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Here's when the lion's share of Ireland's zoos are reopening
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Here's when the lion's share of Ireland's zoos are reopening

Apr 1st 2021, 7:30 PM 17,146 Views 12 Comments

Zoos and wildlife parks are allowed to reopen from 26 April.

'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 20,428 Views 18 Comments

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

Poll: Do you think zoos are cruel?
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# Zoo

Poll: Do you think zoos are cruel?

Mar 19th 2019, 11:00 AM 6,035 Views 5 Comments

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

Brick-throwing Chinese zoo-goers kill a kangaroo and injure another
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Brick-throwing Chinese zoo-goers kill a kangaroo and injure another

Apr 20th 2018, 10:24 AM 23,290 Views 57 Comments

The report did not mention whether anyone was punished over the matter.

UK zoo blames 'freak accident' after zookeeper is killed by tiger
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UK zoo blames 'freak accident' after zookeeper is killed by tiger

May 30th 2017, 8:15 AM 42,422 Views 9 Comments

The zookeeper has been named as Rosa King.

Barrier around exhibit of shot gorilla Harambe wasn't up to standard, says federal report
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Barrier around exhibit of shot gorilla Harambe wasn't up to standard, says federal report

Nov 18th 2016, 7:37 AM 8,597 Views 16 Comments

The death of the western lowland gorilla led to a storm of criticism.

Danish zoo criticised for dissecting a lion in front of a crowd of children
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Danish zoo criticised for dissecting a lion in front of a crowd of children

Oct 15th 2015, 8:37 PM 16,518 Views 32 Comments

Zoo officials have defended it as educational.

Edinburgh Zoo's panda is "no longer pregnant"
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# Bamboozling

Edinburgh Zoo's panda is "no longer pregnant"

Sep 22nd 2014, 1:00 PM 9,464 Views 9 Comments

It is not known whether Tian Tian had a miscarriage.

Junk in that trunk: The weight problem facing elephants
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# Jumbo Dumbo

Junk in that trunk: The weight problem facing elephants

Jul 18th 2014, 7:00 PM 9,022 Views 6 Comments

It’s not as funny as it sounds.

6 unexpected things that happened this week
# Mad World
# Mad World

6 unexpected things that happened this week

Jun 7th 2014, 10:15 AM 18,385 Views 5 Comments

Selfie surgery, sex dolls and gorillas on the loose – it’s the week’s wildest and wackiest news, rounded up just for you.

Depressed Argentinian polar bear, 29, waits to see if he can holiday in Canada
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# Chilling Out

Depressed Argentinian polar bear, 29, waits to see if he can holiday in Canada

Feb 8th 2014, 8:15 AM 14,448 Views 11 Comments

His fate is being decided by officials and zoo management.