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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: Cetaceans in captivity vogelcommando, 12 Nov 2018 at 9:18 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 5 (Australasian Precinct) ZooBinh, 12 Nov 2018 at 9:39 PM
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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: Greetings from the Cold North TheWalrus, 5 Nov 2018
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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 Daniel Sörensen, 12 Nov 2018 at 7:47 PM
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    3. Announcements

      Find out the latest news about ZooChat here
      Latest: ZooChat is 15 years old! Ebirah766, 7 Nov 2018 at 6:04 PM
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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: Dublin vs Stuttgart MagpieGoose, 12 Nov 2018 at 6:46 PM
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    2. TV, Movies, Books about Zoos & Wildlife

      Television shows, movies, books about zoos or wildlife. Documentaries, reality shows, etc.
      Latest: Tigers of Scotland littleRedPanda, 5 Nov 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: New Zooguidebooks TeaLovingDave, 12 Sep 2018
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    4. Websites about Zoos & Animal Conservation

      Websites and other resources online about zoos, wildlife, nature, conservation and such.
      Latest: Noise Pollution?? Mbwamwitu, 9 Nov 2018 at 10:06 AM
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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 Nonsense Thread ZooBinh, 12 Nov 2018 at 9:40 PM
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    2. Wildlife & Nature Conservation

      Non-zoo related discussion about animals, nature and conservation.
      Latest: Mount Graham red squirrel news vogelcommando, 12 Nov 2018 at 9:12 PM
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    3. Animal Photography

      Discussion about taking photos of animals - equipment, techniques, places, etc
    4. Private Collections & Pets

      Discussion about private collections of animals and pets or other domesticated animals
      Latest: Private exotic bird keepers. Great Argus, 12 Nov 2018 at 7:42 PM
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  5. Oceania

    Discussions about zoos in the Oceania region ( Australasia, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia)
    1. Christmas Island

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

      Discussion about zoos in Cocos (Keeling) Islands
      Latest: Saving Cocos Islands wildlife vogelcommando, 3 Jan 2018
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    3. Latest: Kula Eco-park, Fiji Terry Thomas, 20 Jul 2018
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    4. Guam

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

      Discussion about zoos in New Zealand
      Latest: Chimpanzee Enclosure Redevelopment Chlidonias, 4 Nov 2018
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    7. Latest: Niue has a duck. But just one. Dassie rat, 4 Nov 2018
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    8. Latest: Port Moresby Nature Park DesertRhino150, 7 Nov 2018 at 12:08 AM
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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: Sumatran Tigers in Europe Michel L'HUILLIER, 12 Nov 2018 at 8:03 PM
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    2. Latest: Yerevan Zoo News vogelcommando, 28 May 2018
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    3. Latest: Haus des Meeres, Vienna vogelcommando, 21 Oct 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: Wildlife trade in Belgium vogelcommando, 9 Nov 2018 at 10:23 PM
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    7. Latest: White - tailed Mongoose lintworm, 4 Nov 2018
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    8. Latest: News thread Kifaru Bwana, 2 Aug 2017
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    9. Latest: Dvůr Králové Jana, 7 Nov 2018 at 7:04 PM
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    10. Latest: Give Zoo News Hvedekorn, 28 Oct 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: Zooparc de Beauval 2017-2018 Emperor Penguin, 4 Nov 2018
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    14. Latest: News from Tbilisi vogelcommando, 13 Apr 2017
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    15. Latest: Munster ZOO vogelcommando, 10 Nov 2018 at 11:16 PM
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    16. Latest: Sosto Zoo news Jambo, 10 Oct 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 at 2:42 AM
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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: Dierenrijk Europe News vogelcommando, 12 Nov 2018 at 8:54 PM
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    25. Latest: Haugaland zoo Smannsaker, 18 May 2018
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    26. Latest: Dormitator visits Lisbon Dormitator, 29 Jul 2018
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    27. Latest: Trophy hunting ban overread, 9 Oct 2016
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    28. Latest: Moscow zoo MortenJ, 6 Oct 2018
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    29. Latest: Belgrade Zoo, Serbia gorst, 9 Sep 2018
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    30. Latest: Bratislava Zoo Jana, 12 Aug 2018
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    31. Latest: Ljubljana Zoo Shirokuma, 29 Jun 2018
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    32. Latest: Quest for the Black Lechwe TinoPup, 31 Oct 2018
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    33. Latest: Kolmården Zoo carl the birder, 12 Nov 2018 at 9:18 PM
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    34. Latest: Zurich Zoo 2018 vogelcommando, 18 Oct 2018
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    35. Latest: Aslan Park Jana, 12 Nov 2018 at 2:06 PM
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    36. Latest: Kyiv zoo taun, 15 May 2018
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    37. Latest: Knowsley Safari Park 2018 Embu, 12 Nov 2018 at 9:19 PM
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  7. North America

    Discussions about zoos in North America
    1. Latest: Toronto Zoo Developments 2018 m30t, 12 Nov 2018 at 3:21 AM
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    2. Latest: Yucatan brocket deer in captivity vogelcommando, 27 Oct 2018
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    3. Latest: Akron Zoo News 2018 TigerValley98, 12 Nov 2018 at 8:15 PM
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  8. Asia

    Discussions about zoos in Asia
    1. Latest: Dhaka Zoo Zooplantman, 8 Feb 2018
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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: Hainan Tropical Wildlife Park vogelcommando, 12 Nov 2018 at 8:52 PM
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    5. Latest: Hong Kong - Ocean Park aardvark250, 28 May 2018
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    6. Latest: Jambu Zoo - Khanpur vogelcommando, 12 Nov 2018 at 8:58 PM
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    7. Latest: Bird-trade on Java vogelcommando, 22 Sep 2018
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    8. Latest: Sumatran Tigers in Japan AliceLoveTora, 11 Nov 2018 at 5:19 AM
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    9. Latest: New zoo proposal may see Lok Kawi relocated zooboy28, 11 Nov 2018 at 6:26 AM
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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: History of Lahore Zoological Gardens J I N X, 21 Oct 2018
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    12. Latest: Tamaraw Conservation Prject Daktari JG, 12 Nov 2018 at 9:12 PM
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    13. Latest: Night Safari News 2017-2018 Senapus, 23 Oct 2018
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    14. Latest: Seoul Zoo news snowleopard, 6 Apr 2018
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    15. Latest: Taipei zoo news Kifaru Bwana, 9 Jul 2018
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    16. Latest: Pata Zoo Zooplantman, 26 Oct 2018
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    17. 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: RioZoo news carlos55, 21 Sep 2018
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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 vogelcommando, 3 Nov 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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