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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: Animals that you are for some reason scared of (Like really scared) demonmoth, 14 Aug 2022 at 7:58 AM
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    2. Speculative Zoo Design and Planning

      hypothetical discussions about developments or exhibits; designing theoretical collections and fictional zoos
      Latest: Small Private Zoo Anmltrnr98, 14 Aug 2022 at 5:15 AM
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    3. Quizzes, Competitions & Games

      Quizzes, photo guessing games, and the yearly zoo-visiting challenges
      Latest: Animal Alphabet game. Dassie rat, 14 Aug 2022 at 8:22 AM
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    4. Zoo History

      Historical information and discussions about zoos and important people in the zoo world
      Latest: Help ID a vintage tiger photo! TeaLovingDave, 14 Aug 2022 at 7:14 AM
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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: Carl Hagenbeck's memories available for free birdsandbats, 13 Aug 2022 at 1:36 AM
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    2. Zoo Memorabilia

      Discussion about all the stuff you bring back from the zoo - guidebooks, maps, souvenirs, photos etc!
    3. Zoo Games & Simulators

      Discussion about zoo games and simulators such as Zoo Tycoon
      Latest: Animals That Planet Zoo Needs! Sam R, 14 Aug 2022 at 10:04 AM
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    4. Websites about Zoos & Animal Conservation

      Websites and other resources online about zoos, wildlife, nature, conservation and such.
      Latest: New Additions To Zootierliste Macaulay, 8 May 2022
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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: Hello from California! Terry Thomas, 14 Aug 2022 at 1:54 AM
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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: You might belong or be on zoochat if... Enzo, 13 Aug 2022 at 4:57 PM
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    3. Announcements

      Find out the latest news about ZooChat here
      Latest: Attachment and media gallery upload restrictions TNT, 29 Jul 2022
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    4. Events & Meetups

      Meetings and gatherings, education, seminars, conferences, or just zoo visits
      Latest: ABWAK Symposium Bubalus, 6 Mar 2022
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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: What would you consider the "creepiest" mammal? Jambo, 14 Aug 2022 at 5:35 AM
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    2. Wildlife & Nature Conservation

      Non-zoo related discussion about animals, nature and conservation.
      Latest: Reckoning with the Racist Past of Bird Names gentle lemur, 14 Aug 2022 at 9:17 AM
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    3. Animal Photography

      Discussion about taking photos of animals - equipment, techniques, places, etc
      Latest: Animals That You Have No Luck With dillotest0, 13 Aug 2022 at 2:00 PM
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    4. Private Collections & Pets

      Discussion about private collections of animals and pets or other domesticated animals
      Latest: Exotic Pets for sale at Pet Co.? birdsandbats, 4 Aug 2022
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  5. Oceania

    Discussions about zoos in the Oceania region ( Australasia, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia)
    1. Latest: Adelaide Zoo News 2022 Zoofan15, 14 Aug 2022 at 10:17 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
      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. New Zealand

