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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: Snowleopard's Mammals: A Lifetime List of Species birdsandbats, 25 Feb 2024 at 8:17 PM
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    2. Speculative Zoo Design and Planning

      hypothetical discussions about developments or exhibits; designing theoretical collections and fictional zoos
      Latest: Mixed species exhibit ideas: BenFoxster, 25 Feb 2024 at 4:58 PM
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    3. Quizzes, Competitions & Games

      Quizzes, photo guessing games, and the yearly zoo-visiting challenges
      Latest: Zoochat Challenge North America 2024 CarnotaurusSastrei, 25 Feb 2024 at 4:09 AM
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    4. Zoo History

      Historical information and discussions about zoos and important people in the zoo world
      Latest: Fresno Zoo Conservation Center? DavidBrown, 21 Feb 2024 at 8:22 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.
      Latest: Upcoming BBC wildlife documentaries Osedax, 24 Feb 2024 at 11:18 AM
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    2. Zoo Memorabilia

      Discussion about all the stuff you bring back from the zoo - guidebooks, maps, souvenirs, photos etc!
      Latest: IZES - Zoo Grapevine Magazine Philipine eagle, 23 Feb 2024 at 11:27 AM
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    3. Zoo Games & Simulators

      Discussion about zoo games and simulators such as Zoo Tycoon
      Latest: How would you change Planet Zoo’s current animal roster? Neil chace, 24 Feb 2024 at 2:18 AM
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    4. Websites about Zoos & Animal Conservation

      Websites and other resources online about zoos, wildlife, nature, conservation and such.
      Latest: Zootierliste Goes Worldwide lintworm, 25 Feb 2024 at 6:57 PM
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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: I finally got around to making an account Dr. Wolverine, 18 Feb 2024
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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: New Gallery Request Thread 2022 SusScrofa, 22 Feb 2024 at 9:09 PM
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    3. Announcements

      Find out the latest news about ZooChat here
      Latest: Discord Chatroom for ZooChat Enzo, 14 Feb 2024
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    4. Events & Meetups

      Meetings and gatherings, education, seminars, conferences, or just zoo visits
      Latest: Where to visit in Edinburgh? ZooTripper365, 26 Dec 2023
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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 TinoPup, 24 Feb 2024 at 10:51 PM
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    2. Wildlife & Nature Conservation

      Non-zoo related discussion about animals, nature and conservation.
      Latest: Zoochat Big Year 2024 Tetzoo Quizzer, 25 Feb 2024 at 8:58 PM
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    3. Animal Photography

      Discussion about taking photos of animals - equipment, techniques, places, etc
      Latest: "Shooting" British Birds Lafone, 24 Feb 2024 at 8:26 PM
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    4. Private Collections & Pets

      Discussion about private collections of animals and pets or other domesticated animals
      Latest: What pets/animals do you currently have? Ava Miller, 14 Feb 2024
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  5. Oceania

    Discussions about zoos in the Oceania region ( Australasia, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia)
    1. Latest: Werribee Open Range Zoo News 2024 Zoofan15, 25 Feb 2024 at 8:00 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
      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: Parc Zoologique et Forestier Matt_C, 18 Sep 2022
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    9. New Zealand

