| Feb 24, 2010
Things you expect to see at the Houston Zoo: giraffes, lions and bears. Animals in captivity that "captivate" anyone who walks by---but if you go to the elephants, no one can forget Max.
"Max lives here he's part of the herd," Trainer Daryl Hoffman said...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 8:25 AM
The busted land boom gave Fort Lauderdale an early taste of the Great Depression years before the rest of the country experienced it. But the city's main draw, its waterways, proved an economic lifeline.
While not yet a regular port of call for passenger...
| Mar 23, 2011
PITTSBURGH, March 22 (Reuters) -- A Pennsylvania zoo haseuthanized one of the five oldest male lions in the United
States due to age-related ailments, a zoo spokeswoman said onTuesday.
The 21-year-old African lion, Juma, arrived at the
Pittsburgh Zoo &...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 2:41 PM
Workers at the Bronx Zoo Reptile House are still on the hunt for the deadly adolescent cobra that disappeared from its enclosure last Friday.
They have now resorted to baiting traps with live mice, the New York Post reported Wednesday.
| Aug 4, 2010
| 5:19 PM
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Anthony Doerr opens "Memory Wall," his second volume of short stories, with an epigraph from Surrealist director Luis Bu˝uel. "You have to begin to lose your memory, if only in bits and pieces,"...
| Jan 14, 2011
| 8:04 PM
Disney World's latest backstage tour is off the beaten path. The Wild Africa Trek, which debuts Sunday, takes small groups of theme-park guests through the forests behind the scenes at Disney's Animal Kingdom. During a preview Friday, we found ourselves...
| Sep 8, 2010
"Menagerie: The Art of Animals" is an exhibition true to its name. The Forest Lawn Museum along with guest co-curator and artist William Stout have assembled a collection of art that depicts animal subjects, including bronze and paper sculpture, animation...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 4:08 PM
Ten African wild dogs born to the same mother in November at Brookfield Zoo didn’t seem as wild as their name suggests as they were getting 12-week exams and vaccinations in assembly line fashion on Thursday.
Some were shaking and scared. Others...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 5:24 PM
What do African game reserves and marine protection areas have in common?
Before jumping to a short answer, think about wild elephants, lions, rhinoceros, leopards and giraffes roaming broad savannahs of Africa. Imagine that the reserve program,...
| Jun 22, 2011
Allie heads to the city of Orange where she is a zookeeper. Some of her duties included taking care of the animals and feeding bears. The Orange County Zoo is located inside beautiful Irvine Park in the city of Orange. The Zoo is nestled among the...
| Jun 27, 2011
New Orleans - The sea lions at Audubon Zoo are celebrating a birthday! This week, the zoo is hosting a party complete with balloons and a fish cake!
The sea lions, named Sushi, Lilly and Katie, eat around 11 pounds of fish a day. At 30 years old, Katie...