Some animals roam free at the zoo

Not all animals at the zoo are kept in cages. Some creatures are free to roam, such as chipmunks, birds, and even dogs.

Bella, a black and white Terrier-mix service dog, was one such animal at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C., on Monday.

Molly, Bella’s owner, said Bella’s favorite part of the zoo is the monkey exhibits, because they get interactive with her. “The gorillas will come up and touch the cage,” Molly said. “It’s really cool.”

In addition to Bella, the zoo was full of birds and chipmunks running free.

And it’s not just living creatures that roam the zoo. Even the occasional plastic giraffe gets out for a walk.

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