ZOO

  • Washington's panda cub Bao Bao spends night in tree Yesterday

    Washington: The National Zoo in Washington is reassuring fans of the panda cub Bao Bao that she's doing fine after spending the night in a tree. Members of the public can watch a live feed online of the zoo's pandas. When they saw that Bao Bao was in a tree overnight...
  • Captive orangutan has human right to freedom, Argentine court rules 3 days ago

    Buenos Aires: An orangutan held in an Argentine zoo can be freed and transferred to a sanctuary after a court recognized the ape as a 'non-human person' unlawfully deprived of its freedom, local media reported on Sunday. Animal rights campaigners filed a habeas corpus petition - a document more typically used...
  • Panda at Toronto zoo goes happy bear-bogganing in the snow November 19, 2014

    Da Mao at Toronto zoo is ecstatic that winter is finally here. The newest addition to the zoo's Panda family, Da Mao was found bear-bogganing on a sunny wintry morning, as captured by a visitor. ...
  • The world's only surviving panda triplets are healthy at 100 days - each weighs 11 pounds, has 2 teeth November 6, 2014

    Beijing: The world's only surviving giant panda triplets were doing well as they turned 100 days old Wednesday. Each weighs more than 5 kilograms (11 pounds), up from just over 100 grams at birth. They started teething at around 80 days old and have two small teeth each. The cubs were born...
  • Los Angeles Zoo sees first baby hippo in 26 years, a surprise because mom was on birth control November 5, 2014

    Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Zoo has received a real treat for Halloween - the birth of its first hippopotamus in 26 years. It was a bit of trick, too, because the mother was on birth control. The zoo says the baby was born Friday. It was somewhat of a surprise,...
  • India to start destroying stockpile of illegal wildlife items November 1, 2014

    New Delhi: India will on Sunday start destroying its stockpile of seized illegal wildlife articles, including tiger pelts and ivory, to demonstrate the country's commitment towards protection of its flora and fauna. The illegal wildlife products to be pulverised and burned by the Ministry of Environment...
  • Zoo tiger attack: HC notice on plea for compensation October 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday issued notice to the city police, Delhi Zoo and Central Zoo Authority on a PIL asking to ensure the safety and security of the visitors to the National Zoological Park, days after a youth was mauled to death by a tiger there. The...
  • WB: Mamata's younger brother denies assaulting staff at Kolkata's Alipore Zoo October 21, 2014

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's younger brother Kartik Banerjee on Tuesday has denied charges he beat up a security guard at the Alipore Zoo in Kolkata. Rakesh Singh, President of Alipore Zoological Garden Employees' Union, said Amir was assaulted over his action by Trinamool supporters. "I did not visit...
  • India's zoos: Need for reform October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The recent incident of a youth being killed by a white tiger at the Delhi zoo highlighted the need to restructure and revamp Indian zoological parks, while raising questions over the security of animals and visitors. While some experts say it's time private organisations were given a role in...
  • Post Delhi incident, Kerala zoo to tighten safety measures September 25, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: The century-old zoological park has tightened safety and precautionary measures, days after a youth was mauled to death by a white tiger when he fell into its enclosure at the Delhi Zoo. Additional metal sticks would be put in place in between the grills of the cages and steps...
  • Family of youth killed by tiger blame security guards, seek justice September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The family of the 20-year-old youth who was mauled to death by a white tiger at the Delhi zoo on Wednesday demanded strict action against the security guards who "did not act" when the victim fell into the enclosure. "My son was not at fault. It should be investigated...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 24, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 24, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey from New Jersey. ...
  • News 360: ISRO orbiter Mangalyaan sends Mars pictures September 24, 2014

    It's been just 12 hours since India's first interplanetary mission, the Mars orbiter, entered the red planet's orbit successfully and it is already hard at work. The Mangalyaan has sent back five photographs of Mars. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) confirmed that their ground station had receieved the first...
  • Pet chimpanzees suffer behavioural problems: Study September 24, 2014

    Chicago: Chimpanzees that are raised as pets or performers from an early age face behavioural problems that last a lifetime, a new study has found. The research suggests experiences during the first four years of life can shape behavioural and welfare outcomes well into adulthood. Although the immediate welfare consequences of removing...
  • Full video: How a white tiger mauled a youth at Delhi zoo September 24, 2014

