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Are elephants people? The New York High Court will decide

Is this elephant legally considered a person? A non-profit animal rights organization says yes and now hopes to help free an elephant from New York’s most notorious zoo. The New York Court of Appeals will decide whether the pachyderm will be moved to a much larger sanctuary at the request of the group. This could […]

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Cruelty and Animal Welfare – Latest News – The Nation

It is with extreme concern and love for animals that I write this letter to you. I have always loved animals, especially lions alongside many others. Seeing such wild animals that are supposed to be free in the jungle is sad, dying alone in cages without food or proper medical care. It is not […]

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Majestic, playful, great spectators: meet the African lions at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo | Way of life

With elegant grace, 10-year-old Abuto walks through his exhibit at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and heads for the stuffed hard-boiled eggs inside an enrichment toy. The magnificent mane of the African lion would even make the Breck Girl envious. And thank you, there’s a solid barrier between you and this 519-pound cat. “You look at […]

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spirit animal

By Garima Prasher To ensure animal welfare Bannerghatta Biological Park (BBP), the researchers analyzed their level of stress. The results showed that the animals are not only stressed, their level of stress is related to the number of visitors to the park. The study found that animals were most stressed during weekends (Sunday and Friday) […]

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Residents report a lion on the loose in a town in southern Romania

Citizens of Targoviste, a city in southern Romania, were notified on Thursday morning May 12, via the public RO-Alert system, that a lion was roaming the streets of the city freely. Several residents alerted the authorities to the presence of the lioness. However, authorities were unable to locate the animal, according to the latest media […]

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After growing up surrounded by nature, 3 ‘musketeers’ end up at the Kerala Zoo

Residence ” DEEP DIVE” After growing up surrounded by nature, 3 ‘musketeers’ end up at the Kerala Zoo Thiruvananthapuram, May 9 (SocialNews.XYZ) It was a long-delayed visit for the three friends, who grew up in the majestic 55-acre Thiruvananthapuram Zoo. Although none of their former “friends”, which included lions, tigers, tigresses, monkeys, sheep and kangaroos, […]

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The Kansas City Zoo announces the death of the famous lion Mufasa

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Zoo announced the death of a lion on Friday. The 20-year-old lion named Mufasa was born at the zoo in 2001 and died this week. The zoo said it treated Mufasa for age-related issues for several years. Recently, her quality of life has started to decline. After a […]

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When an Edinburgh Zoo polar bear escaped and eight other alarming escapes

At the time, it seemed that animal escapees from the capital’s zoo were alarmingly common. From sea lions living in the Water of Leith to wandering wallabies eager to try their luck in Edinburgh’s outback, there have been many occasions when the people of Edinburgh Zoo have taken a break for the freedom. READ MORE […]

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Spot the big cat soon at Bannerghatta Zoo

By Prakash VL The zoo authority confirms leopard safari may be open to visitors by May 15 The much delayed leopard safari in Bannerghatta National Park may open to the public in May. Zoo Authority Karnataka President LR Mahadevaswamy told BM plans to open the safari by May 15 were underway. There are many leopards […]

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Lions, Tigers and Dolphins – Oh My! Zoos and aquariums aren’t cruel – Delco Times

Ray Meibaum/St. Zoo Louis A new primate habitat, officially called Michael and Quirsis Riney Family Primate Canopy Trails, has been opened to the public at the St. Louis Zoo. Earlier this month, a dolphin turned on its trainer at the Miami Seaquarium. It was a heartbreaking experience, but luckily both are doing well. Predictably, some […]

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Man Helps Turn Dead Farm Animals Into Food For Lions

A man has spent the last 20 years killing and collecting dead animals to make food for lions. Andrew Goatman is a renderer and despite a job few have heard of, he plays an important role in the agricultural industry. Andrew’s work sometimes sees him having to deliver the final blow to animals that are […]

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Inside “Animal Lover” Michael Jackson’s Zoo

LIKE millions of people around the world, I was a fan of Michael Jackson’s music – I still am, I guess, because I can separate the artist from the art. In his heyday, it wasn’t just the music that made him a big star, it was people’s fascination with his lifestyle. 8 Michael Jackson with […]

