September302014
#VisitTheZooFeature by @lexiiyang  - The hippopotamus is an herbivore that is thought to eat mainly at night when it will eat 80-150 pounds of food a day.
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#VisitTheZoo #hippopotamus #MemphisZoo #hippo #pachyderm #hipposofinstagram #InstaZoo #AnimalPics #ZooPics #ZooAnimals #Animal #animalphotography #wildlife #zoophotography #hippos #wildlifephotography

#VisitTheZooFeature by @lexiiyang - The hippopotamus is an herbivore that is thought to eat mainly at night when it will eat 80-150 pounds of food a day.
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#VisitTheZoo #hippopotamus #MemphisZoo #hippo #pachyderm #hipposofinstagram #InstaZoo #AnimalPics #ZooPics #ZooAnimals #Animal #animalphotography #wildlife #zoophotography #hippos #wildlifephotography

September292014
#VisitTheZooFeature by  @randomish247  - A flamingo chick’s bill is straight and rather small. It takes a few months to get its curve. 


#VisitTheZoo #SanFransiscoZoo  #Flamingo #avian #zoo #bird #flamingos #instazoo #zoopics #birds #pink #birdsofinstagram #AnimalPics #wildlife #SFZoo #flamingosofinstagram #zoophotography #animal #wildlifephotography  #animalphotography

#VisitTheZooFeature by @randomish247 - A flamingo chick’s bill is straight and rather small. It takes a few months to get its curve.


#VisitTheZoo #SanFransiscoZoo #Flamingo #avian #zoo #bird #flamingos #instazoo #zoopics #birds #pink #birdsofinstagram #AnimalPics #wildlife #SFZoo #flamingosofinstagram #zoophotography #animal #wildlifephotography #animalphotography

September282014
#VisitTheZooFeature by @ciquah ~  An elephants trunk can be up to 7 feet long, is strong enough to lift around 300 pounds, and sensitive enough to pluck a blade of grass.
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 #VisitTheZoo #AfricanElephant #ReidParkZoo #elephant #elephants #Zoo #pachyderm #africanelephants #babyelephant #AnimalPics #cute #pachydermofinstagram #Instazoo #elephantssofinstragram #wildlife #zoophotography #wildlifephotography #animal #animalphotography

#VisitTheZooFeature by @ciquah ~ An elephants trunk can be up to 7 feet long, is strong enough to lift around 300 pounds, and sensitive enough to pluck a blade of grass.
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#VisitTheZoo #AfricanElephant #ReidParkZoo #elephant #elephants #Zoo #pachyderm #africanelephants #babyelephant #AnimalPics #cute #pachydermofinstagram #Instazoo #elephantssofinstragram #wildlife #zoophotography #wildlifephotography #animal #animalphotography

September272014
#VisitTheZooFeature by @uexxy  - The Asiatic Black Bear has long black hair and is often quickly recognized by the large white/cream colored crescent on its chest. 
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#VisitTheZoo #AsiaticBlackBear #KaliningradZoo #Zoo #bear #Asianblackbear #moonbear #whitechestedbear #bears #kldzoo #blackbears #AnimalPics #animalsofinstagram #Instazoo #omnivores #bearsofinstragram #wildlife #zoophotography #primates #wildlifephotography #animal #AnimalPhotography

#VisitTheZooFeature by @uexxy - The Asiatic Black Bear has long black hair and is often quickly recognized by the large white/cream colored crescent on its chest.
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#VisitTheZoo #AsiaticBlackBear #KaliningradZoo #Zoo #bear #Asianblackbear #moonbear #whitechestedbear #bears #kldzoo #blackbears #AnimalPics #animalsofinstagram #Instazoo #omnivores #bearsofinstragram #wildlife #zoophotography #primates #wildlifephotography #animal #AnimalPhotography

September262014
Sagittarius serpentarius, the taxonomic name of the Secretary Bird, means “the archer of snakes.” It is thought by some that this references their ability to hunt snakes. 



#VisitTheZoo #SecretaryBird #BirminghamZoo #avian #zoo #bird #instazoo #zoopics #birds #bhamzoo #birdsofprey #birdsofinstagram #AnimalPics #wildlife #secretarybirdsofinstagram #zoophotography #animal #wildlifephotography #animalphotography #geowildlife #animalelite #Birmingham #Alabama #luremeinbham #instagramBHAM #jj_Alabama #weldagram

Sagittarius serpentarius, the taxonomic name of the Secretary Bird, means “the archer of snakes.” It is thought by some that this references their ability to hunt snakes.

#VisitTheZoo #SecretaryBird #BirminghamZoo #avian #zoo #bird #instazoo #zoopics #birds #bhamzoo #birdsofprey #birdsofinstagram #AnimalPics #wildlife #secretarybirdsofinstagram #zoophotography #animal #wildlifephotography #animalphotography #geowildlife #animalelite #Birmingham #Alabama #luremeinbham #instagramBHAM #jj_Alabama #weldagram

September252014
“It doesn’t matter who you are or what you look like, so long as somebody loves you.” ~ Roald Dahl
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There are over 50 species of hornbill still living. Out of all these, the southern ground hornbill is thought to be the largest. 

