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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 lead in breeding certain species Austin the Sengi, 29 Nov 2021 at 12:53 PM
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    2. Speculative Zoo Design and Planning

      hypothetical discussions about developments or exhibits; designing theoretical collections and fictional zoos
      Latest: Masterplan of my "absolute" zoo CrashMegaraptor, 29 Nov 2021 at 10:23 AM
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    3. Challenges, Quizzes, Competitions & Games

      Challenges we set for our members, plus quizzes, competitions, games and so on
      Latest: ZooChat Challenge Global 2021 pipaluk, 29 Nov 2021 at 12:39 PM
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    4. Zoo History

      Historical information and discussions about zoos and important people in the zoo world
      Latest: Exhibition - Miss Clara and the Celebrity Beast in Art, 1500-1860 Tim May, 25 Nov 2021 at 6:07 PM
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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.
    2. Zoo Memorabilia

      Discussion about all the stuff you bring back from the zoo - guidebooks, maps, souvenirs, photos etc!
      Latest: Barcelona Zoo Map from 2012 Daniel Funk, 27 Nov 2021 at 2:40 PM
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    3. Zoo Games & Simulators

      Discussion about zoo games and simulators such as Zoo Tycoon
      Latest: Planet Zoo! BetoYoung, 29 Nov 2021 at 12:25 AM
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    4. Websites about Zoos & Animal Conservation

      Websites and other resources online about zoos, wildlife, nature, conservation and such.
      Latest: EOL Bengal Tiger, 3 Oct 2021
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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 from Germany! Platypusboy, 23 Nov 2021 at 3:23 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: Things That Irritate You on the Forum Ebirah766, 29 Nov 2021 at 1:10 PM
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    3. Announcements

      Find out the latest news about ZooChat here
      Latest: ZooChat is 18 years old! Simon Hampel, 26 Oct 2021
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    4. Events & Meetups

      Meetings and gatherings, education, seminars, conferences, or just zoo visits
      Latest: MSU/East Lansing meet-up. Azamat Shackleford, 3 Sep 2021
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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: Things That Irritate You in Life Batto, 29 Nov 2021 at 10:36 AM
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    2. Wildlife & Nature Conservation

      Non-zoo related discussion about animals, nature and conservation.
      Latest: Positive Wildlife News UngulateNerd92, 28 Nov 2021 at 11:44 PM
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    3. Animal Photography

      Discussion about taking photos of animals - equipment, techniques, places, etc
      Latest: Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2021 Julio C Castro, 27 Nov 2021 at 8:31 AM
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    4. Private Collections & Pets

      Discussion about private collections of animals and pets or other domesticated animals
      Latest: Hello Fishkeepers Great Argus, 3 Nov 2021
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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. Cook Islands

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

      Discussion about zoos in Guam
      Latest: Photos from Guam Zoo MonkeyBat, 21 Aug 2019
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    6. Latest: First Post ever ZooBinh, 17 Sep 2018
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    7. New Zealand

