Mexico zoo names tiger cub for French football star Gignac - World Soccer Talk
Mexico City (AFP) - French striker Andre-Pierre Gignac has received a rare tribute from hundreds of Mexican schoolchildren, who voted to name a newborn Bengal tiger at their local zoo after the Mexico-based star.But there's one big difference between Gignac the footballer and Gignac the tiger: their
'Shocking' video featuring Papanack Zoo prompts calls to MPP for regulations
Activists will rally Monday outside the Orléans office of Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services Marie-France Lalonde asking her to act against the Papanack Zoo after the release of "a shocking" video by an animal-rights group. Animal Justice, an Ottawa-based organization of lawyers fighting for animal protection, has released a video the group alleges…
Oklahoma City Zoo launches webcam to show adopted tiger cub
A tiger cub who was rejected by her mother at the Philadelphia Zoo can be seen bonding with her adoptive mother and brothers in Oklahoma via live-streaming video. The Oklahoma City Zoo launched the " Tiger Cub Cam " Thursday, showing Zoya with her new mother Lola and brothers Eko,...
Cincinnati Zoo uses dating site-like program to 'hook up' animals, director says
The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is taking a modern approach to finding the perfect mate for the animals under its care. The zookeepers have gotten matchmaking down to a science using a system that zoo director Thane Maynard described as an animal version of a popular dating site. "It's...
One tiger kills another at Kunming Zoo in China during mating season
East Asia News -BEIJING (CHINA DAILY/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Kunming Zoo in Yunnan province has promised to improve the way it manages its tigers during mating season after a fatal fight between two males over the weekend.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Our View: Rainforest comes to Buttonwood Park Zoo
One challenge of running a smaller zoo like the Buttonwood Park Zoo, Director Keith Lovett told us when the new master plan was revealed last year, is that fewer exhibits means weaker ones tend to stick out when they're competing for visitor attention with stronger ones.The city-owned zoo’s brand-new Rainforests, Rivers & Reefs exhibit opened last weekend, as one of the first signposts in executing the master plan. However one would characterize the previous exhibit in that space,
4 Siberian tiger cubs make public debut at Hamburg zoo
Four Siberian tiger cubs are making their public debut at the zoo in Hamburg. Now it's up to their fans to choose names. The striped foursome — two male and two female cubs — explored their enclosure at the northern German city's Tierpark Hagenbeck for the first time on Thursday. Their...
Lion exhibit now open at Binder Park Zoo
BATTLE CREEK (WTVB-AM) -- The new lion exhibit is opening to the public this week at the Binder Park Zoo after a ceremonial ribbon snipping late Monday afternoon. It’s the animal that has most often been requested at the zoo. The new specially designed compound will open with two female lions. They will be joined by a male next week. &nbs...
Panthers Don't Belong in Small Aquarium Cages! Sign Petition to Free This Big Cat
No matter how well zoos may try to decorate their animals' enclosures, they can never compete with their rightful, natural environment. Keeping wildlife in zoos is in itself a highly questionable practice and, unfortunately, most often the conditions animals live in make it entirely unjust.