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The oldest sea lion in the zoo of Como, CC, has died

article ST. PAUL, Minnesota (FOX 9) – The oldest sea lion in the zoo of Saint-Paul de Côme has died. She was 31 years old. Sealia, better known as “CC”, died on Saturday April 16, the zoo announced on Tuesday. She lived a long life – the average lifespan of a sea lion is 15 […]

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The outer end | Real Salt Lake with Leo the Lion

New York City FC is on the road this weekend against Real Salt Lake at Yankee Stadium. What’s the best thing about being RSL’s mascot?The best thing about being RSL’s mascot – seeing the smiling faces of our supporters, especially the kids when they walk into the stadium and see the team play. You joined […]

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Destination Pennsylvania: Meet the Sea Lions at the Pittsburgh Zoo | WTAJ

PITTSBURGH (WTAJ) — Every day around noon at the Pittsburgh Zoo, staff prepare to do a feeding round for the animals. At the California Sea Lion exhibit, you’ll be able to hear them barking, letting the staff know they’re hungry. So what’s on the menu? “As you can imagine, we mostly get seafood, sardines, anchovies, […]

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‘Extremely emaciated’ orphan mountain lion cub rescued and cared for at Oakland Zoo

A five-day search for an “extremely emaciated” orphan mountain lion cub in San Mateo County resulted in a victory on Sunday, after biologists located the cub and brought her to the Oakland Zoo for treatment. Rose, as the cub was nicknamed by her keepers, had been subjected to severe starvation and dehydration but survived her […]

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Ramadan 2022: Iftar with the lions or sahour on the beach? Abu Dhabi highlights its diverse experiences

Abu Dhabi: The Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has announced a number of iftar and suhoor offerings this Ramadan. From the range of choices – available on the VisitRamadan page of the VisitAbuDhabi website – the department has shortlisted some experiences for visitors and residents. Iftar with the Lions – […]

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Philadelphia Zoo quarantines population of birds

The Philadelphia Zoo has joined zoos across the country in protecting their birds from the deadly bird flu that has itself become a widespread epidemic. In response to the flu that has already killed millions of birds across the country, the Philadelphia Zoo has quarantined its birds. “Everything from emus to bald eagles to penguins […]

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The pretty town 30 minutes from London that’s home to one of the UK’s best zoos

Sometimes this thing called life requires a weekend just so we can recharge our batteries and relax. Finding somewhere to go can seem daunting, but luckily for us Londoners, we’re surrounded by plenty of pretty towns and villages that make great getaways to relax. Dunstable in Bedfordshire is one such place. And best of all, […]

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Love Hormone Oxytocin Turns Fierce Lions Into Kittens

A lion rests under a tree at Rietspruit Game Reserve in Hoedspruit on December 2, 2021. Here kitty kitty… Scientists who spent years spraying lions’ noses with oxytocin found that the big cats became much friendlier to their neighbors and less likely to roar at strangers when dosed with the so-called ” love hormone. The […]

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16 News Now is spending the day at the zoo!

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) – “Lions, tigers and bears, oh my!” 16 News Now spent some quality time Friday at the Potawatomi Zoo in South Bend to celebrate its opening day. The Potawatomi Zoo is one of the oldest zoos in Indiana, and it’s a must see here in the Michiana community. If you haven’t […]

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We must protect wildlife | Daily Trust

Recently, there were reports of a lion being killed by hunters in Konduga Local Government Area, Borno State. This was confirmed by Borno State Department of Environment Forestry and Wildlife Director Peter Ayuba who said the lion may have escaped from the Waza Game Reserve in Cameroon. Ayuba told reporters of similar incidents of elephants, […]

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zoo: citizens get a taste of nightlife at the zoo | Indore News

Indore: Excitement seemed evident among animal lovers who post the zoo‘s public operating hours entered the premises to witness the nightlife inside the premises on Saturday.These excited animal lovers who visited the zoo for the first time in the late evening seemed extremely excited and their enthusiasm could be seen throughout. ‘Zoo Snooze’ a unique […]

