbook held in = Rotterdam Zoo• Status = Endangered• Lifespan = 15 years or more Red pandas are related to racoons.
  18. 18. Eastern Bongo• Latin name = Photo property of John Ball zoo Tragelaphus Eurycerus Isaaci• Studbook held in = Oregon zoo• Status = Critical Risk• Lifespan = up to 30 years There are only about 170 eastern bongos left in the wild.
  19. 19. Indian Rhinoceros• Latin name = Photo property of Planckendael Wild Animal Park Rhinoceros Unicornis• Studbook held in = Zoo Basel• Status = Endangered• Lifespan = 50 years or more Indian rhinos have only one horn on its nose.
  20. 20. Polar Bear• Latin name = Ursus Photo property of Wilhelma zoo Maritimus• Studbook held in = Rostock zoo• Status = Vulnerable• Lifespan = 25-30 years Polar bears have white fur with black skin under the fur.
  21. 21. Western Lowland Gorilla Photo property of Bronx zoo• Latin name = Gorilla Gorilla Gorilla• Studbook held in = Bronx zoo• Status = Endangered• Lifespan = 50-60 years A male gorilla is called a silverback.

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