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Broccoli-Hating Cockatoo Throws Massively Entertaining Temper Tantrum

It's not just little kids who hate eating their veggies.

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The Amarillo Zoo Welcomes a Brand New Baby

The Amarillo Zoo has a new member in its family.  It's a bouncing baby...

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Night Hike at the Amarillo Zoo

Looking for something a bit different to do with the family?  How would you like to see the Amarillo Zoo animals in a different light?  How about in the dark?  Well your coming up with Night Hike at the Amarillo Zoo.

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How It’s Made: Lemur Food

It's time for another edition of How It's Made.  I had the privilege of spending the morning at the Amarillo Zoo with Brittany.  She showed me how to make a treat for the Lemurs.  So I got to make a snack for those cute little guys and gals.

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Mix Pet of the Week: Meet Roo

Roo is the sweetest little girl and would make anyone the perfect furry friend.  She's a terrier mix and is full of love, life and sweetness.  You need a Roo in your life.

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Texas Science Class Plays Jump Rope With Cat Intestines and Gets PETA Involved [VIDEO]

Just a warning: Some might find this video kind of gross.

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Mix Pet of the Week: Meet Bobbi

Bobbi is a cute little dachshund/chihuahua mix and was a rescue from the pound in Hereford.  Bobbi is loving and loves to give cuddles and kisses and needs forever home.  Check her out and adopt her today at the Amarillo SPCA.

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Mix Pet of the Week: Meet Abby

This little girl is up for adoption and available from the SPCA.  She was a rescue and just had puppies.   She needs a good home.  Her puppies do as well, but they aren't ready for adoption just yet.  Abby is looking for you, are you looking for Abby.

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Hard-Charging Gorilla Smacks Into Window Trying to Attack Zoo Visitor

This is why humans should never get too close to the animals at the zoo.

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Annual Groundhog's Day Ritual Held In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania
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An Open Letter to the Groundhog

Groundhog Day is coming up on Tuesday, February 2nd.  This is the day where a furry little creature called a Groundhog pops out of hole and if he sees his shadow, we will be inundated with 6 more weeks of winter.  Well I decided that I needed to have a talk with said Groundhog, so I wrote him a letter.

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The Amarillo Zoo Needs Volunteers

I think Amarillo is a very lucky city to have its own zoo.  We have a great zoo with a lot of great animals.  This zoo is awesome because they not only have the wonderful animals,  they are always hosting fun activities for the entire family.  However it takes a lot of up keep to keep our zoo open and that is where the volunteers come into play.  The Amarillo Zoo is looking for volunteers and has an upcoming training.

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Happy National Cat Day!

Today is National Cat Day!  A day to celebrate our feline friends.   Let's face it cats are cats.  They just don't care.  If they want to cuddle they want to cuddle, if they don't they don't and they stay as far away from you as possible.  I have a cat, his name is Astro.  Well he's actually Ethan's cat, but he is a character.

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