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When the Belize Tourst Board offered me a press trip to Belize. I jumped at the opportunity. When they told me that upon arrival I would be whisked off to the Belize Zoo, I was skeptical if this first stop would be worth a visit. My feeling is that zoos are mostly depressing places. I figured that there would be imported Lions, Tigers, and Giraffes. I could not have been more wrong.


A Lazy Tapir

The Belize Zoo houses only native animals of Belize. The zoo sits on 29 acres of land, located 40 miles

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Queensland's Australia Zoo


Australia Zoo was established in 1970 by Robert Irwin, as the ‘Beerwah Reptile and Fauna Park’, on the grounds of a former macadamia nut farm. From an early age, his son, Steve, helped his father with the animals, both looking after them, and rescuing and relocating them.

As most people know, Steve became a familiar face all around the world with his excellent TV series ‘Crocodile Hunter’. Through this programme, viewers became very familiar with Australia Zoo, as it had been renamed. And, of cou

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Mostly modern in its architecture, New Zealand's biggest urban area (pop. 1.7 million), is set amid a gorgeous landscape and offers a cosmopolitan mix of culture, a spot of history, dining, shoppinardg, nightlife, and plenty of great attractions in the greater region, including vineyards, beaches, and adventure on its surrounding waters. If you're planning a visit here, you can be sure of dozens of activities to make it a memorable one. Here are seven of the most exciting when you visit the "Ci

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