Top 10 Zoo Animals

The Top Ten

1 Penguin Penguin Penguins are a group of aquatic, flightless birds. They live almost exclusively in the Southern Hemisphere, with only one species, the Galapagos penguin, found north of the equator.

One time a penguin got out of its enclosure at the zoo and I was terrified LOL

They are great swimmers.

Why do I suddenly have this urge to play Club Penguin? - RogerMcBaloney

They are so cute and I just really like see what they do

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2 Goat Goat The domestic goat is a subspecies of goat domesticated from the wild goat of southwest Asia and Eastern Europe.

Operation goat has been initiated we shall not stop until goats reign supreme. - MrGoat

Feeding and petting the goats is the best part of every zoo visit. Especially if there are babies to hold!

Goats are friends duh!

Feeding goats always fun for the kids! Both young humans and goats agree. Get it? Kids? Both...

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3 Giraffe Giraffe The giraffe is an African even-toed ungulate mammal, the tallest living terrestrial animal and the largest ruminant.

Giraffes are the most tallest animals - ElSherlock

There cool

Giraffes are so gentle and kind and you can feed them, and show the public how awesome they are and get people to aid in the effort of protecting them in the wild

They are so tall! - TriggerTrashKid

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4 Lion Lion The lion is one of the big cats in the genus Panthera and a member of the family Felidae. The commonly used term African lion collectively denotes the several subspecies in Africa.

The Lion is the King of the Beasts for a reason. It is renowned world-over as a symbol of courage, and strength. It is for this reason, amongst others that it is one of the greatest animals in Creation, and definitely one of the greatest zoo animals.

Roar - ElSherlock

*runs away* - TriggerTrashKid

Lions are really cool and quitte popular with young boys

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5 Red Panda Red Panda The red panda (Ailurus fulgens), or also known as the red bear-cat or the red cat-bear, is a mammal native to the Eastern Himalayas and Southwestern China. Despite having the word "panda" in its name, it's not a panda. It's closely related to raccoons

It is adorable

It seems majestic as a fox. - Q-ube

So cute I want to hug it

So cute and active

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6 Tiger Tiger The tiger is the largest cat species, most recognizable for their pattern of dark vertical stripes on reddish-orange fur with a lighter underside.

It's sad that there are so few tigers left on Earth. The species is actually going extinct. - RogerMcBaloney

Tigers are the greatest animals known to science! Nobody can capture their full power! They are the greatest animals at zoos, hands down!

Tonya Wants A Zoo she wants penguins tigers unicorns and monkeys and even camels and even more.

Tigers are near extinction and need our help to save them. One of the many things we have to do to do this is to breed them in zoos, which is why we should stress to put them in zoos. Thank you!

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7 Polar Bear Polar Bear The polar bear is a carnivorous bear whose native range lies largely within the Arctic Circle, encompassing the Arctic Ocean, its surrounding seas and surrounding land masses.

I remember going to a Zoo when I was a kid, and the polar bears' enclosure was made of glass (or plastic, but it was strong material) and the bears had a sort of swimming pool and we could see it underwater swimming near us. It was really incredible to see. - RogerMcBaloney

I polar bear

Ooooh I want one *bear rips off face* raaa - lemur

I WANT ONE

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8 Elephant Elephant Elephants are large mammals of the family Elephantidae and the order Proboscidea. Two species are traditionally recognized, the African elephant and the Asian elephant, although some evidence suggests that African bush elephants and African forest elephants are separate species.

I just love everything about them. Since I was a little kid I have loved them. Even though I am very small and they are very big they have my name in it so I feel like I could be part of something bigger.

My Favorite - 23windomt

I love Dumbo the movie so I love elephants even though they are the worst smelling animals in the whole zoo. They are cute and fat and have really big ears. They are also really fun to draw for artists like myself. Theses animals are so easy to draw even fingerpaint

Intelligent non-jumping mammals - TriggerTrashKid

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9 Meerkat Meerkat The meerkat or suricate is a small carnivoran belonging to the mongoose family. It is the only member of the genus Suricata.

There so cute

They are cool

They are so funny! - TriggerTrashKid

Trash kid, trash OwO

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10 Gorillas Gorillas Gorillas are ground-dwelling, predominantly herbivorous apes that inhabit the forests of central Sub-Saharan Africa.

Seriously, who can't be fascinated by these creatures? Their intellect, strength, and social hierarchies make them endlessly compelling animals to behold. In addition to being-- hands down, no debate about it --the best fathers in the natural world, the silverback gorilla ranks right up there with male lions, elk, and elephants as the most majestic animals in the entire animal kingdom.

