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#Zoos

Poll: Do you think zoos are cruel? Zoo This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think zoos are cruel?

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

From TheJournal.ie Brick-throwing Chinese zoo-goers kill a kangaroo and injure another Cruelty

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

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

From TheJournal.ie UK zoo blames 'freak accident' after zookeeper is killed by tiger Tragedy

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

The zookeeper has been named as Rosa King.

From TheJournal.ie Barrier around exhibit of shot gorilla Harambe wasn't up to standard, says federal report Cincinnati

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Danish zoo criticised for dissecting a lion in front of a crowd of children Copenhagen

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

Zoo officials have defended it as educational.

From TheJournal.ie Edinburgh Zoo's panda is "no longer pregnant" Bamboozling

Edinburgh Zoo's panda is "no longer pregnant"

It is not known whether Tian Tian had a miscarriage.

From TheJournal.ie Junk in that trunk: The weight problem facing elephants Jumbo Dumbo

Junk in that trunk: The weight problem facing elephants

It’s not as funny as it sounds.

6 unexpected things that happened this week

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

From TheJournal.ie Depressed Argentinian polar bear, 29, waits to see if he can holiday in Canada Chilling Out

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

His fate is being decided by officials and zoo management.