Baghdad’s ravaged zoo comes back to life

While emerging from years of violence, al-Zawraa Park remains vulnerable Reutersupdated 9:18 a.m. ET, Tues., Nov . 17, 2009 BAGHDAD – More than six years after the U.S. invasion left Iraq’s main zoo a wasteland of starving animals and deserted cages, the...

Chile: Zoo holds contest to name 3 tiger cubs

Inician concurso para bautizar tres ejemplares de tigres de bengala en Parque Zoológico Concepción 20/10/2009 17:07 CONCEPCIóN, Chile, Oct 20 (UPI) — El Parque Zoológico Concepción abrió este martes un concurso para bautizar a los tres ejemplares de tigres de...

Two lions kill deer at National Zoo

At the zoo, no escape for a deer in the lions’ den By Martin WeilWashington Post Staff WriterMonday, November 9, 2009 A deer that jumped a wall at the National Zoo was fatally injured by two lions Sunday as dozens of startled spectators looked on. Zoo...

Two exotic cats escape from former home of breeder

Bobcat captured at former home of breederBy Ashley Meeks Sun-News reporterPosted: 11/07/2009 12:00:00 AM MST LAS CRUCES – A bobcat was captured at the former home of an exotic cat breeder Thursday and another large cat is still on the loose, according to Doña...

Florida: Tired of your lion? Give it up

The Tampa Tribune Published: November 7, 2009 Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission workers are holding an amnesty event today where unwanted nonnative pets can be handed over with no questions asked. The program is offered only a few times a year in...