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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: Zoos that are better to visit in the winter? ThylacineAlive, 11 Dec 2018 at 8:47 PM
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    2. Fantasy Zoos

      Dream up your own zoo, exhibit or animal collection. Any discussion about "what if" imaginings or ideas belong here.
      Latest: Zoo Decisions - Part 6 (European Precinct) CloudPardus, 11 Dec 2018 at 11:51 AM
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  2. 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: Zoo technology birdsandbats, 11 Dec 2018 at 8:55 PM
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    2. ZooChat Website Help & Feedback

      Ask for help with using the forums and post suggestions for improvements.
      Latest: New Gallery Request Thread 2018 jobalba, 11 Dec 2018 at 1:35 PM
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    3. Announcements

      Find out the latest news about ZooChat here
      Latest: 900,000 posts and 4,500 active users birdsandbats, 15 Nov 2018
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    4. Events & Meetups

      Meetings and gatherings, education, seminars, conferences, or just zoo visits
      Latest: Toronto Zoo meetup?? m30t, 1 Oct 2018
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  3. Resources & Media

    Resources about zoos, wildlife and animal conservation
    1. Games, Simulators, Quizzes & Competitions

      Discussion about zoo games and simulators such as Zoo Tycoon as well as quizzes and member competitions about zoos and wildlife
      Latest: ZooChat European Cup Round 2: London vs Amneville Brum, 1 Dec 2018
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    2. TV, Movies, Books about Zoos & Wildlife

      Television shows, movies, books about zoos or wildlife. Documentaries, reality shows, etc.
      Latest: List of books about individual zoos TheEthiopianWolf03, 11 Dec 2018 at 5:00 AM
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    3. Zoo Memorabilia

      Discussion about all the stuff you bring back from the zoo - guidebooks, maps, souvenirs, photos etc!
      Latest: Ornaments TinoPup, 5 Dec 2018 at 2:17 AM
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    4. Websites about Zoos & Animal Conservation

      Websites and other resources online about zoos, wildlife, nature, conservation and such.
      Latest: My site alexkant, 3 Dec 2018
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    5. Zoo & Wildlife Webcams

      Discussion about webcams at zoos
      Latest: Snapshot Wisconsin birdsandbats, 15 Nov 2017
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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: The Never Ending Story - part 2 Dassie rat, 11 Dec 2018 at 10:28 PM
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    2. Wildlife & Nature Conservation

      Non-zoo related discussion about animals, nature and conservation.
      Latest: Beaver returns to Italy vogelcommando, 11 Dec 2018 at 7:25 PM
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    3. Animal Photography

      Discussion about taking photos of animals - equipment, techniques, places, etc
      Latest: Who has a Flickr account? NigeW, 15 Nov 2018
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    4. Private Collections & Pets

      Discussion about private collections of animals and pets or other domesticated animals
      Latest: Most exotic animals seen on the pet trade Batto, 2 Dec 2018
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  5. Oceania

    Discussions about zoos in the Oceania region ( Australasia, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia)
    1. Latest: Melbourne Zoo News 2018 WhistlingKite24, 11 Dec 2018 at 10:21 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. Latest: Kula Eco-park, Fiji Terry Thomas, 20 Jul 2018
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    5. Guam

      Discussion about zoos in Guam
    6. Latest: First Post ever ZooBinh, 17 Sep 2018
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    7. New Zealand

      Discussion about zoos in New Zealand
      Latest: Wellington Zoo News 2018 Jambo, 11 Dec 2018 at 9:55 PM
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    8. Latest: Niue has a duck. But just one. Dassie rat, 4 Nov 2018
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    9. Latest: Chlidonias also goes tropical.... Chlidonias, 31 May 2013
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    10. Latest: The fishes of Tokelau Ebirah766, 15 Nov 2018
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  6. Europe