Everyone just seems to collectively understand they are in the presence of something uniquely powerful and emotionally stirring when in the presence of a silverback leading his troop and maintaining order.

They are big and buff. You can't not like 'em!

Wanna know why Gorillas are often angry? It's because they have a small package. - RogerMcBaloney

This is very good

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The Contenders

11 Cheetah Cheetah The cheetah, also known as the hunting leopard, is a big cat that occurs mainly in eastern and southern Africa and a few parts of Iran. The cheetah is the fastest land animal, able to run up to 75 mph and can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 3 seconds

Cheetahs my favorite animal. It is very very fast it might be the fastest animal in the whole entire world! But I gotta say their acceleration is so quick if Cheetahs were not endangered and they were vicious predators they would kill humans easily. But despite there jaws they'll probably bite small chunks out of humans each time so they can eat us. But that's a thought not real... Or is it.

I have only seen this one in a zoo ones but it's the best there fast and pretty

So love this cat so fast like me I believe zoos are good for animals if the zoo is not one of.those zoos that treat. The animal like it's not there because of a animal is going exsted the zoo came breed that kind of animal to.Get more. Of them like they are doing to the panda

Cheetahs are the best because they run fast can escape from any predators by running at enough speed

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12 Giant Panda

Giant pandas are fascinating to look at and are incredibly cute. They are NUMBER 1!

I love pandas! - TriggerTrashKid

Giant pandas are suuper cute!

Giant panadas are definitely the kids favourite!

Who doesn't like those cuties!

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13 Sharks Sharks Sharks are a group of fish characterized by a cartilaginous skeleton, five to seven gill slits on the sides of the head, and pectoral fins that are not fused to the head. Sharks have been around before the earth's first dinosaurs and even the earth's first trees.

Scary! - TriggerTrashKid

When I first saw jaws I was fascinate by these beasts of the deep & are pretty cool

They are really awesome.

They are one of the best creations on earth to me!

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14 Zebras Zebras Zebras are several species of African equids united by their distinctive black and white striped coats.

Do they have white stripes or black? - TriggerTrashKid

Love Zebras - ElSherlock

favorite

Zebras are awesome

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15 Lemur Lemur Lemurs are a clade of strepsirrhine primates endemic to the island of Madagascar. The word "lemur" derives from the word lemures (ghosts or spirits) from Roman mythology and was first used to describe a slender loris due to its nocturnal habits and slow pace, but was later applied to the primates on ...read more.

I love lemurs!

I love Lemurs. They are so cute and fuzzy. My favorite Lemur is a ringed-tail-lemur

I love lemurs. When I was seven I was at a zoo ok the isle of white and in the walk in lemur enclosure a lemur jumped on my head and scared the living day lights out of me. From then on my family call me the monkey mama!

I will add this to my zoo

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16 Llama Llama The llama is a domesticated South American camelid, widely used as a meat and pack animal by Andean cultures since the Pre-Columbian era.

Love Llamas! Except when they spit on people. - RogerMcBaloney

You copy ritted fortnite

Me when someone says did u do the homework. I didn't even know we had homework - RylinB

Wow, his face reminds me of Morgan Jones!

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17 Mountain Goat Mountain Goat

Yay Mountain Goat! The 2nd best goat after regular goat! - RamonTheGoat

Goat! - MrGoat

Sup my name is billy goat

18 Sea Lions Sea Lions Sea lions are sea mammals characterized by external ear flaps, long foreflippers, the ability to walk on all fours, short, thick hair, and a big chest and belly.

As much as I love seeing them, I would rather see the moon in the wild and not in captivity

Fun to see they do great show

Best zoo animal ever!

Sea lions are cute and funny

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19 Rhinoceros

Despite what most people believe rhinos are actually quite shy and are actually relatively sweet. They are not the aggressive monsters people think they are. Yes will charge at you but they do that because they have poor eyesight and can't see distance so they approach a potential threat in this way. They are also extremely endangered, quite possibly one of the most endangered animals on the planet due to poaching. I absolutely love rhinos and it brings tears to my eyes thinking about how many rhinos have been senselessly slaughtered. There is really no other animal that is quite like the rhino either, A horn or two on his head for protection, big strong and built like a tank. These animals are magnificent beasts. - evoxpisces

There like an unstoppable juggernaut.

