All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘zoos’

Giraffe Heart Defect Surgery Fails At Oklahoma Zoo

The Oklahoma City Zoo this week sadly announced that one of its young giraffes has died. The animal was undergoing heart surgery to repair a defect that veterinarians at the zoo believed to be a persistent right aortic arch (PRAA). Named Kyah, the giraffe was a six-month-old female giraffe that had been born at the Oklahoma City Zoo on September …

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Copenhagen Zoo Kills Four Lions Following Death Of Giraffe

In a shocking turn of events, the same zoo that recently killed a giraffe has killed four lions. The zoo, which is located in Denmark, received a large amount of criticism following the death of its giraffe, and will likely see similar treatment after killing lions. It is puzzling why a zoo that has been criticized for a similar event …

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Zookeepers Check Out Some Animals With Google Glass

The Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia has put out a video in which its staff members strap on Google Glass and give us an up close and personal look at some of the animals. “We had the opportunity to try out Google Glass this week, and our keepers were curious to see if it would help them in caring for …

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Goose Attacks Gorilla, Gorilla Runs Away

It looks like some of the weaker of the animal kingdom are starting to rise up. Not only did a beaver make headlines for killing a man, but now a goose is trying to mix it up with a Gorilla. The Sedgwick County Zoo in Wichita Kansas has uploaded a video of a Goose going after a gorilla to YouTube, …

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Lion Kills Heron in Zoo Incident Caught on Film

Anyone who has ever been to a zoo knows that they are usually pretty docile places. The animals, being animals, mostly lounge around all day. This is especially true for big cats, which don’t seem to have temperaments much different from the house cats all of us on the internet are so familiar with. However, big cats still possess their …

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Rare Giraffe Born at Connecticut Zoo [VIDEO]

The LEO Zoological Conservation Center (LEOZCC) in Greenwich, Connecticut, has announced the birth of a rare giraffe. A six-year-old Rothschild giraffe named Petal gave birth to a female calf on Friday, March 22. The center has stated that Petal “has bonded extremely well” with the calf and that the calf was standing and nursing within half an hour of being …

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Meet Eddie, the Slam-Dunking Sea Otter

Eddie the geriatric sea otter, other than being really cute, also likes to play a bit of basketball. The Oregon Zoo had to find some way to get Eddie to work those arthritic elbows, and they thought what better way than with a little bit of b-ball. You won’t see Eddie hooping during exhibits. This is just for medical purposes. …

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