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A zebra stands in an enclosure at the Ramat Gan Safari Zoo near Tel Aviv, Israel

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A zebra stands in an enclosure at the Ramat Gan Safari Zoo near Tel Aviv, Israel 

Laziz, an 8-year-old tiger, part of group of 15 animals from Gaza, the last survivors of the "worst zoo in the world", where dozens of animals died of starvation, is checked at the Hebrew University Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Rishon LeZion in Israel

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Laziz, an 8-year-old tiger, part of group of 15 animals from Gaza, the last survivors of the “worst zoo in the world”, where dozens of animals died of starvation, is checked at the Hebrew University Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Rishon LeZion in Israel

A North Korean woman walks past by a donkey pen at the newly opened Pyongyang Central Zoo in Pyongyang, North Korea

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A North Korean woman walks past by a donkey pen at the newly opened Pyongyang Central Zoo in Pyongyang, North Korea

A keeper carries one-year-old female giant panda cub Nuan Nuan inside her enclosure during joint birthday celebrations for the panda and its ten-year-old mother Liang Liang at the National Zoo in Kuala Lumpur on August 23, 2016.  Giant pandas Liang Liang, aged 10, and her Malaysian-born cub Nuan Nuan, 1, were born on August 23, 2006 and August 18, 2015 respectivetly. / AFP PHOTO / MOHD RASFANMOHD RASFAN/AFP/Getty Images

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A keeper carries one-year-old female giant panda cub Nuan Nuan inside her enclosure during joint birthday celebrations for the panda and its ten-year-old mother Liang Liang at the National Zoo in Kuala Lumpur 

Uniformed soldiers of the King of Norway's Guard parade for inspection by their mascot, king penguin Nils Olaf, who was awarded a knighthood in 2008, at RZSS Edinburgh Zoo, as they announce the penguin's promotion and new title of “Brigadier Sir Nils Olav”. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday August 22, 2016. The prestigious title was awarded during a special ceremony which was attended by over 50 uniformed soldiers of His Majesty the King of Norway’s Guard, who are taking part in The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo this year. Sir Nils paraded his way up Penguin Walk, whilst inspecting the soldiers of the Guard. The regal, black, white and yellow bird is the mascot of His Majesty the King of Norway’s Guard and his honour is approved by King Harald V of Norway. See PA story SCOTLAND Penguin. Photo credit should read: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

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Uniformed soldiers of the King of Norway’s Guard parade for inspection by their mascot, king penguin Nils Olav, who was awarded a knighthood in 2008, at RZSS Edinburgh Zoo as they announce the penguin’s promotion and new title of‚ Brigadier Sir Nils Olav. The prestigious title was awarded during a special ceremony which was attended by over 50 uniformed soldiers of His Majesty the King of Norway. Sir Nils paraded his way up Penguin Walk, whilst inspecting the soldiers of the Guard. 

* Breakfast Time For The Lions At ZSL London Zoo On World Lion Day

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A lioness drinks after being fed by senior keeper Glynn Hennessy at ZSL London

The newborn orangutan sets his fist steps in the outdoors with his mother in Ouwhands Zoo Rhenen, in Rhenen, The Netherlands, 08 June 2016. The Orangutan was born on 11 May this year.

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The newborn orangutan sets his fist steps in the outdoors with his mother in Ouwhands Zoo Rhenen, The Netherlands 

Myanmar animals at Yangon Zoological Gardens...epa05246530 A monkey jumps from a branch at Yangon Zoological Gardens in Yangon, Myanmar, 06 April 2016. Yangon Zoological Gardens (Yangon Zoo) is the oldest and second largest zoo in Myanmar.  EPA/LYNN BO BO

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A monkey jumps from a branch at Yangon Zoological Gardens in Yangon, Myanmar Yangon Zoological Gardens (Yangon Zoo) is the oldest and second largest zoo in Myanmar

Penguins at Frankfurt zoo...epaselect epa05176092 A picture made available on 23 February 2016 shows two penguins swimming in a pool at the zoo in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 22 February 2016. The zoo is planning to build a new enclosure for penguins.  EPA/FRANK RUMPENHORST

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Two penguins swim in a pool at the zoo in Frankfurt, Germany, The zoo is planning to build a new enclosure for penguins 

