Mysterious death of African elephant puzzles Zoo Miami staff

The mysterious death of an African elephant on Tuesday, at Zoo Miami continues to puzzle the entire staff. Since July 12, when zookeepers found 44-year-old Lisa lying on her side in the Elephant Barn, the … Read More

Zoo animals run in circles during solar eclipse or was it the humans?

Monday afternoon seemed to have been a confusing time for the animals at the Nashville Zoo during the solar eclipse. More than 7,000 humans gathered at the zoo to watch the total eclipse and at … Read More

Seaworld veterinarians euthanize sick orca: Third whale to die at park this year

Kasatka, the 42-year-old matriarch of the orca family was euthanized at SeaWorld on Tuesday after losing her long battle with a lung disease. The killer whale was one of the last to be captured in … Read More

Panda abuse? Photo goes viral after keeper appears to mistreat cubs

At China’s most prestigious panda breeding facility, a video recorded on July 12, which has since garnered viral status, seems to be showing a keeper mistreat two panda cubs. At the Chengdu Research Base of … Read More

Last orca born in captivity at San Antonio SeaWorld dies at 3 months old

On Monday, the last orca to have been born at SeaWorld died after just three months of life, the press release announced via SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment. The calf, named Kyara, died from “very serious … Read More

World’s oldest-known manatee dies after tragic accident

At the age of 69, “Snooty,” the world’s oldest-known manatee, has died. According to the South Florida Museum, the popular manatee died after a “tragic accident.”

On Sunday, the devastating news was released to followers … Read More

Zoo issues heartbreaking update about baby giraffe ‘Julius’

On Friday, animal lovers received a heartbreaking update about a baby giraffe named “Julius.” The giraffe, just one month of age, did not survive – the sad news was shared via Facebook with followers of … Read More

Giraffe at zoo dies after tragic incident with his father

A giraffe who lived at the Lehigh Valley Zoo died after a tragic encounter with his father. According to the Philly Voice, the six-year-old giraffe named “Ernie,” suffered a broken neck after leaning into a … Read More

UPDATE: Disgruntled zoo investors blamed for throwing live donkey to tigers as children watched in horror

Chinese zookeepers pushed a frightened live donkey into a moat at the Changzhou Zoo as prey for three hungry tigers. The panicky animal tried to hold on hugging his legs and hooves against the concrete … Read More

Employee killed by tiger at zoo

A female employee was killed by a tiger on Monday at the Hamerton Zoo Park in England. According to multiple sources, the tiger killed the zookeeper during the late morning hours.

News of the tragedy … Read More