If you borrow a special animal from some one these are the steps to follow. ! - do not send an automatic gift thank you - this uses up your gift for that person for the day. 2 Place animal in your zoo 3 Go to the shop and buy a second - if you can not see the animal in the shop - click on the tab ie hammerkop is under birds! Eel under aquatic etc. 4 give back to the person who loaned you the animal 5 go back into your shop - you will be able to buy a second 6 You are now ready to start breeding.