      Discussion about zoos in New Zealand
      Latest: Auckland Zoo Species List Zoofan15, 12 Aug 2022 at 4:35 AM
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    9. Latest: Niue has a duck. But just one. Hix, 12 Dec 2018
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    10. Latest: Samoa’s first zoo? Smaggledagle, 17 Jul 2020
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    11. 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 2022 The Hedgehog, 13 Aug 2022 at 11:06 PM
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    2. Latest: Jambo Exotic Park, Tzoraghbyur Astrobird, 2 Jul 2021
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    3. Latest: News from Schonbrunn JurassicMax, 11 Aug 2022 at 12:27 PM
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    4. Latest: Zoo Grodno vogelcommando, 11 Jul 2016
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    5. Latest: Planckendael News 2022 KevinB, 11 Aug 2022 at 3:58 PM
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    6. Latest: Sofia Zoo TigerStripe, 30 Dec 2021
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    7. Latest: News from Zagreb JurassicMax, 3 Mar 2022
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    8. Latest: Zoopark Chomutov xmoose, 13 Aug 2022 at 8:59 AM
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    9. Latest: Copenhagen Zoo news 2022 Mr.Ivory, 13 Aug 2022 at 11:25 PM
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    10. Latest: Tallinn zoo Marco Penello, 27 Dec 2021
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    11. Latest: Korkeasaari Zoo, Helsinki Platypusboy, 6 Aug 2022
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    12. Latest: News from La Boissiere Marcin, 9 Aug 2022 at 9:22 PM
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    13. Latest: News from Tbilisi vogelcommando, 13 Apr 2017
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    14. Latest: Berlin dilemma Rayane, 13 Aug 2022 at 5:38 PM
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    15. Latest: Attica zoo, Greece vogelcommando, 27 Jun 2022
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    16. Latest: Debrecen Zoo HungarianBison, 12 Aug 2022 at 11:19 AM
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    17. Latest: Beluga Sanctuary News ketoflukes, 11 Aug 2022 at 9:06 PM
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    18. Latest: Dublin Zoo news thread Babyrousa, 11 Aug 2022 at 4:19 PM
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    19. Latest: Parco Faunistico Valcorba news Marco Penello, 28 Jul 2022
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    20. Latest: Almaty Zoo Greg G, 26 Jul 2020
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    21. Latest: Riga Zoo vogelcommando, 28 Jan 2021
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    22. Latest: Parc Merveilleux Hvedekorn, 3 Jul 2021
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    23. Latest: Skopje Zoo News JurassicMax, 13 Jan 2022
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    24. Latest: Anyone been to Kishinev Zoo? drill, 22 Apr 2019
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    25. Latest: Blijdorp News 2022 Blijdorpenaar, 13 Aug 2022 at 4:36 PM
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    26. Latest: Haugaland zoo Smannsaker, 6 Jun 2022
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    27. Latest: Bunch of news from Lodz JurassicMax, 11 Aug 2022 at 12:33 PM
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    28. Latest: Lisbon Oceanarium ralph, 17 Jun 2022
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    29. Latest: Do they still exist? Dassie rat, 9 Apr 2022
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    30. Latest: Moscow zoo Terka, 1 Aug 2022
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    31. Latest: Belgrade Zoo, Serbia gorst, 4 Apr 2022
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    32. Latest: Bratislava Zoo JurassicMax, 8 Aug 2022 at 11:49 AM
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    33. Latest: Ljubljana Zoo ChefRaekwon, 17 Sep 2021
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    34. Latest: Bioparc Valencia News KEEPER, 10 Aug 2022 at 6:36 PM
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    35. Latest: News from Furuviksparken swedish beaver, 10 Jul 2022
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    36. Latest: Zoo Basel News JurassicMax, 11 Aug 2022 at 12:23 PM
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    37. Latest: Bursa Zoo PossumRoach, 17 Apr 2022
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    38. Latest: Feldman Ökopark zeynep, 6 Jun 2022
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    39. Latest: Marwell 2022 News JamesB, 14 Aug 2022 at 9:48 AM
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  7. North America

    Discussions about zoos in North America
    1. Latest: Greater Vancouver Zoo News Proud Peacock, 13 Aug 2022 at 10:46 PM
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    2. Latest: BlackJaguar - White tiger Foundation TinoPup, 6 Aug 2022
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    3. Latest: San Diego Zoo news 2022 Great Argus, 14 Aug 2022 at 8:13 AM
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  8. Asia

    Discussions about zoos in Asia
    1. Latest: Chushul Zoo - Lhasa - Tibet Ding Lingwei, 13 Jun 2022
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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: Angkor Centre for Conservation of Biodiversity vogelcommando, 12 Aug 2022 at 9:45 PM
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    5. Latest: Zoo news from Xining Zoo vogelcommando, 8 Jul 2022
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    6. Latest: Hong Kong - Ocean Park aardvark250, 21 Jul 2022
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    7. Latest: Darjeeling Zoo news Kifaru Bwana, 22 Jul 2022
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    8. Latest: Jurug Zoo. Solo Fargusno, 13 Aug 2022 at 2:53 PM
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    9. Latest: Nasu animal kingdom PossumRoach, 12 Aug 2022 at 5:59 PM
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    10. Latest: Lao Zoo species lists, October 2019 Kifaru Bwana, 31 Dec 2020
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    11. Macau

      Discussion about zoos in Macau
    12. Latest: Giant panda born Zoofan15, 26 May 2022
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    13. Maldives

