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JUSTICE FOR MARIUS! SIGN! Remove Bengt Holst, Scientific Director of the Copenhagen Zoo, For Having Marius Killed - The Petition
Animals  (tags: Animal Welfare, Animal Cruelty, Zoo Animals, Zoo Animal Cruelty, Copenhagen Zoo, Bengt Holst, Bengt Holst Kills Young Giraffe, Public Outrage Over Killing of Giraffe M, ACTION! )

- 657 days ago -
Director of Research/Conservation at Copenhagen Zoo Bengt Hoslt had healthy young giraffe Marius killed today. Bystanders including children watched as Marius was bolted in the head then butchered for meat. Global efforts to save Marius alive were ignored
Animals  (tags: Marius, zoo animals, stop killings, zoos, Copenhagen, surplus animals, stop, petitions, EU, change laws, animal protection, abuse, contraception, end zoo captivity )

- 658 days ago -
Help us stop killing in zoos in the name of "followind the same set of rules". The rules are made by people and can be change by people! No animal born in a zoo have to be a "waste product"
Zoo Babies 2012: Adorable Baby Animal Pictures From Around The World (PHOTOS)
Animals  (tags: baby animals, zoo animals, zoo babies, adorable pictures, 2012, animalwelfare, animalrights, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 1068 days ago -
From bonobos to zebras, zoo babies as a set are pretty adorable. These incredibly cute photos highlight young and newborn animals from zoos around the world.
ACTION ALERT: War's Forgotten: Tripoli Zoo Animals Suffer, Lacking Food, Water - Naresh Kadyan ! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: libya, zoo animals, forgotten, suffering, starving, cruelty, international, welfare )

- 1549 days ago -
The Tripoli Zoo was abandoned during fighting in Libya's capital last week. Left to fend for themselves during the chaos, the zoo animals weren't given food or water for seven days. Although the fighting has ended, the animals are still in crisis.
Calgary Zoo Lion Dies, Giraffe Born
Animals  (tags: animals, zoo animals, zoo wild animals, lions, giraffes, black bears, death, born, wildanimals, zoos, animalwelfare )

- 1743 days ago -
A 15-year-old lion has died at the Calgary Zoo while being anesthetized for medical checks, the zoo said Thursday.Abena, one of the zoo's 3 female lions, had for the last three months been experiencing collapsing episodes that were increasing in frequency
Zoo Seeks Answers in Death of Coco
Animals  (tags: animals, elephants, asian bull elephant, wildanimals, death, zoo animals, zoos, animalwelfare )

- 1745 days ago -
Tissue samples from the body of Coco the Asian bull elephant were shipped to labs throughout the country yesterday after the animal's unexpected death Wednesday at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Zookeepers found Coco down in the elephant building at 7a.m.
Denver Zoo Home to Rare Cockatoo Hatchlings
Animals  (tags: animals, cockatoos, palm cockatoo, birds, hatchlings, wildanimals, zoo animals, zoos, rare animals, conservation, animalwelfare )

- 1745 days ago -
The Denver Zoo is home to two rare palm- cockatoo hatchlings. The chicks were hatched -- one Jan. 18 and the other Feb. 10 -- from separate breeding pairs at the zoo. Palm cockatoos hatched in captivity are rare.
Baby Lemur Born at Saint Louis Zoo
Animals  (tags: animals, lemurs, Coquerel's Sifaka, primates, baby animals, new borns, wildanimals, zoo animals, zoos, conservation, endangered, animalwelfare )

- 1745 days ago -
An endangered lemur species from Madagascar was born at the St. Louis Zoo's Primate House on January 9. The newborn baby Coquerel Sifaka is the third baby for her mother.
Valentine's Day at the Zoo: Slide Show
Animals  (tags: animals, wildanimals, zoos, zoo animals, zoo wildanimals, photography, slide show )

- 1748 days ago -
Animals at the Smithsonian National Zoo.
Endangered Monkeys Born at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo (Video)
Animals  (tags: animals, monkeys, golden lion tamarin, golden marmoset, francois langur, francois leaf monkey, primates, wildanimals, zoo animals, zoos, conservation, endangered, animalwelfare )

- 1749 days ago -
Two endangered species of monkeys at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo have produced three new offspring which are on display in zoo's RainForest. The new arrivals are golden lion tamarins and a francois' langur, both endangered because of habitat destruction
Your Morning Adorable: Month-Old Lion Cubs Mug for the Camera at Russian Zoo
Animals  (tags: animals, lions, lion cubs, twin lion cubs, big cats, baby animals, wildanimals, zoo animals, zoos, conservation, animalwelfare )

- 1751 days ago -
Twin lion cubs born last month at the Mishutka Zoo in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, are clearly hogging the zoo's supply of cuteness. Lion cubs don't become fully mature until they're about 3 or 4 years old, so these guys still have a lot of time for playing
Precious Indeed, as New Arrival Renews Hope for Species
Animals  (tags: animals, gorilla, primates, big apes, baby gorilla, zoo animals, zoos, conservation, protection, GoodNews, wildanimals, endangered, AnimalWelfare )

- 1769 days ago -
SHE is the apple of her mother's eye, but she is also a small step in the survival of her species. The 10-day-old Western Lowland gorilla, named Kipenzi - Swahili for "Precious One" - appeared in public for the first time yesterday at Taronga Zoo.
China Bans Animal Circuses; How About the Rest of the World?
Animals  (tags: animals, circus animals, zoo animals, circuses, zoos, suffering, abuse, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 1770 days ago -
China announced a ban on animal circuses this week--all 300 state-owned ones of them. It's a huge step for animals, considering how they're treated at circuses--and in zoos--not only in China but around the world.
Chimps Bite Off Keeper's Fingers in Zoo Attack
Animals  (tags: animals, chimpanzees, chimp attack, wildanimals, zoos, zoo animals, humans )

- 1777 days ago -
Two chimpanzees at a Nebraska zoo attacked a keeper and bit off two of her fingers. The keeper at the Riverside Discovery Centre in Scottsbluff, Nebraska was petting a 40-year-old chimpanzee who apparently did not want to be touched, according to police.
African Elephant Involved in Deadly Zoo Incident Will Not Be Punished
Animals  (tags: animals, elephants, african elephants, zoo animals, zoos, humans, wildanimals )

- 1777 days ago -
(CNN) -- Edie the African elephant will not be disciplined or punished for an incident that resulted in the death of a handler, the director of Tennessee's Knoxville Zoo said Saturday.

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