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 This week’s #TriviaTuesday is about giant river otters! Giant otters are the largest of the 13 otter species, reaching up to six feet in length and weighing over 50 lbs. Elaborate white markings, or “bibs,” cascade from the mouth down to the chest. Otters engage in a behavior known as “periscoping.” For #TriviaTuesday, do you know what this behavior is?
 This week’s awesome #FanPhotoFriday was submitted by Melissa Dailey Hettich. Thank you for submitting this awesome photo, Melissa! Are you interested in seeing your photo on the Zoo’s #FanPhotoFriday? It’s easy! Visit the Zoo, take photos of your favorite animals and send them to the Zoo in a Facebook message. Be sure to check each week to see if your photo is the new #FanPhotoFriday!
 One of the Zoo’s roadrunners, Chuck, ran over to FOX 6 this morning with information on July 4th Weekend at the Zoo! In honor of this holiday, all active and retired military and their dependents can take advantage of FREE admission to the Zoo with proof of military I.D. from July 3 through July 5. Did you know that roadrunners can run up to 17 miles per hour? Visit birminghamzoo.com for more information on the July 4th Weekend activities at the Zoo! ‪#‎FridayFact ‪#‎GoodDayAlabama ‪#‎BirminghamAL ‪#‎BhamZoo ‪#‎InstaZoo
 This week’s #TriviaTuesday is about the black-footed cat! The black-footed cat is patterned with black or brown oblong spots, offering effective camouflage. The spots merge into bars extending over the shoulders, legs and short tail. For #TriviaTuesday, do you know what sets this cat apart from the other wild cats in Africa?
 Some of the zoo keepers at the Birmingham Zoo have been taking a walk on the wild side and showing off their own version of the viral Jurassic World meme. Who do you think did it better? Chris Pratt and the dinosaurs or Vasa, the Vasa Parrot, and our zoo keepers?
 There is a lot going on at the Birmingham Zoo during the all-new Zoo, Brews and @fullmoonbbq event! Guests are enjoying brews provided by @gpbrewing, music by The Whigs and so much more! There’s still one hour left of this awesome event, and we invite you and your family to join us!
 This week’s #FanPhotoFriday was submitted by Toni Bishop and shows one of the Zoo’s elephants in Trails of Africa! Thank you for submitting this awesome photo, Toni! Are you interested in seeing your photo on the Zoo’s #FanPhotoFriday? Visit the Zoo, take photos of your favorite animals and submit them to the Zoo in a Facebook message. Be sure to check each week to see if your photo is the new #FanPhoto!
 Batman, one of the Zoo’s chinchillas, stopped by FOX 6 this morning with information on the Zoo, Brews and Full Moon Bar-B-Que event with @gpbrewing on tomorrow, June 20 at the Birmingham Zoo! Did you know that chinchillas have enlarged hind limbs for jumping and are extremely fast? Visit birminghamzoo.com to get your tickets for Zoo, Brews and Full Moon Bar-B-Que! ‪#‎FridayFact ‪#‎GoodDayAlabama ‪#‎BirminghamAL ‪#‎BhamZoo ‪#‎InstaZoo