The population of Australia's iconic koala has been rapidly declining in recent decades, and this year the Australian Koala Foundation declared the marsupials "functionally extinct." But one Queensland zoo is using proven breeding strategies to protect the animals, and starting…
By Kirsty Johansen
NEW YORK — April, the giraffe whose YouTube pregnancy in 2017 made her famous, is due again around next March.
By Associated Press
UPDATED: It took months of planning and unanticipated hangups at border crossings, but the Four Paws International team led by Amir Khalil succeeded in removing Lula the bear and Simba the lion from their confines at the damaged Mosul zoo…
By Larisa Epatko
This week, Colombia finalized a peace deal, an earthquake leveled villages in Italy, and something notable happened at the world’s “worst zoo.” Take our quiz about this and more.
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By Colleen Shalby
Bao Bao rolled around in Washington, D.C.’s first snow of 2015.Video by Smithsonian National Zoo We can confirm that Bao Bao — a Washington, D.C. celebrity who was propelled into the limelight last year when she was born to…
By Joshua Barajas
A court in Argentina ruled Sunday that an orangutan was entitled to some basic rights as a "non-human individual" and can live in a partially free primate sanctuary, local media reported.
By Robert Pursell
Zookeepers at the Johannesburg Zoo in South Africa have been working diligently in an effort to cheer up Wang -- the last polar bear on the African continent.
Giant panda Mei Xiang gave birth at the Smithsonian's National Zoo on August 23.
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