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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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Adorable Red Panda Munching On Frozen Treats Will Melt Your Heart

Ireland was recently struck with heatwaves and it doesn't seem to be cooling down anytime soon. So in an attempt to keep that animals at Dublin Zoo nice and cool, the Zoo decided to treat the animals to some icy cold... treats! Yasmina the red panda is one example, with a fruit-filled block of ice., and the photos will melt your heart! 

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We can totally understand how the panda feels, cuz we don't understand a single word she's saying...hahaha

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Micheal Jackson's Elephant Broke Out And Went on a Little Stroll Through The Zoo

Ali, an adorable African elephant once lived at the late singer, Micheal Jackson's Neverland Ranch. He very briefly escaped his enclosure at Florida's Jacksonville Zoo, and decided to test his smooth criminal ways by taking a small tour around the Zoo! Needless to say, IT WAS ADORABLE!

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