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Baby Orangutan Being Raised By Houston Zoo Staff
Animals  (tags: animals, orangutan, primate, baby orangutan, baby animals, endangered species, wildanimals, zoo wild animals, zoos, protection, animalwelfare )

- 2968 days ago -
A Bornean orangutan was born March 2,is being ignored by her mother,but at 1 month old she's doing just fine in the care of zoo workers.The baby will be clinging to her caregivers,and stuffed orangutan toy,24 hr a day,until she's ready to move on her own.
Rare Crane Chick Hatches at National Zoo
Animals  (tags: animals, cranes, wattled crane, crane chick, baby animals, rare species, birds, wildanimals, zoo wild animals, zoos, protection, animalwelfare )

- 2969 days ago -
A fluffy new chick hatched just a few weeks ago,only the third time the species has been born at the National Zoo in Washington.The rare bird has a lot of growing to do.Wattled cranes (Bugeranus carunculatus) measure up to 6 feet tall when fully grown.
Knut The Polar Bear Dead: Famous Animal Dies In German Zoo (PHOTOS/VIDEO)
Animals  (tags: animals, polar bear, bears, Knut the polar bear, death, wildanimals, zoo wild animals, zoos, sadness, animalwelfare )

- 2985 days ago -
Berlin's beloved polar bear Knut, who rose to stardom when he was hand-raised by zoo keepers after being rejected by his mother rejected at birth, died on Saturday, a zoo official said. The world-famous bear died alone in his compound.
The Oregon Zoo Euthanizes Its Last Roosevelt Elk
Animals  (tags: animals, elk, roosevelt elk, olympic elk, wildanimals, zoo wild animals, death, euthanized, zoos, sadness, animalwelfare )

- 2986 days ago -
Buck was a regal fellow with an impressive rack, but after his arthritis medication and kidneys quit working, Oregon Zoo veterinarians euthanized the 19-year-old Roosevelt elk this month. The zoo announced his death Friday afternoon.
Will You Be My Mum? Spider Monkey Rejected By Its Mother Clings to Teddy
Animals  (tags: animals, monkeys, spider monkey, baby spider monkey, primates, baby animals, wildanimals, zoo wild animals, zoos, australia, rejected by mother, protection, animalwelfare )

- 2998 days ago -
Estela, a baby spider monkey clings on to the back of a stuffed version of herself, looking for familiar love and warmth, having been abandoned by her real mother when she was born on January 17. Keepers at Melbourne Zoo are working to look after her.
Zoo Miami Welcomes Maude The Elephant
Animals  (tags: animals, elephants, asian elephant, asiatic elephant, wildanimals, zoos, zoo wild animals, endangered species, animalwelfare )

- 3003 days ago -
"Maude," an Asian elephant about 37-years old, packed her trunk and arrived at Zoo Miami on Tuesday, February 22nd. Maude was transferred from the Central Florida Zoo in Sanford as part of a Species Survival Plan recommendation.
Animal Photos Of The Week
Animals  (tags: animals, wild animals, zoo wild animals, animalwelfare, photography )

- 3005 days ago -
Baby Rhinos square off with Baby Giraffes this week -- who do you think is cuter? Unlike the Academy Award nominees, all of these adorable animals are winners.
Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo New Penguin Chick Weighs In
Animals  (tags: animals, penguins, penguin chick, african penguin, birds, wildanimals, zoo wild animals, zoos, conservation, endangered, animalwelfare )

- 3006 days ago -
On January 4,Thumbelina,a 3-year-old endangered African penguin,laid a history-making egg. A tiny chick successfully incubated and hatched on February 11,marking the Zoo's first offspring of the year,the first successful penguin hatchling in zoo's history
Baby Sloth Loves Hanging Around With Mom at Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago
Animals  (tags: animals, sloth, baby sloth, wildanimals, zoo wild animals, zoos, nocturnal species, animalwelfare )

- 3006 days ago -
The birth of a new baby sloth has been announced by Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago, Illinois. Lincoln Park Zoo's Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House gained a new small mammal when A Hoffman's two-toed sloth gave birth to a healthy infant on February 15,
Indianapolis Zoo Getting Orphaned Fla. Dolphin
Animals  (tags: animals, dolphins, bottlenose dolphin, atlantic bottlenose dolphin, marine mammals, zoos, zoo wild animals, protection, rescued dolphins, animalwelfare )

- 3006 days ago -
Taz, a 6-month-old orphaned dolphin is getting a "home" at the Indianapolis Zoo. Taz is an Atlantic bottlenose dolphin that was found stranded Jan.13 on a sandbar off Sanibel Island, Fla. The zoo says it's been selected as the new home for Taz.
Polar Bear Mercedes's Health 'Failing'
Animals  (tags: animals, polar bear, bears, wildanimals, zoo wild animals, health issues, sadness, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 3009 days ago -
Wildlife park polar bear Mercedes has been diagnosed with an incurable condition which may be causing her health to fail, it has been confirmed. The 30-year-old female bear was captured after being rescued from being shot in Canada.
Tell Edinburgh Zoo to Clean Up Their Mess - TAKE ACTION
Animals  (tags: animals, zoos, wildanimals, zoo wild animals, animal safety, humans, protection, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 3012 days ago -
Edinburgh Zoo, the largest zoo in Scotland, received numerous animal welfare and safety citations during inspections dating back at least five years. Recently, when Edinburgh City Council's community safety department conducted a follow-up inspection,
Baby Aardvark at Colchester Zoo Under 24-Hour Watch
Animals  (tags: animals, aardvark, baby aardvark, baby animals, anteater, antbear, zoo wild animals, zoos, wildanimals, protection, conservation, animalwelfare )

- 3012 days ago -
The baby aardvark, which is the length of a banana, and its mother have been moved to special "birthing burrow".This will keep the baby, which has very poor sight, protected from any accidental knocks or bumps from the other aardvarks, a spokesperson said
Baby Brazilian Tapir Makes Debut at Bristol Zoo Gardens
Animals  (tags: animals, tapirs, brazilian tapir, baby tapir, born, wildanimals, zoo wild animals, zoos, vulnerable species, conservation, animalwelfare )

- 3012 days ago -
A baby Brazilian tapir born 3 weeks ago has now joined his parents and sister at Bristol Zoo Gardens. The male calf, who has not yet been named, is the seventh offspring born to the zoo's current tapir family. Tapirs are currently listed as vulnerable
Mountain Lion Cubs Spending Spring at Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium
Animals  (tags: animals, mountain lion, mountain lion cubs, baby animals, cougar, puma, big cats, wildanimals, zoo wild animals, zoos, conservation, animalwelfare )

- 3012 days ago -
Two mountain lion cubs are on temporary display at the Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium Baby Animal Nursery.These are the first mountain lions to be featured at Wildlife World Zoo in its 26-year history.

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