    Discussions about zoos in Europe
    1. Latest: History of saiga in captivity Jurek7, 11 Dec 2018 at 8:28 PM
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    2. Latest: Yerevan Zoo News vogelcommando, 28 May 2018
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    3. Latest: News from Schonbrunn Nisha, 3 Dec 2018
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    4. Latest: Plans for Safaripark vogelcommando, 20 Dec 2016
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    5. Latest: Zoo Grodno vogelcommando, 11 Jul 2016
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    6. Latest: Antwerp zoo vogelcommando, 11 Dec 2018 at 6:53 PM
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    7. Latest: White - tailed Mongoose Batto, 1 Dec 2018
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    8. Latest: News thread Kifaru Bwana, 2 Aug 2017
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    9. Latest: ZOO Brno HOMIN96, 8 Dec 2018 at 12:07 AM
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    10. Latest: Copenhagen Zoo news 2018 vogelcommando, 4 Dec 2018
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    11. Latest: Tallinn zoo Shirokuma, 9 Sep 2018
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    12. Latest: Korkeasaari Zoo, Helsinki Shirokuma, 4 Jul 2018
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    13. Latest: Zoo de Vincennes Paris Clem, 5 Dec 2018 at 7:03 PM
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    14. Latest: News from Tbilisi vogelcommando, 13 Apr 2017
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    15. Latest: ACTP under attack... Mr. Zootycoon, 11 Dec 2018 at 7:46 PM
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    16. Latest: Budapest Zoo vogelcommando, 27 Nov 2018
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    17. Latest: Reykjavik Zoo News Gigit, 9 Feb 2018
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    18. Latest: Tayto Park news dublinlion, 11 Nov 2018
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    19. Latest: Italian Zoos News Marco Penello, 4 Nov 2018
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    20. Latest: Almaty Zoo drill, 6 May 2018
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    21. Latest: Riga Zoo vogelcommando, 25 Jan 2018
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    22. Latest: Lithuanian Sea Museum Giant Panda, 4 Dec 2017
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    23. Latest: Parc Merveilleux Grant Rhino, 25 Apr 2015
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    24. Latest: New from Apenheul Primate Park vogelcommando, 11 Dec 2018 at 6:57 PM
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    25. Latest: Haugaland zoo Smannsaker, 18 May 2018
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    26. Latest: News from Płock Neva, 11 Dec 2018 at 7:45 PM
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    27. Latest: Dormitator visits Lisbon Dormitator, 29 Jul 2018
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    28. Latest: Trophy hunting ban overread, 9 Oct 2016
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    29. Latest: Moscow zoo Jambo, 22 Nov 2018
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    30. Latest: Belgrade Zoo, Serbia gorst, 9 Sep 2018
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    31. Latest: Bratislava Zoo Jana, 12 Aug 2018
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    32. Latest: Ljubljana Zoo Shirokuma, 29 Jun 2018
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    33. Latest: ZOO KOKI (Parque zoológico y botánico) ZOO KOKI, 27 Nov 2018
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    34. Latest: Nordens Ark carl the birder, 6 Dec 2018 at 9:01 PM
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    35. Latest: Zurich Zoo 2018 antonmuster, 10 Dec 2018 at 12:39 PM
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    36. Latest: Aslan Park Jana, 12 Nov 2018
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    37. Latest: Kyiv zoo taun, 15 May 2018
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    38. Latest: Port Lympne 2018 zootiger, 11 Dec 2018 at 3:09 PM
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  7. North America

    Discussions about zoos in North America
    1. Latest: Zoobat Collections (N. America) Jurek7, 10 Dec 2018 at 11:12 PM
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    2. Latest: Reptilia News Yi Qi, 9 Dec 2018 at 6:45 PM
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    3. Latest: Yupik, polar bear in controversy Kifaru Bwana, 13 Nov 2018
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    4. Latest: Pangolins breeding at a Florida charity base YesTHATone, 11 Dec 2018 at 10:24 PM
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  8. Asia

    Discussions about zoos in Asia
    1. Latest: Conservation by indigenous parabiologists Kakapo, 5 Dec 2018 at 9:32 PM
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    2. Bhutan

      Discussion about zoos in Bhutan
    3. Brunei

      Discussion about zoos in Brunei
      Latest: Sultan of Brunei privat zoo FBBird, 28 May 2018
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    4. Latest: Gansu Endangered Animal Protection Centre FunkyGibbon, 9 Dec 2018 at 7:36 AM
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    5. Latest: Hong Kong - Ocean Park aardvark250, 28 May 2018
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    6. Latest: Mumbai Zoo News Mbwamwitu, 1 Dec 2018
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    7. Latest: Bird-trade on Java vogelcommando, 22 Sep 2018
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    8. Latest: Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium News Kakapo, 10 Dec 2018 at 10:03 PM
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    9. Latest: Luang Prabang Wildlife Sanctuary vogelcommando, 25 Nov 2018
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    10. Mongolia

      Discussion about zoos in Mongolia
    11. Latest: Vulture re-intoduction vogelcommando, 16 Apr 2017
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    12. Pakistan

