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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: 2017 ZooChat Challenge! MagpieGoose, 27 May 2017 at 11:29 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: Design a Zoo elefante, 28 May 2017 at 12:16 AM
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  2. Community

    Discussion for or about the ZooChat community
    1. Announcements

      Find out the latest news about ZooChat here
      Latest: New moderators Tresio, 25 May 2017 at 1:20 AM
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    2. New Member Introductions

      New to ZooChat? Come and say hello - introduce yourself - we'd love to get to know you.
      Latest: Thrilled to be part of the Zoochat community DavidBrown, 25 May 2017 at 3:14 AM
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    3. Events & Meetups

      Meetings and gatherings, education, seminars, conferences, or just zoo visits
      Latest: One ticket - Tour at NHM Tring devilfish, 9 Apr 2017
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    4. ZooChat Website Help & Feedback

      Ask for help with using the forums and post suggestions for improvements.
      Latest: "foo" country added drill, 28 May 2017 at 2:16 AM
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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: Good cetacean books/guides? Tim May, 26 May 2017 at 5:32 PM
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    2. Zoo & Wildlife Games, Simulators & Quizzes

      Discussion about zoo games and simulators such as Zoo Tycoon and zoo quizes
      Latest: Zoo game in the works: Zoo Manager JVM, 9 May 2017
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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 Nisha, 24 May 2017 at 1:20 AM
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    4. Websites about Zoos & Animal Conservation

      Websites and other resources online about zoos, wildlife, nature, conservation and such.
      Latest: online newsletter for small cats Jurek7, 14 May 2017
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    5. Zoo & Wildlife Webcams

      Discussion about webcams at zoos
      Latest: SeaWorld Shark Cam Chlidonias, 20 Jun 2016
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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: 2017 Big Year LaughingDove, 27 May 2017 at 4:06 PM
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    2. Animal Photography

      Discussion about taking photos of animals - equipment, techniques, places, etc
      Latest: Kodak Photo Spots Arizona Docent, 16 May 2017
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    3. Private Collections & Pets

      Discussion about private collections of animals and pets or other domesticated animals
      Latest: Norway will legalize reptiles as pets dean, 27 May 2017 at 6:45 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: Favorite prehistoric animals. TheMightyOrca, 28 May 2017 at 1:30 AM
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  5. Oceania

    Discussions about zoos in the Oceania region ( Australasia, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia)
    1. Latest: National Zoo & Aquarium News 2017 Geoffrey, 28 May 2017 at 12:17 AM
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    2. Christmas Island

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

      Discussion about zoos in Cocos (Keeling) Islands
    4. Latest: Kula Eco-park, Fiji gerenuk, 23 Aug 2014
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    5. Latest: First Post ever Hix, 20 Mar 2010
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    6. New Zealand

      Discussion about zoos in New Zealand
      Latest: Auckland Zoo News 2017 Zoofan15, 25 May 2017 at 4:15 AM
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    7. Latest: Whales photographed mating in Niue Hix, 24 Aug 2012
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    8. Latest: Chlidonias also goes tropical.... Chlidonias, 31 May 2013
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    9. Latest: The fishes of Tokelau Hix, 22 Nov 2016
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  6. Europe

    Discussions about zoos in Europe
    1. Latest: 2017 Europe Zoochat Challenge ShonenJake13, 27 May 2017 at 6:56 PM
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    2. Latest: Yerevan Zoo News Giant Panda, 4 Oct 2016
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    3. Latest: News from Schonbrunn vogelcommando, 9 May 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: Pairi Daiza news vogelcommando, 26 May 2017 at 8:03 PM
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    7. Latest: Sofia Zoo vogelcommando, 3 Mar 2016
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    8. Latest: News from Zagreb kiang, 14 Jan 2017
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    9. Latest: Illegal animal trade vogelcommando, 9 Jan 2017
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    10. Latest: ZOO Plzeň - Species list (02/2017) Vision, 27 May 2017 at 2:10 PM
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    11. Latest: Small news from Randers temp, 24 May 2017 at 5:15 PM
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    12. Latest: Polar bear enclosure zoo chp89, 4 May 2017
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    13. Latest: Ahtari zoo Bib Fortuna, 10 Apr 2017
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    14. Latest: News vogelcommando, 26 May 2017 at 7:54 PM
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    15. Latest: News from Tbilisi vogelcommando, 13 Apr 2017
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    16. Latest: Tierpark Berlin News 2017 Joker1706, 26 May 2017 at 9:55 AM
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    17. Latest: Sea turtle tourism vogelcommando, 6 Feb 2017
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    18. Latest: Budapest Zoo kiang, 27 Mar 2017
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    19. Latest: Beluga-release ? BennettL, 27 Jan 2017
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    20. Latest: Dublin Zoo news thread cmrButton5, 19 May 2017
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    21. Latest: Italian Zoos News Piko, 25 May 2017 at 11:22 PM
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    22. Latest: Almaty Zoo vogelcommando, 12 May 2016
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    23. Latest: Riga Zoo MikeG, 23 Apr 2016
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    24. Latest: News of 2017 zoo chp89, 4 May 2017
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    25. Latest: Parc Merveilleux Grant Rhino, 25 Apr 2015
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    26. Latest: Mondo Verde vogelcommando, 26 May 2017 at 8:06 PM
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    27. Latest: Haugaland zoo Smannsaker, 22 May 2017 at 4:07 PM
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    28. Latest: Wroclaw zoo news 2017 Kifaru Bwana, 19 May 2017
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    29. Latest: Lisbon Zoo CindelP, 26 Feb 2017
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    30. Latest: Trophy hunting ban overread, 9 Oct 2016
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    31. Latest: Moscow zoo kiang, 26 May 2017 at 8:37 AM
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    32. Latest: Bojnice Zoo Nisha, 24 Oct 2016
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    33. Latest: Olm-breeding vogelcommando, 6 Oct 2016
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    34. Latest: Barcelona Zoo and Valencia Bioparc Visit Short Review migdog, 27 May 2017 at 11:17 AM
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    35. Latest: Borås Djurpark Thesweham, 10 May 2017
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    36. Latest: Zoo Basel News vogelcommando, 17 May 2017
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    37. Latest: Saltwater crocodiles arrive kiang, 2 May 2017
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    38. Latest: New private zoo near Kiev drill, 27 Feb 2017
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    39. Latest: Jimmys Farm Johnny Morris., 28 May 2017 at 1:34 AM
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  7. North America