      Discussion about zoos in New Zealand
      Latest: Auckland Zoo News 2021 Jambo, 29 Nov 2021 at 8:36 AM
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    8. Latest: Niue has a duck. But just one. Hix, 12 Dec 2018
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    9. Latest: Samoa’s first zoo? Smaggledagle, 17 Jul 2020
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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: EAZA Proposal to Cull Adult Male Gorillas Pertinax, 29 Nov 2021 at 11:37 AM
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    2. Latest: Jambo Exotic Park, Tzoraghbyur Astrobird, 2 Jul 2021
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    3. Latest: Zoo Grodno vogelcommando, 11 Jul 2016
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    4. Latest: Planckendael News thread KevinB, 25 Nov 2021 at 6:16 PM
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    5. Latest: Sofia Zoo twilighter, 21 Nov 2021
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    6. Latest: News from Zagreb JurassicMax, 18 Apr 2021
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    7. Latest: Plzen zoo news Antoine, 27 Nov 2021 at 5:18 PM
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    8. Latest: Give Zoo News MennoPebesma, 8 Nov 2021
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    9. Latest: Tallinn zoo Shirokuma, 21 Nov 2020
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    10. Latest: Korkeasaari Zoo, Helsinki Platypusboy, 28 Nov 2021 at 10:17 AM
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    11. Latest: Mulhouse Zoo Antoine, 27 Nov 2021 at 5:50 PM
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    12. Latest: News from Tbilisi vogelcommando, 13 Apr 2017
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    13. Latest: Dortmund zoo news JurassicMax, 29 Nov 2021 at 11:55 AM
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    14. Latest: Attica zoo, Greece CatDog, 5 Feb 2021
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    15. Latest: Budapest Zoo news 2021 HungarianBison, 26 Nov 2021 at 2:30 PM
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    16. Latest: Wildlife in Iceland Gigit, 28 Apr 2021
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    17. Latest: Dublin Zoo news thread Animals R AMAZING!, 23 Nov 2021 at 2:13 AM
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    18. Latest: Parco Faunistico Valcorba news Marco Penello, 17 Nov 2021
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    19. Latest: Almaty Zoo Greg G, 26 Jul 2020
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    20. Latest: Riga Zoo vogelcommando, 28 Jan 2021
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    21. Latest: Parc Merveilleux Hvedekorn, 3 Jul 2021
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    22. Latest: Anyone been to Kishinev Zoo? drill, 22 Apr 2019
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    23. Latest: Berkenhof´s Tropical Zoo JurassicMax, 28 Nov 2021 at 9:17 PM
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    24. Latest: Kristiansand zoo Nicole Thiessen, 9 Oct 2021
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    25. Latest: Bunch of news from Lodz JurassicMax, 29 Nov 2021 at 10:30 AM
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    26. Latest: Lisbon Zoo Mr.Ivory, 29 Sep 2021
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    27. Latest: Zoo Brasov & Tirgu-Mures Pig-nosed turtle, 27 Aug 2021
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    28. Latest: Moscow zoo csartie, 26 Nov 2021 at 2:00 PM
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    29. Latest: Bojnice Zoo Jana, 23 Nov 2021 at 1:45 PM
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    30. Latest: Ljubljana Zoo ChefRaekwon, 17 Sep 2021
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    31. Latest: Oasys Mini Hollywood news Jana, 27 Nov 2021 at 12:33 PM
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    32. Latest: Orsa Bear Park WanderingDragon, 27 Nov 2021 at 10:17 PM
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    33. Latest: Dählhölzli news JurassicMax, 26 Nov 2021 at 8:10 PM
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    34. Latest: Bursa Zoo PossumRoach, 10 Jul 2021
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    35. Latest: Taigan Safari Park littleRedPanda, 15 Oct 2021
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    36. Latest: Chester Zoo News 2021 Mayki, 29 Nov 2021 at 1:43 PM
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  7. North America

    Discussions about zoos in North America
    1. Latest: Toronto Zoo Discussion thread 2021 GorillaFan15, 29 Nov 2021 at 12:44 PM
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    2. Latest: Africam Safari News carlos55, 12 Sep 2021
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    3. Latest: Formerly kept Species Zoo Tampa/Lowry Park Zoo SwampDonkey, 29 Nov 2021 at 1:02 PM
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  8. Asia

    Discussions about zoos in Asia
    1. Latest: Dhaka Zoo vogelcommando, 17 May 2021
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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: Chimelong Ocean Kingdom news snowleopard, 23 Nov 2021 at 3:43 AM
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    5. Latest: Hong Kong - Ocean Park vogelcommando, 4 Aug 2021
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    6. Latest: Hyderabad/Nehru Zoo Smaggledagle, 23 Nov 2021 at 3:36 PM
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    7. Latest: The Sumatran Elephant Population in Captivity Mr.Ivory, 29 Nov 2021 at 2:38 AM
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    8. Latest: Kobe animal kingdom PossumRoach, 27 Nov 2021 at 12:41 PM
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    9. Latest: Lao Zoo species lists, October 2019 Kifaru Bwana, 31 Dec 2020
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    10. Macau

      Discussion about zoos in Macau
    11. Latest: Giant panda born Kifaru Bwana, 1 Jun 2021
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    12. Maldives

      Discussion about zoos in Maldives
    13. Mongolia

      Discussion about zoos in Mongolia
      Latest: a wild life trip to Monoglia TinoPup, 7 Nov 2020
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    14. Latest: Yangon Zoo News vogelcommando, 25 Feb 2020
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    15. Latest: zoo Kathmandu (Nepal) Kifaru Bwana, 12 May 2020
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    16. Pakistan