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Mental decline can follow a heart attack – Consumer Health News

FRIDAY, March 25, 2022 (HealthDay News) — As if recovering from a heart attack wasn’t hard enough, new research shows that many patients can experience severe declines in thinking. Researchers in Poland found that within six months of a heart attack, 50% of patients experienced a decline in thinking, memory and ability to perform basic […]

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Pride of Baghdad explores the cost of war through animal analogy

Before co-creating Saga, writer Brian K. Vaughan followed in Maus’ footsteps by depicting the aftermath of war in the graphic novel Pride of Baghdad. The recent controversy surrounding its banning by a Tennessee school board helps illustrate how Maus East. Cartoonist Art Spiegelman’s Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel became a mainstay of the graphic canon thanks […]

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Curious Questions: Did the Tower of London Menagerie provide the animals for London Zoo?

Wolves in the Tower of London and an elephant so well trained that Lord Byron wanted to adopt him as a butler – Martin Fone uncovers the weird and terrifying history of London’s last menagerie and how they helped establish what we would recognize today as its first zoos. Founded in April 1826, the Zoological […]

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4 tigers rescued from Argentina find new home in South Africa

Four Bengal tigers rescued from years of captivity in a wagon in Argentina have been released into open-air enclosures in South Africa By MOGOMOTSI MAGOME Associated Press March 16, 2022, 08:36 • 3 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article BETHLEHEM, South Africa –– Four Bengal tigers rescued from years of captivity in […]

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Brits had a chance to shoot elephants and lions during sick hunters holiday

The British are offered the opportunity to shoot elephants and lions at bargain prices. The “Special Deal” is a desperate attempt to bring big game hunters back to Africa after the pandemic. Covid has hit the industry hard as tourists from the UK and US have been unable to travel to South Africa. One company, […]

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Ukraine Russia War: 6 Ukrainian Lions survive

Ukraine: The lions lived in a refuge near Kiev. Madrid: Six lions evacuated from war-torn Ukraine, including one rescued from a nightclub, have arrived at two animal shelters in Spain and Belgium, the shelters said on Thursday. The lions, along with six tigers, two wild cats and a wild dog, arrived last week at a […]

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Kenya launches bid to save wild bongos from extinction

A first batch of mountain bongos has been released in a Kenyan sanctuary, as part of a global program to save the rare forest antelope. The first mountain bongos have been released into a sanctuary under Mount Kenya as part of a global program to save extremely rare forest antelopes from certain extinction in the […]

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Deer, mink and hyenas have caught COVID-19 – Animal virologists explain coronavirus in animals and why humans should be concerned

White-tailed deer are one of the few wildlife species scientists have found to be infected with the coronavirus – at least so far. Credit: Andrew C/WikimediaCommons, CC BY In April 2020, tigers and lions at the Bronx Zoo made headlines when they caught COVID-19. In the months since these startling diagnoses, researchers and veterinarians have […]

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Lions and tigers driven from Ukraine to safety in Polish zoo

WARSAW, March 3 (Reuters) – A truck carrying six lions, six tigers, two caracals and a wild dog from a sanctuary east of Kiev reached Poland on Thursday after a two-day drive to escape a Russian invasion, said a Polish zoo official. noted. The owner of the sanctuary had requested help from Poznan Zoo in […]

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The History of the San Antonio Zoo

The San Antonio Zoo announced in February the monumental return of the gorillas, back to the menagerie after 30 years away from the noble creatures. Three decades might seem like a long time, but the history of the zoo itself extends far beyond the day the last gorilla was decided to leave San Antonio for […]

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Lahore Zoo’s big cats on sale to the public

LAHORE: Animal sanctuaries in one of the most populated cities in the country have a problem of overcrowding and to address it, Lahore Zoo has decided to auction off animals, especially its big cats. Currently, the total number of surplus lions in different zoos in Punjab is over 20 – Lahore Zoo, home to 26 […]

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Will the US Congress act to regulate big cats kept in captivity? (remark)