      Discussion about zoos in New Zealand
      Latest: New Wildlife Centre Planned for Foxton Chlidonias, 25 Feb 2024 at 9:34 AM
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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: Europe's 100 must see exhibits lintworm, 25 Feb 2024 at 8:12 PM
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    2. Latest: Jambo Exotic Park, Tzoraghbyur zooatlas, 4 Oct 2022
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    3. Latest: Welt der Gifte Salzburg - News and Discussion Batto, 25 Feb 2024 at 8:52 PM
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    4. Latest: Baku Zoo reopens after renovations Cobi, 30 Dec 2023
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    5. Latest: Zoo Minsk JurassicMax, 9 Mar 2023
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    6. Latest: Planckendael News 2024 Perseus6, 25 Feb 2024 at 7:03 PM
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    7. Latest: Burgas zoo news twilighter, 23 Feb 2024 at 9:00 PM
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    8. Latest: Zoo Osijek news Jana, 26 Dec 2023
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    9. Latest: ZOO Jihlava news Jakub, 24 Feb 2024 at 10:38 AM
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    10. Latest: Odense Zoo News JurassicMax, 25 Feb 2024 at 11:28 AM
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    11. Latest: Tallinn zoo visit, 23/09/13 Duerener1, 23 Nov 2023
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    12. Latest: Korkeasaari Zoo, Helsinki Jana, 20 Feb 2024 at 6:48 AM
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    13. Latest: Zooparc de Beauval news 2024 SivatheriumGuy, 24 Feb 2024 at 9:31 PM
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    14. Latest: News from Tbilisi vogelcommando, 13 Apr 2017
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    15. Latest: Wilhelma zoo, Stuttgart GiratinaIsGod, 25 Feb 2024 at 7:47 PM
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    16. Latest: Attica zoo, Greece scb, 29 Oct 2023
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    17. Latest: Budapest Zoo news 2024 KevinB, 25 Feb 2024 at 11:01 AM
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    18. Latest: Beluga Sanctuary News ketoflukes, 28 Apr 2023
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    19. Latest: Fota Wildlife Park News Babyrousa, 22 Feb 2024 at 2:21 PM
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    20. Latest: Fasano Safari Park Animallover23, 14 Feb 2024
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    21. Latest: Almaty Zoo Haliaeetus, 18 Feb 2023
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    22. Latest: Lithuanian Zoo (Kaunas Zoo) News Cobi, 15 Nov 2023
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    23. Latest: Parc Merveilleux Kakapo, 21 Aug 2022
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    24. Latest: Skopje Zoo News JurassicMax, 28 Nov 2023
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    25. Latest: Anyone been to Kishinev Zoo? drill, 22 Apr 2019
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    26. Latest: Ouwehands Dierenpark, Rhenen KevinB, 25 Feb 2024 at 10:41 AM
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    27. Latest: Expansion for Polaria Ned, 26 Dec 2023
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    28. Latest: Lodz Zoo news Marcin, 25 Feb 2024 at 8:51 AM
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    29. Latest: Lisbon Zoo Kifaru Bwana, 29 Jan 2024
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    30. Latest: Zoo Brasov News Jana, 9 Jan 2024
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    31. Latest: Sad news for Pygmy hippos Animallover23, 27 Jan 2024
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    32. Latest: Belgrade Zoo, Serbia Yassa, 5 Jan 2024
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    33. Latest: Ranč pri Žiline - its owner killed by lions Jana, 25 Feb 2024 at 9:30 AM
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    34. Latest: Ljubljana Zoo Marco Penello, 22 Jul 2023
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    35. Latest: L'Oceanografic Valencia News KEEPER, 25 Feb 2024 at 8:48 PM
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    36. Latest: Nordens Ark Mymmeli, 24 Jan 2024
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    37. Latest: Dählhölzli news JurassicMax, 25 Feb 2024 at 11:50 AM
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    38. Latest: Darica Faruk Yalcin Zoo PossumRoach, 26 Jan 2024
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    39. Latest: Kyiv zoo JurassicMax, 29 Dec 2023
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    40. Latest: Edinburgh Zoo news 2024 adamntitch, 25 Feb 2024 at 8:25 PM
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  7. North America

    Discussions about zoos in North America
    1. Latest: North American Komodo Dragon Population Smaggledagle, 25 Feb 2024 at 5:59 PM
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    2. Latest: Toronto Zoo Developments 2024 kingoffreaks, 24 Feb 2024 at 3:52 AM
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    3. Latest: Saint Louis Zoo news 2024 pachyderm pro, 25 Feb 2024 at 7:25 PM
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  8. Asia

    Discussions about zoos in Asia
    1. Latest: Zootierliste Asia Mr Gharial, 5 Jan 2024
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    2. Latest: Bangladesh bans capture of wild elephants Fallax, 25 Feb 2024 at 7:44 PM
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    3. Bhutan

      Discussion about zoos in Bhutan
      Latest: Zoos in Bhutan? Chlidonias, 20 Apr 2019
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    4. Brunei

      Discussion about zoos in Brunei
      Latest: Sultan of Brunei privat zoo FBBird, 28 May 2018
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    5. Latest: Indian rhinoceros Nim Rhino00, 20 Feb 2024 at 3:08 PM
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    6. Latest: Hong Kong Zoo Species list aardvark250, 19 Jan 2024
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    7. Latest: Jurug Zoo. Solo Mossman Joe, 15 Feb 2024
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    8. Latest: Tobu Zoo RatioTile, 25 Feb 2024 at 12:17 PM
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    9. Latest: Lao Zoo species lists, October 2019 zooatlas, 4 Oct 2022
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    10. Macau

