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Animal Cruelty Is Part of the Fabric of the Former Soviet Union

Armine Sahakyan | Posted 02.08.2016 | World
Armine Sahakyan

Animals as well as humans have suffered from greed and neglect across the former Soviet Union, animals-rights activists say. Some of the worst offenders have been organizations owned by the government, such as zoos and circuses.

Is This The Worst Zoo In The World?

The Dodo | Annum Masroor | Posted 02.02.2016 | Green

This might be one of the saddest zoos in the world.  ...

Not Everyone Is Dreading Winter Storm Jonas

The Huffington Post | Hayley Miller | Posted 01.22.2016 | Impact

As Winter Storm Jonas makes its way up the East Coast, zoos are among the many institutions buckling down to make sure their residents are safe. And ...

From The Dumpster Back To The Big Top

Johnathan Lee Iverson | Posted 01.08.2016 | Women
Johnathan Lee Iverson

The first thing anyone ever notices about Jenny Vidbel is her smile. It's the purest smile I've ever seen. It emanates from a soul steeped in genuine gratitude, abundant joy and love for her craft.

Beat-Boxing Spider Monkey

Zorianna Kit | Posted 01.04.2016 | Good News
Zorianna Kit

I spent some quality time with this spider monkey, and when I brought out a stuffed animal, the excitement it created was caught beautifully in this video, proving just how positive the effects of animal enrichment can be. Let the beat-boxing begin!

Ex Situ Conservation of Small Wild Cat Species

Jordan Schaul | Posted 12.17.2015 | Science
Jordan Schaul

Zoological parks around the world contribute to small wild cat conservation, but not nearly as much as they contribute to the conservation of big cats...

Zoo Auctions Off Artwork Made By The Aminals Themselves

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 12.15.2015 | Arts

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Watch Gorilla Teach Little Girl How To Flip Middle Finger

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.27.2015 | Weird News

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Adorable Video Captures Penguin Breakout Attempt At Denmark Zoo

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 11.16.2015 | World

Their tiny webbed feet gave them away. A group of penguins was recently filmed attempting to carry out a daring escape inside a Denmark zoo. U...

Why the Zoo Should Matter to You

Elliot Zirulnik | Posted 11.05.2015 | Impact
Elliot Zirulnik

Tens of millions of Americans live in urban areas that might be described as concrete jungles, largely devoid of nonhuman life. Sure, there's probably a nicely manicured oak tree on the street corner and your apartment building may be overrun by roaches, but when was the last time you truly connected with nature? Let me guess: your childhood?

Drunk Woman Breaks Into Zoo To Pet Tiger And Gets Bitten: Cops

AP | Whitney Meers | Posted 11.02.2015 | Weird News

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Why The Zoo Offers Irreplaceable Experiences To Connect With Wildlife

Jordan Schaul | Posted 10.27.2015 | Green
Jordan Schaul

The live viewing of wildlife in such raw and unprecedented ways seems to leave a lasting impression for patrons. An education may only be as beneficial as what it confers in application. Zoos inspire people to talk about wildlife.

Introducing Stalinworld-- Lithuania's Communist Theme Park

The Huffington Post | Riley Arthur | Posted 10.16.2015 | World

Known by its unofficial nicknames Stalinworld, Stalin’s World, and Stalinland,  Grūtas Park in southern Lithuania has sometimes been ...

White Tigers Aren't An Endangered Species -- Or A Species At All

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 10.13.2015 | Science

Footage posted Monday of three white tiger cubs born in Crimea's Skazka Zoo might be adorable, but the cuteness of the little tigers belies the sad t...

Up Close With a Very Smart Orangutan at the Indianapolis Zoo

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 09.29.2015 | Green
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

After six decades of Zoo visits on five continents, and a number of safari treks through animal habitats in Southern and Western Africa, I frankly t...

Smart Zoo Has Its Caging Priorities Right

The Dodo | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 09.16.2015 | Green

Finding a way to share the natural world with the world's most probing, curious animals — human beings — is complicated. But one zoo in N...

Meet The Woman In Charge Of Making Sure Zoo Animals Have Fun

O, The Oprah Magazine | Pam Masin | Posted 09.08.2015 | OWN

As told to Sarah Z. Wexler Stimulus Package "My title is animal keeper and chair of the Enrichment and Training Committee at the Smithsonian's Nation...

Sleeping With Wolves and Camping in a Boreal Forest: Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean (Québec, Canada)

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 08.27.2015 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

We were not only going to a private wolf sanctuary, Aventuraid, but also to an animal wilderness park - Zoo sauvage de Saint-Félicien. The zoo was in a stunning boreal forest, and we looked forward to experiencing a camping, canoeing and hiking adventure.

Bears Run Free After 20 Years In Tiny Cages

The Dodo | Annum Masroor | Posted 08.25.2015 | Green

Forced to perform tricks and kept in tiny cages, four bears spent years languishing in a roadside zoo in Pennsylvania....

This Is Exactly What's Wrong With Raising Baby Animals In Captivity

The Dodo | Kelly Chen | Posted 08.24.2015 | Green

A tiny jaguar baby was born in March at the San Diego Zoo, and attendees were extremely excited — perhaps, a little too excited....

Top Ten Reasons to Visit Quebec Provence, Canada

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 08.11.2015 | Travel
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Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

Moving among wildlife and experiencing the outdoors are favorite vacation motivators for me, and knowing this adventure would be special, I invited my 12-year old granddaughter to accompany me to make for a cross-generational experience.

54 Stingrays Die At Chicago Zoo After Equipment Malfunction

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.13.2015 | Green

More than 50 stingrays in a popular exhibit at a Chicago zoo died on Friday after oxygen levels suddenly dropped in the tank where the animals l...

Missing Penguin Found Alive In Wrecked Tbilisi Zoo

AP | Posted 06.23.2015 | World

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Rescue workers cleaning up a zoo in the Georgian capital wrecked by severe flooding have found one of its missing penguins a...

Aftermath of Tbilisi Flooding: United We Stand?

Tinatin Japaridze | Posted 06.23.2015 | World
Tinatin Japaridze

The recent flood in my hometown Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, has drawn international attention and thousands of volunteers from across the country.

Tbilisi Police Search For Another Tiger On The Loose

AP | Posted 06.19.2015 | World

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Police and volunteers in the Georgian capital are searching for another tiger that might have fled a zoo wrecked by severe f...