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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.
    2. Fantasy Zoos

      Dream up your own zoo, exhibit or animal collection. Any discussion about "what if" imaginings or ideas belong here.
      Latest: Official ZooChat Exhibit Design Competition #3 jbnbsn99, 7 Dec 2016 at 2:18 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: Welcome to the new ZooChat Simon Hampel, 30 Nov 2016
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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: Oflory Chlidonias, 2 Dec 2016 at 1:40 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: Showing more then 12 photos Simon Hampel, 28 Nov 2016
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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: Willard Price books Hix, 5 Dec 2016 at 11:56 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: A better Zoo Tycoon - how would you improve it? TheMightyOrca, 1 Dec 2016 at 1:26 AM
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    3. Zoo Memorabilia

      Discussion about all the stuff you bring back from the zoo - guidebooks, maps, souvenirs, photos etc!
      Latest: Minature Animal Figure Collection dean, 8 Nov 2016
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    4. Websites about Zoos & Animal Conservation

      Websites and other resources online about zoos, wildlife, nature, conservation and such.
    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: Newly discovered / described species vogelcommando, 7 Dec 2016 at 5:59 PM
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    2. Animal Photography

      Discussion about taking photos of animals - equipment, techniques, places, etc
      Latest: The Third Vote: The Vote savethelephant, 7 Dec 2016 at 2:13 AM
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    3. Private Collections & Pets

      Discussion about private collections of animals and pets or other domesticated animals
      Latest: Private Specimen: Shark eggs animal_expert01, 26 Nov 2016
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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: Man saving his dog vs Kangoroo Coelacanth18, 7 Dec 2016 at 6:00 PM
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  5. Oceania

    Discussions about zoos in the Oceania region ( Australasia, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia)
    1. Latest: Recent history of Taronga and developments etc Pertinax, 7 Dec 2016 at 10:42 AM
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    2. Latest: Kula Eco-park, Fiji gerenuk, 23 Aug 2014
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    3. Latest: First Post ever Hix, 20 Mar 2010
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    4. New Zealand

      Discussion about zoos in New Zealand
      Latest: Willowbank Wildlife Reserve News Tygo, 4 Dec 2016 at 1:59 AM
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    5. Latest: Whales photographed mating in Niue Hix, 24 Aug 2012
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    6. Latest: Chlidonias also goes tropical.... Chlidonias, 31 May 2013
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    7. Latest: The fishes of Tokelau Hix, 22 Nov 2016
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  6. Europe

    Discussions about zoos in Europe
    1. Latest: Yerevan Zoo News Giant Panda, 4 Oct 2016
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    2. Latest: News from Schmiding vogelcommando, 23 Nov 2016
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    3. Latest: Zoo Grodno vogelcommando, 11 Jul 2016
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    4. Latest: Review of Aquatopia Hvedekorn, 5 Dec 2016 at 12:01 AM
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    5. Latest: Sofia Zoo vogelcommando, 3 Mar 2016
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    6. Latest: Aquatika Giant Panda, 6 Dec 2016 at 3:57 PM
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    7. Latest: News thread Nisha, 26 Sep 2016
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    8. Latest: Prague Zoo News 2016 vogelcommando, 7 Dec 2016 at 5:25 PM
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    9. Latest: Aalborg zoo news vogelcommando, 29 Nov 2016
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    10. Latest: Tallinn zoo AdvoCat, 22 Sep 2016
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    11. Latest: Korkeasaari Zoo, Helsinki Shirokuma, 18 Nov 2016
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    12. Latest: Beauval News 2016 vogelcommando, 6 Dec 2016 at 9:57 PM
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    13. Latest: News from Tbilisi vogelcommando, 29 Apr 2016
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    14. Latest: Frankfurt Zoo Bib Fortuna, 7 Dec 2016 at 4:42 PM
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    15. Latest: Attica Zoological Park Visit Short Review devilfish, 5 Dec 2016 at 10:47 PM
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    16. Latest: Sosto Zoo news vogelcommando, 16 Nov 2016
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    17. Latest: Wild polar bear shot in Iceland Batto, 19 Jul 2016
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    18. Latest: Tayto Park news Nisha, 19 Nov 2016
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    19. Latest: Italian Zoos News Piko, 4 Dec 2016 at 7:35 PM
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    20. Latest: Almaty Zoo vogelcommando, 12 May 2016
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    21. Latest: Riga Zoo MikeG, 23 Apr 2016
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    22. Latest: Apklausa apie gyvunus tubvilius, 4 Jun 2015
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    23. Latest: Parc Merveilleux Grant Rhino, 25 Apr 2015
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    24. Latest: Montekristo Estates Animal Park vogelcommando, 5 Dec 2016 at 10:01 PM
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    25. Latest: Dierenpark Zie-ZOO news vogelcommando, 7 Dec 2016 at 1:58 PM
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    26. Latest: Kristiansand zoo Thesweham, 18 Aug 2016
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    27. Latest: Katowice Zoo News Arek, 26 Nov 2016
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    28. Latest: Trophy hunting ban overread, 9 Oct 2016
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    29. Latest: Oceania Mall Aquarium Giant Panda, 4 Dec 2016 at 1:48 PM
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    30. Latest: Belgrade Zoo, Serbia vogelcommando, 6 Aug 2016
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    31. Latest: Bojnice Zoo Nisha, 24 Oct 2016
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    32. Latest: Olm-breeding vogelcommando, 6 Oct 2016
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    33. Latest: Bioparc Fuengirola kiang, 6 Dec 2016 at 9:54 AM
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    34. Latest: Nordens Ark Thesweham, 28 Nov 2016
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    35. Latest: Zoo Basel News vogelcommando, 30 Nov 2016
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    36. Latest: Darica Faruk Yalcin Zoo Kifaru Bwana, 29 Nov 2016
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    37. Latest: Biopark Odessa vogelcommando, 22 Nov 2016
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    38. Latest: Paignton in 2016 Gigit, 7 Dec 2016 at 6:03 PM
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  7. North America

