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Animal Charity Releases Its Annual List of the Worst 10 Zoos for Elephants in North America
Offbeat  (tags: zoos, elephants, worst, north america )

Scooby
- 259 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
International animal protection organization In Defense of Animals has released its annual list of the 10 Worst Zoos for Elephants in North America.
Chester Zoo: Animal Rights Campaigners Fury After Five Elephants Dead in Six Years
Offbeat  (tags: zoos, elephants )

Tracy
- 333 days ago - express.co.uk
A ZOO has been left reeling by the deaths of two young elephants hit by a devastating disease.
The Sadness Of Zoo Animals, In One Photograph
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, zoos, ethics, photos, animals )

Tracy
- 363 days ago - thedodo.com
Heartbreaking!! The image, which seems almost like something out of a sad fable, perfectly captures the desolation and deprivation of zoos that cater to human entertainment.
10 Day Old Orphaned Cougar Cubs
Offbeat  (tags: mountain lions, orphaned, rescue, wildlife, zoos, good news )

Dianne
- 370 days ago - oregonzoo.org
Sadly, too acclimatized to humans for re-release, but so adorable! :-) [and see first comment]
Newborn Pygmy Hippo Takes Baby Steps at Melbourne Zoo Video
Offbeat  (tags: animals, births, zoos )

CherAWAY
- 473 days ago - theguardian.com
A baby pygmy hippopotamus has made an arrival at Melbourne zoo, the first to be born there since 1981. Two weeks after the calf's birth, zookeepers are pleased with his progress, saying he's putting on up to half a kilo per day.
Zookeepers Die, Wildlife Roams Streets of Flood-Hit Tbilisi
Offbeat  (tags: animals, flooding, zoos )

CherAWAY
- 473 days ago - bloomberg.com
Three zookeepers were killed and tigers and wolves roamed streets in central Tbilisi as flash floods swept the Georgian capital, prompting authorities to declare an emergency.
Tigers and Wild Animals Escape From Oklahoma Zoo After Tornado Hits
Offbeat  (tags: animals, zoos, wildlife, tornadoes, escaped )

CherAWAY
- 511 days ago - theguardian.com
A series of tornadoes, including a major twister, touched down southwest of Oklahoma City on Wednesday, flipping cars and causing the escape of tigers and other animals from an exotic wildlife park, officials said.
Cute Things Come in Threes: These Newborn Tiger Triplets Are Adorable
Offbeat  (tags: animals, tigers, birth, zoos, wildlife, protection )

CherAWAY
- 524 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Early Tuesday morning, three male Amur tiger cubs weighing about 2.5 pounds each were born at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. The cubs are the first for 10-year-old Irisa, who the zoo had hoped for years would reproduce.
Potawatomi Zoo Mourns the Loss of White Bengal Tiger
Offbeat  (tags: animals, tigers, euthanized, zoos )

CherAWAY
- 544 days ago - wndu.com
After 13 years of serving as a Potawatomi Zoo ambassador, Ivory, the Potawatomi ZooâEUR(TM)s beloved 18 year old White Bengal Tiger, was humanely euthanized Monday afternoon following a period of physical decline and decline in her quality of life due to old
I-Wonder: What Are Zoos For ?
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Wildlife, Zoos )

Ray
- 660 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Each year 25 million of us visit a UK zoo, enjoying the thrill of getting close to exotic creatures. But is there more to zoos than public amusement?
Calgary Zoo Tiger Kita Dies
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, zoos, death, old age )

CherAWAY
- 721 days ago - cnews.canoe.ca
On Tuesday morning, after a routine veterinary examination, the zoo's 19-year-old matriarch of all things striped and feline failed to fully rebound from the anesthetic required to check her health.
Basel Zoo Hails 'Rare' Birth of Cheetah Cubs .
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, birth, zoos, cheetahs, rare )

CherAWAY
- 721 days ago - thelocal.ch
Basel Zoo is celebrating the successful arrival of four baby cheetahs born at the zoo in July under an endangered species breeding programme and unveiled to the world on Wednesday.
Sedgwick County Zoo to Celebrate Amur Tiger Cubs' First Birthday Sunday
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, zoos )

CherAWAY
- 818 days ago - kansas.com
Most 1-year-olds get a smash cake on their first birthday, but Natasha and Tsar - Amur tiger cubs turning 1 on Sunday - will get a meat cake at the Sedgwick County Zoo.
Animals Rip and Shred Denim to Fabricate Zoo Jeans
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, zoos, tigers, jeans, lions, clothing, auction )

CherAWAY
- 818 days ago - designboom.com
a japanese fashion label has partnered with the kamine zoo in hitachi city for the creation of a denim collection, whose 'worn-out' style is actually created by the tigers, lions and bears which live at the zoo.
Captured Bandipur Tiger on Display in Mysore Zoo
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, zoos )

CherAWAY
- 819 days ago - thehindu.com
Visitors to the Mysore zoo on Wednesday got a chance to see Shiva, the male tiger captured from the Bandipur Tiger Reserve after it killed three persons last year.
 

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