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  • TUESDAY, NOV. 20, 2012, 2:31 P.M.

    Suspect’s family has questions in monkey killing

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A 22-year-old man who police say killed a monkey after breaking into the Boise zoo has encountered run-ins with the law in the last three years …


  • TUESDAY, NOV. 20, 2012, 1:26 A.M.

    Man arrested after death of monkey at Idaho zoo

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Police have arrested one of two men who they believe broke into an Idaho zoo the night a monkey there died from blunt-force trauma, but questions …


  • MONDAY, NOV. 19, 2012, 7:49 P.M.

    Police make arrest after monkey dies at Idaho zoo

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Police arrested a 22-year-old man Monday after a monkey at the Boise zoo was found dead over the weekend, shortly after a zoo security guard frightened …


  • SATURDAY, NOV. 17, 2012, 4:13 P.M.

    Monkey dies from blow to head after zoo break-in

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A break-in at Zoo Boise early Saturday left a Patas monkey dead from blunt force trauma to the head and neck and police were analyzing blood …


  • FRIDAY, NOV. 9, 2012, 10:59 A.M.

    Toy trucks donated to honor Pa. tot mauled at zoo

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Toy construction trucks have been pouring into the funeral home handling arrangements for a 2-year-old boy who was fatally mauled when he fell into a wild dog …


  • FRIDAY, NOV. 9, 2012, 6:45 A.M.

    Toy trucks by the thousand honor mauled Pa. boy

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Toy construction trucks are pouring into the funeral home handling arrangements for a 2-year-old boy who was fatally mauled when he fell into a wild dog exhibit …


  • MONDAY, NOV. 5, 2012, 3:26 P.M.

    Pa. zoo: Wild dogs killed boy who fell in exhibit

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A zoo where a 2-year-old boy fell into an exhibit and was fatally mauled by African wild dogs had met or exceeded all safety standards for animals …


  • MONDAY, NOV. 5, 2012, 10:56 A.M.

    Zoo: Wild dogs killed boy, 2, who fell in exhibit

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A 2-year-old boy who fell into an exhibit of African wild dogs was killed by the animals, not the fall, the president of the Pittsburgh Zoo said …


  • MONDAY, NOV. 5, 2012, 6:06 A.M.

    Boy, 2, dies after fall, dog attack at Pa. zoo

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A mother’s attempt to give her 2-year-old son a better view of wild African dogs turned into a fatal tragedy after the boy fell into the exhibit …


  • MONDAY, NOV. 5, 2012, 2:59 A.M.

    Wild dogs kill 2-year-old boy at Pa. zoo exhibit

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A mother’s attempt to give her two-year-old son a better view of wild African dogs turned into a tragedy at the Pittsburgh Zoo after the boy fell …


  • SUNDAY, NOV. 4, 2012, 3:40 P.M.

    2-year-old boy killed at Pa. zoo exhibit

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A 2-year-old boy visiting the Pittsburgh zoo was killed Sunday morning when he fell off a railing that his mother had put him on top of to …


  • SUNDAY, NOV. 4, 2012, 11:34 A.M.

    Boy killed in fall, mauling at Pa. zoo exhibit

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A young boy visiting the Pittsburgh zoo with his mother and friends was killed Sunday when he somehow got over a railing and then fell about 14 …


  • THURSDAY, OCT. 11, 2012, 9:17 A.M.

    Zoo: Liver problem to blame for panda cub death

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Liver trouble killed a giant panda cub that died suddenly last month less, than a week after its surprise birth at the National Zoo, the institute’s chief …


  • MONDAY, SEPT. 24, 2012, 12:25 P.M.

    Condolences pour in for 6-day-old panda cub

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As condolences poured in from around the world, National Zoo officials waited Monday for word on why a 6-day-old panda cub died and lamented a heartbreaking setback …


  • SUNDAY, SEPT. 23, 2012, 9:37 A.M.

    Giant panda cub born Sept. 16 at National Zoo dies

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The giant panda cub born a week ago at the National Zoo in Washington died Sunday morning, saddening zoo officials and visitors who had heralded its unexpected …


  • SATURDAY, SEPT. 22, 2012, 7:55 P.M.

    Mauled NY man: I wanted to be one with the tiger

    NEW YORK (AP) — Before his now-infamous tangle with a Bronx Zoo tiger, David Villalobos adorned his Facebook page with New Age odes to Mother Earth and affirmations like, “Be …


  • SATURDAY, SEPT. 22, 2012, 8:44 A.M.

    NYPD: Mauled man chose to jump into tiger’s den

    NEW YORK (AP) — A man mauled by a 400-pound tiger at the Bronx Zoo told a police officer after he was rescued that he made a conscious decision to …


  • SATURDAY, SEPT. 22, 2012, 12:13 A.M.

    NY zoo: Tiger that mauled man ‘did nothing wrong’

    NEW YORK (AP) — A 400-pound tiger that mauled a man who jumped from a moving monorail train and plummeted over a protective fence at the Bronx Zoo will not …


  • FRIDAY, SEPT. 21, 2012, 6:12 P.M.

    Man jumps off Bronx Zoo monorail, mauled by tiger

    NEW YORK (AP) — A man was mauled by a 400-pound tiger at the Bronx Zoo on Friday after he leaped from a moving monorail train and plummeted over a …


  • FRIDAY, SEPT. 21, 2012, 3:23 P.M.

    Man jumps from train at Bronx Zoo, mauled by tiger

    NEW YORK (AP) — A visitor to the Bronx Zoo was mauled by a tiger on Friday after he leaped from an elevated monorail train and plummeted over a fence …


  • FRIDAY, SEPT. 21, 2012, 2:54 P.M.

    Man jumps off Bronx Zoo train, mauled by tiger

    NEW YORK (AP) — A visitor to the Bronx Zoo was mauled by a tiger on Friday after he leaped from an elevated monorail train and plummeted over a fence …


  • TUESDAY, SEPT. 18, 2012, 11:42 A.M.

    After a surprise panda birth in DC, anxiety awaits

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The birth of a panda cub this weekend at Washington’s zoo was cause for a party, but behind the excitement there’s also some nail-biting. Panda cubs are …


  • MONDAY, SEPT. 17, 2012, 12:46 P.M.

    Cub born to giant panda at National Zoo

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A giant panda at Washington’s zoo surprised scientists and zookeepers by becoming a mom again after years of failed pregnancies. Scientists at the zoo had all but …


  • MONDAY, SEPT. 17, 2012, 5:20 A.M.

    A cub is born to giant panda at National Zoo

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A giant panda at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo is a mother for the second time, giving birth to a cub after years of failed pregnancies. Scientists at …


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