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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: Best and worst local zoo exhibits beccasunbear, 21 Jan 2018 at 11:39 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: ZooChat Exhibit Design Competition #4 pachyderm pro, 21 Jan 2018 at 9:38 PM
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  2. Community

    Discussion for or about the ZooChat community
    1. Announcements

      Find out the latest news about ZooChat here
    2. New Member Introductions

      New to ZooChat? Come and say hello - introduce yourself - we'd love to get to know you.
      Latest: Alright There TheWalrus, 21 Jan 2018 at 8:42 PM
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    3. Events & Meetups

      Meetings and gatherings, education, seminars, conferences, or just zoo visits
      Latest: School UX Design project on Bronx Zoo Michael Fehdrau, 30 Oct 2017
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    4. ZooChat Website Help & Feedback

      Ask for help with using the forums and post suggestions for improvements.
      Latest: New Gallery Request Thread 2017 Chlidonias, 21 Jan 2018 at 10:25 PM
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  3. 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: cheap books on Natural History Chlidonias, 21 Jan 2018 at 8:55 AM
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    2. Zoo & Wildlife Games, Simulators & Quizzes

      Discussion about zoo games and simulators such as Zoo Tycoon and zoo quizes
      Latest: Christmas Crossword pachyderm pro, 5 Jan 2018
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    3. Zoo Memorabilia

      Discussion about all the stuff you bring back from the zoo - guidebooks, maps, souvenirs, photos etc!
      Latest: Realistic Stuffed Animals Sheather, 15 Jan 2018
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    4. Websites about Zoos & Animal Conservation

      Websites and other resources online about zoos, wildlife, nature, conservation and such.
      Latest: The eBird Thread birdsandbats, 13 Jan 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. Wildlife & Nature Conservation

      Non-zoo related discussion about animals, nature and conservation.
      Latest: 2018 Big Year LaughingDove, 21 Jan 2018 at 4:48 PM
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    2. Animal Photography

      Discussion about taking photos of animals - equipment, techniques, places, etc
      Latest: Best ZooChat Photo of 2017 The Speeding Carnotaurus, 20 Jan 2018 at 1:51 PM
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    3. Private Collections & Pets

      Discussion about private collections of animals and pets or other domesticated animals
      Latest: Privat Breeding Centers vogelcommando, 20 Jan 2018 at 9:28 PM
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    4. 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 Dassie rat, 21 Jan 2018 at 8:47 PM
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  5. Oceania

    Discussions about zoos in the Oceania region ( Australasia, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia)
    1. Latest: Zoos of Australia Chlidonias, 21 Jan 2018 at 8:26 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 gerenuk, 23 Aug 2014
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    5. Guam

      Discussion about zoos in Guam
    6. Latest: First Post ever Hix, 20 Mar 2010
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    7. New Zealand

      Discussion about zoos in New Zealand
      Latest: Wellington Zoo's Sun Bear enclosure, in photos pachyderm pro, 21 Jan 2018 at 2:02 AM
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    8. Latest: Whales photographed mating in Niue Hix, 24 Aug 2012
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    9. Latest: Chlidonias also goes tropical.... Chlidonias, 31 May 2013
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    10. Latest: The fishes of Tokelau Hix, 22 Nov 2016
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  6. Europe

    Discussions about zoos in Europe
    1. Latest: Lowland Gorillas in Europe #5 Chatt Wolf, 20 Jan 2018 at 8:41 AM
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    2. Latest: Yerevan Zoo News Giant Panda, 4 Oct 2016
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    3. Latest: News from Schonbrunn vogelcommando, 8 Dec 2017
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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: Planckendael News thread Vision, 17 Jan 2018 at 12:19 PM
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    7. Latest: Sofia Zoo vogelcommando, 3 Mar 2016
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    8. Latest: News thread Kifaru Bwana, 2 Aug 2017
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    9. Latest: zoo Zlín Jana, 21 Jan 2018 at 3:40 PM
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    10. Latest: Aalborg zoo news Hvedekorn, 12 Jan 2018
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    11. Latest: Tallinn zoo vogelcommando, 11 Oct 2017
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    12. Latest: Ahtari zoo vogelcommando, 19 Jan 2018 at 9:08 PM
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    13. Latest: Estran Cité de la Mer - Dieppe - Haute Normandie vogelcommando, 19 Jan 2018 at 9:41 PM
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    14. Latest: News from Tbilisi vogelcommando, 13 Apr 2017
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    15. Latest: How to found a zoo FunkyGibbon, 21 Jan 2018 at 11:37 PM
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    16. Latest: Attica zoo, Greece kiang, 5 Jul 2017
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    17. Latest: RepZootic vogelcommando, 5 Jan 2018
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    18. Latest: Beluga-release ? BennettL, 27 Jan 2017
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    19. Latest: Fota Wildlife Park News 2014/2018 ArboLowe, 10 Jan 2018
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    20. Latest: Italian Zoos News Piko, 22 Oct 2017
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    21. Latest: Almaty Zoo vogelcommando, 12 May 2016
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    22. Latest: Riga Zoo MikeG, 23 Apr 2016
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    23. Latest: Lithuanian Sea Museum Giant Panda, 4 Dec 2017
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    24. Latest: Parc Merveilleux Grant Rhino, 25 Apr 2015
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    25. Latest: Safaripark Beekse Bergen Lemur02, 21 Jan 2018 at 11:40 AM
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    26. Latest: Haugaland zoo Smannsaker, 2 Nov 2017
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    27. Latest: Bunch of news from Lodz beccasunbear, 9 Jan 2018
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    28. Latest: Lisbon Oceanarium ralph, 18 Jan 2018 at 12:33 PM
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    29. Latest: Trophy hunting ban overread, 9 Oct 2016
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    30. Latest: Istra privat zoo vogelcommando, 4 Jan 2018
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    31. Latest: Bojnice Zoo Nisha, 17 Aug 2017
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    32. Latest: Olm-breeding vogelcommando, 6 Oct 2016
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    33. Latest: Rio Safari Elche News Gigit, 9 Jan 2018
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    34. Latest: Nordens Ark Swedish zoo man, 18 Jan 2018 at 4:14 PM
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    35. Latest: Zurich zoo news kiang, 18 Jan 2018 at 12:59 PM
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    36. Latest: Gaziantep Zoo Kifaru Bwana, 14 Jan 2018
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    37. Latest: Taigan Safari Park littleRedPanda, 12 Oct 2017
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    38. Latest: Chester Zoo Discussion, Speculation & Questions beccasunbear, 21 Jan 2018 at 11:42 PM
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  7. North America