      Discussion about zoos in Pakistan
      Latest: Snow leopard rehabilitation Kifaru Bwana, 20 Mar 2021
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    17. Latest: Talarak Foundation vogelcommando, 10 Aug 2021
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    18. Latest: My Singapore Zoo Adventure weekly update Singapore Zoo support, 26 Nov 2021 at 6:19 AM
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    19. Latest: Rhinos in South Korean zoos dt644, 12 Jun 2021
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    20. Latest: Sri Lankan National Zoo vogelcommando, 28 Oct 2019
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    21. Latest: Taipei zoo news ISAO, 13 Nov 2021
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    22. Latest: New Zoo Project Zz123, 25 Oct 2021
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    23. Latest: Saigon Zoo Species List (2021) thejackal, 18 Apr 2021
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  9. Central & South America

    Discussions about zoos in Central and South America
    1. Barbados

      Discussion about zoos in Barbados
      Latest: RAMSAR Wetland Deliberately Destroyed S Byers, 7 Sep 2020
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    2. Latest: Buenos Aires Zoo WhistlingKite24, 5 Mar 2021
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    3. Latest: Review of Atlantis Bahamas Blackduiker, 26 Mar 2010
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    4. Latest: Belize Zoo Sarus Crane, 3 Sep 2021
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    5. Bermuda

      Discussion about zoos in Bermuda
      Latest: Dolphin Quest - Bermuda vogelcommando, 18 Nov 2019
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    6. Latest: Vesty Pakos Zoo News Jungle Man, 20 Jun 2020
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    7. Latest: Species list for Bioparque do Rio Enzo, 15 Nov 2021
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    8. Latest: Safari Park Rancagua vogelcommando, 7 Aug 2021
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    9. Latest: Zoologico Santa Fe - Medellin vogelcommando, 11 Aug 2020
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    10. Latest: Herpetofauna in Costa Rican Zoos AWP, 15 Jul 2019
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    11. Latest: National Zoo of Cuba Kifaru Bwana, 10 Oct 2021
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    12. Dominican Republic

      Discussion about zoos in Dominican Republic
      Latest: Dominican mystery toad vogelcommando, 8 Jan 2015
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    13. Latest: Zoos of Ecuador carlos55, 14 Apr 2021
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    14. Guatemala

      Discussion about zoos in Guatemala
      Latest: Zoológico La Aurora News WhistlingKite24, 2 Nov 2021
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    15. Panama

      Discussion about zoos in Panama
    16. Paraguay

      Discussion about zoos in Paraguay
      Latest: Zoo de Encarnacion - Paraguay vogelcommando, 9 Oct 2016
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    17. Latest: Parque de las Leyendas - Lima WhistlingKite24, 5 Aug 2021
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    18. Latest: Los Chorros de Milla Zoo vogelcommando, 7 Dec 2020
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  10. Africa & Middle East

    Discussions about zoos in Africa and the Middle East
    1. Latest: Kinshasa Zoo Monty, 21 Nov 2021
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    2. Botswana

      Discussion about zoos in Botswana
      Latest: CARACAL - Kinsane MRJ, 18 Mar 2018
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    3. Latest: Loro Parque Tenerife zoomaniac, 11 Aug 2021
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    4. Latest: Giza Zoo News Jambo, 23 Mar 2021
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    5. Latest: Ethiopian zoo at Unity Park is open Jurek7, 27 Dec 2020
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    6. Gabon

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

      Discussion about zoos in Ghana
      Latest: Conservation in Ghana Simon Hampel, 20 Apr 2019
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    8. Latest: Tehran Zoo News vogelcommando, 5 Jul 2021
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    9. Latest: Hai Park News Smaggledagle, 3 Sep 2021
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    10. Latest: Abidjan Zoo Kifaru Bwana, 11 Sep 2020
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    11. Latest: Jordan jwer, 3 Apr 2014
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    12. Latest: TNT's Madagascar Experience ThomasNotTom, 12 Aug 2018
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    13. Mauritius

      Discussion about zoos in Mauritius
    14. Namibia

      Discussion about zoos in Namibia
    15. Latest: Al Khor Zoo Nix, 1 Aug 2021
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    16. Latest: Ellen DeGeneres Campus Kifaru Bwana, 17 Jan 2021
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    17. Latest: Dakar zoo Arizona Docent, 13 Apr 2014
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    18. Seychelles

      Discussion about zoos in Seychelles
    19. Latest: Somalia? TeaLovingDave, 21 Apr 2019
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    20. Latest: Johannesburg zoo news Nix, 6 Oct 2021
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    21. Latest: Photos from The Gambia? Angel, 4 Jul 2020
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    22. Latest: Tunis Zoo vogelcommando, 2 Mar 2017
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    23. Latest: SeaWorld Abu Dhabi planned csartie, 27 Nov 2021 at 2:36 PM
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    24. Zambia

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