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

Cher
- 908 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
- 934 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
- 1030 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
- 1040 days ago - nbcnews.com
Great video.
Woman Has Adorable Encounter With Elephant for the First Time - Video
Offbeat  (tags: encounter, emotional, elephant, zoo, Atlanta, sweet )

Giana
- 1079 days ago - screen.yahoo.com
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 )

Giana
- 1084 days ago - grindtv.com
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 )

Giana
- 1097 days ago - screen.yahoo.com
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.
Baby Chimp, Tigers and a Wolf, Cuddle Up at the Zoo - Video
Offbeat  (tags: animals, zoo, cuddle, chimp, tiger, wolf )

Giana
- 1099 days ago - screen.yahoo.com
At the Garold Wayne Interactive Zoological Park, in Wynnewood, Oklahoma, the laws of the jungle do not apply. Cute.
Cranky Zoo Cat Attracts Following
Offbeat  (tags: photo, scary, cat, zoo, fierce )

Giana
- 1155 days ago - abcnews.go.com
A fierce-looking Pallas's cat has become a favorite at the Zurich Zoo.
Widow To Recieve 5 Exotic Animals From Ohio Zoo
Offbeat  (tags: Zanesville, widow, animals, exotic pets, zoo, Ohio, wildlife, unusual, pets, odd, off-beat, bizarre, news, humans, ethics )

Lindsey
- 1516 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
This just pisses me off. I cannot believe it. So much for stopping people from keeping exotic animals as pets.
Lion Tries to Eat Zebra-Striped Toddler At Zoo (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: lion, animals, zebra, zoo, baby, toddler, eat, crazy, video, off-beat, odd, wildlife, animals, interesting )

Lindsey
- 1516 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
This is just crazy! I hate to see animals behind glass...but this video shows you that if there was no glass...this lion would destroy that kid. But all in all it is an interesting video to share. Even though it's in a zoo, it is still cool to look at.
U.K. Zoo's Pandas Meet For Date, But Will They Mate?
Offbeat  (tags: panda, giant panda, U.K., zoo, mate, fertility, couple, privacy, date, conservation, endangered )

Naoko
- 1544 days ago - mainichi.jp
Zoo officials have created a private love nest for Britain's only pair of giant pandas in hope the fertility-challenged animals will mate - and Wednesday may be their last chance for quite a while.
No, You Haven't Had Too Much to Drink... It Really Is a Pink Elephant
Offbeat  (tags: pink, elephants, animals, bizarre, wildlife, unusual, zoo, odd, off-beat, pictures, photos, interesting )

Lindsey
- 1553 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Pink elephants were on parade in a Burmese zoo today and they were causing quite a splash. The mother and baby clearly loved having a good wallow and tooted with delight when their caretaker dowsed them with the hose. Usually their skin is a reddish bro
Lion Cubs Hug Zoo Worker On His Last Day At Work (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: lion cubs, cute, sweet, video, hugs, zoo, animals, off-beat, odd, interesting, protection, wildlife )

Lindsey
- 1561 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
In this heartwarming video, baby lions climb, hug and lick a park worker on his last day on the job. This is so precious, I really wish I had this job. This must have been quite an experience.
 

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