The Fort Worth Zoo now has 185 pounds, 6 feet of baby giraffe, and I bet you anything that Stefano Gabbana is sitting in a shadowy wing of an Italian villa cackling “spots! Precious spots” while he sketches out the design for the next Melania Trump statement coat.
A pair of male griffon vultures at the Artis Amsterdam Royal Zoo who have been a couple since 2010 have decided to settle down and make some room in their nest and, more importantly, their hearts, and raise a chick of their own, according to CBS/AP.
Can you imagine hating something so much that you think, our only option is to involve the zoo animals? I understand that zoo animals don’t care about politics because they don’t understand them. I also can infer that they wouldn’t care even if they could understand them, because zoo animals are prisoners without…
The zoos and aquariums of America know what’s up. They know you and I are starving for cute content, so there is a war of sorts happening on Twitter. The National Zoo kicked off the so-called cute animal “tweet-off” with a photo (above) of a seal giving puppy eyes right into your soul. Ok, cute. Nice fur. There’ve…
On Saturday, the Cincinnati Zoo shot and killed a 17-year-old gorilla named Harambe to protect a four-year-old boy who’d fallen into the animal’s enclosure. Now, people who evidently would have preferred to see a toddler die in Harambe’s place are angrily threatening the boy’s mother on Facebook. Except, displaying…
Sometimes, news events take place that are difficult to put to words.
On Thursday, a young female red panda named Masala said, “Fuck you,” to her parents, her school, her humdrum life in the suburbs, and snuck out of her enclosure to make her way towards Los Angeles in search of a career in show business, probably.
Our potential Republican presidential candidates are basically all anthropomorphic dumpster fires but it doesn’t matter for just this moment because a two-toed sloth was born and you need to look at it.
Josh Newell decided it would be chill to jump over a four-foot fence at Ohio’s Columbus Zoo and pet two cougars. That is dumb because he easily could have died, and, honestly, should have. It is dumber because he decided to film himself doing it and obviously got caught.
A three-month-old baby giraffe named Kipenzi has died in an accident at the Dallas Zoo. The zoo announced on Facebook that the giraffe was running around her enclosure when she ran into its perimeter edge and broke her neck. The zoo livestreamed her birth online in April. According to the zoo’s announcement, Kipenzi…
Here is a photo of a man living up to his potential, as well as three walruses who are getting it done for themselves. Writes Tumblr user feminerds, “My bestie is a zoo keeper, and she told me that because of Jurassic World it has become a craze in the keeper community (!) to re-enact Chris Pratt. You guys, this is…
A Japanese zoo’s attempt to crowd source a cute name for its newborn baby monkey blew up in its face, when some people picked “Charlotte” in honor of the new British princess, and some other people got mad.
True, horny love can never, ever be stopped.
Arturo, the only remaining polar bear in the Mendoza Zoo outside of Buenos Aires, has been dubbed the "world's saddest polar bear" by animal rights activists, and for good reason. (If there is a sadder polar bear out there, then I'm pretty sure that we have no way of being sure that our earth isn't a terrible…
A woman has been banned from the Memphis Zoo for trying to climb into a lion enclosure and feed them cookies.
A zoo in Austria named a baby tiger in a litter of five white tigers born last month "Obama."
Just weeks after a zoo in Denmark made a controversial decision to kill a giraffe and feed it to lions and big cats, word comes that a second zoo may put down one of its giraffes.
Zookeepers at the Copenhagen Zoo killed a “surplus” giraffe named Marius this weekend. And while that seems cruel, the zoo’s staff is more confused by how their actions have made animal rights activists freak out.