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CAPS : Zoos Still Killing Healthy Animals!!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, healthy, death, killed, zoo, ethics, cruelty, media, society, activists, safety )

- 15 days ago -
That healthy animals are slaughtered by zoos is appalling, but the publicizing of these practices has encouraged a debate which is forcing people to think twice about animal captivity. Lots of new people have been getting in touch to learn about zoos.
Final Farewell: The Heartbreaking Moment a Giraffe Gives Dying Zoo Worker a Kiss Goodbye
Offbeat  (tags: Giraffe, mario, sad news, holland, zoo, dying wish )

- 26 days ago -
This is the touching moment a giraffe bid a sad farewell to a dying worker who had spent his entire adult life cleaning the animal's enclosure at a Dutch zoo.
New Trio of Bengal Tiger Cubs
Offbeat  (tags: Bengal tiger cubs, first debut, Columbia, zoo, video )

- 48 days ago -
Full of energy, and not shy around the public, looks like they are in good health.
Three Rare Asiatic Lions Born in French Zoo
Offbeat  (tags: Rare asiatic lions, three cubs, France, zoo, good news, survival )

- 48 days ago -
Three Asiatic lion cubs have been born in a French zoo, raising hopes for the survival of an endangered species of which only 350 are believed to be living in the wild.
'Sweetie' the Siberian Tiger Euthanized at Vancouver Zoo
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, euthanized, zoo, tiger )

- 104 days ago -
Tiger was suffering loss of appetite, breathing problems and ongoing lethargy
Rare Tiger Is Pregnant at Fresno Chaffee Zoo
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, pregnant, zoo )

- 130 days ago -
The pitter-patter of tiny tiger cub paws may soon be heard at Fresno Chaffee Zoo, because Mek is expecting.
20 Pictures of Animals Around the World Celebrating Haloween
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, pumpkin, Halloween, zoo, world, offbeat )

- 167 days ago -
A coati licks a pumpkin during Halloween celebrations at the Schoenbrunn Zoo in Vienna, Austria, in this photo released Oct. 28. Meerkats get in the Halloween spirit as they play with a carved pumpkin at the Schoenbrunn TheZoo in Vienna.
'Toto's Lonely': Zoo Staff Put Up Heartbreaking Sign Explaining Why Chimp Is Sad
Offbeat  (tags: toto, chimp, sad, lonely, zoo, sign, offbeat )

- 207 days ago -
A zoo which was inundated with visitors worried about their lonely-looking chimp has had to put a sign up to reassure guests that he is just missing his mate.
Endangered Asiatic Lion Cub Born at French Zoo
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, birth, asiatic lion, zoo )

- 226 days ago -
A rare Asiatic lion cub, whose species is endangered with only about 350 in the wild, has been born at a zoo in the French city of Besancon, officials said Thursday.
Baby Pygmy Slow Loris Eats and Cuddles Her Stuffed Animal at San Diego Zoo (Video)
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, slow, loris, Pygmy, San, Diego, zoo, cute, fluffy, animal, offbeat, huff post )

- 232 days ago -
Warning: Too cute! Meet the San Diego Zoo's baby Pygmy slow loris, an animal so fluffy and tiny that your heart just might break.
Zoo Animals Climb on Scales for Annual Weigh-in
Offbeat  (tags: weigh-in, zoo, video, animals )

- 236 days ago -
Great video.
Woman Has Adorable Encounter With Elephant for the First Time - Video
Offbeat  (tags: encounter, emotional, elephant, zoo, Atlanta, sweet )

- 275 days ago -
Kyle Mullany recently posted a video showing his girlfriend's first, and very emotional, encounter with an elephant. The girl, named Stephanie, got up close and personal with the big friendly giant at Zoo Atlanta.
Zoo Claims to Have World's First Live-Tweeting Badger
Offbeat  (tags: zoo, South Africa, motion-sensor technology, badger, humans, bizarre, interesting, tweeting, messages )

- 279 days ago -
South Africa facility uses motion-sensor technology to allow critter named BG to issue relevant messages in real time; he has 6,000-plus followers.
Gorilla Shows Kids Who's Boss! Video
Offbeat  (tags: gorilla, zoo, children, behavior, funny, humans, wildlife )

- 293 days ago -
A gorilla can stand being called "ugly" only so many times. A group of taunting children learned that first hand after an insulted primate got its revenge by scaring the pants off the kids.

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