Americans may think the illegal trade in tiger parts is halfway around the world, but in reality, the United States is a big part of this lucrative global market. Recent research has indicated that the amount of tiger parts entering the United States is likely much greater than previously reported, and raises questions about the […]

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Taronga Zoo Just Welcomed Two Adorable Red Pandas And You Can Watch Them From Your Home

When the Lunar New Year arrived earlier in February, the Year of the Tiger took off, but 2022 could also be the Year of the Red Panda. Pixar’s upcoming animated film about a girl who turns into a red panda, called turn red, hits streaming in March, and Taronga Zoo just announced that it’s now […]

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London Zoo rushes to put an end to the “completely false” rumor that lions repeatedly escape | United Kingdom | News

An article from the gossip bulletin Popbitch made the claim on Friday, leading to intense speculation that the zoo‘s Asiatic lions are 100% safe. He said: ‘Although it’s not usually something they bother to publicize, there is a story circulating among staff at London Zoo about the lions there. “Apparently not only are they incredibly […]

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Deer, mink and hyenas have caught COVID-19 – animal virologists explain how to find the coronavirus in animals and why humans should be concerned

In April 2020, tigers and lions at the Bronx Zoo made headlines when they contracted COVID-19. In the months since those startling diagnoses, researchers and veterinarians have discovered SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in nearly a dozen other species, both in captivity and at home. the wild state. How do so many animals catch […]

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Hollywood’s Big Cats – Daily Breeze

Rogers Hammerstein, a reality TV producer of some fame, taps his thumb on his iPhone screen, writing a rather too long group text to a group of industry buddies. Two years into the pandemic, what had been a regular Saturday morning gang whose members met for breakfast at Art’s Delicatessen in Studio City was now […]

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Olympians in the animal world – Garden City Telegram

BY KRISTI NEWLAND Like many of you, I watched some of the Winter Olympics from Beijing. The commitment of athletes and the support they must have from their friends and family is incredible to see. I started wondering how certain sporting events would go if we opened them up to the animal kingdom. When crossing […]

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Did Omicron come from mice?

Last Thanksgiving, Rilu, an eleven-year-old snow leopard and father of seven, started sneezing and wheezing. Snow leopards are native to the Himalayas, but Rilu was born in an Oklahoma City zoo and then moved to Miller Park Zoo in Illinois in 2011 to be part of the Species Survival Plan – the effort twinning zoos […]

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Minneapolis Girls Survive Ellsworth, Boys Fail Late

Girls Two clutch runs gave Minneapolis a 39-29 road win at Ellsworth on Tuesday night. The first inning may end midway through the second quarter when the game was tied at 14. Minneapolis went on a 7-0 run to end the half and take a 21-14 lead at the break. Fast forward to the third […]

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“I went to London Zoo for the first time and it was so empty it felt like I was in an abandoned funfair” – Alexandra Bullard

Life would be boring without animals. Period. Imagine a world without meerkats, llamas, dogs and goldfish. Echoing the Sound of Music, here are some of my favorite things. Still, I’ve never been to a single zoo in my entire life, Edinburgh Zoo, but I wasn’t going to let this lack of zoo experience deter me. […]

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Martine Colette, who saved exotic animals, died at 79

Martine Colette, the founder of Wildlife Waystation, an exotic animal sanctuary that operated for 43 years just outside the Los Angeles city limits, died Jan. 23 at a hospital in Lake Havasu, Arizona. She was 79 years old. The cause was lung cancer, said Jerry Brown, his publicist and friend. Waystation, which Ms. Colette established […]

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Enjoy a wild day out at Chessington World of Adventures Resort with free tickets worth over £100 from Sun Superdays

CHESSINGTON World of Adventures Resort is famous for its exhilarating rides and Gruffalo and Room On The Broom attractions. But it was once a zoo and there are still over 1,000 animals to meet. 3 One of the biggest hits are Chessington’s Rothschild giraffes – Moja, Tonda, Kito, Oscar, Napoli and Khari – and I […]

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This Valentine’s Day You Can Name A Cockroach After Your Ex And Watch It Get Eaten Alive

