Tight times in Ukraine means cramped quarters for its zoo animals

The Kiev Zoo was expelled from the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria over poor conditions and mistreatment of animals. By CLIFFORD J. LEVYPublished: December 22, 2009 KIEV, Ukraine — Tatyana Shvets strode through the Kiev Zoo recently as if it were her own...

Houston Zoo’s newest arrivals are three lions

A Real ZooLife at the Houston Zoo with Deborah Cannon NOTE: This reader is responsible for this content, which is not edited by the Chronicle. December 22, 2009Our Newest Animals The newest arrivals at the Houston Zoo are three young female African lions. Born in July...

Scottish laird wants European wildcats, wolves on his estate

Wolves may make a Highland comeback in laird’s reserve plan to apply for zoo licence Published Date: 19 December 2009 By JOHN ROSS WOLVES, not seen in the wild in Scotland for hundreds of years, could be ready for a comeback on a Highland estate. The Alladale...

Bobcat arrives at Michigan zoo

Bobcat arrives at Saginaw Children’s Zoo at Celebration Square Published: Monday, December 21, 2009 1:29 PM EST The Children’s Zoo at Celebration Square in Saginaw has welcomed Kyra, a 4-year-old female bobcat. Come to the Zoo from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday,...

Snow leopards at L.A. Zoo get holiday enrichment

December 22, 2009 Holiday gifts for fuzzy-faced leopard cubs REAL SNOW CATS: A snow leopard plays with a cardboard cutout at the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens on December 18. A pair of rare snow leopard cubs and their mother were given Christmas packages...