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# zoo - Monday 26 April, 2021

'It feels like Christmas': Dublin Zoo reopens with families excited to 'have a new experience'
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'It feels like Christmas': Dublin Zoo reopens with families excited to 'have a new experience'

Updated Apr 26th 2021, 11:52 AM 24,856 Views 37 Comments

The zoo opened with reduced capacity at 9.30am.

Zoos and wildlife parks, tennis and golf: Here's what restrictions are changing today
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Zoos and wildlife parks, tennis and golf: Here's what restrictions are changing today

Apr 26th 2021, 6:10 AM 33,488 Views 35 Comments

Zoos and wildlife parks are permitted to reopen from today.

# zoo - Sunday 29 November, 2020

‘World’s loneliest elephant’ is getting a new home
# Kaavan The Elephant
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# Kaavan The Elephant

‘World’s loneliest elephant’ is getting a new home

Nov 29th 2020, 3:50 PM 23,154 Views 12 Comments

A global animal welfare group has led the charge to save Kaavan since 2016.

# zoo - Monday 1 June, 2020

Dublin Zoo to reopen to public tomorrow with reduced capacity and new health protocols
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Dublin Zoo to reopen to public tomorrow with reduced capacity and new health protocols

Jun 1st 2020, 2:59 PM 32,492 Views 56 Comments

Tickets to attend Dublin Zoo must now be pre-booked online in advance, solely via its website.

# zoo - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

'If Tiger King did one thing, it turned the spotlight on the exotic pet industry'
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'If Tiger King did one thing, it turned the spotlight on the exotic pet industry'

May 19th 2020, 7:00 AM 20,542 Views 18 Comments

Elisa Allen of PETA says it’s time to acknowledge the cruelty behind the keeping of ‘exotic’ animals in captivity.

# zoo - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Woman and daughters being investigated over sky lanterns after fatal German zoo blaze
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Woman and daughters being investigated over sky lanterns after fatal German zoo blaze

Jan 2nd 2020, 12:55 PM 32,251 Views 26 Comments

More than 30 animals were killed in the fire.

# zoo - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Scores of animals killed in fire at German zoo
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# Krefeld Zoo

Scores of animals killed in fire at German zoo

Jan 1st 2020, 1:35 PM 25,598 Views 25 Comments

Local media reported that New Year’s Eve fireworks could have started the blaze.

# zoo - Friday 25 October, 2019

Pope visit and extreme weather send profits at Dublin Zoo company tumbling
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Pope visit and extreme weather send profits at Dublin Zoo company tumbling

Oct 25th 2019, 5:37 PM 27,494 Views 61 Comments

Profits last year decreased by 71% from €2.6 million to €765,000.

# zoo - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

US television presenter apologises after comparing black colleague to a gorilla
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# Apology

US television presenter apologises after comparing black colleague to a gorilla

Aug 28th 2019, 8:31 AM 62,580 Views 57 Comments

“I said something yesterday that was inconsiderate, it was inappropriate, and I hurt people,” anchor Alex Housden said.

# zoo - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Poll: Do you think zoos are cruel?
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Poll: Do you think zoos are cruel?

Mar 19th 2019, 11:00 AM 6,431 Views 5 Comments

Some penguins have to take antidepressants. Is that enough to stop you from going to a zoo?

# zoo - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Paris zoo reopens after 50 escaped baboons found
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Paris zoo reopens after 50 escaped baboons found

Jan 27th 2018, 4:45 PM 15,584 Views 31 Comments

The breakout was first noticed by a zoo worker, who saw the animals gathering in a service corridor.

# zoo - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Will Smith narrating his trip to the zoo on Instagram is just the purest thing
# Wombat Smith
# Wombat Smith

Will Smith narrating his trip to the zoo on Instagram is just the purest thing

Jan 18th 2018, 8:11 AM 5,249 Views 1 Comment

GIVE HIM A PLANET EARTH TYPE SHOW.

# zoo - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Three monkeys staged an escape from their enclosure in Dublin Zoo during Storm Ophelia
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# On The Run

Three monkeys staged an escape from their enclosure in Dublin Zoo during Storm Ophelia

Jan 17th 2018, 10:07 AM 33,571 Views 28 Comments

The monkeys jumped 20 feet from a climbing frame in their habitat before running riot in the zoo grounds.