    Discussions about zoos in North America
    1. Latest: Zoo de Granby TZFan, 27 May 2017 at 1:47 AM
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    2. Latest: California condor success carlos55, 21 May 2017
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    3. Latest: San Francisco Zoo news 2016 and beyond Chimpangeek, 28 May 2017 at 3:44 AM
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  8. Asia

    Discussions about zoos in Asia
    1. Latest: Chlidonias Goes To Asia, part five: 2016-2017 Chlidonias, 28 May 2017 at 12:13 AM
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    2. Brunei

      Discussion about zoos in Brunei
      Latest: Brunei in need for a zoo ?! animalszoos, 11 May 2017
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    3. Latest: Into The Wild From Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center kiang, 26 May 2017 at 3:40 PM
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    4. Latest: Taihu Longemont Animal Paradise FunkyGibbon, 8 May 2017
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    5. Latest: Species list Giant Panda, 23 Apr 2017
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    6. Latest: Byculla Zoo Chlidonias, 23 May 2017 at 1:05 PM
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    7. Latest: Bakas Levi Rafting - Bali vogelcommando, 1 May 2017
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    8. Latest: Nihondaira Zoo - Shizuoka kiang, 28 Apr 2017
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    9. Latest: Laos Wildlife Rescue Center Kifaru Bwana, 17 Dec 2016
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    10. Latest: Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Kifaru Bwana, 21 Feb 2017
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    11. Latest: Yangon Zoo News vogelcommando, 2 May 2017
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    12. Latest: Vulture re-intoduction vogelcommando, 16 Apr 2017
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    13. Pakistan

      Discussion about zoos in Pakistan
      Latest: Lahore zoo, elephant dies J I N X, 14 May 2017
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    14. Latest: Crocolandia - Cebu vogelcommando, 3 May 2017
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    15. Latest: Singapore Zoo news 2017 Calyptorhynchus, 28 May 2017 at 1:50 AM
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    16. Latest: Seoul Zoo news Kifaru Bwana, 13 May 2017
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    17. Latest: question about Taipei Zoo Tycooner FR, 9 Apr 2017
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    18. Latest: Review of the Songkhla Zoo, 26 May 2017 Chlidonias, 27 May 2017 at 6:33 AM
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    19. Latest: Hanoi Zoo review, 14 May 2017 Chlidonias, 15 May 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 at 9:11 PM
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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: Zoo News devilfish, 28 Aug 2016
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    5. Latest: Itaipu Binacional vogelcommando, 10 May 2017
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    6. Latest: Buin Zoo carlos55, 8 May 2017
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    7. Latest: Bioparque Los Ocarros news Kifaru Bwana, 21 Jan 2017
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    8. Latest: Crocodile Farm - Zapata vogelcommando, 24 Feb 2017
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    9. Latest: Galapagos animalszoos, 19 Apr 2016
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    10. Paraguay

      Discussion about zoos in Paraguay
    11. Latest: Zoos of Peru jwer, 18 Apr 2017
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    12. Latest: M'Bogicua Breeding Sataion vogelcommando, 29 Mar 2015
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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 kiang, 26 May 2017 at 7:40 PM
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    3. Latest: Alexandria Zoo - August 2009 vogelcommando, 12 Feb 2017
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    4. Ghana

      Discussion about zoos in Ghana
    5. Latest: A new aquarium Kifaru Bwana, 24 May 2017 at 8:38 AM
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    6. Latest: Abidjan Zoo vogelcommando, 10 Feb 2017
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    7. Latest: Smuggled orang-utan vogelcommando, 17 Apr 2017
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    8. Latest: New conservation centre vogelcommando, 7 Oct 2016
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    9. Latest: CERCOPAN vogelcommando, 18 Feb 2017
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    10. Latest: Al Wabra wildlife center kiang, 26 Jul 2016
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    11. Latest: Lion re-introduction Pleistohorse, 30 Jun 2015
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    12. Latest: Saving Saudi's Vultures vogelcommando, 30 Dec 2016
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    13. Latest: Kudu21 Does South Africa! Kudu21, 18 May 2017
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    14. Latest: Tunis Zoo vogelcommando, 2 Mar 2017
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    15. Latest: Ziwa Rhino Wildlife Ranch vogelcommando, 16 Feb 2017
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    16. Latest: A new zoo for Dubai Kifaru Bwana, 17 May 2017
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    17. 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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