Video of baby monkey forced to smoke a cigarette for anti-smoking campaign sparks social media outrage

A video of a baby monkey smoking a cigarette being used for an anti-smoking campaign backfired and sparked social media outrage with accusations of animal cruelty. The baby monkey, named Banjin, is one of the … Read More

World’s oldest white rhino dies at the age of 54 at Italy’s zoo

The world’s oldest white rhino, Grandpa Tony, died at the age of 54 after collapsing on his way to his sleeping area in a northern Italy zoo. ‘Nonno Toby’ fell to the ground on October … Read More

Dallas Zoo euthanizes baby giraffe after ‘catastrophic injury’

A three-month-old giraffe named Marekani was euthanized at the Dallas Zoo after suffering a catastrophic injury. On Saturday, staff members saw the baby limping, however she did enter the barn with the rest of the … Read More

Every lion and tiger at zoo in D.C. has tested positive for Covid

The covid-19 pandemic has hit full force at one zoo in Washington D.C. According to a news release from the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, the big cats were tested after exhibiting signs of illness.

The release … Read More

Killer whale died suddenly at SeaWorld San Diego: Cause unknown

A six-year-old killer whale died unexpectedly at SeaWorld San Diego on Thursday; the reason is not known and could take weeks before a necropsy can make a determination of the female’s cause of death.

According … Read More

Infant gorilla rejected by his mother at Bristol Zoo now has a surrogate mom

An infant gorilla born in August, named Hasani, rejected by his mother now has a surrogate mother following a successful introduction. Hasani has been cared for by his human keepers at the Bristol Zoo since … Read More

Woman jumps into monkey enclosure at El Paso zoo to feed them Cheetos

Over the weekend, a woman jumped into the monkey enclosure at the El Paso Zoo and fed two monkeys named Libby and Sunday,  Flamin’ Hot Cheetos.

The video was shared on Instagram with the following … Read More

Kind-hearted Arctic gold miners rescued orphaned polar bear cub

An orphaned polar bear cub was rescued by a group of kind-hearted gold miners in the Arctic. The tiny, female cub was discovered alone on the remote island of Bolshevik – a remote northernmost territory … Read More

Toledo Zoo’s youngest elephant Lucas has died

In Toledo, Ohio, the zoo’s youngest elephant – nine-year-old Lucas has died. President and CEO Jeff Sailer posted a video on the Toledo Zoo’s Facebook on Wednesday afternoon explaining the death of the much loved … Read More

Father arrested for dropping his child into elephant habitat at San Diego Zoo

In San Diego, a father who took his young child to the zoo and dropped the toddler into the elephant habitat on Friday has been arrested and charged with child endangerment and trespassing in a … Read More