      Discussion about zoos in Macau
    11. Latest: Johor Zoo aramacao, 19 Feb 2024 at 11:43 AM
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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, 26 Jun 2022
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    14. Latest: Yangon Zoo News vogelcommando, 25 Feb 2020
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    15. Pakistan

      Discussion about zoos in Pakistan
      Latest: Islamabad Zoo Batto, 6 Dec 2023
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    16. Latest: Manila Zoo snowleopard, 29 Nov 2023
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    17. Latest: Bird Paradise news 2024 Z4ccity_qxv, 24 Feb 2024 at 12:00 PM
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    18. Latest: Seoul Zoo news dt644, 15 Feb 2024
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    19. Latest: Sri Lankan National Zoo Kestrel, 26 Aug 2023
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    20. Latest: Taipei zoo news TeaLovingDave, 21 Feb 2024 at 2:13 PM
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    21. Latest: Khao Kheow Open Zoo news Zz123, 14 Feb 2024
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    22. Latest: Pangolins at Saigon zoo TeaLovingDave, 29 Dec 2023
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  9. Central & South America

    Discussions about zoos in Central and South America
    1. Latest: Mundo Marino news thread Haliaeetus, 13 Feb 2024
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    2. Latest: Review of Atlantis Bahamas Blackduiker, 26 Mar 2010
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    3. Barbados

      Discussion about zoos in Barbados
      Latest: RAMSAR Wetland Deliberately Destroyed S Byers, 7 Sep 2020
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    4. Latest: Belize Zoo MonkeyBat, 18 Aug 2022
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    5. Bermuda

      Discussion about zoos in Bermuda
      Latest: Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo News Great Argus, 29 Jan 2024
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    6. Latest: Vesty Pakos Zoo News Jungle Man, 20 Jun 2020
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    7. Latest: Parque Das Aves Haliaeetus, 19 Feb 2024 at 5:24 PM
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    8. Latest: Buin Zoo news WhistlingKite24, 15 Jul 2023
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    9. Latest: Zoos in Cuba DanKoehl, 22 Aug 2022
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    10. Dominican Republic

      Discussion about zoos in Dominican Republic
      Latest: Southern White Rhinos Animallover23, 13 Feb 2024
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    11. Latest: Ecuador 2024 Tetzoo Quizzer, 19 Feb 2024 at 3:13 PM
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    12. Guatemala

      Discussion about zoos in Guatemala
      Latest: Zoológico La Aurora News WhistlingKite24, 3 Jan 2024
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    13. Honduras

      Discussion about zoos in Honduras
    14. Panama

      Discussion about zoos in Panama
    15. Paraguay

      Discussion about zoos in Paraguay
      Latest: Zoo de Encarnacion - Paraguay vogelcommando, 9 Oct 2016
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    16. Latest: Lima summer 2024 Dassie rat, 19 Feb 2024 at 2:08 PM
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    17. Latest: Caricuao Zoo vogelcommando, 3 Jun 2022
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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: Chobe National Park visit MRJ, 5 May 2022
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    2. Latest: Loro Parque Tenerife Corby93, 21 Jan 2024
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    3. Latest: Giza Zoo News Jambo, 23 Mar 2021
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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: Species Lists for Accra and Kumasi Fresco3, 15 Jan 2024
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    6. Latest: Hai Park News Tea Rex, 9 Feb 2024
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    7. Latest: Abidjan Zoo Kifaru Bwana, 11 Sep 2020
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    8. Latest: Jordan jwer, 3 Apr 2014
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    9. Latest: TNT's Madagascar Experience TNT, 12 Aug 2018
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    10. Mauritius

      Discussion about zoos in Mauritius
    11. Latest: Rabat Zoo, Morocco Animallover23, 7 Feb 2024
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    12. Namibia

      Discussion about zoos in Namibia
    13. Latest: Pandas coming to Qatar! Skukuza, 20 Oct 2022
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    14. Latest: Ellen DeGeneres Campus Kifaru Bwana, 17 Jan 2021
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    15. Latest: Osaylan Wildlife Park vogelcommando, 17 Feb 2022
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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: White Rhinos Jaguar_X, 17 Jan 2024
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    20. Latest: Tunis Zoo vogelcommando, 2 Mar 2017
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    21. Latest: MRJ Does Uganda - a travel blog MRJ, 24 Jun 2023
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    22. Latest: Al Ain zoo joins EAZA GPN, 17 Feb 2024
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    23. Zambia

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