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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: Desert Zoos animalszoos, 27 Mar 2017 at 5:27 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: Desert zoo design challenge animalszoos, 27 Mar 2017 at 3:44 PM
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  2. Community

    Discussion for or about the ZooChat community
    1. Announcements

      Find out the latest news about ZooChat here
      Latest: Welcome to the new ZooChat molinea, 12 Mar 2017
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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: Jerusalem Zoo Musi, 27 Mar 2017 at 2:36 PM
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    3. Events & Meetups

      Meetings and gatherings, education, seminars, conferences, or just zoo visits
    4. ZooChat Website Help & Feedback

      Ask for help with using the forums and post suggestions for improvements.
      Latest: New Gallery Request Thread 2017 drill, 15 Mar 2017
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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: Xeljanz TV Ad Gomphothere, 23 Mar 2017 at 4:16 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: Any one up for this animal themed quiz zoogiraffe, 23 Feb 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: IZES - Zoo Grapevine Magazine LaughingDove, 22 Mar 2017 at 12:45 PM
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    4. Websites about Zoos & Animal Conservation

      Websites and other resources online about zoos, wildlife, nature, conservation and such.
      Latest: Photoessay on the work of keepers at London Zoo gentle lemur, 24 Mar 2017 at 2:16 PM
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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: The rediscovery thread Surroundx, 27 Mar 2017 at 9:58 AM
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    2. Animal Photography

      Discussion about taking photos of animals - equipment, techniques, places, etc
      Latest: the perfect zoo lens Arizona Docent, 7 Mar 2017
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    3. Private Collections & Pets

      Discussion about private collections of animals and pets or other domesticated animals
      Latest: Most exotic animals seen on the pet trade wally war eagle, 22 Mar 2017 at 3:07 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 Nonsense Thread ThylacineAlive, 27 Mar 2017 at 3:55 PM
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  5. Oceania

    Discussions about zoos in the Oceania region ( Australasia, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia)
    1. Latest: Moonlit Sanctuary 2017-2020 Hix, 27 Mar 2017 at 1:10 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
    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 History zooboy28, 27 Mar 2017 at 1:51 PM
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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: CGSwans flies north for the winter CGSwans, 27 Mar 2017 at 5:31 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, 26 Mar 2017 at 2:23 PM
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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, 27 Mar 2017 at 8:09 AM
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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: Dvůr Králové Kifaru Bwana, 22 Mar 2017 at 12:58 PM
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    11. Latest: Copenhagen Zoo news 2015 and 2016 Water Dragon, 27 Mar 2017 at 8:57 AM
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    12. Latest: Tallinn zoo vogelcommando, 3 Jan 2017
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    13. Latest: Ranua Zoo 2017 AdvoCat, 9 Jan 2017
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    14. Latest: Le PAL Nisha, 27 Mar 2017 at 5:09 PM
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    15. Latest: News from Tbilisi vogelcommando, 29 Apr 2016
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    16. Latest: Weltvogelpark Walsrode news 2016 TeaLovingDave, 24 Mar 2017 at 10:05 PM
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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 at 2:52 PM
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    19. Latest: Beluga-release ? BennettL, 27 Jan 2017
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    20. Latest: Dublin Zoo news thread Giant Panda, 27 Mar 2017 at 11:05 AM
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    21. Latest: Italian Zoos News Piko, 21 Mar 2017 at 5:59 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: Apklausa apie gyvunus tubvilius, 4 Jun 2015
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    25. Latest: Parc Merveilleux Grant Rhino, 25 Apr 2015
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    26. Latest: Blijdorp News vogelcommando, 27 Mar 2017 at 9:45 AM
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    27. Latest: Kristiansand zoo Thesweham, 8 Jan 2017
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    28. Latest: Bunch of news from Lodz Kifaru Bwana, 9 Mar 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 MikeG, 22 Mar 2017 at 11:21 AM
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    32. Latest: Belgrade Zoo, Serbia gorst, 6 Mar 2017
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    33. Latest: Bojnice Zoo Nisha, 24 Oct 2016
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    34. Latest: Olm-breeding vogelcommando, 6 Oct 2016
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    35. Latest: SJ Visits The Canaries ShonenJake13, 27 Mar 2017 at 3:54 PM
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    36. Latest: Kolmården Zoo vogelcommando, 16 Mar 2017
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    37. Latest: Zoo Basel News FunkyGibbon, 15 Mar 2017
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    38. Latest: Darica Faruk Yalcin Zoo Nisha, 9 Jan 2017
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    39. Latest: New private zoo near Kiev drill, 27 Feb 2017
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    40. Latest: Chester Zoo 2017 #1 HGibbins, 27 Mar 2017 at 5:20 PM
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  7. North America

