Ornithology

Male Gorilla At Bristol Zoo Is Revealed To Be A Female

Gorill-HER<p>Bristol Zoo Gardens<p>Western lowland gorilla Kukena, who was thought to be male, is in fact female<p>Zookeepers in Bristol have discovered a …

Birds

Greenville Zoo announces birth of red panda cubs

The Greenville Zoo has a couple of new residents.<p>Zoo director Jeff Bullock announced on Tuesday the arrival of three red panda cubs born to Collette, …

Greenville

Tale of baby elephant saved from Belfast Zoo comes to Hollywood

A FILM about saving a Belfast elephant during the Second World War is a tale of compassion and humanity, its leading actors said.<p>Zoo tells the story …

Birds

Missing Toucan Returned To Florida Sanctuary

Tiki the Toucan had been spotted multiple times before being returned to her home at Flamingo Gardens not far from Miami.<p>DAVIE, FLORIDA — Tiki, the …

Birds

Puan, world's oldest known Sumatran orangutan, dies aged 62

<b>(CNN) —</b> Perth Zoo has bid a tearful goodbye to Puan, dubbed the "grand old lady" of Sumatran orangutans, who died Monday.<p>Puan, who was believed to have been born in 1956, was gifted to the West Australian zoo by a sultan from Malaysia on New Year's Eve in 1968.<p>Although the 62-year-old was …

Orangutans

Humans should stop meddling with pandas and let them die

About 183,000 years ago, early humans shared the Earth with a lot of giant pandas. And not just the black-and-white, roly-poly creatures we know today, but another, previously unknown lineage of giant panda bears as well.<p>In a paper published Monday (June 18) in Current Biology, researchers from the …

Royal Family

Puan’s incredible legacy lives on

It’s taken me a few days to write this, as I’ve really struggled to find words that do justice and convey just the right amount of reverence to our …

Birds

Watch the beavers that have been born in Cornwall for the first time in 400 years - Cornwall Live

The first beavers have been born in Cornwall for more than 400 years, conservationists have announced.<p>At least two juvenile beavers, which are known …

Wildlife

Don't Wait for Dumbo, Meet Tilly! Houston Zoo Welcomes a New 345-Pound Baby Elephant

Why wait until March 2019 for Tim Burton’s new live action <i>Dumbo</i> film when you can head over to the Houston Zoo and meet a real magical creature, …

Cute Animals

Fate Of LA Zoo's Billy The Elephant Remains Uncertain

An LA City Council committee wants an independent study of Billy the elephant's condition but rejected a guidelines by zoo experts.<p>LOS ANGELES, CA — …

California

Baby Giraffe 'Beau' Born At Philadelphia Zoo June 10

Beau was born to 12-year-old Stellar and 17-year-old Gus, making him the fourth giraffe at the zoo after the same pair has Abigail in …

Giraffes

A 22,000-Year-Old 'Long-Lost' Panda Was Unearthed in a Chinese Cave

A weathered skull represents a new lineage of panda bear.<p>Giant pandas diverged as a singular bear species around 20 million years ago and settled in …

Science

Python vs. gator: A trapper steps in to save a life in the Everglades

A 10-foot python was about to eat a 4-foot alligator when a Florida man came to the rescue.<p>In the swamps of the Everglades, under the cover of …

Everglades National Park

Long-Lost Panda Relative Revealed by 22,000-Year-Old Fossil

The weathered remains from a cave in China contain the world's oldest sample of panda DNA.<p>In August 2014, paleoanthropologist Yingqi Zhang and his team descended into a sinkhole on the hunt for <i>Gigantopithecus</i>, the largest known primate to ever live. They came back out with a mix of bones from the …

Anthropology

Watch: Baby mountain goat explores Oregon Zoo habitat

PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Oregon Zoo has welcomed two baby mountain goats within the last month.<p>On Monday, the zoo gave us this adorable video of a …

Portland, OR

Perth Zoo Asian Elephant sires calf with NSW female

PERTH Zoo Asian Elephant male Putra Mas has sired a calf with a female at Taronga Western Plains Zoo in country New South Wales.<p>The calf, which was …

Birds

Norris, Yeaton fastest racers up Bird Ridge

Last in, first up.A pair of late additions to the field at the Robert Spurr Memorial Hill Climb took home titles Sunday as Anchorage's David Norris …

Birds

Florham Park Bicyclist Hit By Car In Chatham: Police

The bicyclist was taken to Morristown Medical Center and later released.<p>CHATHAM, NJ — A bicyclist was hit by a car in Chatham Borough Saturday …

Chatham

Rain leaves its impact on zoo

The rain and the strong winds lashing the city have caused minor damage at the Thiruvananthapuram zoo.<p>Though only a tree or two on the verdant …

Birds

Male panda twins born in China

The first pair of male giant panda twins this year were born in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Friday morning.<p>Aili, the mother panda, gave birth to the twins at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding.<p>The older brother weighed 163.8 grams and his little brother weighed 136.5 …

Birds

Fancy a job babysitting... TIGERS? Rare chance to work with big cats at Knowsley Safari Park

Knowsley Safari Park is looking for 'carnivore keepers' to start working at the park - and the job involves looking after tigers, lions and …

England

Hundreds of thousands of donkeys are stolen, slaughtered and skinned in Africa to feed China's demand for 'anti-ageing' medicine

• <b>WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT</b>• <b><br>Known as 'ejiao', the Chinese medicine is made from boiling down donkey hide</b>• <b><br>The ingredient is branded as a wellness product</b> …

Anti-aging

Endangered Amur leopard cubs born at Illinois zoo

Two endangered Amur leopard cubs have been born at the Brookfield Zoo in Illinois.<p>The 8-week-old male cubs are "thriving," Amy Roberts, the …

Wildlife

Amid great fanfare, rescued stork released inside park

Surrounded by photojournalists jostling to get a perfect click, Forest Department officials, enthusiastic locals and birders, the rescued …

Birds

Grin & Bear It: See Nashville Zoo's Andean Bear Hopping With Boy

One of the Nashville Zoo's Andean bears had a big time copying a new young friend, jumping around joyfully.<p>NASHVILLE, TN -- The Nashville Zoo's …

Bears

Orphaned Baby Elephant Forges Unlikely Bond That Will Melt Your Heart

1. Cast Away Calf<p>When rescuers in South Africa found an ill baby elephant that had been abandoned by his herd his chances for survival were slim. The …

Birds

Behind the Scenes at the National Zoo’s Kitchen

The Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, DC, is responsible for the health and happiness of more than 1,800 animals from all over the world. The …

Habitats

Stone Zoo Announces Birth Of Snow Leopard Cubs

Cubs expected to make exhibit debut this summer.<p>It's a girl! Actually, two of them.<p>Stone Zoo announced Thursday the birth of two female snow leopard …

Wildlife

Orphaned brown bear cub awaits name and new home

<b>(CNN) —</b> Pat Lampi knew what to do when Alaska Wildlife Troopers brought him an orphaned brown bear cub in May.<p>Before he could make the cuddly creature a main attraction in what would be only a temporary stay at The Alaska Zoo, he first had to check on the cub's health.<p>As head of the zoo, Lampi has …

Bear Cubs

‘Ringed’ stork finally rescued

A black-necked stork with a rubber ring stuck around its beak was finally found near Najagarh jheel at Dhankot village and rescued on Wednesday.<p>The …

Birds