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 This week’s #FanPhotoFriday was submitted by Kristen Gardenhire Bell and shows Bulwagi, the African Elephant, enjoying his pool. Thanks for submitting this awesome photo, Kristen! 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 submit them to the Zoo in a Facebook message. Be sure to check each week to see if your photo is the #FanPhoto!
 The Zoo’s leopard gecko, Guy, visited FOX 6 this morning with information on PikaZOO, a special nighttime Pokémon Go event at the Birmingham Zoo from 5:30-7:30pm on Thursday, August 25! Did you know that leopard geckos have eyesight comparable to a cat and see better than most lizards? Visit www.birminghamzoo.com for tickets and more information on PikaZOO! #FridayFact #GoodDayAlabama #BirminghamAL #bhamzoo
 Our friends and colleagues at the BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo were impacted by the recent flooding and devastation in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Show your support by adopting an alligator for $5. All proceeds go to the Baton Rouge Zoo and in return you'll receive an alligator fact sheet and photo. To donate today, please visit the link in our profile!
 The Zoo’s Vasa parrot, Vasa, flew over to FOX 6 this morning with information on Fairytales and Frog Day at the Zoo on Saturday, August 27! Did you know that when bathing in water, Vasa parrots extend their wings and hop around on the ground? Visit www.birminghamzoo.com for more information on Fairytales and Frog Day! #FridayFact #GoodDayAlabama #BirminghamAL #bhamzoo
 This week’s #FanPhotoFriday was submitted by Billy Marlow and shows one of the Zoo’s beautiful Macaws. Thanks for submitting this awesome photo, Billy! Are you interested in seeing your photo on the Zoo’s #FanPhoto? It’s easy! Visit the Zoo, take photos of your favorite animals and submit them in a Facebook message. Be sure to check each week to see if your photo is the #FanPhoto of the week!
 The Zoo needs your help wishing Ajani, the African Elephant, happy birthday! Be sure to visit Ajani in Trails of Africa on your next visit to the Birmingham Zoo!
 Lily, Taffy and Hope are leaving the Zoo this Sunday. Be sure to come by the Zoo this week for a last camel ride before they're gone!
 One of the Zoo’s African bullfrogs, Mkojo, visited FOX 6 this morning with information about Half Price Summer Fun Days at the Zoo, happening this Saturday and Sunday! Did you know that the African bullfrog's tongue is folded over inside its mouth? Visit www.birminghamzoo.com for information on Half Price Summer Fun Days at the Birmingham Zoo! #FridayFact #GoodDayAlabama #BirminghamAL #bhamzoo