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

Shameful: Elephant is starving in Venezuela zoo because they can’t afford to feed her

In the Curicuao Zoo in the Venezuelan capital of Caracas, Ruperta the elephant is starving to death. The zoo claims they cannot afford to feed her, however officials have turned away concerned citizens and animal … Read More

Bear and lion the last 2 survivors of Mosul zoo almost left ravaged grounds to safety

In war torn Mosul in Iraq, the Montazah Almorour Zoo had once been home to a large number of animals, playgrounds and green spaces for tourists and residents. Tragically this week, even with the deaths … Read More

Poachers break into Paris zoo, shoot rhino and saw off its horn

A four-year-old male rhinoceros was found dead on Tuesday morning at the Parc Zoologique de Thoiry; he had been shot three times in the head by poachers, and his horn had been chopped off. This … Read More

Shocking cruelty as zoo’s beloved hippo Gustavito beaten to death

In the city of San Salvador, in El Salvador, the rise of  brutal gang violence in recent years just reached one of the most vulnerable victims, when the National Zoo’s beloved hippo Gustavito was beaten … Read More

Last 2 starving zoo animals saved from ISIS rule in Mosul

In war torn Mosul in Iraq, the Montazah Almorour Zoo had once been home to a large number of animals, playgrounds and green spaces for tourists and residents. Tragically the ISIS invasion caused even more … Read More