A sunbeam illuminates the eye of a zebra in the zoo of  Frankfurt, central  Germany, Tuesday Jan. 26,  2016. Weather forecasts predict rising temperatures for Germany.   (Boris Roessler/dpa via AP)

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A sunbeam illuminates the eye of a zebra in the zoo of Frankfurt, Germany

Children look at Humboldt penguins swim in their pool during the stock take at London Zoo in London, Britain January 4, 2016

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Children look at Humboldt penguins swim in their pool during the stock take at London Zoo in London today

Zookeepers dressed in Santa Claus costumes feed penguins during a Christmas event as part of a promotional event for the upcoming Christmas at the Everland amusement park in Yongin, South Korea, Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-Man)

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Zookeepers dressed in Santa Claus costumes feed penguins during a Christmas event as part of a promotion for the upcoming Christmas at the Everland amusement park in Yongin, South Korea today

Two penguins swim in their pool while others stand outside the water in their enclosure in the zoo in Frankfurt, Germany, Monday, Dec. 7, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

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Two penguins swim in their pool while others stand outside the water in their enclosure at Frankfurt Zoo

A handler puts his head between the gaping fangs of a crocodile during a show at the Samutprakarn Crocodile Farm and Zoo, Samutprakarn province, outside Bangkok, Thailand. The farm and zoo claims to be the world's largest crocodile farm with more than 80,000 freshwater and marine crocodiles, and offers shows such as crocodile wrestling to attract tourists

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A handler puts his head between the gaping fangs of a crocodile during a show at the Samutprakarn Crocodile Farm and Zoo, Samutprakarn province, outside Bangkok, Thailand

Malaysian zoo personnel carry a 4-month old female giant panda cub at the Giant Panda Conservation Center at the National Zoo in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Joshua Paul)

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A 4 month old female giant panda cub is carried at the Giant Panda Conservation Center at the National Zoo in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

A seal cools off at Belgrade Zoo during a heatwave on Tuesday. In Serbia where the meteoalarm has been raised to 'red', extremely hot weather with temperatures up to 39 degrees Celsius is expected to continue over the next several days

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A seal cools off at Belgrade Zoo during a heatwave on Tuesday. In Serbia where the meteoalarm has been raised to ‘red’, extremely hot weather with temperatures up to 39 degrees Celsius

Elephant Voi Nam grabs some apples wiht ...Elephant Voi Nam grabs some apples wiht his trunk at his enclosure at the zoo in Leipzig, eastern Germany, on May 8, 2015.     AFP PHOTO / DPA / LUKAS SCHULZE   +++   GERMANY OUTLukas Schulze/AFP/Getty Images

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Elephant Voi Nam grabs some apples with his trunk at his enclosure at the zoo in Leipzig, eastern Germany 

Ring-tailed lemurs are pictured at Zoom ...Ring-tailed lemurs are pictured at Zoom Torino, a zoological park in Cumiana near Turin, on April 22, 2015. Zoom Torino is a new immersive zoological park, where animals can be seen without bars or cages, only natural barriers ensure the visit. AFP PHOTO / MARCO BERTORELLOMARCO BERTORELLO/AFP/Getty Images

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Ring-tailed lemurs are pictured at Zoom Torino, a zoological park in Cumiana near Turin, Zoom Torino is a new immersive zoological park, where animals can be seen without bars or cages, only natural barriers ensure the visit

Penguins swim in their pool during the annual stock take at London Zoo, Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. Caring for more than 750 different species, London Zoo keepers started the New Year with the task of counting every single animal. With three Sumatran tiger cubs adding vital numbers to the European conservation breeding programme, the birth of six critically-endangered Philippine crocodiles and the arrival of nine Humboldt penguin chicks, all of the new additions will be added to the records.

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Penguins swim in their pool during the annual stock take at London Zoo on Monday. Caring for more than 750 different species, London Zoo keepers started the New Year with the task of counting every single animal

Filipino zoo owner Manny Tangco kisses his Japanese koi carp inside the Malabon Zoo, north of Manila, Philippines. The zoo is one of the largest in the Philippines, borne out of a backyard hobby and passion for animals.

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Zoo owner Manny Tangco kisses his Japanese koi carp at the Malabon Zoo, north of Manila, Philippines. The zoo is one of the largest in the country, created from a hobby and passion for animals.