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NC Zoo to Burn Nearly $1M Worth of Ivory, Horns to Raise Awareness of Plight of Elephants, Rhinos
Offbeat  (tags: Elephants, ivory, tusks, Elephant Day August 12th, zoo, poachers, protection )

Julie
- 20 days ago - myfox8.com
As part of the celebration of International Elephant Day on Aug. 12, the zoo, in a demonstration of solidarity with elephant and rhino conservation programs around the world, will burn more than 200 pounds of elephant tusks and rhino horn valued at $1M
Zoo Makes Wild Fashion Statement With Lion-Ripped Jeans
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, off-beat, fashion, jeans, tiger, ripped, zoo, Japan )

Naoko
- 36 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Kamine Zoo in Hitachi, Ibaraki Prefecture, has taken the catwalk to a new level, using some of its fiercest inhabitants to rip and claw jeans to a fashionably distressed look.
Stray Cat Befriends Lynx After Sneaking Into Its Zoo Enclosure
Offbeat  (tags: Russia, zoo, cat, befriends, lynx, cleans )

Marie
- 66 days ago - metro.co.uk
This video is so adorable I'm surprised every server in the western world hasn't crashed since it was uploaded.
Blackpool Zoo Stolen Monkeys: Four Found But Baby Still Missing
Offbeat  (tags: Zoo, Monkeys, Animals, Crime, Police, UK )

Ray
- 117 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Four of the five monkeys stolen during a "targeted" break-in at Blackpool Zoo have been found, police said.
Tiger Cubs on Display at Aurangabad Zoo
Offbeat  (tags: Tigers, siddhartha, display, zoo )

Marie
- 118 days ago - m.timesofindia.com
The Siddhartha garden zoo authorities have started displaying the three newly-born tiger cubs from Wednesday. The cubs, born to a Royal Bengal tigress about 50 days ago, were kept in isolated chambers as a precautionary measure.
Prince George Meets George the Marsupial on Zoo Trip
Offbeat  (tags: Prince George, zoo, trip, interesting, animals )

Giana
- 127 days ago - today.com
The latest leg of the royal family's three-week adventure Down Under brought them to Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia, where Prince George got to meet a marsupial named George.
CAPS : Zoos Still Killing Healthy Animals!!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, healthy, death, killed, zoo, ethics, cruelty, media, society, activists, safety )

Borg
- 150 days ago - us6.campaign-archive2.com
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 )

Marie
- 161 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
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 )

Marie
- 184 days ago - thepetcollective.tv
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 )

Marie
- 184 days ago - mobile.english.rfi.fr
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 )

Cher Away
- 239 days ago - cbc.ca
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 )

Cher Away
- 265 days ago - fresnobee.com
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 )

Marie
- 303 days ago - slideshow.today.com
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 )

Marie
- 342 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
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 )

Cher Away
- 361 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
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.
 

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