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.

I love penguins I wish there were penguins at my zoo

Never doubt the penguin. Penguins deserve the #1 spot and are not just the best animal in the zoo, but the best animal in the world. It's about time penguins get the respect they deserve. They are the only reason I ever go to zoos. Penguins are the cutest, most interesting animal ever. VOTE PENGUIN the zoo's best animal ever!

Penguins are my favourite animal and my zoo has them

I love penguins

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

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

Giraffes are the loveleyest animals ever! I think that people should stop hunting giraffes for their skin. Giraffes are awesome! Giraffes rock!

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I love giraffes so much they are so cute

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3 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.

Lions are really cool and quitte popular with young boys

When I was 5 I went to Bristol Zoo. They had Lions there and I asked the keeper if I could take him home because I loved them so much and obviously he said they weren't for sale, but ever since then I've loved them and now their my favourite animal.

King of the beasts! Vicious, awesome, agile, fast, strong, brute... do I need to keep explaining?

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4 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

They are the cutest animals, that are rare, but still amazing and interesting.

I don't know anything about a red panda but they sound really cool. I would like to see one in real life.

Adorable to watch as they sleep in trees. They are more closely related to raccoons than giant pandas but are way cuter than raccoons.

I wish my zoo had them :T. - IceFoxPlayz

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5 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.

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

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!

Tiger have big teeth, or knife, and beautiful animal is good speed. This is orange body the elips line black color. Good prospect to to film killer and pc game to art big opponent mortal kombat 2 the KINTARO, mutant tiger and man.

There the top on my list¡

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6 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 have always liked Polar Bears I think there amazing

I love their white fur and the cute little cubs.

Polar bears are the most amazing things I have ever seen they are huge and wonderful if you have a zoo get polar bears!

I love bears, and I love white furred animals, so polar bears have always been a great zoo attraction for me. - Meg21

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7 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 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

Elephants are the coolest and are one of the most interesting animals I the world

I also love dumbo and I think elephants are so cute. Their long trunks and the way they use them to take a shower is very adorable. Elephants are very sweet animals with big floppy ears that are so cute. Overall I love elephants and how they are so sweet.

They are big animals. Best in the world.

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

I think you will agree,
The most fun to watch, interesting, funny as! Cute, loving,


Easily the coolest and cutest of all the animals in zoos around the world!

The cutest animal ever! But also very intelligent, they line up ready to be lead by the alpha, take turns on being a sentry guard, are very social And did I mention they were awesome?

Funny watching them

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

They are so interesting, especially when they are awake and ready to run! They seem so like us. My family's favorite place to go is the gorilla habitat because they are so alive!

I love them they r so cute! Ps black is my fab color

I Love gorillas but I don't like seeing these majestic great apes of Africa in zoos in captivity I rather see them in the wild in their natural habitat.

One word: Harambe

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10 Giant Panda

Giant panadas are definitely the kids favourite!

Who doesn't like those cuties!

They are the best bears to exist,. And in China, you can take a picture with one!

If I had a panda I'd cuddle it all day the best thing about them is that they r fluffy and soft and is most kids favourite

Giant pandas are suuper cute!

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The Newcomers

? Pelican

Pelican...I never saw one at a zoo

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.

The fastest animal on land 72 miles per hour

Lions may be the kings, but Cheetahs most certainly are the Queens. They are graceful, extremely fast, and not to mention gorgeous!

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

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12 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.

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!

Your not shod go to a shark tank or you will DIE

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

Zebras are really cute and are like donkeys but with stripes

Don't go thinking I won't add all the other animals because I will

They are related to horses and donkeys


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14 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 more.

My lemur bob wears my aftershave when I am jogging with his arm tied round my neck and his double chin hanging. I can never see where I'm going and I always trip over his long toes

This comment is spot on!

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

Ring tailed lemurs

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15 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.

You agree with me that llamas should be number one on this list after you listen to the llama song on YouTube! It's amazing!

One of them spitted on me, was the best zoo memory of mine.

Llamas are best living thing in the whole universe!

Yasss so beautiful

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16 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

I hate poachers, hunters, animal abusers and the predators of the rhino

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17 Sea Lions

Sea lions are fun and peppy

My favorites are sea lions, bears and kangaroos.

Sea lions are cute and funny

Sea Loins are cute, friendly, playful, happy and loving sea creatures. I like Sea Loins! 😍

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

My brother is a monkey and so am I. Ooh ooh ahh ahh

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

Who doesn't love Oglethorpe!

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

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)

I love the okapi because it's part zebra

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20 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.

Well you've got problems then.

Kangaroos are the icons of Australia

Lol Kangaroos ARE pretty awesome

I love kangaroos my name is JOEY

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21 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.

I fed them honey and it was fun

Bear Has A Fat Tummy

Cuteness! The bears are my favorite.

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

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

Love them so much

Seals are so cute!

Some seals like elephant seal pups will enjoy a cuddle with you.

They're fun at seaworld where you get to touch them

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23 Bats
24 Dolphins

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

Dolphins are playful & the most intelligent non-human animals & beautiful

Dolphins are amazing!

