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Zoos Urged to Educate More to Slow Extinctions
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, zoos, zoolife, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, endangered, extinction, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 1372 days ago - uk.reuters.com
Zoos and aquariums should do more to educate visitors about ways to slow extinctions and build on successes in breeding rare species from monkeys to toads, the head of the world's zookeepers said
Zoo New England Demands Massachusetts Restore $4M in Cuts ... or Else
Animals  (tags: wildlife, society, extinction, zoolife )

Mary
- 1835 days ago - abcnews.go.com
Anyone want a giraffe? A zoo operator says it will have to close a pair of Massachussetts zoos, lay off most of the 165 employees, find homes for some of the more-than-1,000 animals and possibly euthanize the rest of the animals unless the state resto
Baby Giraffe Undergoes Surgery
Animals  (tags: zoolife, wildlife, wild animals, baby giraffe, undergoes, surgery, angular limb deformity, bakari, endangered, extinction, protection )

Jacquelin
- 1952 days ago - wlky.com
Giraffe Has Had Trouble Walking Since Birth Zoo officials said Bakari, whose name means "hopeful," is starting to show more mobility. "Bakari started out life slowly, but he is catching up," zoo veterinarian Dr. Roy Burns said. When Bakari was bor
Manila Zoo Animals Suffer From Boredom, Abuse
Animals  (tags: phillipines, zoolife, wildlife, wild animals, suffering, abuse, AnimalCruelty, protection, extinction, endangered, humans, habitat, suffering, sadness )

Jacquelin
- 1952 days ago - newsinfo.inquirer.net
MANILA, Philippines--Animal rights groups on Tuesday opposed a plan to transfer more animals to Manila Zoo, saying the "tiny, decrepit, and outdated facility" provides substandard care and that its occupants suffer from "boredom and abuse." Led by the P
Two New Stingrays Die at Calgary Zoo
Animals  (tags: canada, zoolife, marine wildlife, stingrays, death, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

Jacquelin
- 1953 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
CALGARY -- Two more stingrays have died at the Calgary Zoo and officials are blaming it on a shipping problem. Forty-one of the animals died about a year ago soon after the opening of an interactive exhibit where people could pet them in the water. L
Miami Metrozoo: Turn in Exotic Pets, No Questions Asked
Animals  (tags: florida, zoolife, wildlife, wild animals, exotic pets, turn in no questions asked, endangered, extinction, humans, protection )

Jacquelin
- 1954 days ago - miamiherald.com
Instead of letting go of that pet cheetah when it's grown too large to keep in the backyard, state officials are offering a different solution: Turn it in to them. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Miami Metrozoo are hosting the
California Condor Treated for Lead Poisoning at LA Zoo Found to Have Also Been Shot
Animals  (tags: california, zoolife, wildlife, wild animals birds of prey, condor, threated for lead poisoning also was sho, AnimalCruelty, endangered, extinction, humans, habitat, protection, suffering, sadness )

Jacquelin
- 1954 days ago - newsday.com
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A California condor captured because it appeared sickly was found to not only be suffering from lead poisoning but also had been shot, animal experts said Friday. Unable to eat on its own, the condor was under intensive care at the L
Memphis Zoo Visitors Watch as Python Makes Meal of Pig
Animals  (tags: tennessee, zoolife, wildlife, serpents, 300-pound reticulated python, pig feeding, endangered, extinction, protection )

Jacquelin
- 1954 days ago - commercialappeal.com
Getting fed once every two or three months pretty much makes each meal an event. So it was with an enthralled audience on Saturday that Anne, the Memphis Zoo's 21-foot, 300-pound reticulated python was served an approximately 30-pound pig.We got to see
New Tiger Cubs Make Zoo Debut
Animals  (tags: nashville, zoolife, wildlife, wild animals, white tiger cubs, Benwa and Taboo, endangered, extinction, protection )

Jacquelin
- 1956 days ago - wsmv.com
Sister Cubs Are 4 Months Old Two white tiger cub sisters named Benwa and Taboo where on display. The pair is four months old, weigh about 30 pounds and are two and a half feet long. Zoo officials said in a few months the pair will double in size.
Daddy Gorilla Picks Name
Animals  (tags: san francisco, zoolife, wildlife, wild animals, gorilla, dad picks name by choosing melon, endangered, extinction, protection )

Jacquelin
- 1956 days ago - bigpondnews.com
The father of a 3-month-old western lowland gorilla abandoned by its mother at the San Francisco Zoo has picked a handsome name for his son. Zookeepers set up five different melons in the father gorilla's enclosure, each one representing a different na
Baby Hippo Won't Be Fed to Tigers, Zoo Says
Animals  (tags: switzerland, zoolife, wildlife, wild animals, hippos, baby hippo, will not be fed to tigers, endangered, extinction, humans, protection )

Jacquelin
- 1956 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Swiss zoo rejects reports that lack of space meant baby hippo's doom BASEL, Switzerland - A Swiss zoo on Friday rejected suggestions that a baby hippopotamus could be killed and fed to the big cats because of lack of space. Basel Zoo said hippo Faras
Zoo Chimp Plots Stone Throwing Attacks
Animals  (tags: sweden, zoolife, wildlife, wild animals, chimp, stone throwing plot )

Jacquelin
- 1960 days ago - dsc.discovery.com
If non-human primates could be arrested, Santino the chimp might be behind jail bars for throwing stones and handcrafted weapons at zoo visitors, since a new study found his cleverly orchestrated attacks were premeditated. The discovery, published in t
Tiger Handler Hurt in Rough Play at Australia Zoo
Animals  (tags: australia, zoolife, wildlife, wild animals, Sumatran tiger, handler injured, endangered, extinction, protection )

Jacquelin
- 1960 days ago - news.com.au
A TIGER handler needed stitches to an arm gash after being scratched by a Sumatran tiger in a play session at Australia Zoo on the Sunshine Coast. Zoo director Wes Mannion confirmed today that the handler had been injured late yesterday and taken to ho
Baby Gorilla Makes Zoo Debut in San Diego
Animals  (tags: california, zoolife, wildlife, wild animals, apes, gorilla, debuts baby gorilla, endangered, extinction, protection )

Jacquelin
- 1961 days ago - examiner.com
A baby western lowland gorilla has made his debut at the San Diego Zoo. Frank was born at the zoo in September and introduced to the public on Friday. Immediately after being placed in the Gorilla Tropics exhibit, Frank began crawling and foraging f
Pricey Plan for Pachyderms
Animals  (tags: new zealand, zoolife, wildlife, wild animals, elephants, Kashin, Burma, endangered, extinction, protection )

Jacquelin
- 1962 days ago - nzherald.co.nz
Visitors to Auckland Zoo regularly rate the two elephants, Kashin, 40 and Burma, 26, among their favourite attractions. But Kashin is not expected to live more than another five years and because elephants are extremely social creatures, Burma cannot be l
 

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