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San Diego Zoo  Non-profit wildlife sanctuary & conservation org. w/ 140 projects in 80 countries. 🦁 Also follow @SDZSafariPark & @zookeeperrick. #EndExtinction

The blue-eyed black lemur is the only primate besides humans to have blue eyes. #BlueEyedBeauty #SDZooAfricaRocks 📷: Mike Wilson

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Waddle out of your nest box and join us for #WorldPenguinDay on 4/25. We’re celebrating with animal encounters, special keeper talks, and pleasant penguin activities. Click the link in our bio for details.🐧 #waddlewedowithoutyou #sandiegozoo #penguinparty #endangeredspecies

Hippo #TonyTuesday! Keepers estimate Mr. T weighs around 550 lbs. Like most of us, Tony never skips a meal. He’s still nursing but also munching on solids. His favorite is beet pulp, like his mom! #hungryhungryhippo #bestdayoftheweek #sandiego #sandiegozoo

Things are lookin' up this #Caturday. Fun fact: Jaguars are the largest cats in the Western Hemisphere and the third largest overall. Only lions and tigers are bigger. 📷: Penny Hyde

14 tiny West African dwarf crocs hatched at the #sandiegozoo last November and were the first crocodilian species to hatch in our 100-year history! Check out our Instagram story for an update on these cute crocs. #tbt #crocthisway #crocandroll #reptilesofinstagram

We hope your Wu-nesday is bamboo-tiful. At 5 years old, Mr. Wu (aka Xiao Liwu) is certainly a handsome teenage bear, but have you seen his cute cub days? Swipe and be prepared to squee. #WuWednesday #giantpanda #pandapandapanda 📷: Mollie Rivera

All kids have a favorite “toy” and lately Tony is into browse 🌿 #TonyTuesday #pooltoys #happyhippo #MrTRex

Break through those Monday blues with a little meerkat. Although they are excellent diggers, #meerkats usually live in borrows dug by other animals such as ground squirrels. #MeerkatMonday #MeerLittleCat #mondaymotivation 📷: Ion Moe

A game of cat & dog. #Caturday #DogsAndCatsLivingTogether 📷: Debbie Beals

Time to roar into the weekend. This is the last weekend of our spring event, Yaycation presented by @NationalUniversity. Catch it before it’s gone. #RexsRoar #ItBeganWithARoar #SanDiegoZoo

Rock me Hamadryas. #HamadryasBaboon #SDZooAfricaRocks

Africa Rocks is home to 5 #lemur species, one of which is the Coquerel’s sifaka. This graceful, leaf-eating #prosimian is one of the standout species that make a journey through #SDZooAfricaRocks so memorable. Click the link in our bio to learn more. #LeapingLemurs #CoquerelsSifaka

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