Lions And Zoos

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Ancestor of the crocodile found in Wyoming. What did you say now?

One of the best parts of life in Wyoming is all the great wildlife and nature that we have available to us. There are animals here that you can’t see anywhere else. Take for example the prairie dog. You can’t find these guys all over the country. Same thing with …

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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 …

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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 …

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Black bears and grizzly bears I saw on a road trip in Wyoming

One of the coolest things in nature is to see a bear in the wild. Bears are beautiful and fascinating creatures and they present an extreme paradox. Often times, they look so cute and cuddly, but the reality is, they’re wild, dangerous, and deadly. We’ve all seen bears, but it’s …

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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 …

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