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Red panda triplets moving to Zoo Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Zoo Knoxville is getting some new residents. Red panda triplets from John Ball Zoo in Grand Rapids, Michigan, will soon make their way south to their new home. “We’re still waiting to see what dates they will actually be travelling, but should be soon,” Zoo spokeswoman Tina Rolen said. The 1-year-old… Keep Reading

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Sixteen-year-old camel retires from Zoo Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – A sixteen-year-old camel named Ty from Zoo Knoxville has retired to a local East Tennessee farm where he will spend the rest of his days. Zoo officials announced Ty’s retirement in a video posted on Friday. As a worker at the zoo, Ty would give camel rides for guests and spent… Keep Reading

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Ty the camel retires from Zoo Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — After years of service at Zoo Knoxville, 16-year-old camel Ty, has officially retired. For most of his life, he’s been giving kids of all ages camel rides. It’s something the camels, and kids both love, but since Ty is getting up in years, he’s making the move to an East Tennessee… Keep Reading

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Knoxville Area Pets Who Need A Home: Euclid & More

If you’ve been hoping to add a fluffy ball of love and affection to your family, start with these animal shelters in the Knoxville area for a pet you can take home. There are thousands of dogs, cats and other animals of all ages, sizes and breeds without a home across Tennessee — and many… Keep Reading

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Zoo Knoxville wants to see your best animal photos

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – Zoo Knoxville asked for visitors to submit their favorite photos of the zoo for the Association of Zoos and Aquariums photo contest. Contest participants could have photos from their zoo visit featured on the association’s social media. Individuals interested in participating can submit their photos online between July 5 – 19.… Keep Reading

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