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33 Perfect reasons to follow the San Diego Zoo on Instagram

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The San Diego Zoo on Instagram offers the ultimate eye candy for animal lovers

The San Diego Zoo is one of the best, most lauded zoos in the entire world. The secret, though, the thing no one tells you, is that their Instagram account is just as spectacular. Here are 33 reasons you need to start following the San Diego Zoo Instagram account ASAP.

1. Aisha the baby orangutan

2. Really, though

3. So many panda pictures

It's almost the weekend. Hang in there. #panda #cub #cute #baby #sandiegozoo

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4. So, so many

5. Birthday party level of panda pictures

6. Sloths!

7. Giraffe closeups!

8. Tortoises eating watermelon! (Enough with the exclamation points already, we've got it)

Our Galapagos tortoises had an awesome holiday. How was yours?

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9. Pumbaa! (All right, now we've got it)

A warthog's "warts" are actually just thick growths of skin.

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10. This wee cheetah

11. This important animal topiary

Tonight's #sunset was #JawDropping. #NatureIsAwesome

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12. Trivia, like what

13. The Fresh Prince in bird form

"The Fresh Prince" in bird form #GreatBlueTuraco #sandiegozoo

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14. The Great Peacock Giraffe

Pic by Jayne Oden. #Giraffe + #peacock =

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15. The occasional, on point meme

16. Underwater polar bear shenanigans

17. Relaxing roos

May your weekend look like this. #RelaxingRoo

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18. Koala mamas

19. Videos that help you determine your spirit animal

20. Facial expressions like this

21. And this

22. And this

What are you munching on JJ? Name what species 2-year-old JJ is.

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23. Elephant dirt baths

24. Seasonally appropriate shots

Who needs #pumpkin pie? #GalapagosTortoise #Halloween #feast #sandiegozoo

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25. Hump day photos

26. Animal love photos

27. No explanation necessary photos

#Disco #turtle has moves.

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28. Unknown species

Pop quiz: What species is this?

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29. More unknown species

#WhatIsItWednesday Name the species. #sandiegozoo

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30. Rhinos prancing

31. Zebras smiling

32. Eyes glaring

33. Happiness

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