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Opportunity to Title Child Gibbon at SF Training Zoo

The SF Training Zoo little one gibbon naming auction runs from Aug. 24 – Sept. 10, 2021.

August 24, 2021 – Imagine coming to the zoo and browsing an animal YOU named.  This aspiration can grow to be a fact with the Santa Fe University Teaching Zoo. 

On August 24 of last 12 months, the first blonde, white-handed baby gibbon was born at the zoo to moms and dads Cajun and Eddie.  Over the past year, visitors, zookeepers and staff members have watched him grow and his personality flourish.   

As we celebrate his first birthday, we need your aid supplying him a title! The SF Training Zoo will be keeping an online auction from Aug. 24, 2021, at 9 a.m. to Sept. 10, 2021, at 9 p.m. The greatest bidder at the conclusion of the auction will be ready to submit name suggestions for the baby gibbon. The winner will also receive a gift deal, which includes four tickets to the zoo, a gibbon portray and an product from the present store.  

All resources elevated will immediately assist providing substantial quality treatment to our animals, enhancements to primate enclosures, and instruction and conservation endeavours to make certain a foreseeable future for wildlife. It expenditures all-around $2000 to feed our gibbon household for the 12 months, $2500 to guidance their health-related care by our vets at the UF College of Veterinary Medication, and $1500 for habitat servicing and enrichment. 

As the infant gibbon learns to grow to be far more autonomous, he is expending additional time wrestling with his brothers, Gibson and Holmes, and understanding how to brachiate by the gibbon forest. His favourite foodstuff are bananas, grapes and melon. Zookeepers describe him as really curious about his relatives associates and surroundings, and impartial, although still generally retaining mother in sight.  

If you’d like to see his personality firsthand before putting a bid you may well take a look at the zoo daily, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. No appointments are essential. Although the SF Educating Zoo is open for attendees to walk around the zoo on their possess, guided tours can be scheduled in advance. 

Any thoughts can be directed to [email protected] 

About the Auction: 

Bidders can accessibility the auction site here: 

Auction Dates: Aug. 24, 2021, at 9 a.m. to Sept. 10, 2021, at 9 p.m.

Bare minimum bid is $250.00, bids are available in $5 increments. Upon completion of the auction, the winner will be emailed a link to make payment as a result of the Santa Fe University Foundation and not the auction website. If the maximum bidder does not answer inside of seven (7) calendar days, the next optimum bidder will get the option to donate and submit names. 

You should notice: SF Instructing Zoo workers reserves the right to refuse any identify submitted and request for further recommendations.