    Discussions about zoos in North America
    1. Latest: Park News wensleydale, 6 Dec 2016 at 3:13 AM
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    2. Latest: San Diego Zoo news 2016 vogelcommando, 7 Dec 2016 at 5:45 PM
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  8. Asia

    Discussions about zoos in Asia
    1. Latest: Chlidonias Goes To Asia, part five: 2016 Brum, 3 Dec 2016 at 2:33 PM
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    2. Latest: Red lists of Bangladesh vogelcommando, 24 Oct 2016
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    3. Latest: New Aquarium for Phnom Penh vogelcommando, 28 Nov 2016
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    4. Latest: Shanghai zoo news kiang, 27 Nov 2016
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    5. Latest: Hong Kong - Ocean Park vogelcommando, 16 Oct 2016
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    6. Latest: Kamla Nehru Zoo vogelcommando, 28 Nov 2016
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    7. Latest: Nagoya - Higashiyama Zoo Giant Panda, 7 Dec 2016 at 12:28 PM
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    8. Latest: Phasing out Tiger Farms vogelcommando, 25 Sep 2016
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    9. Latest: Bornean Sun bear Conservation Centre - Sepilok vogelcommando, 3 Dec 2016 at 3:27 PM
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    10. Latest: River dolphins in Nepal vogelcommando, 18 Sep 2016
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    11. Latest: Talarak Foundation vogelcommando, 2 Dec 2016 at 7:06 AM
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    12. Latest: Giraffe subspecies at Singapore Zoo? Zooish, 30 Nov 2016
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    13. Latest: Giant pandas arrive in South Korea Nisha, 6 Oct 2016
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    14. Latest: Non-native primates in Thailand vogelcommando, 3 Dec 2016 at 11:10 AM
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    15. Latest: Proposed Aquarium: Taoyuan devilfish, 5 Dec 2016 at 10:46 PM
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    16. Latest: Vietnams last Javan rhino vogelcommando, 22 Sep 2016
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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: Zoo Ribeirao Preto vogelcommando, 12 Nov 2016
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    6. Latest: Buin Zoo carlos55, 13 Nov 2016
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    7. Latest: Cali Zoo News kiang, 3 Jun 2016
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    8. Latest: Animals that live on Cuba Dassie rat, 17 Sep 2015
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    9. Latest: Galapagos animalszoos, 19 Apr 2016
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    10. Latest: Turtle release vogelcommando, 3 Nov 2016
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    11. 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. Latest: Loro Parque Tenerife kiang, 6 Dec 2016 at 3:19 PM
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    2. Latest: Protection The asiatic cheetah devilfish, 3 Sep 2016
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    3. Latest: Ramat Gan Safari and Zoo vogelcommando, 25 Nov 2016
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    4. Latest: Monkeys vs chocolate vogelcommando, 1 Apr 2015
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    5. Latest: Houbara smuggling vogelcommando, 10 Sep 2016
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    6. Latest: Mauritius Bat Count vogelcommando, 28 Oct 2016
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    7. Latest: New conservation centre vogelcommando, 7 Oct 2016
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    8. Latest: Jos Wildlife Park vogelcommando, 13 Jul 2016
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    9. Latest: Al Wabra wildlife center kiang, 26 Jul 2016
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    10. Latest: Lion re-introduction Pleistohorse, 30 Jun 2015
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    11. Latest: Privat Zoo Abha LaughingDove, 9 Dec 2014
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    12. Latest: Re-introduction Cuvier's gazelles vogelcommando, 2 Dec 2016 at 6:53 AM
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    13. Latest: Good Elephant news savethelephant, 4 Jun 2015
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    14. Latest: New crocodile-park for Dubai vogelcommando, 5 Dec 2016 at 1:02 PM
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    15. 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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