It's a huge and powerful creater so it must be the best

Rhino's are good, but why aren't hippo;s up there. They may be one the most
Dangerous animals, but they only do it to defend there young and protect there home

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20 Ram Ram

It is my favorite

21 Monkey Monkey Monkeys are haplorhine primates, a paraphyletic group generally possessing tails and consisting of approximately 260 known living species.

Ooh ooh howler monkey - lemur

CUTE

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Money are very interesting and fun to watch them scream and play.

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22 Alligator Alligator An alligator is a crocodilian in the genus Alligator of the family Alligatoridae. The two living species are the American alligator and the Chinese alligator. Additionally, several extinct species of alligator are known from fossil remains.

Their sneaky big they blend in and I don't get why their the least liked reptiles

Alligators I've always find fascinating & kinda cool

Alligators are really awesome

Boo

23 Okapi Okapi The okapi is a giraffid artiodactyl mammal native to the northeast of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Central Africa.

What kind of zoo keeps this animal? I have never heard of it or seen it in a zoo - gymnastsofa

I love okapi! They are so beautiful with their zebra striped legs and tawny brown body! So unique! I don't think there's anything else like them!

I love okapis, most people don't know what they are but they should, they're awesome!

Certainly the shy but although majestic Okapi should be number one. Depending on the position, this mammal's fur can be purple, black, or brown. I also have a stuffed Okapi named Gecko (pronounced Gee-koe)

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24 Yak Yak

The greatest animal of all time.

25 Bear Bear Bears are mammals of the family Ursidae. Bears are classified as caniforms, or doglike carnivorans, with the pinnipeds being their closest living relatives.

Wait, Why are the polar bear and panda above bear. They are both bears. by the way I love bears they are my fave animal.

I like bears! - TriggerTrashKid

Bears are so adorable. They are not scary. - Solacress

I fed them honey and it was fun

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26 Kangaroo Kangaroo The kangaroo is a marsupial from the family Macropodidae. In common use the term is used to describe the largest species from this family, especially those of the genus Macropus: the red kangaroo, antilopine kangaroo, eastern grey kangaroo, and western grey kangaroo.

They are awesome! - TriggerTrashKid

Baby kangroos are so cute.

Kangaroos are the icons of Australia

Lol Kangaroos ARE pretty awesome

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27 Seal Seal Seal, known as Pinniped, is a marine carnivorous mammals native to all continents, commonly to North America and Antarctica.

Seals are one of the most cutest animals ever in my opinion - Megsball108486

Cute! - TriggerTrashKid

Love them so much

Seals are so cute!

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28 Bats

Bats are rated 9 and a half in coolness from me!

29 Sheep Sheep The sheep is a quadrupedal, ruminant mammal typically kept as livestock. Like all ruminants, sheep are members of the order Artiodactyla, the even-toed ungulates.
30 Dolphins

Dolphins = funny cute the best so they should be first

I love dolphis

Did you forget about little hope and winter from dolphin tail 2how she lost her tail they are also very smart, playful and funny and cute so please vote for them to make them at least to top 20

Taiji hunters and all dolphin abusers are pieces of crap and I hope they die for killing dolphin

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31 Camel Camel A camel is an even-toed ungulate within the genus Camelus, bearing distinctive fatty deposits known as "humps" on its back.

GUESS WHAT DAY IT IS! GUESS WHAT day it is - lemur

Humpy Dumpy - TriggerTrashKid

At my local zoo you get to ride them

HUMP DAYYY - RylinB

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32 Pelican

Pelicans are pest

Dude whoever posted this has clearly not ever been to a zoo. No zoo keeps pelicans. - gymnastsofa

@gymnastsofa Brookfield Zoo in Chicago has them, San Diego Zoo has them, Great Plains Zoo in Sioux Falls has one.. Perhaps you haven't been to enough zoos? - RamonTheGoat

so cute

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33 Butterfly Butterfly Butterflies are part of the class of insects in the order Lepidoptera, along with the moths. Adult butterflies have large, often brightly coloured wings, and conspicuous, fluttering flight.

Not really a zoo animal, but there is parts of zoos dedicated to butterflies.

How they are so boring

Don't bit very colorful

Do you now what is a butterfly that flys in the dark

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34 Wolf Wolf Often in/from packs, Wolves are carnivorous Canines that come in various colours and breeds, and have evolved to Dogs. Some breeds of Wolves are, like Dogs, domesticated, to become a Working Dog.

Favorite animal. Can't believe they're so low!

Wolves are my favorite animal!

Beautiful!

