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Zoo Elephants

Feds To Zoo: Stop Using Dogs To Control Elephants

AP | By JOE MANDAK | Posted 04.04.2015 | Green

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The federal government has ordered the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium to have its human handlers stop using cattle dogs to caus...

Mimi Passes Away At The Denver Zoo

Posted 10.10.2012 | Denver

One of the oldest and most beloved residents of the Denver Zoo, Mimi the elephant, passed away on Tuesday. "This is an incredibly sad loss for Denv...

Celebrating Thailand's National Elephant Day At The Denver Zoo

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The largest exhibit ever undertaken by the Denver Zoo is getting an encouraging push from some of its smallest benefactors--kids. A fundraising effort...

The Real Cost of "Virtual" Nature

Brenda Scott Royce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brenda Scott Royce

A zoo visit won't achieve the same level of impact as an African safari, but most of us, viewing elephants and other exotic animals in their ever-shrinking native habitat is not possible.

Bob & Lily & Jack & Betty

Brenda Scott Royce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brenda Scott Royce

Bob Barker appeared before the L.A. City Council, invoking the name of his best-known gig when he said of the LA Zoo elephant habitat's $42 million cost: "The price is not right."