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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: Stereotypical Species RatioTile, 19 Sep 2020 at 10:15 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: Mixed species enclosures Mr Gharial, 19 Sep 2020 at 9:57 PM
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    3. Latest: Keep Calm and Cup On (Adsa), 15 Aug 2020
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    4. Zoo History

      Historical information and discussions about zoos and important people in the zoo world
      Latest: Eastern Long Necked Turtle Kate, 16 Sep 2020 at 3:46 AM
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  2. Community

    Discussion for or about the ZooChat community
    1. Challenges, Quizzes, Competitions & Games

      Challenges we set for our members, plus quizzes, competitions, games and so on
      Latest: ZooChat Challenge Europe 2020 ShonenJake13, 15 Sep 2020 at 1:46 PM
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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: The Tapir Master arrives Onychorhynchus coronatus, 18 Sep 2020 at 9:26 PM
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    3. 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: New Gallery Request Thread 2020 Chlidonias, 19 Sep 2020 at 8:52 PM
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    4. Announcements

      Find out the latest news about ZooChat here
      Latest: Discord Chatroom for ZooChat PossumRoach, 3 Sep 2020
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    5. Events & Meetups

      Meetings and gatherings, education, seminars, conferences, or just zoo visits
  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: Handbook of the Mammals of the World Tetzoo Quizzer, 17 Sep 2020 at 7:52 PM
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    2. Zoo Memorabilia

      Discussion about all the stuff you bring back from the zoo - guidebooks, maps, souvenirs, photos etc!
      Latest: Miniature Animal Figure Collection Kakapo, 19 Sep 2020 at 9:53 AM
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    3. Zoo Games & Simulators

      Discussion about zoo games and simulators such as Zoo Tycoon
    4. Websites about Zoos & Animal Conservation

      Websites and other resources online about zoos, wildlife, nature, conservation and such.
      Latest: Wild Animal Observation Data Onychorhynchus coronatus, 21 Aug 2020
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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: Jokes Only a Zoochatter Would Understand HungarianBison, 19 Sep 2020 at 10:13 PM
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    2. Wildlife & Nature Conservation

      Non-zoo related discussion about animals, nature and conservation.
      Latest: ZooChat Big Year 2020 Vision, 19 Sep 2020 at 12:49 PM
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    3. Animal Photography

      Discussion about taking photos of animals - equipment, techniques, places, etc
      Latest: September Photo Showcasing Julio C Castro, 11 Sep 2020
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    4. Private Collections & Pets

      Discussion about private collections of animals and pets or other domesticated animals
  5. Oceania

    Discussions about zoos in the Oceania region ( Australasia, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia)
    1. Latest: Chimpanzee Troop Zoofan15, 19 Sep 2020 at 11:59 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
      Latest: Saving Cocos Islands wildlife vogelcommando, 3 Jan 2018
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    4. Cook Islands

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

      Discussion about zoos in Guam
      Latest: Photos from Guam Zoo MonkeyBat, 21 Aug 2019
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    7. Latest: First Post ever ZooBinh, 17 Sep 2018
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    8. Latest: Aquarium des Lagons vogelcommando, 4 Aug 2020
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    9. New Zealand

      Discussion about zoos in New Zealand
      Latest: Auckland Zoo News 2020 Zoofan15, 18 Sep 2020 at 10:03 PM
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    10. Latest: Niue has a duck. But just one. Hix, 12 Dec 2018
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    11. Latest: Samoa’s first zoo? Smaggledagle, 17 Jul 2020
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    12. Latest: The fishes of Tokelau Ebirah766, 15 Nov 2018
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  6. Europe

