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  1. General

    General discussions on Zoos, Aquariums and Wildlife Parks
    1. General Zoo Discussion

      General discussion about zoos, aquariums, wildlife parks, etc.
      Latest: Have you ever vacationed just to visit zoos? JVM, 28 Nov 2022 at 8:36 PM
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    2. Speculative Zoo Design and Planning

      hypothetical discussions about developments or exhibits; designing theoretical collections and fictional zoos
      Latest: My Ideal Large Zoo Neil chace, 28 Nov 2022 at 3:31 AM
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    3. Quizzes, Competitions & Games

      Quizzes, photo guessing games, and the yearly zoo-visiting challenges
      Latest: ZooChat Challenge Global 2022 CrashMegaraptor, 28 Nov 2022 at 8:40 PM
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    4. Zoo History

      Historical information and discussions about zoos and important people in the zoo world
      Latest: London Zoo 1904 ralphthestick, 21 Nov 2022
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  2. Resources & Media

    Resources about zoos, wildlife and animal conservation
    1. TV, Movies, Books about Zoos & Wildlife

      Television shows, movies, books about zoos or wildlife. Documentaries, reality shows, etc.
      Latest: New Zoo Books snowleopard, 27 Nov 2022 at 5:33 AM
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    2. Zoo Memorabilia

      Discussion about all the stuff you bring back from the zoo - guidebooks, maps, souvenirs, photos etc!
    3. Zoo Games & Simulators

      Discussion about zoo games and simulators such as Zoo Tycoon
      Latest: Planet Zoo! BetoYoung, 26 Nov 2022 at 2:03 PM
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    4. Websites about Zoos & Animal Conservation

      Websites and other resources online about zoos, wildlife, nature, conservation and such.
      Latest: Help me edit the Wikipedia Zoos TinoPup, 23 Sep 2022
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  3. Community

    Discussion for or about the ZooChat community
    1. New Member Introductions

      New to ZooChat? Come and say hello - introduce yourself - we'd love to get to know you.
      Latest: Hello there ZooChat! Jonathan Petersson, 27 Nov 2022 at 11:53 PM
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    2. ZooChat Community & Website

      About our community - who our members are, how things work around here, problems using the site and features you'd like to see!
      Latest: Adding New Species to the Gallery! vogelcommando, 28 Nov 2022 at 6:42 PM
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    3. Announcements

      Find out the latest news about ZooChat here
      Latest: Video uploads disabled Animal, 26 Nov 2022 at 1:10 PM
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    4. Events & Meetups

      Meetings and gatherings, education, seminars, conferences, or just zoo visits
      Latest: Call to join self-organized trip to Brazil Therabu, 4 Nov 2022
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  4. Off Topic

    Discussion about things that are not zoo related
    1. Zoo Cafe

      Here is where we sit down, relax, and get out of the hot sun. Talk about anything and everything - the weather - sports - your favourite TV show. Anything off topic, non-zoo or non-animal related should go here.
      Latest: Zoological inaccuracies & mistakes DaLilFishie, 28 Nov 2022 at 3:11 AM
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    2. Wildlife & Nature Conservation

      Non-zoo related discussion about animals, nature and conservation.
      Latest: Positive Wildlife News 2022 UngulateNerd92, 28 Nov 2022 at 7:16 PM
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    3. Animal Photography

      Discussion about taking photos of animals - equipment, techniques, places, etc
      Latest: What type of camera or smartphone do you use? NRJMelvinT, 20 Nov 2022
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    4. Private Collections & Pets

      Discussion about private collections of animals and pets or other domesticated animals
      Latest: What pets/animals do you currently have? Jennings, 28 Nov 2022 at 9:37 AM
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  5. Oceania

    Discussions about zoos in the Oceania region ( Australasia, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia)
    1. Latest: Darling Downs Zoo - Developments (News and Discussion) Zorro, 28 Nov 2022 at 8:48 PM
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    2. Christmas Island