      Discussion about zoos in Maldives
    14. Mongolia

      Discussion about zoos in Mongolia
      Latest: a wild life trip to Monoglia TinoPup, 26 Jun 2022
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    15. Latest: Yangon Zoo News vogelcommando, 25 Feb 2020
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    16. Latest: zoo Kathmandu (Nepal) Kifaru Bwana, 12 May 2020
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    17. Pakistan

      Discussion about zoos in Pakistan
      Latest: The Zoos of Pakistan vogelcommando, 10 Aug 2022 at 7:39 PM
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    18. Latest: Philippine eagle WhistlingKite24, 2 Jun 2022
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    19. Latest: My Singapore Zoo Adventure weekly update Singapore Zoo support, 13 Aug 2022 at 7:36 AM
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    20. Latest: Seoul Zoo news dt644, 3 May 2022
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    21. Latest: Taipei zoo news ISAO, 11 Jul 2022
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    22. Latest: Hanoi Wildlife Rescue Centre vogelcommando, 2 Aug 2022
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  9. Central & South America

    Discussions about zoos in Central and South America
    1. Latest: Buenos Aires Zoo WhistlingKite24, 5 Apr 2022
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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 Sarus Crane, 3 Sep 2021
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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: Parque de Cotia (new zoo in São Paulo) BetoYoung, 10 Aug 2022 at 9:39 PM
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    8. Latest: Buin Zoo news WhistlingKite24, 11 Jun 2022
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    9. Latest: Cali Zoo News vogelcommando, 9 Apr 2022
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    10. Latest: Herpetofauna in Costa Rican Zoos AWP, 15 Jul 2019
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    11. Latest: National Zoo of Cuba carlos55, 24 Jun 2022
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    12. Dominican Republic

      Discussion about zoos in Dominican Republic
    13. Latest: Zoos of Ecuador carlos55, 14 Apr 2021
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    14. Guatemala

      Discussion about zoos in Guatemala
      Latest: Zoo La Aurora: Species List Carlos M, 8 Jun 2022
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    15. Honduras

      Discussion about zoos in Honduras
    16. Panama

      Discussion about zoos in Panama
    17. Paraguay

      Discussion about zoos in Paraguay
      Latest: Zoo de Encarnacion - Paraguay vogelcommando, 9 Oct 2016
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    18. Latest: Huachipa Zoo, Peru Penshet, 31 Jul 2022
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    19. 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 ShonenJake13, 24 Jun 2022
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    3. Latest: Giza Zoo News Jambo, 23 Mar 2021
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    4. Latest: Ethiopian zoo at Unity Park is open Jurek7, 27 Dec 2020
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    5. Gabon

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

      Discussion about zoos in Ghana
      Latest: Conservation in Ghana Simon Hampel, 20 Apr 2019
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    7. Latest: Tehran zoo news Mr.Ivory, 5 Jan 2022
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    8. Latest: Ramat Gan Safari and Zoo WhistlingKite24, 17 May 2022
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    9. Latest: Abidjan Zoo Kifaru Bwana, 11 Sep 2020
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    10. Latest: Jordan jwer, 3 Apr 2014
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    11. Latest: TNT's Madagascar Experience TNT, 12 Aug 2018
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    12. Mauritius

      Discussion about zoos in Mauritius
    13. Latest: Lion Park of Drarga - Agadir vogelcommando, 19 Jan 2022
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    14. Namibia

      Discussion about zoos in Namibia
    15. Latest: Pandas coming to Qatar! Zooplantman, 23 May 2022
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    16. Latest: Ellen DeGeneres Campus Kifaru Bwana, 17 Jan 2021
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    17. Latest: Osaylan Wildlife Park vogelcommando, 17 Feb 2022
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    18. Latest: Dakar zoo Arizona Docent, 13 Apr 2014
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    19. Seychelles

      Discussion about zoos in Seychelles
    20. Latest: Somalia? TeaLovingDave, 21 Apr 2019
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    21. Latest: Pretoria Zoo news Nix, 11 Aug 2022 at 2:29 PM
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    22. Latest: Photos from The Gambia? Angel, 4 Jul 2020
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    23. Latest: Tunis Zoo vogelcommando, 2 Mar 2017
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    24. Latest: A visit to UWEC on 6th May 2022 Smaggledagle, 8 May 2022
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    25. Zambia

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