    Discussions about zoos in Europe
    1. Latest: Asian Elephants in Europe Elephantelephant, 17 Sep 2020 at 5:56 PM
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    2. Latest: Yerevan Zoo News Elephas Maximus, 14 Jul 2020
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    3. Latest: Plans for Safaripark vogelcommando, 20 Dec 2016
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    4. Latest: Zoo Grodno vogelcommando, 11 Jul 2016
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    5. Latest: Olmense Zoo News KevinB, 19 Sep 2020 at 10:01 AM
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    6. Latest: News from Zagreb LegoOwl, 20 Apr 2020
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    7. Latest: Prague Zoo News 2020 HOMIN96, 19 Sep 2020 at 11:22 AM
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    8. Latest: Give Zoo News Anton, 16 Sep 2020 at 8:52 PM
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    9. Latest: Tallinn zoo Jonas Bodingh, 7 Sep 2020
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    10. Latest: Korkeasaari Zoo, Helsinki Shirokuma, 13 Sep 2020 at 6:56 PM
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    11. Latest: Zooparc de Beauval News Antoine, 19 Sep 2020 at 9:42 AM
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    12. Latest: News from Tbilisi vogelcommando, 13 Apr 2017
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    13. Latest: Tierpark Berlin news 2020 JurassicMax, 19 Sep 2020 at 11:51 AM
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    14. Latest: Attica zoo, Greece Brum, 16 Dec 2018
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    15. Latest: Szeged Zoo HungarianBison, 11 Sep 2020
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    16. Latest: Reykjavik Zoo News Shirokuma, 7 Apr 2020
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    17. Latest: Fota Wildlife Park News Babyrousa, 18 Sep 2020 at 5:43 PM
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    18. Latest: Parco Faunistico Valcorba news Marco Penello, 4 Sep 2020
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    19. Latest: Almaty Zoo Greg G, 26 Jul 2020
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    20. Latest: Riga Zoo masonstar, 1 Jun 2020
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    21. Latest: Lithuanian Sea Museum Giant Panda, 4 Dec 2017
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    22. Latest: Parc Merveilleux Grant Rhino, 25 Apr 2015
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    23. Latest: Anyone been to Kishinev Zoo? drill, 22 Apr 2019
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    24. Latest: Overloon zoo news MennoPebesma, 19 Sep 2020 at 7:04 AM
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    25. Latest: Kristiansand Dyreparken Visit twilighter, 16 Sep 2020 at 6:03 PM
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    26. Latest: Wroclaw zoo news 2020 vogelcommando, 17 Sep 2020 at 6:46 PM
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    27. Latest: Badoca Safari Park masonstar, 26 Jun 2020
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    28. Latest: Moscow Zoo Breeding Nursery news Zoofan15, 2 Sep 2020
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    29. Latest: Belgrade Zoo, Serbia vogelcommando, 14 Aug 2020
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    30. Latest: Bratislava Zoo Jana, 19 Sep 2020 at 2:40 PM
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    31. Latest: Olm-breeding gentle lemur, 3 Jun 2020
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    32. Latest: Species list and Review. SivatheriumGuy, 16 Sep 2020 at 5:35 PM
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    33. Latest: Kolmården Zoo swedish beaver, 11 Sep 2020
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    34. Latest: Papiliorama news Rayane, 19 Sep 2020 at 7:40 AM
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    35. Latest: Tarsus Animal Park PossumRoach, 12 Sep 2020
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    36. Latest: New private zoo near Kiev Elephas Maximus, 1 Aug 2020
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    37. Latest: Why do Whipsade give their Elephants two names? The Hedgehog, 19 Sep 2020 at 10:16 PM
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  7. North America

    Discussions about zoos in North America
    1. Latest: Toronto Zoo Developments 2020 cypher, 19 Sep 2020 at 3:31 PM
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    2. Latest: Africam Safari News carlos55, 30 Aug 2020
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    3. Latest: Los Angeles Zoo News 2020 Thomas, 19 Sep 2020 at 9:53 PM
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  8. Asia