      Discussion about zoos in Christmas Island
    3. Cocos (Keeling) Islands

      Discussion about zoos in Cocos (Keeling) Islands
      Latest: Saving Cocos Islands wildlife vogelcommando, 3 Jan 2018
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    4. Cook Islands

      Discussion about zoos in Cook Islands
    5. Latest: Kula Eco-park, Fiji Terry Thomas, 20 Jul 2018
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    6. Guam

      Discussion about zoos in Guam
      Latest: Photos from Guam Zoo MonkeyBat, 21 Aug 2019
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    7. Latest: First Post ever ZooBinh, 17 Sep 2018
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    8. Latest: Parc Zoologique et Forestier Matt_C, 18 Sep 2022
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    9. New Zealand

      Discussion about zoos in New Zealand
      Latest: Auckland Zoo News 2022 Zoofan15, 28 Nov 2022 at 5:23 AM
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    10. Latest: Niue has a duck. But just one. Hix, 12 Dec 2018
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    11. Latest: Samoa’s first zoo? Smaggledagle, 17 Jul 2020
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    12. Latest: The fishes of Tokelau Ebirah766, 15 Nov 2018
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  6. Europe

    Discussions about zoos in Europe
    1. Latest: Okapis in Europe MennoPebesma, 28 Nov 2022 at 3:05 PM
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    2. Latest: Jambo Exotic Park, Tzoraghbyur zooatlas, 4 Oct 2022
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    3. Latest: News from Schmiding JurassicMax, 20 Nov 2022
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    4. Latest: Zoo Grodno vogelcommando, 11 Jul 2016
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    5. Latest: Public transport in Belgium Crowthorne, 28 Nov 2022 at 4:37 PM
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    6. Latest: Sofia Zoo TigerStripe, 30 Dec 2021
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    7. Latest: News from Zagreb JurassicMax, 3 Mar 2022
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    8. Latest: Plzen zoo news JurassicMax, 28 Nov 2022 at 2:23 PM
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    9. Latest: Give Zoo News JurassicMax, 28 Nov 2022 at 3:31 PM
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    10. Latest: Tallinn zoo Marco Penello, 27 Dec 2021
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    11. Latest: Korkeasaari Zoo, Helsinki Platypusboy, 25 Nov 2022 at 9:02 AM
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    12. Latest: Zoo Bassin d'Arcachon news JurassicMax, 28 Nov 2022 at 3:53 PM
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    13. Latest: News from Tbilisi vogelcommando, 13 Apr 2017
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    14. Latest: Frankfurt Zoo vogelcommando, 28 Nov 2022 at 5:41 PM
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    15. Latest: Attica zoo, Greece Hvedekorn, 3 Nov 2022
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    16. Latest: Sosto Zoo news TigerStripe, 17 Nov 2022
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    17. Latest: Beluga Sanctuary News ketoflukes, 26 Nov 2022 at 11:33 PM
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    18. Latest: Dublin Zoo news thread Jambo, 21 Nov 2022
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    19. Latest: Casa della Farfalle di Bordano vogelcommando, 28 Sep 2022
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    20. Latest: Almaty Zoo Greg G, 26 Jul 2020
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    21. Latest: Riga Zoo vogelcommando, 28 Jan 2021
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    22. Latest: Parc Merveilleux Kakapo, 21 Aug 2022
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    23. Latest: Skopje Zoo News JurassicMax, 13 Jan 2022
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    24. Latest: Anyone been to Kishinev Zoo? drill, 22 Apr 2019
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    25. Latest: Dutch zoo guides Mr Gharial, 28 Nov 2022 at 8:48 PM
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    26. Latest: Kristiansand zoo snowleopard, 29 Aug 2022
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    27. Latest: Poznan New zoo news JurassicMax, 28 Nov 2022 at 3:32 PM
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    28. Latest: Portuguese Zoo Tour zoo_enthusiast, 11 Nov 2022
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    29. Latest: How is the zoo at Bucharest? Otorongo, 22 Sep 2022
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    30. Latest: Novosibirsk Zoo Mo Hassan, 14 Sep 2022
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    31. Latest: Belgrade Zoo, Serbia gorst, 4 Apr 2022
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    32. Latest: Košice Zoo News Jana, 11 Oct 2022
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    33. Latest: Ljubljana Zoo ChefRaekwon, 17 Sep 2021
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    34. Latest: Faunia Madrid SivatheriumGuy, 25 Nov 2022 at 4:45 PM
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    35. Latest: Skansen news Lota lota, 25 Nov 2022 at 11:29 PM
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    36. Latest: Thisiam - Siam's Living Legacy Sarus Crane, 26 Nov 2022 at 3:11 PM
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    37. Latest: Darica Faruk Yalcin Zoo conservationistdude, 14 Oct 2022
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    38. Latest: Taigan Safari Park Jana, 14 Nov 2022
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    39. Latest: Sandwich Wildlife Park Alwaysevergreen, 28 Nov 2022 at 7:31 PM
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  7. North America

