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Mar 28, 2014 08:47 AM ET // Tim Wall
One organization seeks to raise $45,000 for a Ukrainian zoo. Another zoo used social media and crowd-funding to acquire animal feed. Continue reading →
Mar 4, 2014 04:20 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Shera, a 9-year-old lion, gave birth to four cubs over the weekend at the National Zoo.
Feb 11, 2014 02:31 PM ET
Over the weekend, 18-month-old Marius the giraffe was shot, cut up, and fed to the lions in front of visitors at the Copenhagen Zoo. Trace discusses why zoos sometimes kill their healthy animals.
Feb 10, 2014 12:56 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Surabaya Zoo has been dubbed the "zoo of death" due to multiple allegations of animal abuses, deaths and illegal activities. Continue reading →
Feb 10, 2014 01:47 PM ET // Tim Wall
Marius the giraffe's genetics doomed him, because he wouldn't make a good stud. Continue reading →
Feb 10, 2014 09:00 AM ET // AFP
A perfectly healthy young giraffe named Marius was shot dead at Copenhagen Zoo despite an online petition to save it.
Jan 28, 2014 01:52 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Elephants at U.S. zoos are too heavy, so a reserve is planned to help the paunchy pachyderms. Continue reading →
Jan 21, 2014 09:45 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
The newest member of the National Zoo's panda family charmed zoo visitors on Saturday.
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