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Seaworld Mourns the Loss of Kyara the Killer Whale

Heartbreaking news has been reported by Seaworld San Antonio this evening. At 5:58 PM EST on July 24, Seaworld announced on their Facebook page that Kyara, a three month...

Bertha the world's oldest hippo at the Manila Zoo

Bertha The World’s Oldest Hippo Passes Away at the Manila Zoo

Bertha first started greeting guests at the Manila Zoo when it first opened in 1959.  Bertha was there with her campion Berth, greeting zoo guests at the first Modern...

A former circus lion rest inside a cage in the outskirts of Lima, Peru, Tuesday, April 26, 2016. Thirty-three lions rescued from circuses in Peru and Colombia are heading back to their homeland to live out the rest of their lives in a private sanctuary in South Africa. The largest ever airlift of lions will take place Friday and was organized and paid for by Animal Defenders International. (AP photo/Martin Mejia)

Two Lions “Freed” From Circus Poached in Africa

The notion of freedom is something we as human beings hear and talk about frequently. For many years, people have seen the freedom of animals as a beautiful and...

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The Dodo: A Threat to All Zoos

In the age of the internet, it is common to use platforms such as Facebook and Twitter to obtain information on topics we feel strongly about. But because not every...

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March for Science: The Beginning of the Science Movement

Yesterday, on Earth Day, hundreds of thousands of people marched in over 600 organized marches in the name of science all over the world. While there are concerns with...

One of two killer whales killed in front of tourists on a whale watching tour

2 Killer Whales Harpooned and Killed in front of Thomson Cruise Guests on Whale Watching Tour

The world famous animal behaviorist Dr. Grey Stafford once said, “For the sake of all species, including humans, it’s time we recognize there is no more...

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San Antonio Zoo Researcher Discovers New Large Mammal in African Forest

The San Antonio Zoo is excited to announce an amazing discovery by our Conservation and Research Department in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Central Africa...

A rescued grey heron receives medical attention from the professional veterinary staff at the Manila Zoo

Manila Zoo Employees and Volunteers Rescue a Distressed Wild Heron

On Saturday March 25th, Manila Zoo volunteers were alerted to a bird that seemed distressed by keen eyed zoo visitors. The zoo volunteers known as the Zoo Crew...

Chest and Helen two rescued cetaceans at the Vancouver Aquarium

The Canadian Government has failed whales, dolphins and the Vancouver Aquarium

The most prominent animal rights organizations posted celebratory articles when Vancouver’s Park Board destroyed the Aquarium’s cetacean program. Not one of them...

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Poaching Could Take Out All Rhino’s in the Next Decade

Poaching is a problem that has been around for decades and it doesn’t appear that it is going away anytime soon. With recent events, it is clear that despite...