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Melbourne Zoo Has Installed The World's First Gym For Snakes In An Effort To Keep Them in Shape

If there is one thing people don't come to zoos to see, it is flabby snakes and couch potato lizards. Melbourne Zoo has found a way to keep its reptiles buff with the creation of a water gym they think is the first in the world. The real value lies not in getting whatever snakes have instead of abs rippling, but in keeping the precious captives healthy and hopefully happy. Via: IFLScience

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This Valentine's Day You Can Name a Cockroach After Your Ex

Valentine's Day can be an extremely tough holiday, especially if you've recently been dumped by a particularly horrid ex. Luckily, a zoo in the UK has come up with a way to spend V-Day that's so hilariously petty that you'll be telling everyone you know about it. Ready to get revenge on your not-so-significant other? Keep ready for all the delightfully disgusting details. This just might end up being your best Valentine's Day ever. 

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#TypoASpecies Is What Happens When Zoos Turn Off Their Autocorrect...

Zoos and aquariums turned off their ottercorrect. The result is #TypoASpecies, and it's exactly what your Sunday needs. 



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What a great idea! 200 trees were donated this year as part of an enrichment programme at Colchester Zoo for many zoo animals including elephants, meerkats, and chimpanzees. Food is also hidden in the trees to encourage foraging and play amongst the animals

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From goat kids to painted dog pups, 2018 was a year of adorable babies at the Oregon Zoo.

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Scottish Wildcat AKA 'Britain's Rarest Mammal' Born At UK Zoo

Only around 100 of the Scottish wildcats remain in the wild, but video footage has been released of a new kitten born at Chester Zoo. And how cute is he?

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‘Panda-monium’ At Belfast Zoo, Ireland, As They Celebrate Birth Of Endangered Twin Red Pandas

Belfast Zoological Gardens in Northern Ireland have a big reason to celebrate with the birth of their new twin red pandas! Red pandas are unfortunately endangered due to habitat loss and illegal hunting so the twin's birth is quite a big deal! To read more about the adorable new red panda duo and how you can help out, head over to Belfast Zoo!

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The Symbio Wildlife Park shared this cute video with the following caption: "Our meerkats had five of the most adorable and cutest babies ever. Now just over a month of age, they are just starting to venture out of the nest box and explore the outside world". Awww! 



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Sydney's Same-Sex Penguin Couple Welcomed Their First Baby

Sydney Sea Life Aquarium said penguin dads Sphen and Magic, who were given an egg to incubate, are "in love" with baby Sphengic, who was born weighing in at 91g (3.2oz). Sooo Cute!

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The Symbio Wildlife Park Zoo in Helensburgh, New South Wales, Australia shared this ridiculously cute footage of their five one-month old baby meerkats venturing out of their next box to explore their outside habitat.

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When having multiple cubs, pandas will usually only care for one baby and abandon the other, but switching them around might be the key for both twins' survival. One more fascinating video by BBC Earth. 

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The Toronto Zoo Announced The Birth Of a Rare Pygmy Hippo

A 12-year-old female pygmy hippopotamus named Kindia gave birth on August 10 to a female calf. Pygmy hippos are an endangered species with only 2,000 to 3,000 animals left in the wild.

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After So Many Hours At The Zoo, This Guy Has Some Fun Animal Facts To Share

Tumblr user, Bridgh, is describing himself as "being a zoo docent" and therefore, wrote an amusing post with the many fun animal facts he has learned. You probably didn't know any of them! 

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When Two Tiny Goats Go On a Wild Adventure To Meet Other Animals At The Oregon Zoo

Ruth, a Nigerian dwarf goat kid named after Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Sonia, a mini Nubian goat kid, have been going on wild explorations to meet other animals from penguins to seals. We decided to catch up and share their interactions with fout different types of animals at the Oregon Zoo.

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Get a Glimpse Into The San Diego Zoo With These Awesome Tweets

The San Diego zoo is a non-profit wildlife sanctuary committed to saving species worldwide. Their twitter pagecan give you a great glimpse into the daily lives of animals and zoo keepers alike. 

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