    Discussions about zoos in North America
    1. Latest: North American Masai Giraffe Population IndianRhino, 28 Nov 2022 at 7:50 PM
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    2. Latest: Toronto Zoo Developments 2022 Jefferson, 28 Nov 2022 at 6:35 PM
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    3. Latest: Parade Magazine (1989) - Best and worst zoos in America DavidBrown, 28 Nov 2022 at 8:39 PM
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  8. Asia

    Discussions about zoos in Asia
    1. Latest: Chushul Zoo - Lhasa - Tibet equidae, 30 Aug 2022
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    2. Bhutan

      Discussion about zoos in Bhutan
      Latest: Zoos in Bhutan? Chlidonias, 20 Apr 2019
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    3. Brunei

      Discussion about zoos in Brunei
      Latest: Sultan of Brunei privat zoo FBBird, 28 May 2018
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    4. Latest: Zoo news from Xining Zoo Ding Lingwei, 25 Oct 2022
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    5. Latest: Hong Kong - Ocean Park aardvark250, 21 Jul 2022
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    6. Latest: Darjeeling Zoo news Kifaru Bwana, 22 Jul 2022
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    7. Latest: Taman Safari Bogor news Fargusno, 28 Nov 2022 at 1:53 PM
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    8. Latest: Lao Zoo species lists, October 2019 zooatlas, 4 Oct 2022
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    9. Macau

      Discussion about zoos in Macau
    10. Latest: Malayan tigers in Asian zoos Ceylonpanther, 24 Oct 2022
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    11. Maldives

      Discussion about zoos in Maldives
    12. Mongolia

      Discussion about zoos in Mongolia
      Latest: a wild life trip to Monoglia TinoPup, 26 Jun 2022
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    13. Latest: Yangon Zoo News vogelcommando, 25 Feb 2020
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    14. Latest: zoo Kathmandu (Nepal) Kifaru Bwana, 12 May 2020
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    15. Pakistan

      Discussion about zoos in Pakistan
      Latest: The Zoos of Pakistan vogelcommando, 10 Aug 2022
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    16. Latest: Philippine eagle WhistlingKite24, 2 Jun 2022
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    17. Latest: My Singapore Zoo Adventure weekly update Singapore Zoo support, 25 Nov 2022 at 2:57 AM
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    18. Latest: Seoul Zoo news dt644, 2 Oct 2022
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    19. Latest: Taipei zoo news DannySG, 21 Nov 2022
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    20. Latest: Khao Kheow Open Zoo news Zz123, 15 Nov 2022
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    21. Latest: Hanoi Wildlife Rescue Centre vogelcommando, 2 Aug 2022
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  9. Central & South America

    Discussions about zoos in Central and South America
    1. Latest: Buenos Aires Zoo vogelcommando, 23 Aug 2022
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    2. Latest: Review of Atlantis Bahamas Blackduiker, 26 Mar 2010
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    3. Barbados

      Discussion about zoos in Barbados
      Latest: RAMSAR Wetland Deliberately Destroyed S Byers, 7 Sep 2020
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    4. Latest: Belize Zoo MonkeyBat, 18 Aug 2022
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    5. Bermuda