    Discussions about zoos in North America
    1. Latest: Vancouver Aquarium News 2018-19 Newzooboy, 21 Jan 2018 at 2:34 PM
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    2. Latest: Guadalajara Zoo Review Chlidonias, 16 Jan 2018 at 8:04 AM
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    3. Latest: San Diego's Next Aquarium - OdySea The_UltimateBea, 21 Jan 2018 at 11:34 PM
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  8. Asia

    Discussions about zoos in Asia
    1. Latest: Recent Asian Zoo Visits FunkyGibbon, 7 Dec 2017
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    2. Brunei

      Discussion about zoos in Brunei
      Latest: Hix Does Brunei Hix, 31 Oct 2017
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    3. Latest: Chimelong safari park visit Jana, 21 Jan 2018 at 2:09 PM
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    4. Latest: Species list Giant Panda, 23 Apr 2017
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    5. Latest: Assam State Zoo news Kifaru Bwana, 17 Jan 2018 at 5:30 PM
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    6. Latest: Jakarta Aquarium aramacao, 8 Dec 2017
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    7. Latest: My planning trip to Japan for 2019 Chlidonias, 16 Jan 2018 at 7:39 PM
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    8. Latest: Laos Wildlife Rescue Center Kifaru Bwana, 17 Dec 2016
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    9. Latest: New Aquarium, Legoland Malaysia Giant Panda, 21 Jan 2018 at 12:15 PM
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    10. Latest: Vulture re-intoduction vogelcommando, 16 Apr 2017
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    11. Pakistan

      Discussion about zoos in Pakistan
      Latest: Leopard cub birth at Lahore zoo J I N X, 30 Jul 2017
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    12. Latest: WRS Mandai expansion plans leone, 12 Jan 2018
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    13. Latest: Question about Hualien aardvark250, 4 Jan 2018
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    14. Latest: Save Vietnam's Wildlife vogelcommando, 21 Nov 2017
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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: Jaguar vs sloth savethelephant, 28 Jun 2017
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    5. Latest: Brazilian zoos zoo_enthusiast, 17 Jan 2018 at 11:33 PM
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    6. Latest: Buin Zoo carlos55, 9 Dec 2017
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    7. Latest: Bioparque La Reserva News vogelcommando, 10 Jul 2017
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    8. Latest: Havana Zoo carlos55, 12 Nov 2017
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    9. Latest: Zoos of Ecuador AWP, 1 Sep 2017
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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: Durazno Zoo Kifaru Bwana, 24 Nov 2017
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    13. Latest: Caricuao Zoo vogelcommando, 28 Mar 2017
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  10. Africa & Middle East

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

      Discussion about zoos in Botswana
    2. Latest: Loro Parque Tenerife vogelcommando, 18 Jan 2018 at 11:27 PM
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    3. Latest: New Zoo for Hurghada ? vogelcommando, 15 Nov 2017
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    4. Latest: Ethiopia's Lions Jurek7, 9 Jun 2017
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    5. Gabon

      Discussion about zoos in Gabon
    6. Ghana

      Discussion about zoos in Ghana
    7. Latest: Anzali Aquarium Giant Panda, 21 Jan 2018 at 12:17 PM
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    8. Latest: Ramat Gan Safari and Zoo vogelcommando, 3 Nov 2017
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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: Smuggled orang-utan vogelcommando, 17 Apr 2017
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    12. Latest: Rabat Zoo Zoo Tycooner FR, 22 Jul 2017
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    13. Latest: Attack on Ogba Zoo sooty mangabey, 25 Sep 2017
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    14. Latest: Al Wabra wildlife center vogelcommando, 7 Jun 2017
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    15. Latest: Saving Saudi's Vultures vogelcommando, 30 Dec 2016
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    16. Latest: Dakar zoo Arizona Docent, 13 Apr 2014
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    17. Latest: Captive Cheetah-breeding Kifaru Bwana, 20 Jan 2018 at 7:55 AM
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    18. Latest: Tunis Zoo vogelcommando, 2 Mar 2017
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    19. Latest: Ziwa Rhino Wildlife Ranch vogelcommando, 16 Feb 2017
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    20. Latest: A new zoo for Dubai Kifaru Bwana, 13 Dec 2017
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    21. Latest: Elephant export vogelcommando, 8 Nov 2016
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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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