#VisitTheZoo #SouthernGroundHornbill #BirminghamZoo #avian #zoo #bird #instazoo #zoopics #birds #bhamzoo #hornbill #groundhornbill #birdsofinstagram #AnimalPics #wildlife #hornbillofinstagram #zoophotography #animal #wildlifephotography #animalphotography #geowildlife #animalelite #Birmingham #Alabama #luremeinbham #instagramBHAM #jj_Alabama #weldagram

“It doesn’t matter who you are or what you look like, so long as somebody loves you.” ~ Roald Dahl
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There are over 50 species of hornbill still living. Out of all these, the southern ground hornbill is thought to be the largest.

#VisitTheZoo #SouthernGroundHornbill #BirminghamZoo #avian #zoo #bird #instazoo #zoopics #birds #bhamzoo #hornbill #groundhornbill #birdsofinstagram #AnimalPics #wildlife #hornbillofinstagram #zoophotography #animal #wildlifephotography #animalphotography #geowildlife #animalelite #Birmingham #Alabama #luremeinbham #instagramBHAM #jj_Alabama #weldagram

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During mating season, male lemurs will participate in stink fights which involves them wiping their tails with the scent glands on his wrists and waving it at another male. This, along with his “mean face” will usually drive away the competition. 


#VisitTheZoo #RingTailedLemur #BirminghamZoo #Zoo #primate #lemur #lemurs #BhamZoo #AnimalPics #primatesofinstagram #Instazoo #lemursofinstragram #wildlife #zoophotography #primates #wildlifephotography #animal #animalphotography #geowildlife #animalelite #Birmingham #Alabama #luremeinbham #instagramBHAM #jj_Alabama #weldagram

During mating season, male lemurs will participate in stink fights which involves them wiping their tails with the scent glands on his wrists and waving it at another male. This, along with his “mean face” will usually drive away the competition.


#VisitTheZoo #RingTailedLemur #BirminghamZoo #Zoo #primate #lemur #lemurs #BhamZoo #AnimalPics #primatesofinstagram #Instazoo #lemursofinstragram #wildlife #zoophotography #primates #wildlifephotography #animal #animalphotography #geowildlife #animalelite #Birmingham #Alabama #luremeinbham #instagramBHAM #jj_Alabama #weldagram

September242014
#VisitTheZooFeature by @brosapien18  - The giant river otters size and speed while hunting fish has earned it the nickname “river wolf.”
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  #VisitTheZoo #GiantOtter #BirminghamZoo #GiantRiverOtter #Zoo #BhamZoo #otter #riverotter #mammal #animalsofinstagram #InstaZoo #endangered #riverwolf #AnimalPics #OttersOfInstagram #ZooPics #animal #wildlife #animalphotography #otters #zoophotography #riverotters #wildlifephotography

#VisitTheZooFeature by @brosapien18 - The giant river otters size and speed while hunting fish has earned it the nickname “river wolf.”
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#VisitTheZoo #GiantOtter #BirminghamZoo #GiantRiverOtter #Zoo #BhamZoo #otter #riverotter #mammal #animalsofinstagram #InstaZoo #endangered #riverwolf #AnimalPics #OttersOfInstagram #ZooPics #animal #wildlife #animalphotography #otters #zoophotography #riverotters #wildlifephotography

September232014
#VisitTheZooFeature by @rookiekeeper  - Cotton top tamarin females are thought to normally give birth to twins. 
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  #VisitTheZoo #CottonTopTamarin #HamiltonZoo #Tamarin #Zoo #cottontop #primate #NewWorldMonkey #mammal #animalsofinstagram #InstaZoo #endangered #AnimalPics #Monkey #PrimatesOfInstagram #ZooPics #animal #wildlife #animalphotography #primates #zoophotography #Monkeys #wildlifephotography #tamarinofinstagram

#VisitTheZooFeature by @rookiekeeper - Cotton top tamarin females are thought to normally give birth to twins.
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#VisitTheZoo #CottonTopTamarin #HamiltonZoo #Tamarin #Zoo #cottontop #primate #NewWorldMonkey #mammal #animalsofinstagram #InstaZoo #endangered #AnimalPics #Monkey #PrimatesOfInstagram #ZooPics #animal #wildlife #animalphotography #primates #zoophotography #Monkeys #wildlifephotography #tamarinofinstagram

September222014
#WorldRhinoDay - Over 1,000 rhinos were killed illegally by poachers in 2013. That’s almost 3 a day. If those stats are continuing this year, up to 3 could have been killed again today… on World Rhino Day. We don’t need to be the last generation to see real, living rhinos. 

#VisitTheZoo #whiterhinoceros #BirminghamZoo #rhino #squarelippedrhinoceros  #Zoo #pachyderm #whiterhino #rhinos #BhamZoo  #AnimalPics #pachydermofinstagram  #Instazoo #rhinosofinstragram #wildlife #zoophotography #wildlifephotography #animal #animalphotography  #geowildlife #animalelite  #Birmingham #Alabama #luremeinbham #instagramBHAM #jj_Alabama #weldagram

#WorldRhinoDay - Over 1,000 rhinos were killed illegally by poachers in 2013. That’s almost 3 a day. If those stats are continuing this year, up to 3 could have been killed again today… on World Rhino Day. We don’t need to be the last generation to see real, living rhinos.

#VisitTheZoo #whiterhinoceros #BirminghamZoo #rhino #squarelippedrhinoceros #Zoo #pachyderm #whiterhino #rhinos #BhamZoo #AnimalPics #pachydermofinstagram #Instazoo #rhinosofinstragram #wildlife #zoophotography #wildlifephotography #animal #animalphotography #geowildlife #animalelite #Birmingham #Alabama #luremeinbham #instagramBHAM #jj_Alabama #weldagram

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