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Pongo The Baby Orangutan Had A Great First Year Of Life

Posted 01.25.2014 | Good News

Last Friday, a baby orangutan named Pongo marked his first birthday at Zoo Atlanta in Georgia. To celebrate Pongo's birthday -- and the adorable b...

Stop Everything, Because Pandas

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.24.2013 | Green

Meet Mei Lun and Mei Huan. They are the first surviving giant panda twins to be born in the U.S. Born on July 15, 2013 to Lun Lun and Yang Yang at...

Creative Spaces: Where the Wild Things Should Be

Rana Florida | Posted 07.15.2012 | Home
Rana Florida

Ron L. Kagan made international headlines when he voluntarily decided to relocate the Detroit Zoo's elephants to a better home, a sanctuary in California. How exotic animals experience life in captivity is determined by the home that zoos give them. Here are some of the things that make this experience much better for animals.

Panda Cub Put In Incubator

AP | DORIE TURNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ATLANTA — The only panda born at a U.S. zoo so far this year was placed in an incubator on Monday for closer monitoring by zookeepers after visi...