Best holiday destinations for animal lovers

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Do you love animals of all shapes and sizes but just wish you could include them in all your holidays?

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Well, this is your chance to get up close and personal with some amazing wildlife.

Here are nine amazing holiday destinations for animal lovers.

Giraffe Manor, Nairobi, Kenya
A friendly herd of giraffes who roam the property may even eat breakfast with you.

Lapa Rios Eco Lodge, Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
Where running into monkeys, toucans and macaws isn't just possible - it's probable!

Tortuga Lodge & Gardens, Costa Rica
You could be standing just a few feet from a 300 pound sea turtle as she lays her eggs.

The Manta Resort, Pemba Island, Tanzania
Book the underwater room and you'll see reef fish like never before.

Royal Malewane, Kruger National Park, South Africa
With more than 130 mammal species and 300 bird species, it's an animal lover's dream!

Four Seasons Resort Jackson Hole, Teton Village, Wyoming
While on safari, you'll be amidst elk, moose, bison and bears in their natural habitat.

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge, Orlando, Florida
The resort provides stellar views of lush savannas that over 30 species of African wildlife call home.

Hilton Waikoloa Village, Hawaii
Swimming with dolphins - do we need to say anymore!

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