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‘IT’S A GIRL’ for Neja and Finn!

Belfast Zoo welcomed a Rothschild’s giraffe calf on Monday 01 September and keepers are delighted to announce that the infant is a girl! The lofty newcomer, who has been called ‘Ballymena’, was born to proud parents, Neja and Finn. Zoo curator, Alyn Cairns, said ‘It is a tradition at Belfast Zoo, that any new giraffe […]

| September 19th, 2014 | Continued

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Feature Article #2

Kansas City Zoo is Saddened by Loss of Dumisani, the Zoo’s 18 Year Old African Lion

  KCZoo: Dumisani was a good ole boy, he was a Zoo icon, a favorite of staff and guests. Dumisani, the Zoo’s eldest male lion, passed away today. Arriving at the Zoo from the Indianapolis Zoo in 1997 at 18 months old, he lived a full 17 1/2 years in Africa at the Kansas City […]

| July 24th, 2014 | Continued

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Feature Article #3

Wild Jobs at the Kansas City Zoo!

We’re looking for talented individuals to join our team. Several seasonal positions are open in food and beverage, grounds, rides and more. Applicants who can work through the Fall will be considered. Candidates must be 16 or older to apply.

| July 18th, 2014 | Continued

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Feature Article #4

‘IT’S A GIRL’ for Gugas and Kamili!

Belfast Zoo recently announced the news that Kamili, the Western lowland gorilla, welcomed a little bundle of joy on Sunday 30 March 2014. During the early weeks newborn gorillas cling to the mother’s stomach and Kamili was so protective that it was impossible for keepers to find out what gender the infant was. After weeks […]

| July 16th, 2014 | Continued

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Feature Article #5

Giant tortoise takes a trip to the vets

Helen, Bristol Zoo’s 90kg (14 stone) giant tortoise, was checked into the on-site vet clinic at the Zoo after keepers noticed some unusual breathing coming from the 32-year-old tortoise. One nasal flush, some diagnostic tests under anaesthetic and a course of antibiotics later, and Helen’s nasal infection is doing a lot better. Helen is an […]

| June 30th, 2014 | Continued

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Other Recent Articles

Taronga Welcomes 16 New Happy Feet

Taronga’s successful Little Penguin breeding program has had 8 penguin chicks hatch this season. The penguins are now eight weeks old and while a few of them still have the fluffy feathers of a juvenile, in a few days the down will be gone and they’ll be ready to splash and dive in the waters […]

10Dec2014 | | 0 comments | Continued

A special Christmas delivery for Belfast Zoo!

    While children across the world are dreaming of Christmas Day and their presents from Santa Claus, Belfast Zoo has already had a very special Christmas delivery. On 25 November, a four-week old Francois’ langur arrived from ZSL London Zoo. Unfortunately the infant, who has been named Zhen, was rejected by his mother and had […]

8Dec2014 | | 0 comments | Continued


Cleveland Metroparks Zoo was re-accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) by the organization’s independent Accreditation Commission. It is seventh time the Zoo has received this prestigious designation. The announcement was made in Orlando, Florida at the AZA’s national zoo conference. “By meeting the highest industry standards, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is ranked among […]

19Sep2014 | | 0 comments | Continued

Study Indicates Hunting Restrictions for Tapirs May Not Be Enough

A published study indicates that lowland tapir populations may continue to drop in French Guiana, despite recent restrictions on hunting. Researchers from the Office National de la Chasse et de la Faune Sauvage in French Guiana and San Diego Zoo Global reviewed data retrieved from camera traps in the Nouragues National Reserve over the last […]

19Sep2014 | | 0 comments | Continued

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Celebrates 25th Annual Boo At The Zoo

Experience the magic of Cleveland Metroparks Zoo’s 25th annual Halloween celebration Boo at the Zoo. Boo at the Zoo is a safe Halloween event that’s fun, not scary, and sure to make lasting memories, all for one low price. “Mummies” and daddies are invited to bring their little ones to this exciting event October 16-19 […]

19Sep2014 | | 0 comments | Continued

Second giraffe calf born this summer at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is on exhibit

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo’s second giraffe calf of the summer is now on exhibit in the African Savanna area. The male calf, named Jabari, the Swahili word for brave/strong, was born September 5 to first-time mom Grace, 6, and dad Travis, 8. He is the 48th giraffe born at the Zoo since 1955. Jabari was about […]

19Sep2014 | | 0 comments | Continued

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Hours before a polar bear slipped off of a 16-foot wall, kids were caught shining a laser beam into another exhibit at the Buffalo Zoo. Zoo visitor Cailtlin Kachurek is hoping it’s not what caused Luna to fall, breaking bones in her ankle. “I just think it’s a shame. Why would […]

3Sep2014 | | 0 comments | Continued

A dying zoo eyeing the exotic

Written by Anjali Lukose | Mumbai | September 3, 2014 9:39 am Built in 1861, the Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udhyan and Zoo at Byculla in central Mumbai (formerly Victoria Gardens), is one of the oldest zoos in the country. Of late, however, animals at the zoo are facing a survival challenge. As per records procured […]

3Sep2014 | | 0 comments | Continued


Kansas City Zoo: Water works in mysterious ways! How does water become energy? Can a bubble really be square shaped? Get the answers to these and many more questions as you explore the wonder of H2O at the Kansas City Zoo. Join us for Family Science Night on Thursday, September 4 and enjoy exciting hand-on […]

3Sep2014 | | 0 comments | Continued

Celebrate Seniors With Cleveland Metroparks Zoo September 4

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo invites guests to stay fit and active while enjoying a day full of wellness activities, live entertainment, health exhibitors and more. Senior Safari at the Zoo features FREE admission to the Zoo and The RainForest for all guests age 55 or better from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, September 4 […]

8Aug2014 | | 0 comments | Continued

Support the Herd

Kansas City Zoo: Join in our World Elephant Day celebration as we honor this majestic and endangered species. You can take part in the festivities on Saturday, August 9 and Tuesday, August 12. On Saturday, August 9 our Zootastik Learning Fest is all about elephants! Several activity stations will be set up in the lobby […]

8Aug2014 | | 0 comments | Continued

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