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The newest resident of the Idaho Falls Zoo looks like a typical baby deer, but it barks like a dog and has fangs like a vampire.
Animal rights activists gathered Monday for a Memorial Day vigil for the gorilla killed at the Cincinnati Zoo after a 4-year-old boy slipped into an exhibit and a special zoo response team concluded his life was in danger.
From our archives, 100 years ago Gonzaga student Dallas Greene, 19, had been missing for a month when his father, J.W. Greene of Spokane, had a dream in which he saw the boy being “killed by a man with an ax.”
Officials at an eastern Idaho zoo are investigating after a coyote inside an exhibit was killed and another injured. Zoo Idaho officials told the Idaho State Journal that workers on Saturday morning found Odie dead in the exhibit and Ky injured.
A female polar bear cub born at Ohio’s Toledo Zoo has met her fans. The cub named Hope made her public debut Friday, swimming in an enclosure as visitors snapped photos with their cellphones and cameras.
An Idaho man convicted for breaking into a Boise zoo in 2012 and brutally beating to death a Patas monkey is accused of violating his parole.
Prague zoo has announced the arrival of the first elephant both conceived and born at the zoo.
Oregon zoo officials say a rare leopard was euthanized at the zoo in Portland after a decline due to her advanced age.
The public is getting its first glimpse of a baby Masai giraffe born over the weekend at the Santa Barbara Zoo.
The Seattle zoo says North America’s oldest orangutan born in a zoo has died after struggling with respiratory problems.
Oklahoma City officials say the death of an Asian elephant that was transferred from Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo was likely due to an abnormality in her teeth that prevented her from chewing food properly.
From our archives, 100 years ago The city of Spokane had an unusual problem. It owned too many bears.
One of three Kodiak bears whose mother was killed by hunters has been relocated from Alaska to an Ohio zoo in a rare move.
A Seattle-based group is asking the U.S. Department of Agriculture to investigate the recent death of an Asian elephant at the Oklahoma City Zoo.
One of the two elephants that were at the center of a controversial move from Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo to Oklahoma City last year has died.
A Danish zoo is planning to publicly dissect a year-old lion that it has killed to avoid inbreeding – a year after another Danish zoo triggered massive online protests for killing a healthy young giraffe, dissecting it and feeding it to lions in front of children.
From our archives, 100 years ago Two burned bodies were found inside a ramshackle shack near the south bank of the Spokane River at Sheridan Street.
Andy Goldfarb, a staff biologist at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, plays with one of the four clouded leopard cubs currently at the zoo June 5, 2015, in Tacoma, Wash. This sweet photo was made by former SR colleague Ingrid Barrentine. So great to see her work featured.
TACOMA – Four clouded leopard cubs are now on display at a Tacoma zoo. The Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium will announce their genders and names next week. The 3-week-old cubs have gained about one pound apiece with regular bottle feedings, and now weigh about 1.7 pounds each.
To most Spokane Valley residents it was known as the Old Plantation. The restaurant sitting on the corner of Vista Road and Sprague Avenue went from being a fancy place to take your family for dinner, to several different iterations of nightclub and live music venue, before sitting empty for two years.