We all know it's a good idea to check the product reviews before buying something, whether it is a washing machine or a bottle of hair conditioner. Most people are used to seeing a 1-5 star rating next to inanimate objects, however, Oregon Zoo decided to put a twist on the usual format.

On Friday, they started celebrating the start of the weekend by posting humorous reviews of their animals as if they were ordered on Amazon. The lighthearted joke went viral instantly and other animal enthusiasts picked up the trend as well. Soon, zoos, aquariums, wildlife centers and even regular pet owners all over the world were sharing their own witty comments under the hashtag #rateaspecies. Scroll down to see what animals received five-star ratings and don't forget to vote and comment on your favorites!

#1

Amazon Animal Review

OregonZoo Report

Gayle Wayland 11 months ago

So cute!

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#2

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TygerWDR Report

Jenn 11 months ago

AWW who doesnt want a platypus!

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#3

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shtoopy Report

Elina Kuusisto 11 months ago

I love him! So squishy!

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#4

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OregonZoo Report

glowworm2 11 months ago

I love the wording for this one.

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#5

Amazon Animal Review

ClarkDeHart Report

Rebekah 11 months ago

This one is brilliant.

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#6

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calacademy Report

Debbie Andersson 11 months ago

Okay so cute that he lets turtles walk all over him.

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#7

Amazon Animal Review

DrKatfish Report

glowworm2 11 months ago

I love the "Would drunkenly purchase again." part.

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#8

Amazon Animal Review

ZooKeeperRick Report

Rebekah 11 months ago

And NOW I want a puggle...

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#9

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mnzoo Report

glowworm2 11 months ago

Aw! "Extra fluff included."

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#10

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OregonZoo Report

Johanna Kidd 11 months ago

Such cute little faces

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#11

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psycocat Report

Tamara Keegan 11 months ago

Many more upvotes deserved. lol re: tenant clause.

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#12

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TygerWDR Report

Ana Fuentes 11 months ago

I love this one !!! the Illuminati part maybe true!!!

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#13

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inareichel Report

glowworm2 11 months ago

Lost it on "It pretends to be dead frequently."

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#14

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jaytay777 Report

3ke 11 months ago

Rhinos are majestic

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#15

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JoshsFrogs Report

glowworm2 11 months ago

I love this one!

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#16

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scott_clark_pix Report

Georgann Haeffner 11 months ago

Ha ha! Great!

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#17

Amazon Animal Review

ZooKeeperRick Report

Siddharth Rath 11 months ago

No batteries needed..... Haha, loved it.

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#18

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LAZoo Report

Maria K 11 months ago

"Will devour clothing and paper if left unattended." ;D

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#19

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ABCWildPark Report

Georgann Haeffner 11 months ago

Yes! A spare included!

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#20

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OregonZoo Report

Siddharth Rath 11 months ago

"No mount for GoPro." That made my day.

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#21

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inareichel Report

iblowsheep 11 months ago

oh Oh WOW. A humuhumunukunukuāpuaʻa

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#22

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ichthyodea Report

Georgann Haeffner 11 months ago

Laughed out loud at this one!

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#23

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MalcolmGlennie Report

Shruti Naik 11 months ago

Very photogenic! :)

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#24

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LAZoo Report

Nikki D 11 months ago

*mostly* hahaha

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#25

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calacademy Report

Nikki D 11 months ago

Looking cute is a full time job!

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#26

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LAZoo Report

Janine Randall 11 months ago

Stretches out, but comes back to original shape eventually.

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#27

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MyFrogCroaked Report

TC 11 months ago

Sleepy smile though...

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#28

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woodlandparkzoo Report

Tamara Keegan 11 months ago

I logged in JUST to upvote this and say it made me howl with laughter. This deserves to be way up there. *giggling my butt off @* "More like Jurassic Park" again!!!! Hahahahaa!!!

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#29

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AmyBuhman Report

Rebekah 11 months ago

10/10... LOL

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#30

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NEAQ Report

WeWillJustSeeAboutThat 11 months ago

May also be James Bond in dusguise

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#31

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AmyBuhman Report

Nikki D 11 months ago

Might fly away with a catchy tune...

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#32

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TygerWDR Report

Capermom 11 months ago

"Luxurious exterior"...bwahahah...!!

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#33

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MontereyAq Report

Georgann Haeffner 11 months ago

otter be 4 stars!!

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#34

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YoseConservancy Report

Siddharth Rath 11 months ago

Rattata!!! I choose you..... To be my bed buddy.

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#35

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thelivingcoast Report

Berit-Bärbel Rebane 11 months ago

Not waterproof :). Moist owlet is a sad owlet.

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#36

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TygerWDR Report

Georgann Haeffner 11 months ago

Love this one!

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#37

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shtoopy Report

Gayle Wayland 11 months ago

It's a Kakapo! New Zealand parrot that can't fly. Very cool

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#38

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woodlandparkzoo Report

Cheryle Fuller 11 months ago

need more info in the comment. Asking if this is the tree version or strictly land model? (Asking for a friend)

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#39

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MontereyAq Report

Georgann Haeffner 11 months ago

Great review for a ??? whatever it is. I'm sure I need one!

