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|Season 6 Episode 7a|
|Original Airdate||January 11, 1999|
|DVD release||Season 6|
|Next Episode||I Do|
On a trip to the zoo where employees wear animal suits, the Rugrats think that they are in a city where the animals eat ice cream and play with toys. Chuckie thinks he knows why: All the animals in here is used to be people! Now the babies are being sent to the petting zoo, where they think they'll turn into animal themselves!
Description from Klasky Csupo
Stu, Chas & Howard take the Rugrats to the zoo, where the employees wear animal costumes. After noticing this, the Rugrats learn that animals are people, too, as they see these "animals" do human stuff like eat ice cream, play with toys and sell souvenirs. When placed in a caged petting zoo, they think that they will turn into animals and remain there forever and ever. Later, when Tommy dropped his trusty screwdriver outside the pen, the Rugrats call on Dil and the real animals to help him out.
- Writers Randi and Rick Gitelson are married.