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The 10 Best Otter Exhibits in the World

Otters are among the most agile and adorable members of the weasel family. In this listing, we are counting down the 10 best places to see these animals demonstrate...

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5 Hip Hippo Exhibits That Are the Best in the World

Hippos are one of Africa’s most beloved animals. With their pudgy bodies and large mouths, the hippo is easily one of the top animals that zoo patrons rush to see....

A former circus lion rest inside a cage in the outskirts of Lima, Peru, Tuesday, April 26, 2016. Thirty-three lions rescued from circuses in Peru and Colombia are heading back to their homeland to live out the rest of their lives in a private sanctuary in South Africa. The largest ever airlift of lions will take place Friday and was organized and paid for by Animal Defenders International. (AP photo/Martin Mejia)

Two Lions “Freed” From Circus Poached in Africa

The notion of freedom is something we as human beings hear and talk about frequently. For many years, people have seen the freedom of animals as a beautiful and...

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These Are the 10 Best Savanna Exhibits in the World

Africa is home to some of the Earth’s most breathtaking and intriguing animals. So many people dream of making it to Africa some day to see these animals in...

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The Top 10 Sea Lion Exhibits in the World

Sea lions are playful, curious, smart, and of course, a bit silly. These adorable marine mammals are best known for their agility in the water, their loud...

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The Top 10 Most Unique Zoo Sections in America

As the summer slowly creeps upon us and with beautiful weather just around the corner, it’s almost zoo season! America has hundreds of zoos and each of them offers...

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The Dodo: A Threat to All Zoos

In the age of the internet, it is common to use platforms such as Facebook and Twitter to obtain information on topics we feel strongly about. But because not every...

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March for Science: The Beginning of the Science Movement

Yesterday, on Earth Day, hundreds of thousands of people marched in over 600 organized marches in the name of science all over the world. While there are concerns with...

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Remember When Obvious Planet Comedy added a new level to the Los Angeles Zoo…

Last summer prankster Jeff Wysaski from Obvious Planet covered the Los Angeles Zoo with “alternative facts”. These fake animal facts that make you do a...

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Zoophobia: An Alternate Reality

Photo: (L.A. Zoo lions) by Stan Milkowski   Unfortunately, today we live in an age of ignorance and the misrepresentation of science by animal rights groups....