An orangutan living in an Australian zoo has created a jazz riff.
Georgian police were hunting down a tiger who escaped from the capital's flood-ravaged zoo after after another tiger mauled a man to death before being killed.
Przewalski's horses will be brought from the Nuremberg Zoo to Kazakhstan in Spring 2016.
A Japanese macaque gave birth in the Almaty Zoo
A Chinese zoo has unveiled newborn panda triplets billed as the world's first known surviving trio.
A Spanish zoo vet shot a keeper with a tranquillizer dart when a gorilla escape drill went awry, knocking out the unfortunate victim who spent the next three days in hospital.
Three female Asian elephants took up residence at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington on Friday after a 2,500-mile (4,000-kilometer) road trip from western Canada.
Now everyone can be a part of the Almaty Zoo through either fostering an elephant, lama or any other animal or owning a bench with a custom nameplate on it.
A horrendous incident occurred at the Karaganda Zoo: children witnessed a baby bear being eaten by jaguars.
The world's only captive leopard seal, which washed up in Sydney with a shark bite to his abdomen seven years ago, has been put down at an Australian zoo.
A man in China survived an unsuccessful attempt to feed himself to a pair of Bengal tigers and is being treated for depression.
A new lama was born in Almaty Zoo.
A three-year-old komodo dragon has died at an Indonesian zoo infamous for scores of animal deaths.
Several hundred reptiles and amphibians were found dead at Johannesburg airport when a routine inspection uncovered some 1,600 of the creatures crammed into two crates destined for the United States.
Staff at Adelaide Zoo were in mourning Friday after the world's oldest flamingo, and their oldest resident, died aged 83.
Imagine a creature so slothful that it snacks off its own fur and budges only once a week for a bowel movement.
A young African lion has died after getting its head caught in cables in its cage at an Indonesian zoo notorious for hundreds of animal deaths in recent years, it was announced Thursday.
The first giant panda cub born in Taiwan made her much-anticipated public debut Monday, drawing thousands of exciting fans in the first few hours.
A zoo in northern Thailand said Sunday that it was preparing for the birth of a second giant panda in the New Year thanks to artificial insemination.
A Japanese court has ordered public broadcaster NHK to pay $10,000 in damages to an indigenous Taiwanese woman for defaming her by using the term "human zoo" in a programme, officials said Friday.
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