Activists are demanding for improvements in the management of Indonesia’s “zoo of death” following deaths of several animals.
The St. Louis Zoo, Missouri, gave its resident polar bear a heart-shaped pink chunk of ice filled with mackerel, capelin and apples for Valentine' Day.
While bonobos are often regarded as a less sophisticated species than their close chimpanzee relatives, researchers have documented for the first time that the animals are actually able to create stone tools and weapons like chimpanzees and early humans did.
Elephants trumpet, horses winey, owls screech, and dogs bark. Any young grade-schooler could proudly share this knowledge. However does anyone know what the giraffe does? Now experts have found out that while the tallest residents of your favorite zoo might not say anything, they sure do a lot of humming.
Artificial insemination has been performed for the first time on the world's most endangered turtle (not pictured) by an international team of conservationists, providing a small ray of hope for the animal.
An endangered clouded leopard was just born at a zoo in Florida, and it just might be the cutest thing you've ever seen.
Bao Bao the panda cub, the cute and cuddly star of a recent YouTube video, is taking her first big steps - towards independence, that is.
Scientists at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park are hoping that their "frozen zoo" can save the world's endangered species.
A rare eastern bongo, one of the world's rarest species of antelope, was recently born in an Australian zoo, officials announced this week.
African elephants living in a Pittsburgh zoo are increasingly stressed out by dogs that are used to control the animals and protect handlers, and this practice has sparked complaints from wildlife advocates.
Reports have come in that officials from the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (ZPWMA) have taken several dozen baby elephants away from their parents, in preparation to ship them to unspecified zoos. This has earned a significant amount of public outcry, even as some hard questions are being asked.
The Pittsburgh Zoo is being investigated by the USDA after People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) filed a complaint against the zoo concerning its treatment of captive elephants. The animal rights organization has focused its complaint on the use of dogs to herd the elephants around.
Animals at a Gaza zoo lie among debris, dead carcasses, and filthy conditions after more than a month of being caught in crossfire between Israel and Palestinian militants, according to reports.
Imagine going to the zoo and not peering through fence slots or windows to see confined wildfire, but instead being immersed in a seemingly untouched and wild habitat. However, this isn't a safari; it's a new kind of zoo dreamed up by people with the Givskud Zoo and a Danish architectural firm.