A new baby elephant was born in Japan’s oldest zoo, and staff members are now asking for help in naming him.
The public had their first glimpse of the male calf on Tuesday at the Ueno Zoological Gardens in Taito Ward, according to Reuters. He was born on Oct. 31.
Maki, a 21-year-old endangered lemur stolen from the San Francisco Zoo, was found by a 5-year-old Asian American child in the parking lot of Hope Lutheran Day School in Daly City, California.
The San Francisco Police Department was called in after San Francisco Zoo employees found the lemur missing on last Wednesday morning, according to the SFPD’s reports.
The Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington D.C. has announced that giant panda Mei Xiang is pregnant and is expected to give birth soon.
Veterinarians took Mei Xiang for an ultrasound on August 14 and discovered she was carrying a fetus.
Zoo Berlin in Germany finally showcased Meng Xiang and Meng Yuan, the first twin panda cubs to be born in the country, to the public.
The twins, who were born in captivity on Aug. 31, 2019, walked out with their mother Meng Meng during a press day on Wednesday, according to CNN.
Two pandas living in a zoo in the Netherlands finally got down to business after living together for many years.
A zoo monkey in China was able to make an online purchase after its keeper forgot to bring her phone with her when she went out to get food for the animal.
The sudden death of a celebrity panda loaned to a zoo in Thailand has finally been explained as experts linked his death to heart failure.
On Tuesday, a Chinese-assisted autopsy revealed Chuang Chuang, a 19-year-old panda loaned since 2003 along with his mate Lin Hui, had died of heart failure in Chiang Mai Zoo in Thailand, according to Reuters.
A giant panda on permanent loan to a zoo in Thailand since 2003 has unexpectedly passed away on Monday, sparking outrage in China where it originated.
Local media reports that the 19-year-old male panda, named Chuang Chuang, collapsed after eating bamboo Monday afternoon in Chiang Mai Zoo, Chiang Mai Province, Thailand. Pandas, which generally live 14-20 years in the wild, live up to 30 years in captivity, according to WWF.
A zoo in southwestern China is making headlines for turning one of its pandas’ feces into enviable souvenirs.
The unusual gimmick at the Yunnan Wild Animal Park in Kunming, Yunnan province apparently came in celebration of the 5th birthday of panda Mao Zhu.
A young girl was luckily saved after falling into the panda enclosure at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Sichuan Province, China.
The girl, whose name and age were not revealed but believed to be of primary school age, accidentally fell inside the enclosure at the height of around two meters (6.5 feet). She landed in a trench surrounding the center grassy mound where the pandas usually stay, according to Beijing Youth Daily on Sunday via South China Morning Post.
A zoo in Japan recently mourned the loss of its beloved capybara named Maruo via a heartbreaking tribute.
Maruo, which spent its short existence at the Hitachishi Kamine Zoo in Hitachi, Ibaraki prefecture, reportedly passed away in September after a vicious fight with his older brother, Soranews24 reports.
An orangutan at an animal park in Thailand has gone viral online for the mischievous way he groped a female zoo worker’s breast.
The playful primate, named “Ning Ning,” was recently captured on film sporting a wide grin as he grabbed the left breast of 26-year-old Sunan, a worker at Safari World Park in Bangkok.