Picking through the poop: MN Zoo quizzes your recognition skills


This wasn't the kind of site we expected to be digging around while eating breakfast, but we did it. And we now have a whole new appreciation for zoo employees who pick up animal poop every day. Looking at it online was enough for us.

The Minnesota Zoo is publicizing their Africa exhibit with a website about poop. Can you identify the poop from an ostrich? We failed this test.

Check out the poop site here. Visitors get to test their skills identifying the poop of a giraffe, an ostrich, and a zebra. We couldn't be more lucky.

The zoo also created a YouTube video all about animal poop:

And if the feces fun wasn't enough, go see it in real life out at the zoo. We'll leave the real poop for everyone else.