Flamingo euthanized at zoo after kid threw rock into exhibit

In Bloomington, Illinois, a flamingo had to be euthanized after an elementary school student threw a rock into the exhibit and broke the flamingo’s leg.

According to the Pantagraph, a representative from the Miller … Read More

Woman taking selfies at zoo attacked by jaguar

A woman taking selfies at an Arizona zoo was attacked by a jaguar leaving her with injuries that required medical attention.

According to the Wildlife World Zoo in Litchfield Park,  witnesses watched as the woman … Read More

Young lioness declawed so she could play with visitors at zoo

A zoo located in the southern Gaza Strip in Palestine recently declawed a young lioness in an effort to make her friendlier so visitors would be able to interact  and “play” with her.

According to … Read More

Endangered Sumatran tiger killed in fight at the London Zoo

An endangered Sumatran tiger brought to the London Zoo less than two weeks ago from a Danish safari park killed another rare tiger in a fight when introduced to each other and had been thought … Read More

Viral video star ‘Eddie the sea otter’ passed away at Oregon Zoo

“Eddie the sea otter” found Internet fame in 2013 when a video went viral showing the adorable little guy slam-dunking a toy basketball through a miniature hoop. The Oregon Zoo, where Eddie lived, trained him … Read More

Emaciated elephant forced to perform circus tricks in Thai arena

A severely emaciated elephant was forced to perform circus tricks to an almost empty arena at a crocodile farm in Samut Prakan, Thailand on Friday. The female, Asian elephant performed to just a handful of … Read More

Rare snow leopard shot to death after zookeeper left cage gate ajar

A rare snow leopard was shot to death after a zookeeper accidentally left the animal’s cage ajar and the leopard escaped. Although zoo officials stated they tried to lure the leopard named Margaash back into … Read More

Advocates call out Malibu Wines for not evacuating Stanley the giraffe

In Malibu, California, Stanley the giraffe has been reported to be fine. As the Woolsey Fire quickly spread, residents, businesses and animals were forced to quickly evacuate. Animal advocates were very worried about Stanley’s safety.… Read More

Chinese tourists pelted crocodile with rocks to see if he was real

Chinese tourists pelted a crocodile at the China-Africa Wildlife Zoo in Xiamen over the weekend with rocks until it bled to determine if the animal was real. The saltwater reptile is believed to be Asia’s … Read More

Lioness at Indianapolis Zoo kills father of her 3 cubs

A lioness at the Indianapolis Zoo killed the father of her three cubs earlier this week. A statement posted on Friday from the zoo staff reported they had heard “an unusual amount of roaring at … Read More