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

That's just weird

At my local zoo you get to ride them

I love a humpy camel, one with 10 humps, we have humply dumply ffunn

26 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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27 Chimpanzee Chimpanzee

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

Love animals all them

Coolness broskees

Chimpanzees r so funny they r my favourite animal

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28 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.

Wolfs are beautiful animals and are so strong, and should be on the top of the list. People mistake wolfs as deadly, cruel animals mostly because they kill animals (even though every animal does that) but they only do that because they need food! Wolfs are my favourite animals and I don't know why it isn't for others

Wolves got beat out by crocodiles? Really? These animals are majestic and the genesis of our greatest ally, dogs. They are only so low on this list because the media and movie industry (The Grey) paint them in an antiquated and harsh light. They deserve to be in the top 5 if not 10.

Yes I agree wolves are misjudged, Just because people make movies of them killing people doesn't mean its true, wolves have done nothing yet we steal there land and kill them for fun. STOP WOLF HATE! STOP WOLF HATE!

It was a great animals in whole entire dog

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

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

They are so cool

They are beautiful.

Love the coulor and the way the walk.

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30 Clouded Leopard Clouded Leopard

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

They are some magnificent animals

Lol yeah

31 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.

Felines are the most beautiful creatures.

Cute little cougar but deadly

Best animal ever

They are the lion of America and beautiful creatures.
They are by far my favorite animal.

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32 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

33 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.

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.

though I've seen an otter in the wild. But still they are awesome. - jakkejakke

Otters are cuddly and sweet and who doesn't like CUDDLE PARTIES

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

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.

They are amazing creatures to watch.

Me and my daddy love feneas and ferb

I love platypus they are cute, even cute when baby they are so chubby I want to hug thoes fluffy cute animals. Even if they are posionous

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35 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


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36 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.

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.

U the person that commented on the rino!

Cute,fat, awesome, and my favorite animals

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

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

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

Goats are friends duh!

Goats are awesome league of goats rule!

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38 Ducks

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

Haha quackie is bettur

39 Toucan Toucan

These are the best are you kidding me

These animals are number 39. ARE YOU KIDDING ME! I said toucan must be number one.

Too many cans

There beaks have a nice colour

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40 Dog Dog The domestic dog is a wolf-like canid in the genus Canis, and is the most widely abundant terrestrial carnivore.

WHAT? How are dogs in this list? They are not even zoo animals. They are the animals you see in people's homes and the farm but not the zoo!

I've never seen a dog before, so adding them to zoos would let everyone see them finally!

I love dogs yeah there not zoo animals but I love em

They're sooo cute

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41 Jaguar Jaguar The jaguar is a wild cat species and the only extant member of the genus Panthera native to the Americas.

Jaguars are so beautiful and (for their size) the strongest of the awesome cat family.

Jaguars are kinda of magnificent dangerous but magnificent

Jaguars are like spotted ninjas

I got the moves like Jagger

42 Koala Koala The koala is an arboreal herbivorous marsupial native to Australia. It is the only extant representative of the family Phascolarctidae and its closest living relatives are the wombats.

There so cute I could buy one for $100 dollars and would buy 2 for $1000 dollars and there so loveable

If you ever see them moving around you will instantly fall in love with them

Cute but can scratch and pee on wounds they leave you - stings like crazy.


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43 Water Buffalo

They have horns of the joy

44 Pig Pig A pig is any of the animals in the genus Sus, within the Suidae family of even-toed ungulates. Pigs include the domestic pig and its ancestor, the common Eurasian wild boar, along with other species; related creatures outside the genus include the peccary, the babirusa, and the warthog.

Why are pigs down here

The best animal I could ever think of! 🐷🐷🐷

45 Cassowary Cassowary The cassowaries are ratites in the genus Casuarius and are native to the tropical forests of New Guinea, nearby islands, and northeastern Australia.

Can't believe nobody voted.

I like these birds they look like raptors

Awsomly cool


46 Leopard Leopard The leopard is one of the five "big cats" in the genus Panthera. It is one of the most adaptable and the most widespread big cat; it's secrets being:well camouflaged fur; its opportunistic hunting behaviour, broad diet, and strength to move heavy carcasses into trees; its ability to adapt to various more.

The leopard is the only big cat that eat, sleep and can camouflage itself in the tall grass and plus they are a real animal for a KING

Seriously theses animals are loving and pretty please don't do this to them please save these pretty animals! NOW!

Leopard are so pretty and adaptable. I love them, as I do all felines.

Leopards are thr brst

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47 Frog Frog Frogs are a diverse and largely carnivorous group of short-bodied, tailless amphibians composing the order Anura.

I like frogs because they are just so slimy and easy to catch.

I love outdoors so I love frogs

What type of frog

In microscope form werry small Frog remind, woman figure of serial Mortal Kombat Conquest, name Vorpax - Vorpax is werry excellent woman fighter and postwoman of sorcer Shang Tsung.

48 Mountain Goat

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

Sup my name is billy goat

Goat! - MrGoat

49 Tortoise
50 Manatee Manatee
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