# zoo - Monday 15 January, 2018

'Unfortunately, death is inevitable': Tayto Park releases animal mortality figures after media pressure
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'Unfortunately, death is inevitable': Tayto Park releases animal mortality figures after media pressure

Jan 15th 2018, 2:16 PM 43,974 Views 39 Comments

It said 30 of its animals had died in 2016.

# zoo - Monday 25 December, 2017

What do all the animals in Irish zoos get up to on Christmas Day? We found out
# Lions And Tigers And Bears
# Lions And Tigers And Bears

What do all the animals in Irish zoos get up to on Christmas Day? We found out

Dec 25th 2017, 1:00 PM 3,876 Views 0 Comments

Do they know it’s Christmas time at all? (Sorry.)

# zoo - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Dublin Zoo's latest attraction is...dinosaurs
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# Giraffic Park

Dublin Zoo's latest attraction is...dinosaurs

Jul 6th 2017, 7:30 PM 23,496 Views 19 Comments

The new exhibit features ‘Stan’ a life-sized replica fossil skeleton of a male adult tyrannosaurus rex.

# zoo - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Tiger that killed a zookeeper in the UK won't be put down
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Tiger that killed a zookeeper in the UK won't be put down

Jun 6th 2017, 6:22 PM 18,690 Views 39 Comments

Rosa King died last Monday after she entered a tiger enclosure.

# zoo - Sunday 26 March, 2017

The incredible story of the zookeepers who saved people from the Nazis
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The incredible story of the zookeepers who saved people from the Nazis

Mar 26th 2017, 3:00 PM 17,605 Views 3 Comments

Their story is told in a new Hollywood film called The Zookeeper’s Wife.

# zoo - Saturday 25 March, 2017

Dublin Zoo confident in its security as European zoos take extra steps to protect rhinos
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Dublin Zoo confident in its security as European zoos take extra steps to protect rhinos

Mar 25th 2017, 7:15 AM 9,218 Views 9 Comments

A rhino was shot dead and had its horns hacked off in a grisly poacher attack earlier this month.

# zoo - Saturday 11 March, 2017

European zoos the latest target for poachers seeking rhino horn
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European zoos the latest target for poachers seeking rhino horn

Mar 11th 2017, 12:00 PM 10,987 Views 29 Comments

Vince the rhino was brutally killed by poachers earlier this week.

# zoo - Monday 6 March, 2017

UK zoo to shut down after 500 animal deaths
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UK zoo to shut down after 500 animal deaths

Mar 6th 2017, 5:27 PM 23,990 Views 14 Comments

The zoo’s application for a licence was denied by Barrow Borough Council.

# zoo - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Calls for UK zoo to close after almost 500 animal deaths in four years
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Calls for UK zoo to close after almost 500 animal deaths in four years

Mar 4th 2017, 7:20 AM 16,556 Views 11 Comments

“The conditions that these animals are being held in is quite frankly appalling,” a report said.

# zoo - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Brutally killed: El Salvador in shock as Gustavito the hippo stabbed to death
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Brutally killed: El Salvador in shock as Gustavito the hippo stabbed to death

Feb 28th 2017, 8:11 AM 22,453 Views 19 Comments

A number of people entered his enclosure and stabbed him a number of times.

# zoo - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Japanese zoo culls 57 snow monkeys for being crossbred with an "invasive alien species"
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# Lethal Injection

Japanese zoo culls 57 snow monkeys for being crossbred with an "invasive alien species"

Feb 21st 2017, 10:32 PM 25,605 Views 28 Comments

The zoo operator held a memorial service for the monkeys at a nearby Buddhist temple to appease their souls.

# zoo - Friday 9 December, 2016

Investigation launched after seven penguins drown in Canadian zoo
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# Suspicious Deaths

Investigation launched after seven penguins drown in Canadian zoo

Dec 9th 2016, 2:38 PM 12,529 Views 16 Comments

The director of animal care at the Calgary zoo said it was “devastating news”.

# zoo - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Fears for South African penguin 'freed' from aquarium
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Fears for South African penguin 'freed' from aquarium

Sep 28th 2016, 8:08 PM 14,191 Views 16 Comments

The students who let the penguin out thought they were doing the animal a favour.

