The animals underwent 10 months of preparation that included surgery to recover skin and plumage.
The nearly 500-pound animal was rescued on Yawkey-South Island Reserve, suffering from low blood sugar and exhaustion.
With just 1,600 giant pandas left in the wild, the iconic creature needs all the help it can get from conservation efforts.
Close to 700 koalas have been killed off by authorities in southeastern Australia because overpopulation led to the animals starving.
Graphic footage shows live piglets, rabbits and possums used as bait to train some of the country's most successful dogs.
After 16 years living in a concrete enclosure, a female black bear is moved to a sanctuary after her owner is taken to court.
A conservationist points to the harm Ebola has done to gorillas and chimpanzees and argues for a vaccine for the great apes.
A study of pygmy hippo autopsy data reveals a high incidence of kidney disease.
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