A German zoo said Tuesday its keepers had shot dead a panicked orangutan after it escaped its enclosure and threatened to run through city streets.
The newly arrived baby panda in Washington is male, zoo authorities said Friday, a week after the tiny creature was born along with a twin brother who later died.
Animal keepers say the National Zoo's remaining newborn panda cub is healthy and was active and nursing through the night after the cub's smaller twin died.
The smaller of the two giant panda cubs born at the US's Smithsonian National Zoo over the weekend died Wednesday, zoo officials said.
London Zoo on Wednesday carried out its annual weigh-in as it sought to keep track of more than 17,000 animals in its care.
The smaller of the two giant panda cubs born over the weekend at the US's Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington is on antibiotics and being bottle-fed, zookeepers said Tuesday.
The twin cubs born to the Smithsonian National Zoo's giant panda Mei Xiang were said Monday to be "doing well" after a night that had zookeepers on edge.
Twin cubs born to a rare giant panda called Mei Xiang were doing well Sunday, vocal and "very, very active" after the surprise back-to-back births at the Smithsonian National Zoo, her handlers said.
The African penguin, the Chinese Blue-crowned laughing thrush and the Ecuador Amazon parrot are among species staving off extinction thanks to the help of zoos, according to a new report co-ordinated by a conservation biologist ...
Ultrasound tests on Mei Xiang, the female giant panda at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, indicate she might be pregnant, officials said Wednesday.