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#40

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OregonZoo Report

Tamara Keegan 11 months ago

LMAO @ "Cordless" I love when the bats come out at night and zip around my yard. Cute little buggers doing a great job of keeping off the bad buggies.

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#41

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OregonZoo Report

Grazina Strolia 11 months ago

"Started beeping" XD

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#42

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LawSandie Report

Becky goodacre 11 months ago

Awe they are so cute! I get them in my garden sometimes, looking for tasty snails :-)

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#43

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woodlandparkzoo Report

Marge von Munchingindahausen 11 months ago

Adorable face!

#44

Zoos Post Animal Reviews On Twitter And They Are Hilarious

WellingtonZoo Report

Allana Rose 11 months ago

No guitar skills? I'd ship them back on that alone! Nothing worse than a poser. *L*

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#45

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woodlandparkzoo Report

Shruti Naik 11 months ago

I want to pick him up and cuddle him!

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#46

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ConnorBlades Report

Georgann Haeffner 11 months ago

Love this one!! I award zero stars to cockroaches, too! and I love his cute feets.

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#47

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TygerWDR Report

Rebekah 11 months ago

Furry noodle.

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#48

Amazon Animal Review

CenterOceanLife Report

Nikki D 11 months ago

Get the book "How to avoid large ships"!

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#49

Zoos Post Animal Reviews On Twitter And They Are Hilarious

WellingtonZoo Report

Melissa Brooks 11 months ago

Great for teaching Humility .... Love the combed forward hairstyle.

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#50

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MontereyAq Report

Gayle Wayland 11 months ago

It's a MOLA! Way cool fish.

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#51

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scott_clark_pix Report

Monika Rhodes 11 months ago

'Flies away on the sight of any camera'

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#52

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ZooKeeperRick Report

Nikki D 11 months ago

Best ladder/trimmer replacement ever!

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#53

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Korkeasaari Report

SockBoi 11 months ago

Aesthetic?

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#54

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woodlandparkzoo Report

That Fat Mouse 11 months ago

I want hundreds of this floof!

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#55

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emmatomlin01 Report

Cheryl Thomas 11 months ago

What the heck is this?!? A deformed manatee in a Hazmat suit?

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#56

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MontereyAq Report

Kahlo Smith 11 months ago

I love the MB Aquarium, and can confirm these guys are everywhere, but can we discuss the seagulls? One stole my ice cream bar when I was five, and I've never truly recovered.

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#57

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tweetsofbees Report

StarKitten 11 months ago

Yellow and black, yellow and black... ooh, black and yellow, let's shake it up a little!

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#58

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mnzoo Report

godavari doke 11 months ago

SO Fluffy <3

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#59

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MontereyAq Report

Kwj 11 months ago

Sharp.. :D

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#60

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TJHOshie Report

Shruti Naik 11 months ago

Its amazing how educated scientists were able to save the species! :)

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#61

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dlslager Report

Julia Gentzler Roark 11 months ago

Make sure to add the headband umbrella accessory to your order. This item comes with a splatter gun built in.

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#62

Amazon Animal Review

LASM Report

Tamara Keegan 11 months ago

I am so happy to hear that you've gotten your seal issue under control. What a gorgeous solution to that problem, I agree, more people really need to get behind them! 12/12 I need one! #rateaspecies

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#63

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SCaquarium Report

Capermom 11 months ago

Hahaha...this is awesome...

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#64

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vanaqua Report

Roald Andresen 11 months ago

No muffler! Back when I was young I had a moped - removed the muffler to increase speed. Maybe that's the reason...?

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#65

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LAZoo Report

Magpie 11 months ago

Those eyelashes!

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#66

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BinghamtonZoo Report

WeWillJustSeeAboutThat 11 months ago

Looks like it's winking at the camera

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#67

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OregonZoo Report

Grazina Strolia 11 months ago

"On backorder now"--HAHA

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#68

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OntarioTurtleCC Report

Georgann Haeffner 11 months ago

A turtle with a fireball personality! Whodathunkit?

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#69

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TNAquarium Report

Capermom 11 months ago

Cute little fella...

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#70

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CarlADeaton0424 Report

WeWillJustSeeAboutThat 11 months ago

wow... well that's a little creepy and yet useful creature

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#71

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TNAquarium Report

Karolína T. 11 months ago

Those barbels!

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#72

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Whale_Sightings Report

Lilly 11 months ago

sounds like Kristen totally missed the point of this article...

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#73

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shedd_aquarium Report

Julia Gentzler Roark 11 months ago

Also a great Mother's Day gift, since males carry the offspring! Gives moms a break!

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#74

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MontereyAq Report

Georgann Haeffner 11 months ago

Very good puns!

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#75

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vanaqua Report

Magpie 11 months ago

What are these please ?

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#76

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LAZoo Report

Lisa Catacosinos 11 months ago

Hear they run efficiently well in hot climates.

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#77

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spidergweb Report

Lisa Catacosinos 11 months ago

Australian versions can be a little larger than shown.

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#78

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MontereyAq Report

Bobbi Newell 11 months ago

"When you see a big eel hunting fish for its meal, that's a Moray!" Somebody at Monterey Bay Aquarium is slacking off

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