    Discussions about zoos in North America
    1. Latest: Toronto Zoo Animal Names cypher, 27 Mar 2017 at 1:28 AM
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    2. Latest: California Dreamin' - July Road Trip Arizona Docent, 27 Mar 2017 at 5:05 PM
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  8. Asia

    Discussions about zoos in Asia
    1. Latest: Chlidonias Goes To Asia, part five: 2016-2017 Chlidonias, 27 Mar 2017 at 12:39 PM
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    2. Latest: Angkor Centre for Conservation of Biodiversity vogelcommando, 23 Mar 2017 at 4:09 PM
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    3. Latest: Beijing Wildlife Park Loxodonta Cobra, 22 Mar 2017 at 12:49 AM
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    4. Latest: Lion Safari - Etawah / Kanpur vogelcommando, 26 Mar 2017 at 2:47 PM
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    5. Latest: Bandung Zoo Kifaru Bwana, 22 Mar 2017 at 8:13 AM
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    6. Latest: Adventure world wakayama kiang, 27 Mar 2017 at 9:55 AM
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    7. Latest: Laos Wildlife Rescue Center Kifaru Bwana, 17 Dec 2016
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    8. Latest: Taiping Zoo and Night Safari Kifaru Bwana, 21 Feb 2017
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    9. Latest: Plans for new zoo in Tanahun drill, 2 Mar 2017
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    10. Pakistan

      Discussion about zoos in Pakistan
      Latest: Karachi Safari Park Kifaru Bwana, 22 Mar 2017 at 8:09 AM
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    11. Latest: Talarak Foundation vogelcommando, 25 Mar 2017 at 6:08 AM
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    12. Latest: Singapore Zoo news 2017 Zooish, 13 Mar 2017
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    13. Latest: Giant pandas arrive in South Korea Nisha, 6 Oct 2016
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    14. Latest: Taipei zoo news kiang, 12 Jan 2017
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    15. Latest: Which Thai Zoos are Worth Visiting? Chlidonias, 27 Mar 2017 at 9:54 AM
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    16. Latest: Endangered Primate Rescue Center, Vietnam vogelcommando, 25 Mar 2017 at 4:11 PM
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  9. Central & South America

    Discussions about zoos in Central and South America
    1. Latest: Mendoza Zoo and aquarium Kifaru Bwana, 10 Nov 2016
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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: São Paulo Zoo news Kifaru Bwana, 2 Mar 2017
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    6. Latest: Buin Zoo carlos55, 18 Mar 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 SealPup, 9 Mar 2017
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    12. Latest: M'Bogicua Breeding Sataion vogelcommando, 29 Mar 2015
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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, 24 Feb 2017
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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: Jerusalem Biblical Zoo News vogelcommando, 20 Mar 2017
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    6. Latest: Abidjan Zoo vogelcommando, 10 Feb 2017
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    7. Latest: Houbara smuggling vogelcommando, 10 Sep 2016
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    8. Latest: Mauritius Bat Count vogelcommando, 28 Oct 2016
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    9. Latest: New conservation centre vogelcommando, 7 Oct 2016
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    10. Latest: CERCOPAN vogelcommando, 18 Feb 2017
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    11. Latest: Al Wabra wildlife center kiang, 26 Jul 2016
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    12. Latest: Lion re-introduction Pleistohorse, 30 Jun 2015
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    13. Latest: Saving Saudi's Vultures vogelcommando, 30 Dec 2016
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    14. Latest: Cheetah-attacks vogelcommando, 25 Mar 2017 at 6:11 PM
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    15. Latest: Kipunji Quest, Lintworm goes to Tanzania Hix, 19 Mar 2017
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    16. Latest: Tunis Zoo vogelcommando, 2 Mar 2017
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    17. Latest: Ziwa Rhino Wildlife Ranch vogelcommando, 16 Feb 2017
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    18. Latest: Al Bustan Zoo News TeaLovingDave, 28 Feb 2017
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    19. 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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