      Discussion about zoos in Pakistan
      Latest: History of Lahore Zoological Gardens FBBird, 8 Dec 2018 at 8:45 PM
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    13. Latest: Tamaraw Conservation Prject Kifaru Bwana, 13 Nov 2018
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    14. Latest: WRS Mandai expansion plans Zooish, 6 Dec 2018 at 6:28 PM
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    15. Latest: Seoul Zoo news snowleopard, 6 Apr 2018
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    16. Latest: Taipei zoo news Jambo, 27 Nov 2018
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    17. Latest: Pata Zoo Zooplantman, 26 Oct 2018
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    18. Latest: Saigon Zoo News 2018 Kifaru Bwana, 2 May 2018
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  9. Central & South America

    Discussions about zoos in Central and South America
    1. Latest: Buenos Aires Zoo vogelcommando, 24 May 2017
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    2. Latest: Review of Atlantis Bahamas Blackduiker, 26 Mar 2010
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    3. Latest: Hybrid crocodiles wally war eagle, 7 Oct 2015
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    4. Latest: White leucistic mountain lion sighted TinoPup, 7 Dec 2018 at 7:32 AM
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    5. Latest: Santiago Zoo leone, 6 Oct 2018
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    6. Latest: National Aviary of Colombia DesertRhino150, 12 Oct 2018
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    7. Latest: Havana Zoo carlos55, 7 May 2018
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    8. Latest: Zoos of Ecuador AWP, 25 Aug 2018
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    9. Panama

      Discussion about zoos in Panama
      Latest: Zoos of Panama AWP, 23 Oct 2018
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    10. Paraguay

      Discussion about zoos in Paraguay
      Latest: Zoo de Encarnacion - Paraguay vogelcommando, 9 Oct 2016
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    11. Latest: Zoos of Peru jwer, 18 Apr 2017
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    12. Latest: Caricuao Zoo Kifaru Bwana, 14 Jun 2018
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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: CARACAL - Kinsane MRJ, 18 Mar 2018
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    2. Latest: Loro Parque Tenerife Ned, 3 Dec 2018
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    3. Latest: Fake Zebras... Batto, 12 Aug 2018
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    4. Latest: New zoo in Ethiopia? TheEthiopianWolf03, 3 Jul 2018
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    5. Gabon

      Discussion about zoos in Gabon
    6. Ghana

      Discussion about zoos in Ghana
    7. Latest: Protection The asiatic cheetah Kifaru Bwana, 17 Apr 2018
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    8. Latest: Help planning an Israel Trip zoo_enthusiast, 22 Sep 2018
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    9. Latest: Abidjan Zoo vogelcommando, 10 Feb 2017
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    10. Latest: Jordan jwer, 3 Apr 2014
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    11. Latest: The Kuwait Zoo vogelcommando, 5 Apr 2018
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    12. Latest: TNT's Madagascar Experience ThomasNotTom, 12 Aug 2018
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    13. Latest: Rabat Zoo Zoo Tycooner FR, 22 Jul 2017
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    14. Latest: Al Wabra wildlife center twilighter, 9 Oct 2018
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    15. Latest: Dakar zoo Arizona Docent, 13 Apr 2014
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    16. Latest: Tunis Zoo vogelcommando, 2 Mar 2017
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    17. Latest: Ziwa Rhino Wildlife Ranch OrangePerson, 19 Feb 2018
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    18. Latest: A new zoo for Dubai vogelcommando, 28 Oct 2018
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    19. Latest: Victoria Falls Snake Park MRJ, 18 Mar 2018
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  11. Opt-in News Feeds

    RSS Feeds of News
    1. Elephant News

      News from www.elephant-news.com
    2. ABC News (Australia) Topic: Zoos

      News items tagged "zoos" on abc.net.au
      Latest: Gorilla escapes London Zoo enclosure RSS, 14 Oct 2016
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    3. ABC News (Australia) Topic: Endangered and Protect

      News items tagged "Endangered and Protected Species" on abc.net.au
      Latest: World's oldest panda dies in captivity aged 38 RSS, 16 Oct 2016
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    4. Discovery News: Zoo Animals

      RSS Feed of news from Discovery Channel
      Latest: Baby Gorilla a Welcome Surprise at Prague Zoo RSS, 25 Apr 2016
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    5. Yahoo News: Zoos

      Zoo news from Yahoo
      Latest: Drink craft beer with elephants at the L.A. Zoo RSS, 14 Apr 2015
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