News tagged with artificial insemination

US zoo to breed rhino siblings

In a desperate bid to preserve a critically endangered species, a US zoo is taking the controversial step of trying to mate brother and sister captive Sumatran rhinoceroses.

dateJul 27, 2013 in Ecology
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Australia hatches first IVF shark

Australia has successfully hatched its first shark born via artificial insemination with hopes that the development can ultimately be used to help breed threatened species, an aquarium said Wednesday.

dateMar 12, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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Panda cub, mother reunited at Taiwan zoo

Taiwan's first newborn panda was reunited Tuesday with its mother for the first time since it was taken away after birth, in a heartwarming reunion that saw the giant panda licking and cuddling her baby inside ...

dateAug 13, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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