Another Oregon cougar orphan sent to zoo

Orphaned Lane County cougar cubs heading to new homes By Katy Muldoon, The Oregonian December 17, 2009, 7:44PM For the third time this year and the second time this month, the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife called the Oregon Zoo on Thursday with a request:...

Virginia zoo remains closed because of winter storm

Tuesday, December 22, 2009 Roanoke zoo closes for a time, but animals are safe, snug Mill Mountain Zoo will be closed until at least Wednesday because of last weekend’s storm — but the animals are fine. “We’ve had a staff member spending the...

Abuse complaint against Canadian zoo continues to grow

13 more join abuse complaint against private zoo Updated: Thu Dec. 17 2009 21:11:24 Darcy Wintonyk, ctvbc.ca Thirteen more former employees have joined an animal abuse complaint against a world-class conservation centre in Langley, B.C. Twenty-one people, including...

OPINION: "Why zoos are in crisis"

What’s good for the box office isn’t always good for the animals Margaret Wente Published on Monday, Dec. 14, 2009 7:08PM ESTLast updated on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009 3:31AM EST Three weeks ago, Tara, the matriarch of the fast-dwindling elephant herd at the...

Pallas cats find temporary home at Virginia Zoo

Saturday, December 12, 2009 Mill Mountain Zoo welcomes feisty felinesBy Kevin Kittredge981-3323 Chin-Li was shy. Alexey was cranky. “If you want to breed, you’re going to have to be a little nicer,” advised Lisa Uhl, Mill Mountain Zoo’s public...