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Sociable Weaver (Philetairus socius) Fact Sheet: Managed Care

San Diego Zoo Global (SDZG)

Historical notes (ZIMS 2014)

  • First housed at San Diego Zoo (SDZ) in the early 1970s
    • Small colony included 3 females and 1 male
  • SDZ  is currently home to the only colony of sociable weavers in the United States
    • Colony begun in the late 1990s

Current population (ZIMS 2014)

  • c. 60 individuals, as of 2014

Page Citations

ZIMS (2014)

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