An Old English Sheepdog steps in to raise a lion cub abandoned by both its parents.
It's been a busy time of late for some zoos, as some precious newborns grab the spotlight.
In a yearly tradition, the residents of the London zoo have their height and weight measured -- all 19,000 of them.
A mother panda, named Juxiao, which means chrysanthemum smile, delivered the triplets at Guangzhou's Chimelong Safari Park.
The death is the third giant lizard to perish this year at zoo infamous for hundreds of animal deaths.
With only some 50 left in the wild, the animal faces extinction without captive-breeding programs in zoos.
Experts warn that the weight gain is contributing to infertility, which could be detrimental to the survival of the species in zoos.
Two surviving cubs from May 27 birth finally get their pictures in the media.
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