    A 20-year-old boy was on Tuesday mauled by a white tiger at the Delhi zoo. The incident happened when the boy, as the witnesses say, leaned over the fence of the tiger enclosure and fell inside the enclosure. ...
  • Delhi: Tiger mauls man to death September 23, 2014

    On Tuesday, a white tiger killed a young man inside the Delhi Zoo. While some eyewitnesses claimed that the barricade was low and the tiger jumped on the curious young man who was watching the animals, others said that they saw the man leaning over to take a picture of...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 23, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 23, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey from Madison Square Garden in New York. ...
  • News 360: Shiv Sena to give 126 seats to BJP for Maharashtra assembly polls September 23, 2014

    Making last minutes effort to save the 25-year-old alliance, the Shiv Sena has sent a new seat sharing proposal to the Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday. According to the new proposal, the Sena has offered 130 seats to the BJP, other allies 7 and kept 151 out of 288 seats...
  • Tiger kills youth in Delhi zoo: Could this have been avoided? September 23, 2014

    In a gruesome incident, a white tiger killed a young man inside the Delhi Zoo on Tuesday. This terrible incident took place around 1:30 PM. The police say that the victim has been identified as a 20-year-old man Maqsood. CNN-IBN asks whether this incident could have been avoided. ...
  • Video: Tiger mauls youth inside Delhi zoo September 23, 2014

    A youth was on Tuesday attacked and killed by a white tiger inside the Delhi zoo after he reportedly fell inside the enclosure. Eyewitnesses say that the boy was leaning at the enclosure and fell inside it after which he was attacked by the tiger and died after a 10-minute...
  • Young man killed by white tiger after falling inside Delhi zoo enclosure September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: In a gruesome incident, a white tiger killed a young man inside the Delhi Zoo on Tuesday. This terrible incident took place around 1:30 PM. The police say that the victim was identified as a 20-year-old man, Maqsood. While some eyewitnesses claimed that the barricade was low and the...
  • Prakash Javadekar launches online portal for monitoring of zoos September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Environment and Forest Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday launched an online portal for grant of recognition to zoos and their monitoring besides an Earchival and retrieval management system for the Central Zoo Authority. A book "Zoos in India 2014" was also released at the event. The online portal for grant...
  • 'I am brave,' says Selena Gomez as she posts a photo in a swimsuit on Instagram June 26, 2014

    New York: Singeractress Selena Gomez, who flaunted her bikini body on Instagram, has said that she was brave in them.With her hair in two pigtail braids, the 21yearold pop star posed for a selfie wearing a peach bandeau bikini and sunglasses, the New York Post reported."Soy valiant," Gomez captioned the...
  • Leopard cub dies of suffocation in Tata Steel Zoological Society May 23, 2014

    In a tragic incident, a male leopard cub, Bobby, died on Friday due to suffocation in Tata Steel Zoological Society in Jamshedpuron Friday, a Zoo official said. Bobby breathed his last around 4 PM because of sudden choking of throat due to a piece of meat, said Rajnish Kumar, a member...
  • Zoo animals get coolers, special diet to beat the heat May 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Providing animals with desert coolers, special pools to wallow in, waterrich diet of fruits like watermelon and electrolyte fluids are some of the special steps taken by the Delhi zoo authorities to bring relief from the searing heat. Apart from special arrangements in their enclosures, significant changes in...
  • Watch: The world's first 'zonkey', the offspring of a cross between a zebra and a donkey, is born in a Mexico zoo April 30, 2014

    A zonkey, the offspring of a cross between a zebra and a donkey, named 'Khumba' has been born for the first time in Mexico on April 21. He weighed 26 kilograms and measured 70 centimeters at birth. Khumba's mother, a female zebra whose name is 'Rayas', lives among exotic animals...
  • Giraffe bids last goodbye, licks dying zoo worker March 22, 2014

    A giraffe gave a lick to a dying man who asked as a last wish to be taken to Blijdorp Zoo in Rotterdam, Netherlands, where he had done odd jobs for 25 years. Mario Eijs, who is mentally disabled, had developed a brain tumour and had difficulty walking or speaking. He...
  • Snapshot: Cricketer Pragyan Ojha is PETA's face for its anti-zoo campaign February 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Cricketer Pragyan Ojha is the latest celebrity to join the bandwagon of celebrities who have campaigned for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). In this photograph, he is seen inside a cage the way the animals are kept in zoos. ...