    Discussions about zoos in Asia
    1. Latest: Aquarium Lhasa - Tibet vogelcommando, 20 Aug 2020
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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: Shanghai Zoo News Ding Lingwei, 16 Aug 2020
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    5. Latest: Hong Kong - Ocean Park Gavinj90, 10 Jun 2020
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    6. Latest: New Zoo at Puthur Junklekitteb, 2 Sep 2020
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    7. Latest: The world only white siamang Batto, 19 Sep 2020 at 4:31 PM
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    8. Latest: Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium News RatioTile, 19 Sep 2020 at 1:48 PM
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    9. Latest: Lao Zoo species lists, October 2019 Chlidonias, 28 Oct 2019
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    10. Macau

      Discussion about zoos in Macau
    11. Maldives

      Discussion about zoos in Maldives
    12. Mongolia

      Discussion about zoos in Mongolia
      Latest: a wild life trip to Monoglia carl the birder, 29 Aug 2020
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    13. Latest: Yangon Zoo News vogelcommando, 25 Feb 2020
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    14. Latest: zoo Kathmandu (Nepal) Kifaru Bwana, 12 May 2020
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    15. Pakistan

      Discussion about zoos in Pakistan
      Latest: Islamabad Zoo vogelcommando, 1 Sep 2020
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    16. Latest: Talarak Foundation vogelcommando, 9 Sep 2020
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    17. Latest: My Singapore Zoo Adventure weekly update Singapore Zoo support, 18 Sep 2020 at 7:38 AM
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    18. Latest: Sri Lankan National Zoo vogelcommando, 28 Oct 2019
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    19. Latest: Taipei zoo news Loxodonta Cobra, 13 Sep 2020 at 5:51 PM
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    20. Latest: Khao Kheow Open Zoo news vogelcommando, 4 Sep 2020
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    21. Latest: Saigon Zoo review - 7 March 2017 vogelcommando, 11 Aug 2020
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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 Kifaru Bwana, 17 Aug 2020
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    3. Latest: Review of Atlantis Bahamas Blackduiker, 26 Mar 2010
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    4. Latest: Belize Zoo vogelcommando, 16 Jul 2020
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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: Zoologico de Sao Paulo vogelcommando, 15 Sep 2020 at 4:22 PM
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    8. Latest: Buin Zoo Kifaru Bwana, 17 Aug 2020
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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: Havana Zoo news vogelcommando, 5 Nov 2019
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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: Mashpi Eco-lodge amur leopard, 11 Jan 2020
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    14. Guatemala

      Discussion about zoos in Guatemala
      Latest: Zoo La Aurora: Species List Carlos M, 19 Sep 2020 at 9:30 PM
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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: Bararida Zoo vogelcommando, 17 Jan 2019
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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 KevinB, 15 Aug 2020
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    3. Latest: Giza Zoo News vogelcommando, 27 Mar 2019
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    4. Gabon

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

      Discussion about zoos in Ghana
      Latest: Conservation in Ghana Simon Hampel, 20 Apr 2019
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    6. Latest: Tehran Zoo News vogelcommando, 19 Aug 2020
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    7. Latest: Ramat Gan Safari and Zoo WanderingDragon, 4 Sep 2020
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    8. Latest: Abidjan Zoo Kifaru Bwana, 11 Sep 2020
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    9. Latest: Jordan jwer, 3 Apr 2014
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    10. Latest: TNT's Madagascar Experience ThomasNotTom, 12 Aug 2018
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    11. Mauritius

      Discussion about zoos in Mauritius
    12. Latest: Rabat Zoo Mehdi, 22 Jul 2017
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    13. Namibia

      Discussion about zoos in Namibia
    14. Latest: Drill Ranch Jurek7, 12 Feb 2020
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    15. Latest: Al Khor Zoo vogelcommando, 28 Aug 2020
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    16. Latest: Dakar zoo Arizona Docent, 13 Apr 2014
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    17. Seychelles

      Discussion about zoos in Seychelles
    18. Latest: Somalia? TeaLovingDave, 21 Apr 2019
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    19. Latest: Photos from The Gambia? Angel, 4 Jul 2020
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    20. Latest: Tunis Zoo vogelcommando, 2 Mar 2017
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    21. Latest: New zoos for Uganda vogelcommando, 21 Oct 2019
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    22. Zambia

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