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New animals shipped to Curraghs Wildlife Park

Thu, 20 Mar 2014

A ring-tailed lemur
A ring-tailed lemur

Two ring-tailed lemurs, a kookaburra and two dik-diks have relocated to the Isle of Man this week.

They were moved as part of breeding programme agreements between Curraghs Wildlife Park and zoos in the UK and Europe.

The dik-diks - which are tiny African antelopes - are a new species for the Island arriving in from the Netherlands.

The female ring-tailed lemurs and the male kookaburra will join their opposite-sex counterparts in the park - where its hoped they'll mate.

Curraghs' general manager Kathleen Graham says it'll be a slow process:

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