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Zoos: Sanctuaries or Prisons? (Illustration)

Are zoos good or bad? It's an eternally tricky question: while they can be invaluable in saving endangered species and educating the public, they do so at the expense of keeping wild animals locked aw…

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Fox and Boar Aid in Kangaroos’ Brazen Escape

By Stephen Messenger, TreeHugger Officials from an animal park in Frankfurt, Germany, are still in pursuit of a daring kangaroo which, along with two others, was able to slip through the facility…

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Cute White Lion Cubs Grace Mexico Zoo

A zoo in Puebla welcomes two rare white lion cubs.   Video News by NewsLook   // …

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Giraffes Live in Paris Zoo Construction Site

When major refurbishment work started at the Paris zoo in 2008, some 1,200 animals were moved to other zoos, mostly in North Africa. But 17 giraffes were left behind in the middle of the construction …

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Baby Gorilla’s Big Birthday Bash

Monroe, a one year old western lowland gorilla born at the San Diego Zoo, celebrates his first birthday in style. Photo Credit: joelrivlin via Flickr. Science News by NewsLook var nl_rand = …

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Saving a Baby Vervet Monkey

"Lequinho" is a vervet monkey (Cercopithecus pygerythrus) that weighs just under a pound and measures 35cm, without counting the tail. Two months ago, he lost his mother at birth in Rio de Janeiro's z…

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White Tiger Cubs Good News for Zoo

Four rare white tiger cubs have been born in a Yalta zoo in southern Ukraine. Photo Credit: belgianchocolate via Flickr. Science News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "e0ttI3kHmf3fkxCG", NewsLook =…

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Controversy Over Big Cat Breeding Ban

A bill in Congress would ban breeding of lions, tigers, pumas and other large cats. It's an effort to prevent tragedies like the release of dozens of wild animals in Zanesville, Ohio last year. But bi…

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3 Holiday Wishes for Kids

By Jonathan Hoekstra, The Nature Conservancy This holiday season, I have 3 wishes for kids everywhere: that they can find Wonder, Inspiration and Hope in the world around them. I was lucky to have …

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Puglet and Poop: Clever Ideas for Saving the Planet (3 videos)

We may get a little tired of seeing videos just telling us what to do. Here are three more imaginative approaches: a dog shows us, we learn while we sit on the john, and kids in school have five …

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