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...

Romanian zoo lions will go to U.K. thanks to tabloid readers

GRRR – EEN light for lion rescuePride is saved by generous NOTW readers campaign By Phillip Whiteside, 15/11/2009 A PRIDE of neglected lions rescued by kind- hearted News of the World readers has at last been given the go-ahead to come to Britain. We received an...

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...

Lynx escapes from German zoo

The lynx escaped on Thursday, has been spotted several times, and is believed to still be in the vicinity of the zoo. Tierpark fahndet weiter nach jungem Luchs OZ/LOKAL/HWI vom 09.11.2009 14:03 Die aus dem Tierpark Wismar entlaufene junge Luchsdame konnte bisher noch...