# zoo - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

14 of the most Dublin Zoo things that ever happened
# Bosco's Door
# Bosco's Door

14 of the most Dublin Zoo things that ever happened

Sep 27th 2016, 6:00 PM 7,923 Views 0 Comments

It’s the most wonderful place.

# zoo - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Poll: Do you agree with zoos?
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Poll: Do you agree with zoos?

Sep 25th 2016, 9:39 AM 34,577 Views 77 Comments

What do you think?

# zoo - Thursday 25 August, 2016

PHOTOS: London Zoo is doing its annual weigh-in
# Tipping The Scales
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# Tipping The Scales

PHOTOS: London Zoo is doing its annual weigh-in

Aug 25th 2016, 6:09 PM 15,119 Views 8 Comments

It helps zookeepers monitor the animals’ health and well-being.

# zoo - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

7 cool places in Dublin to take the kids this week
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7 cool places in Dublin to take the kids this week

Jun 28th 2016, 11:07 AM 14,293 Views 17 Comments

No matter what the weather’s like.

# zoo - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Parents in zoo killing case say their son is "doing well" and they "praise God" for his safety
# Harambe The Gorilla
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# Harambe The Gorilla

Parents in zoo killing case say their son is "doing well" and they "praise God" for his safety

Jun 1st 2016, 1:59 PM 19,190 Views 69 Comments

The parents are facing a possible police probe.

# zoo - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Poll: Was zoo right to shoot gorilla after boy fell into enclosure?
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Poll: Was zoo right to shoot gorilla after boy fell into enclosure?

May 31st 2016, 9:11 AM 45,536 Views 196 Comments

There has been a heated debate in recent days.

# zoo - Monday 30 May, 2016

Calls for parents of four-year-old boy who fell into gorilla enclosure to be prosecuted
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# Justice For Harambe

Calls for parents of four-year-old boy who fell into gorilla enclosure to be prosecuted

May 30th 2016, 6:07 PM 59,776 Views 126 Comments

A male gorilla called Harambe was shot dead by zoo officials when they considered the boy’s life to be in danger.

# zoo - Sunday 29 May, 2016

Zoo officials shoot gorilla dead after four-year-old boy falls into enclosure
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Zoo officials shoot gorilla dead after four-year-old boy falls into enclosure

May 29th 2016, 5:21 PM 70,255 Views 147 Comments

The boy had crawled through a fence before falling into the enclosure.

# zoo - Friday 15 April, 2016

Take a break and watch this chimpanzee's dramatic attempt to escape a zoo
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# Take A Break

Take a break and watch this chimpanzee's dramatic attempt to escape a zoo

Apr 15th 2016, 10:56 AM 28,795 Views 41 Comments

Zoo workers eventually shot Chacha

# zoo - Friday 8 April, 2016

Take a break and watch these wriggly baby penguins being weighed
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# Take A Break

Take a break and watch these wriggly baby penguins being weighed

Apr 8th 2016, 10:56 AM 11,868 Views 0 Comments

They’re called Wotsit, Frazzle, Cheeto and Quaver.

# zoo - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

A dog has adopted five cheetah cubs who just lost their mother, and it's adorable
# Blakely
# Blakely

A dog has adopted five cheetah cubs who just lost their mother, and it's adorable

Mar 23rd 2016, 5:48 PM 5,715 Views 1 Comment

And he’s an extremely proud dad.

# zoo - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Eight grey wolves have arrived at Dublin Zoo
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# Howl At The Moon

Eight grey wolves have arrived at Dublin Zoo

Mar 22nd 2016, 10:31 PM 22,972 Views 50 Comments

The new pack of wolves consists of an alpha male, an alpha female and their offspring.

# zoo - Friday 11 March, 2016

Mountain lion may have killed and eaten 'Killarney the Koala' at LA Zoo
# Jumped The Fence
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# Jumped The Fence

Mountain lion may have killed and eaten 'Killarney the Koala' at LA Zoo

Mar 11th 2016, 9:12 AM 16,434 Views 43 Comments

The koala went missing last week and its bloody, partially-eaten remains were found a short time later.

# zoo - Saturday 6 February, 2016

This zoo filmed a polar bear cub as she grew up and it's just the best
# Nora
# Nora

This zoo filmed a polar bear cub as she grew up and it's just the best

Feb 6th 2016, 4:52 PM 7,084 Views 5 Comments

And she has a little stuffed polar bear friend too <3

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