Name a bug after your ex and watch an animal devour it, this Valentine’s Day. The Lehigh Zoo will also post weekly Facebook videos where people can see the bug named after their ex was fed to the animals. If you’re having a hard time moving on from your past relationship or want to express […]

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Nandankanan lion cub becomes dear friend of animal keeper: watch

Bhubaneshwar: In an interesting incident, a lion cub has become a close and dear friend of the animal sitter, who has raised her for the past six months since birth. Anyone who has seen Prshanta Gouda, the animal guardian and Barsha, the lion cub together, is happy to see the animal-human friendship. According to reports, […]

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In search of the Badger mindset

How long do real badgers live to earn their name in the “Badger State?” There is an unholy noise coming from the Henry Vilas Zoo. The fall morning has fangs, the air is just cool enough to be chilly. Clouds in the sky warn of drizzle. However, zoo-goers weren’t completely deterred — a modest number […]

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Seeking Doctor Doolittle: A private zoo with 450 animals for sale

Breadcrumb Links News Lack of regulation raises questions about a buyer’s ability to operate a facility safely One of the residents hanging out at Greenview. Photo by Facebook/Greenview Content of the article A recent real estate listing offering a small business near the shore of Lake Erie is attracting attention not for the 50-acre property […]

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Covid News: Austrian adult vaccine mandate nears approval

Members of the University of Pretoria veterinary team take samples from a lion that contracted the coronavirus from its handlers at a zoo in Johannesburg.Credit…Marietjie Venter JOHANNESBURG – Lions at a South African zoo who caught the coronavirus from their handlers were sick for more than three weeks and continued to test positive for up […]

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12 Quick Trips to Wichita KS Area Attractions

Eureka Springs, Arkansas, about 270 miles southeast of Wichita, has a 16-year-old Mardi Gras tradition with a full two-month calendar of events. Courtesy of the City of Eureka Springs Publicity and Promotions Commission Eight in 10 Americans in the sample surveyed last year by market research firm Destination Analysts think vacations are important for their […]

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Today’s Local Utah News Headlines – Monday Evening, January 17, 2022

Monday evening, January 17, 2022 State Intermountain Healthcare is rolling out a new visiting policy Intermountain Healthcare is “temporarily tightening” visiting rules from Tuesday. Overnight visitors are not permitted except for pediatric, labor and postpartum, dementia, critically ill, or end-of-life patients. This is to prevent people from sleeping without their masks. The changes are due […]

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Five Worcestershire Hidden Zoos With Super Cute Animals You Didn’t Know About

We are a nation of animal lovers and love nothing more than taking a trip to see them in zoos or safari parks. In the West Midlands, that means a trip to West Midlands Safari Park or Dudley Zoo. But tucked away in the Worcestershire countryside are five secret places to see animals and birds. […]

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A look inside Lion Keeper Reece Oliver’s new enclosure in the Nottinghamshire village

Strelley’s lion keeper Reece Oliver has completed his new enclosure for his lions – and he’s now caring for a rare animal he calls ‘Mr T’. Nottinghamshire Live agenda editor Joseph Locker and photographer Joe Raynor got an exclusive look inside the newly expanded compound after it was approved at a Broxtowe City Council planning […]

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The lonely puma who became a Hollywood star | Nature | News

FATAL ATTRACTION: P-22 became a Hollywood hero, but cougars are known to kill (Image: STEVE WINTER/National Geographic) Bears and wolves could once again roam remote parts of Britain, if the growing rewilding campaign is successful. It aims to restore ancient natural habitats and reintroduce species that have long been hunted on our coasts. Not everyone […]

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No Plane Ticket Required: Experience an African Sunset Safari in West Melbourne

This is a rare opportunity to be able to travel to Africa to observe firsthand its most spectacular wildlife basking in the glow of the summer sunset. But for residents of West Melbourne, this unique experience is made possible just around the corner from the house. Starting in January, the Werribee Open Range Zoo’s premier […]

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Raptors take center stage at the zoo’s first Keeper Chat

