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People can see many different animals at the zoo. Some zoo animals live inside buildings. Others live outside. This girl is taking a picture of the zebras. The zebras live outside at the zoo.

One type of zoo is a petting zoo. At petting zoos, people can feed and touch the animals. Only certain animals can be in a petting zoo. They must be gentle and safe for people to be around. Sheep, goats, donkeys, and rabbits are common choices.

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Making Connections


Have you ever been to the zoo? If yes, what animals did you see? If no, what animals would you want to see at a zoo?


Have you read another book about zoos? What did you learn?


People can observe animals and learn about them at the zoo. Why is it important to learn about animals?

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