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Seattle Sending Elephants Bamboo and Chai to Oklahoma City Zoo
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, endangered, zoo, Bamboo, Chai )

Angela
- 4 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
- 34 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
- 49 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
- 56 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
- 84 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,
World's Loneliest Orangutan Does Not Know How to Act Like a Primate Because She Has Never Even SEEN Another of Her Own Kind
Offbeat  (tags: animals, orangutan, lonely, malaysian, zoo )

Scooby
- 105 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
She was once the pet of Malaysian royalty but now the loneliest orangutan in the world pines away her days in a miserable zoo with no companion, no toys, no leafy trees and only a concrete block to sleep on.
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
- 207 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
- 224 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.
Blackpool Zoo Stolen Monkeys: Four Found But Baby Still Missing
Offbeat  (tags: Zoo, Monkeys, Animals, Crime, Police, UK )

Ray
- 304 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Four of the five monkeys stolen during a "targeted" break-in at Blackpool Zoo have been found, police said.
Prince George Meets George the Marsupial on Zoo Trip
Offbeat  (tags: Prince George, zoo, trip, interesting, animals )

Giana
- 315 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
- 337 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.
'Sweetie' the Siberian Tiger Euthanized at Vancouver Zoo
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, euthanized, zoo, tiger )

Cher
- 426 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
- 453 days ago - fresnobee.com
The pitter-patter of tiny tiger cub paws may soon be heard at Fresno Chaffee Zoo, because Mek is expecting.
Endangered Asiatic Lion Cub Born at French Zoo
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, birth, asiatic lion, zoo )

Cher
- 549 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.
Zoo Animals Climb on Scales for Annual Weigh-in
Offbeat  (tags: weigh-in, zoo, video, animals )

Giana
- 559 days ago - nbcnews.com
Great video.
 

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