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I decided to try my hand at another sandbox zoo, after the one I was originally working on started crashing. In my last zoo I was going to have all the animals of the world in different sections. However, I was still working on the Africa section when it stopped working.

So, I decided to try an Asia zoo, and will eventually try others. I’ll probably try an Africa zoo again too. Asia stretches all the way from Japan to Israel, and includes a huge chunk of Russia. There are a lot of animals.

 

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Welcome to The Asia Zoo!
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You may have also noticed that I love India and elephants.
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The early days.
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Bengal tigers like to balance their entire bodies on thin branches.
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A keeper resting his bucket on an orangutan, as you do.
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Sleeping babes.
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This is just SO LETTI.
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Pangolins! These poor babes are apparently the most trafficked animal in the world, so I put anti-climb tops on both sides of the fence, lol.
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Creating an area for viewing underwater. In hindsight I made it a bit deep because the Gharial in there don’t go that far underwater.

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But you can see them swimming!

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A babe with a ball made of old hose.
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A panda having a dip.
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Just leaving an enclosure open apparently.
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A panda shrine.
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It’s not Fuji but it’ll do.
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Flamingoes flamingoing.
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People can come into this enclosure and have a look. They still complain about the view though.

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Teeny scorpions!
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Formosan black bears are very sweet.
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Himalayan brown bears.

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An interesting balancing position.
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An Indian elephant playing with a sprinkler!

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As much as I love the elephants, they are a pain in the ass. I had the same problem with the African variant in my old zoo; they just don’t stay in their enclosures. Even when all their bars for everything are completely green, they keep knocking the walls down. The only way to stop this in both instances, was to build a moat so they physically couldn’t perform the action. In the old zoo I tried concrete walls and electric fences and they just gave no shits.

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Saltwater crocodiles, viewable from a riverboat ride.

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The boat loves setting off without anybody in it though.
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A procession of macaques.
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They are very sweet, I’m surprised their enclosures have no water requirement since they like sitting in springs.
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Pooping and itching.

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Peafowl are absolutely gorgeous, but also very noisy like in real life! I’d love to keep peafowl in real life but probably only if we lived sufficiently in the middle of nowhere. 
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Null barriers are a pain in the ass and I had to redo them a bunch of times. They just don’t like snapping to things sensibly.
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A happy Indian Rhino having a swim.
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Bit of a precarious place to stand there buddy.
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Spotted my husband’s avatar at my zoo!
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The boat is also very Letti.
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A Komodo dragon going through a sprinkler.
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SO MUCH POO.

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Just gonna climb down like that apparently.
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Please don’t push your pelvis through the railing.
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It’s me!

I told myself I wouldn’t take as many screenshots of this game as I have of JWE but that went out the window very quickly. I am a serial screenshotter.

 

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I love a good African elephant too.

 

At the moment I’m working on a bunch of enclosures seen from a riverboat ride, with no fencing on the water edge. I’ve ballsed up the terrain a lot so the animals can’t actually access even the shallow part of the river, but I’ve gone too far to redo it.

 

A continuing gripe I have with the game is the way the zookeepers do things. They never fill up the normal food troughs, they only fill the “food enrichment” which is basically things like rollerballs with food holes. It’s like only existing on treats instead of a proper diet. Even though people insist that keepers will fill the troughs if the enrichment isn’t enough, this seems to be untrue because I frequently receive alerts about animals starving, and I have to call a keeper to the enclosure to sort it out. But it often doesn’t, animals become hungry instead of outright starving. Just fill up everything and wait for the animals to eat it, Jesus.