In honor of National Bird Day, Great Bend Brit Spaugh Zoo showcased two of its raptors on Saturday in the first in a series on the monthly Keeper Cats. Officially, National Bird Day was celebrated on January 5. Created by the Avian Welfare Coalition and Born Free USA in 2002, the event can be observed […]

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Employee injured by jaguar at Metro Vancouver Zoo

Employee was injured by jaguar at Metro Vancouver Zoo last month, according to WorkSafeBC, who said the incident had the potential for “serious injury”. An inspection report obtained by CBC News, dated December 13, 2021, indicates that the worker was feeding the jaguar when it climbed a metal feed chute. The jaguar “grabbed” the worker’s […]

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Minneapolis divides into Republic County

Girls After a slow offensive start, Minneapolis finally found their rhythm in a 45-20 victory over Republic County on Tuesday. Maci McClure reportedly led the Lions with 13 points and was named the Nex-Tech Wireless Player of the Game. Shelby Davidson added 10 points for Minneapolis, all in the fourth quarter, and got the H&R […]

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Columbus Zoo and Aquarium mourn Betty White, “a true champion for all animals”

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium has called Betty White a “true champion for all animals” after the 99-year-old actress passed away on Friday. White is pictured posing with a parrot during an event at the Los Angeles Zoo on June 14, 2014. Angela Weiss / Getty Ohio’s Columbus Zoo and Aquarium hailed “supporter” Betty White […]

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What to know after the tiger attack

A man was attacked by a tiger at the Naples Zoo in the Caribbean Gardens on Wednesday. He was seriously injured. According to the Collier County Sheriff’s Office, a member of a third-party cleaning service entered an unauthorized area near the tiger that was inside its enclosure. The man was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital […]

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Mountain lion seen in Pacifica’s backyard eating pet chicken

December 28, 2021 An image of a mountain lion in California. gatito33 / Getty Images / iStockphoto A mountain lion has been seen in a backyard in Pacifica, gorging on a pet chicken, police say. Pacifica police arrived at a house in Valencia Way on Sunday morning just after 7:30 a.m., according to a police […]

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Chilean zoo vaccinates animals against COVID-19 – MercoPress

Chilean zoo vaccinates animals against COVID-19 Monday, December 27, 2021 – 09:18 UTC Chile now also leads animal COVID-19 vaccination In addition to having organized one of the most prolific COVID-19 vaccination campaigns on humans, Chile now intends to extend this achievement to other living things after three lions, three tigers, three pumas and an […]

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Calgary Zoo and Wilder Institute excited about future conservation efforts

Breadcrumb Links News Local news “We are contributing to greater conservation of wildlife all over the planet, which is exciting. And he’s based here in Calgary, which is an amazing thing for our community ‘ Author of the article: Stephanie Babych Whooping cranes pictured at the Devonian Wildlife Conservation Center at the Calgary Zoo. Gavin […]

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The Knoxville Zoo is home to two endangered newborn African lions.

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (WJHL) – The Knoxville Zoo has yet another reason to celebrate this holiday season after the birth of two endangered African lion cubs on December 21 – marking the first cubs born at the zoo since 2006. A zoo statement says a male and female first opened their eyes to the world following […]

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Ivory Coast: Abidjan National Zoo reopens after one year of closure

This Tuesday (December 21) marks the reopening of the Abidjan zoo in Côte d’Ivoire. The zoo closed in September 2020 after a hyena escaped on charges of animal abuse. The facilities have been completely renovated. The renovation was financed by the State for an amount of approximately 800,000 euros. According to zoo director Karl Diakité, […]

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Detroit Zoo vultures travel to South Africa to boost conservation agenda

The scavenging vultures Mrs. Nasty and Nelly hang out at the Detroit Zoo. The couple, along with three other vultures from the Detroit Zoo, made their permanent home in South Africa to support a vulture conservation program in November. Advertising ROYAL OAK – In November, five vultures that previously inhabited the Detroit Zoo traveled around […]

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Cause of death of 13-year-old male lion tested positive for COVID confirmed by Honolulu zoo officials

