Small groups of meerkats—such as those commonly seen in zoos and safari parks—are at greater risk of chronic stress, new research suggests.
It's an established fact that compatibility is important to humans when picking a mate—but conservationists have discovered that Homo sapiens aren't the only species where well-matched personalities may make or break a ...
Playing music to captive chimpanzees has no positive effect on their welfare, researchers have concluded.
An Ohio zoo says necropsy results for the world's first gorilla born in a zoo indicate she probably died of a heart attack.
A Belgian zoo said Saturday it will shorten its rhinos' horns as an anti-poaching measure following the grisly killing of a white rhino in France this week.
This week's brutal killing of a rhino in its enclosure at a French zoo points to a new European frontier for greedy poachers that must be closed as a matter of urgency, environmentalists and officials say.
Intruders at a French zoo have shot dead a white rhino and hacked off its horns in a grizzly overnight poaching incident, the police and the zoo said Tuesday.
Two giant pandas at Tokyo's Ueno Zoo mated for the first time in four years Monday—a 52-second effort that boosted hopes for a baby as well as shares in a nearby Chinese restaurant.
A rare baby bongo has made its debut at the Los Angeles Zoo.
One of Washington's most popular residents left town on Tuesday: Bao Bao, the National Zoo's uber-popular young female panda, headed to her new home in China.