‘Worst roadside zoo in the country’ closed for good after PETA lawsuit

Comment on this storyComment The attractions at Waccatee Zoo included lemurs with abnormal growths on their bellies and a tortoise with a deformed and splitting shell, according to a 2022 lawsuit from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Lila, an ailing tiger, died sometime between late 2020 and 2021 after becoming so emaciated that […]

State Rep. Shusterman touts Elmwood Park Zoo animal rescue efforts – Daily Local

A rendering shows plans for a veterinary hospital and welcome plaza at the Elmwood Park Zoo. Part of the zoo’s comprehensive plan, the project made possible by a $30 million anonymous donation. (Photo courtesy Elmwood Park Zoo) PAOLI — State Rep. Melissa Shusterman, D-Chester, and her staff recently visited Elmwood Park Zoo to learn about […]

Which animal at Pana‘ewa Rainforest Zoo was voted the favorite in Big Island Now’s poll? : Big Island Now

July 23, 2023, 2:30 AM HST And the public has spoken. In Big Island Now’s latest poll, the favorite animals at Pana‘ewa Rainforest Zoo in Hilo are the Bengal tigers, Sriracha and Tzatziki. Despite some rain, the duo celebrated their eighth birthdays with hundreds of zoo patrons on Saturday during “Tiger Fun Day.” Sriracha and […]

How animals at the Virginia Zoo beat the heat

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – It’s not just us roasting in the sun this summer. Animals at the Virginia Zoo also feel the heat. Like us, many animals sweat and pant, but they also have things at the zoo to keep cool. “We’ve got a pool of water. These are our Malaysian Tiger. They will often […]

Some 300 Ukrainian zoo animals killed after Kakhovka dam collapse

Comment on this storyComment Over the past year, the keepers at the Kazkova Dibrova zoo in southern Ukraine battled to safeguard their charges under Russian occupation. The park surrounding the zoo was mined and access routes blocked, making evacuating the animals impossible. Workers braved bullets from troops firing across the Dnieper River to make their […]

Caldwell Zoo offers animal encounters

TYLER, Texas (KETK) — If you’ve ever wanted to interact with creatures of the wild, you can make your dreams come true at the Caldwell Zoo in Tyler. There, you can reserve an animal encounter, allowing you and your small group to get up close and personal with its colony of 12 penguins. Summer reservations […]

El Paso Animal Services says strep zoo and distemper cleared from shelter

El Paso, Texas (CBS4) — El Paso Animal Services said they were able to “clear distemper and strep zoo” from its shelter. The City of El Paso Animals Services reported that it had an outbreak back in February. The outbreak also caused Animal Services to move to an emergency-only admissions schedule until further notice, which […]

UK Zoo Recruiting ‘Seagull Deterrent’ To Keep Them Away From Animal, People’s Food

As the world is developing and becoming more connected with many different industries, some jobs become obsolete and others become more unique in their ways. But some come under the category of bizarre jobs that are important to some and odd to hear for others. And if you are looking for a new job that […]

Feature: Writing obituaries for zoo animals

NANJING — A heartfelt obituary remembering “Laoma,” a deceased sun bear, has made national headlines in China. Published earlier this year in the Hongshan Forest Zoo in Nanjing, the capital of East China”s Jiangsu province, the obituary detailed the last days of the male bear’s 33-year life and the interactions between the animal and the […]

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