HONOLULU (KHON2) – Officials at the Honolulu Zoo have received the histopathology report confirming that the cause of death of Ekundu, a 13-year-old male lion who tested positive for COVID, was acute respiratory distress. Officials believe the cause is the result of SARS-CoV-2 – the virus that causes COVID in humans. As Ekundu was an […]

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Summary of scientific news: geologists discover a “treasure” of dinosaur tracks in Poland; NASA’s Webb Telescope promises ‘incredible journey’ for astronomy and more

Here is a summary of scientific news briefs. Geologists find “treasure” of dinosaur tracks in Poland Hundreds of dinosaur footprints, so well preserved that even scaly skin can be seen, have been found in Poland, giving a glimpse of a complex ecosystem around 200 million years ago, geologists said. Described by the Polish Geological Institute-National […]

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Puma cub gets a buddy at the Scottsbluff Zoo | State News

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) – The Riverside Discovery Center puma now has a friend after acquiring a second puma that was found abandoned in Montana. The species coordinator who helped the zoo get the first cub was told of a second cub in need of a new home. “It was picked up by the Wildlife Service […]

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Minneapolis scores big wins at Solomon

Girls The Minneapolis women’s basketball team had no problem with Solomon on Friday night, battling to a 50-6 road victory in the Tri-County Classic. Senior Cameron Cleveland led with 13 points for the Lions. Minneapolis (3-1) led 26-2 at halftime. Solomon only scored halfway through the second quarter. Much of the same continued into the […]

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Minneapolis drops two relatives in Ell-Saline

Girls In a game of turnover and fouls, Minneapolis couldn’t overcome a large accumulated deficit earlier in the game and lost to Ell-Saline in Brookville, 48-46. The match was the first of the week in the Tri-County Classic. The teams combined for 68 turnovers and 42 fouls. Cameron Cleveland led Minneapolis with 13 points. Raleigh […]

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Gujarat: 5 cubs born at Junagadh zoo, stock reaches 50

Five Indian gray wolf puppies were born at Sakkarbaug Zoo in Junagadh, Gujarat on Monday, bringing the total number of wolves in the zoo to 50. The delivery took place about three weeks after another wolf also gave birth to five puppies in the zoo. “Five puppies were born at Sakkarbaug Zoo in Junagadh. With […]

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Joe Moorhead named Akron’s next head coach

Oregon Football will be looking for a new offensive coordinator. Joe Moorhead decided he wanted to stay closer to home. It was announced early Saturday morning that Joe Moorhead, Oregon’s offensive football coordinator for the past two seasons, will be leaving to become the head coach of the Akron Zips. Moorhead came to Oregon from […]

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Big cats at Saint-Louis zoo have recovered from COVID-19

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Big cats recovered from respiratory infections at the St. Louis Zoo after being infected with COVID-19 in November. Before becoming ill, the cats had been partially or fully vaccinated. Their caretakers say they think it only helped them develop mild symptoms. Now, big cats eat and behave normally, but they occasionally […]

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Blackpool Zoo unveils plans for new Big Cat house

Proposals have been submitted to Blackpool council for permission to partially demolish the existing zoo grounds on East Park Drive and construct a new one-story building with a 5.3-meter-high security fence. Design features will prioritize animal welfare and public safety. The new structure would provide around 100 square meters of additional paddock space and include […]

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Christmas-Themed Events in Central California: List of Valley Parades, Fairs, Trees, and Light Shows

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) – This is the most wonderful time of the year in Central California – a time of holidays and togetherness, Christmas gifts and lights, family and festivities. Across the valley, organizers are preparing to bring communities together for events, from parades and light shows to winter wonders. Gather your family and friends […]

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Madeline Steiner: Joe Exotic Channels Minds of 19th Century American Tiger Kings | Chroniclers

Despite Baker’s continued demands, Bailey didn’t budge, and in the last letter of their exchange, an exasperated Baker bowed – but not before writing in a delightfully passive-aggressive, 19th-century way that “I agree to accept the exchange of lions despite the fact that you have tried to force it on me without my consent. Education, […]