Stories tagged: zoo
UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019, 2:58 p.m.
A woman who was attacked by a jaguar after crossing a barrier at a zoo to take a photo of the animal has apologized to the facility outside Phoenix.
Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 3:35 p.m.
The Washington National Zoological Park’s most famous residents still need to be fed, as do thousands of other animals, even as the facility closed its gates Wednesday.
Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 7:05 p.m.
The fatal mauling of a zoo intern by a lion that escaped from a locked pen illustrates the need for North Carolina regulators to crack down on unaccredited exhibitors of …
Sun., July 15, 2018, 9:31 a.m.
A jaguar at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans slipped out of its enclosure and went on a territorial killing rampage sometime overnight, attacking four alpacas, an emu and a …
UPDATED: Tue., July 3, 2018, 8 p.m.
An eastern Idaho zoo reopened Tuesday after wildlife officials captured a wild black bear that somehow made it past a perimeter fence and climbed a large tree.
Wed., May 9, 2018, 2:19 p.m.
A Canadian zoo has been fined for not letting wildlife authorities know it was taking a 1-year-old bear to a local Dairy Queen so it could get an ice cream …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 23, 2017, 6:13 p.m.
London Zoo officials say a fire Saturday morning left one aardvark dead and four meerkats missing.
Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 10:47 a.m.
A Pittsburgh zoo says a baby elephant that had a feeding tube inserted to help it gain weight has been euthanized.
Tue., July 18, 2017, 7:40 a.m.
The Cincinnati Zoo is celebrating another newborn, an eastern black rhino named Kendi, months after welcoming its now-famous young hippo, Fiona.
UPDATED: Mon., July 10, 2017, 4:19 p.m.
An Oregon perseveration center says a camel has died after being injured in a southwestern Oregon shooting last week.
Sat., July 1, 2017, 4:21 p.m.
A young giraffe that died at a Pennsylvania zoo last month suffered a broken neck after it leaned into an adjoining stall and was injured by his father, authorities said.
UPDATED: Mon., June 26, 2017, 8:30 a.m.
Five rare Barbary lion cubs have been shown to the public for the first time at a zoo in southwestern Germany, delighting visitors as they clumsily plodded through their enclosure.
Wed., May 31, 2017, 7:06 p.m.
A popular baby hippo at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden has made its news media debut.
UPDATED: Mon., May 29, 2017, 12:44 p.m.
Police said a tiger killed a female zookeeper Monday at a zoo 80 miles north of London.
Sun., May 28, 2017, 4:12 p.m.
Creatures at Zoo Boise get yearly wellness checks and, like humans, cancer is a particular scourge.
Thu., May 11, 2017, 7:24 a.m.
People hoping to get an up-close look at April the giraffe’s baby born at an upstate New York zoo before a live stream audience will have to wait a little …
Thu., May 4, 2017, 1:36 p.m.
An “aww” inspiring bear cub is making his public debut in New York City.
UPDATED: Sun., April 23, 2017, 7:46 a.m.
April the giraffe has become a cash cow for a tiny zoo in rural upstate New York, thanks to a livestream of her pregnancy and birth that has enthralled viewers …
UPDATED: Sat., April 15, 2017, 9:08 p.m.
Before an online audience of more than a million viewers, April the giraffe gave birth to a calf Saturday at a New York zoo, ending weeks of proverbial pacing by …
Fri., April 14, 2017, 9:33 a.m.
Officials at Zoo Boise say their 11-year-old giraffe, Julius Longfello, has died after a fall.
Mon., April 10, 2017, 11:44 a.m.
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore now has names for its two grizzly bear cubs that came to the zoo from Montana.
UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017, 4:16 p.m.
China is planning to create a preserve for the giant panda that will be three times the size of Yellowstone National Park in the western U.S.
UPDATED: Thu., March 9, 2017, 11:19 a.m.
A South Carolina mom who won many followers as she parodied a zoo’s live-cam of a pregnant giraffe gave birth this week to a healthy boy. And she kept the …
Mon., March 6, 2017, 11:28 a.m.
King Zulu, the white Bengal tiger that mesmerized scores of visitors to the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, has died.
UPDATED: Thu., March 2, 2017, 6:12 p.m.
A pregnant giraffe has its own website, a GoFundMe page, an apparel line and millions of people worldwide watching live-streaming video waiting for it to give birth.
Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 8:14 p.m.
The Idaho Falls City Council has voted to accept a $500,000 donation to build an education center at the Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautpheus Park.
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 2:09 p.m.
A rare baby bongo has made its debut at the Los Angeles Zoo.
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 8:16 a.m.
The owner of a New York zoo planning to live-stream a giraffe giving birth says the video feed was briefly removed from YouTube because animal rights activists labeled it sexually …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, 1:11 p.m.
The National Zoo is packing up its American-born panda cub Bao Bao for a one-way flight to China, where the 3-year-old will eventually join a panda breeding program.
Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, 10:50 p.m.
A baby orangutan has made its debut at a Pennsylvania zoo.