They are so cute

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35 Chimpanzee Chimpanzee Chimpanzees are primates of the genus Pan which consists of the common chimpanzee and the bonobo. They are a part of the tribe Hominini, which also includes humans, and the family Hominidae where all great apes are included. Like their closest living relatives the modern humans, chimpanzees are social ...read more.

I love you so much, I want to kiss you!

Love animals all them

Coolness broskees

The Chimp Bro

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36 Water Buffalo

They have horns of the joy

37 Flamingo Flamingo Flamingos or flamingoes are a type of wading bird in the genus Phoenicopterus, the only genus in the family Phoenicopteridae.

Love the coulor and the way the walk.

How could you say they have fur? They are birds. They have feathers, stupid. Ignorant people.

They are so cool

They are beautiful.

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38 Clouded Leopard Clouded Leopard

So fucing adorable - RylinB

Clouded leopards are awesome! The can swin, climb and chase at amazing speeds. They are Vulnerable on the Red list and should be number one

Clouded leopards are active cool looking endangered animals who need to be above chicken or goat

They're just awesome and I always love watching them

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39 Cougar Cougar The cougar, also commonly known as the mountain lion, puma, panther, or catamount, is a large felid of the subfamily Felinae native to the Americas.

They are very cute! - TriggerTrashKid

Felines are the most beautiful creatures.

Cute little cougar but deadly

Best animal ever

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40 White Tiger

They are just so pretty and white. And their life is awesome

Oh yeah

Four letters B E S T it spells best

41 Albino Alligator Albino Alligator
42 Tapir Tapir A tapir is a large, herbivorous mammal, similar in shape to a pig, with a short, prehensile nose trunk.
43 Otter Otter Otters are carnivorous mammals in the subfamily Lutrinae. The 13 extant otter species are all semiaquatic, aquatic or marine, with diets based on fish and invertebrates.

I love otters so much! They are my true spirit animal. After all, how could you say anything against them? They are smart, cute, skilled, and lovable even though they are wild. Otters deserve to be in the top ten, river and sea!

Look at their faces. does that say cute or what

Let's be more specific, river or sea? Both are great! River otters play with their food before they eat it - who doesn't love that? Sea otters hold hands as they drift off to sleep (pun intended), so they don't get separated at night. I have otters in the forms of books, movies, wood carvings, stuffed animals, puppets, ceramic, candles, on mugs, on t-shirts, etc. Real ones are best.

Otters are amazing creatures. Making them even more sweet, they hold hands while sleeping to keep them from drifting off from each other. They are amazing aquatic mammals and they are majestic animals in all.

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44 Platypus Platypus The platypus, also known as the duck-billed platypus, is a semiaquatic egg-laying mammal endemic to eastern Australia, including Tasmania.

They are amazing creatures to watch.

Platpuses deverve to be at least in the top 10 because they show us what past-life animals were like. Due to the fact that they walk like lizards and lay eggs. Also I think a lot of people know Perry from Phineas and Ferb.

Me and my daddy love feneas and ferb

From the lunchabols

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45 Komodo Dragon Komodo Dragon The Komodo dragon, also known as the Komodo monitor, is a large species of lizard found in the Indonesian islands of Komodo, Rinca, Flores, Gili Motang, and Padar.

By far one of the coolest animals

46 Hippopotamus Hippopotamus The common hippopotamus, or hippo, is a large, mostly herbivorous mammal in sub-Saharan Africa, and one of only two extant species in the family Hippopotamidae, the other being the pygmy hippopotamus.

Better than lions

They're iconic dangerous but iconic as long as you leave them alone they'll leave us alone

They are beautiful and sweet. Like I said up there they only are deadley because they do it to defend their young and loved ones. They are so unique. I love hippo's and I always will.

Hippos are by far the best

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47 Ducks

Umm ducks are not zoo animals, you could easily see one at a lake or pond. Whoever put this on here clearly did not read what this list is supposed to be - gymnastsofa

Ducks ROCK!

Ducks are amazing animals. I used to have ducks in my backyard that I fed every day.

Quack quack...come on,someone HAD to say it

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48 Snow Leopard Snow Leopard The snow leopard is a large cat native to the mountain ranges of Central and South Asia. The name "Snow Leopard" is due to its white fur, and the black spots dotted over it.

We must be saving them!

The best animals on Earth they should be 7th ranked best

Snow leopards are rare and endangered cats who look really cool they need to be above fish or in the top 20

Just wanted to vote for them my fave animals are Dogs but these are my second

49 Chicken

Look at all those Chickens���"

50 Antelope

Sable should be in the top 20

Surprised this isn't added to the list. They are very big and funny.

Antelope vs Gezel

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