      Discussion about zoos in Bermuda
    6. Latest: Vesty Pakos Zoo News Jungle Man, 20 Jun 2020
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    7. Latest: Parque de Cotia (new zoo in São Paulo) David Matos Mendes, 27 Nov 2022 at 10:40 PM
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    8. Latest: Buin Zoo news WhistlingKite24, 11 Jun 2022
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    9. Latest: Zoologico Santa Fe - Medellin Cat-Man, 5 Nov 2022
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    10. Latest: Herpetofauna in Costa Rican Zoos AWP, 15 Jul 2019
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    11. Latest: Zoos in Cuba DanKoehl, 22 Aug 2022
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    12. Dominican Republic

      Discussion about zoos in Dominican Republic
    13. Latest: Zoos of Ecuador carlos55, 14 Apr 2021
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    14. Guatemala

      Discussion about zoos in Guatemala
      Latest: Zoo La Aurora: Species List Carlos M, 8 Jun 2022
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    15. Honduras

      Discussion about zoos in Honduras
    16. Panama

      Discussion about zoos in Panama
    17. Paraguay

      Discussion about zoos in Paraguay
      Latest: Zoo de Encarnacion - Paraguay vogelcommando, 9 Oct 2016
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    18. Latest: Huachipa Zoo, Peru Penshet, 31 Jul 2022
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    19. Latest: Caricuao Zoo vogelcommando, 3 Jun 2022
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  10. Africa & Middle East

    Discussions about zoos in Africa and the Middle East
    1. Botswana

      Discussion about zoos in Botswana
      Latest: Chobe National Park visit MRJ, 5 May 2022
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    2. Latest: Loro Parque Tenerife ketoflukes, 16 Sep 2022
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    3. Latest: Giza Zoo News Jambo, 23 Mar 2021
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    4. Latest: Ethiopian zoo at Unity Park is open Jurek7, 27 Dec 2020
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    5. Gabon

      Discussion about zoos in Gabon
      Latest: Anyone been to Gabon? Chlidonias, 22 Apr 2019
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    6. Ghana

      Discussion about zoos in Ghana
      Latest: Intruder Mauled at Accra Zoo Fresco3, 30 Aug 2022
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    7. Latest: Tehran zoo news Mr.Ivory, 5 Jan 2022
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    8. Latest: Negev Zoo (Zoological Garden of Beersheba) Jana, 23 Oct 2022
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    9. Latest: Abidjan Zoo Kifaru Bwana, 11 Sep 2020
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    10. Latest: Jordan jwer, 3 Apr 2014
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    11. Latest: A Trip to Kenya – February 2016 elefante, 8 Nov 2022
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    12. Latest: TNT's Madagascar Experience TNT, 12 Aug 2018
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    13. Mauritius

      Discussion about zoos in Mauritius
    14. Latest: Rabat Zoo - Species list Rayane, 5 Sep 2022
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    15. Namibia

      Discussion about zoos in Namibia
    16. Latest: Pandas coming to Qatar! Skukuza, 20 Oct 2022
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    17. Latest: Ellen DeGeneres Campus Kifaru Bwana, 17 Jan 2021
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    18. Latest: Osaylan Wildlife Park vogelcommando, 17 Feb 2022
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    19. Latest: Dakar zoo Arizona Docent, 13 Apr 2014
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    20. Seychelles

      Discussion about zoos in Seychelles
    21. Latest: Somalia? TeaLovingDave, 21 Apr 2019
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    22. Latest: The Lion industry in South Africa vogelcommando, 28 Nov 2022 at 7:36 PM
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    23. Latest: Abuko Nature Reserve vogelcommando, 20 Oct 2022
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    24. Latest: Tunis Zoo vogelcommando, 2 Mar 2017
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    25. Latest: A visit to UWEC on 6th May 2022 Smaggledagle, 8 May 2022
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    26. Latest: Al Ain Zoo DesertRhino150, 20 Sep 2022
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    27. Zambia

      Discussion about zoos in Zambia
    28. Latest: Victoria Falls Snake Park MRJ, 18 Mar 2018
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