Lieutenant Harry Colebourn, a young veterinary officer on his way to train as part of the Canadian Expeditionary Force at Valcartier during World War I, couldn't have predicted that a stopover on Aug. 24, 1914 at White River, Ontario, would make him the owner of a seven-month-old bear cub.
A baby aye-aye lemur, perhaps one of the creepiest animals in the world, graces the ZSL London zoo for the first time since its birth on July 1.
The gorilla appeared to be "really angry" and was "banging on the cage." His escape resulted in a brief panic among the visitors who were in the area. A lockdown was immediately called as the visitors were ushered in a safe place.