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Northern White Rhino Closer to Extinction With Czech Zoo Death
Offbeat  (tags: Nabire, northern, white rhino, endangered, zoo, sad news )

Scooby
- 3 days ago - bloomberg.com
One of the worldâEUR(TM)s most endangered animals, the northern white rhinoceros, edged closer to extinction when one of the last five of its kind known to exist died in a Czech zoo..
Lions Stranded in Gaza Cross Border
Offbeat  (tags: Lions, Gaza, zoo, saved, rescued, four paws )

Scooby
- 26 days ago - m.belfasttelegraph.co.uk
Amir Khalil of British charity Four Paws International said they left Gaza and are travelling through Israel to Jordan.
Israeli Veterinarians Arrive to Tbilisi, to Help Salvage Devastated Zoo
Offbeat  (tags: Tbilisi, Georgia, zoo, animals, Israel, aid, ethics, interesting, protection, wildlife, welfare, help )

Penny
- 40 days ago - jpost.com
A team of Israeli veterinarians are in Georgia after a severe flood destroyed the capitol city's zoo and killed 16 people.
Tigers, Lions, Bears, Wolves and a Hippo Are on the Loose in Georgia's Capital Tbilisi After Freak Flood That Killed Eight Also
Offbeat  (tags: Georgia, zoo, floods, tigers, sad news, animals )

Scooby
- 48 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The capital of Georgia has been placed on lockdown after heavy flooding destroyed enclosures at the city's zoo allowing tigers, lions, jaguars, wolves and a hippo to escape and roam
Zoo Backpedals Over Royal Monkey Name
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, Oita, monkeys, zoo, name, Charlotte )

Naoko
- 85 days ago - the-japan-news.com
A zoological garden long known for feeding wild monkeys is reconsidering its decision to name a baby Japanese monkey "Charlotte," following objections from the public that it would be disrespectful to the British royal family.
Homeless Cat Sneaks Into Zoo And Becomes Friends With A Lynx
Offbeat  (tags: animals, cat, lynx, friends, zoo, homeless cat, st. Petersburg, Russia, food, goodnews, interesting, off-beat, photos, pictures, protection, safety )

Lone
- 100 days ago - earthporm.com
video - A homeless cat snuck into the St. PetersburgâEUR(TM)s Zoo in Russia, hungry and alone the calico cat was lucky to stumble upon some much needed food and water. The only potential issue was that the food and water belonged to a much larger lynx.
Animal Rights Activists Protest Zoo After Painting Elephant Dies 25 Years After He Sustained a Leg Injury in Captivity
Offbeat  (tags: Zoo, elephant, paintings, injury, infection )

Scooby
- 120 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A zoo is facing criticism from animal rights activists after an Asian elephant died - 25 years after he sustained a leg injury while in captivity there.
Michael Jackson's Alligators 'Boiled to Death' in Zoo Fire 'Set By Animal Rights Activists'
Offbeat  (tags: Michael Jackson, alligator, boiled, zoo, Oklahoma )

Scooby
- 120 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Eight animals are dead, including at least one alligator that once belonged to Michael Jackson, after a fire last week destroyed two enclosures at a zoological park in Oklahoma.
Welcome t'Zoo Young Lad! New Two-Year-Old Polar Bear Arrives at Wildlife Park in Yorkshire
Offbeat  (tags: polar bear, yorkshire, uk, england, zoo, pixel )

Scooby
- 127 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A two-year-old polar bear named Pixel has arrived at a wildlife park in Yorkshire to join England's only other polar bear.
Zoo Innovation Has Animals Foraging for Food
Offbeat  (tags: zoo, foraging, boredom )

Save Anim
- 134 days ago - msn.com
At semirandom intervals throughout the day, food will drop automatically into stainless steel cups expertly fitted into what look like huge knotholes in the "tree," a construction of welded metal, plastic mesh and concrete.
Seattle Sending Elephants Bamboo and Chai to Oklahoma City Zoo
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, endangered, zoo, Bamboo, Chai )

Save Anim
- 153 days ago - msn.com
The Woodland Park Zoo announced Friday that it will send its two endangered Asian elephants, Bamboo and Chai, to the Oklahoma City Zoo on a long-term loan so they can be part of a larger, multigenerational herd.
Rhino Who Weighed 50kg at Birth Takes Tentative First Steps While Being Watched By His Mother
Offbeat  (tags: Offbeat, video, rhino, baby, zoo )

Scooby
- 183 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
These pictures capture the moment a baby rhinoceros takes his first few tentative steps moments after he was born in an enclosure in a Danish zoo.
Two Endangered Monkeys Die at Louisiana Zoo After Being Left Out in Cold
Offbeat  (tags: endangered, monkeys, die, sad news, louisiana, zoo )

Scooby
- 198 days ago - uk.reuters.com
Two monkeys belonging to a species that is critically endangered died at a Louisiana zoo after they were left out overnight in the cold by a caretaker, officials said on Wednesday.
Earth: Blind Tiger Shows True Grit
Offbeat  (tags: Animal, Tiger Cubs, Zoo )

Ray
- 205 days ago - bbc.com
Zoo keepers preparing hand-reared tiger cubs for adult life face the added challenge of helping one cub overcome virtual blindness
Earth: One Zoo's Attempt to Grow Polar Bears
Offbeat  (tags: Zoo, Animals, Polar Bears )

Ray
- 233 days ago - bbc.com
The highs and lows of a 90-year effort to raise polar bears , Polar bears have long been iconic animals, attracting the attentions of an adoring public - and zoo keepers who have attempted to keep and bred polar bears in captivity, initially for show,
 

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