These fantastic animals are offering messages of cheer to people who might be unable to visit them due to COVID.
The Point Defiance Zoo in Washington is giving guests the chance to receive a personalized video from the animal of their choice – with options as diverse as armadillos, sloths and otters.
Other creatures ready to give a greeting are penguins, parrots, walruses and seals.
The zookeepers introduce the animal with a personalized message for the recipient and add some fun educational facts.
Sometimes the animal chimes in too – such is the case with their green-winged macaws.
After the shout-out is filmed a link to the video is sent to the purchasers’ email and they have 14 days to download and save it.
Animal lovers can also contact the Northwest Trek Wildlife Park for VideoGrams from mountain goats, bald eagles, slugs, porcupines, turkey vultures, barn owls, toads and more.
The videos are 30-seconds long and cost $50 each.
For more information or to book a shoutout visit https://www.pdza.org/discover/animal-shoutouts/.
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