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Seeing the Light for White Rhinos

International Rhino Foundation Seeing the Light for White Rhinos White rhinos represent one of the greatest conservation successes ever achieved. Once down to 20 animals in South Africa’s Umfolozi Game Reserve, southern white rhinos were brought back from the brink of extinction through the concerted efforts of dedicated conservationists and the South African government. By 2013, […]

| January 3rd, 2015 | Continued

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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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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 #4

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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‘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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Taronga Welcomes Sooty Owl Chick

A very fluffy Lesser Sooty Owl chick has recently joined the Bird Show team. At the moment it looks more like a ball of fluff than an owl, but soon the eight week old male will be fully fledged and ready to fly. The chick, ‘Griffin’ came to Taronga from Featherdale Wildlife Park and is […]

27Apr2015 | | 0 comments | Continued

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo announces traveling penguin exhibit for 2015

Penguins will be on exhibit at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo this spring for the first time since 2002. Penguin Shores, a seasonal traveling penguin exhibit, will open at the Zoo on April 3, 2015. The penguin exhibit, designed by Illinois-based Animal Interaction Design Group, in partnership with Cleveland Metroparks Exhibits team, is slated to run through […]

28Jan2015 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Belfast’s new arrival is ‘bright-eyed and bushy-tailed’!

Belfast Zoo welcomed a ‘bright-eyed and bushy-tailed’ new arrival, in November 2014, when a crowned sifaka was born to mother, Linoa and father, Tilavo. For the first few weeks after birth crowned sifaka babies hold onto their mother’s stomach and, for that reason, keepers have not yet been able to determine the sex or the […]

28Jan2015 | | 0 comments | Continued

Zoo’s baby giraffe dies of genetic disorder

From THE TIMES OF INDIA LUCKNOW: Happiness turned into grief at the zoo as the male giraffe born to 12-year-old giraffe Sujata died on Monday night. The 3-day-old calf was born with genetic disorder and deformity in its hind legs, said zoo director Anipam Gupta. “Sujata had abandoned the calf on Monday having realized that […]

21Jan2015 | | 0 comments | Continued

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at the Birmingham Zoo!

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at the Birmingham Zoo! Join us as we discuss “love” in the animal kingdom. When: Saturday, February 14, 6pm-8pm Where: Birmingham Zoo Auditorium  Join us this Valentine’s Day, Saturday, February 14, as the Birmingham Zoo hosts its second annual Woo at the Zoo! The event will feature light hors d’oeuvres, desserts, wine and […]

21Jan2015 | | 0 comments | Continued

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

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