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The drivers and trucks, including one backup, arrived and Bao Bao, the giant panda at the National Zoo munched her last breakfast Tuesday at the Washington facility where she was born before she heads out on a long flight to China. On the menu: bamboo.
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.
The Spokane Table Supply Company claimed that the bear was, in fact, an old “pet” bear that had been kept in the Manito Park Zoo cages.
A baby orangutan has made its debut at a Pennsylvania zoo.
Officials say a gunman who fired numerous shots Friday morning in east Oakland near the Oakland Zoo has been disarmed and is in police custody.
Packy, the Asian elephant who drew international attention when he was born, including an 11-page spread in Life magazine, died Thursday at the Oregon Zoo. He was 54. Packy was 3 feet tall and weighed 226 pounds when he entered the world April 14, 1962, making headlines as the first elephant born in the Western Hemisphere in 44 years.
The Cincinnati Zoo says a baby hippo born prematurely has taken her first steps.
Zookeepers in the Netherlands say they will start using a tablet to show the orangutan pictures of available males from a breeding program, according to the Guardian.
The National Zoo is suspending its search from a bobcat that escaped from its enclosure.
How does a primate find a date when they’re confined to an urban jungle? Orangutans in a Dutch zoo may get a high-tech helping hand thanks to a research project that is being likened to a Tinder dating app for apes.
A bobcat has escaped from its enclosure at the National Zoo in Washington but the zoo says the animal poses no danger to people.
The world’s first gorilla born in a zoo, a female named Colo who became the oldest known living gorilla in the U.S., has died at age 60, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium said Tuesday.
A red panda, a species listed as endangered, has died at a suburban Philadelphia zoo.
The Boise zoo’s 14-year-old male lion has been euthanized after a battle with lymphoma.
An African lion believed to be the oldest held in an American zoo has been euthanized. The Philadelphia Zoo says its 25-year-old big cat named Zenda recently experienced a severe decline in mobility and behavior.
On Christmas 1916, a writer expressed optimism that world peace would be restored before Christmas 1917.
From our archive, 100 years ago For the third day, the escaped Manito Park Zoo bear continued to elude its captors – and had a close call with a shotgun-wielding farmer.
From our archive, 100 years ago The young bear who escaped from Manito Park Zoo led a posse of trackers and pack of dogs on a merry chase along Hangman Creek. So far the bear was emerging victorious.
From our archives, 100 years ago A woman living near 21st Avenue and Bernard Street heard a scratching at her front door.
Zoo officials say a mass removed from the oldest known gorilla living in a zoo was cancerous.