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Bald Eagle Missing from Baton Rouge Zoo

Bald Eagle Missing from Baton Rouge ZooCredit: BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo(BATON ROUGE, La.) -- A bald eagle that zoo officials thought couldn’t fly surprised everyone when it was spooked during a routine maintenance session and flew toward  his mesh enclosure with enough force to cre...

Zoo Worker Fatally Mauled by Tiger in England

Zoo Worker Fatally Mauled by Tiger in EnglandiStockphoto/Thinkstock(DALTON-IN-FURNESS, England) -- A zoo worker at the South Lakes Wild Animal Park in England's Lake District has died after being attacked by a tiger on Friday. The victim, 24-year-old Sarah McClay, was described as a very experien...

Zoo Workers Step in to Mother Abandoned Baby Gorilla

Zoo Workers Step in to Mother Abandoned Baby GorillaFile Photo (Hemera/Thinkstock)(CINCINNATI) -- Workers at the Cincinnati Zoo have taken on a new role: surrogate mommy.An infant gorilla was born at the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas, on Jan. 29. Her mother rejected her. She was flown to Cinci...

Taylor Swift Spotted with One Direction’s Harry Styles in Central Park Zoo

Taylor Swift Spotted with One Direction’s Harry Styles in Central Park ZooJason Kempin/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Taylor Swift flew from Los Angeles to New York over the weekend to spend time with One Direction’s Harry Styles, further fueling rumors of a romance between the two. According to Us Weekly, both singers were...

Kitten Taken In by Baboon at Israeli Zoo

Kitten Taken In by Baboon at Israeli ZooABC News(NEW YORK) -- At a petting zoo in Israel, a baboon has adopted a tiny kitten who recently strayed into its cage and then refused to leave.The baboon now cares for the kitten, rarely letting the feline out of her sight. Zoo officials told local ...

Australian Zoo Keeper Stable After Elephant Attack

Australian Zoo Keeper Stable After Elephant AttackJupiterimages/Photos.com(SYDNEY) -- An Australian zoo keeper is in critical but stable condition after she was crushed by a three-ton elephant during a training exercise.The elephant, known as “Mr. Shuffles,” challenged veteran zoo keeper L...

Puff the Beloved Sea Lion Dies Unexpectedly at New York Zoo

Puff the Beloved Sea Lion Dies Unexpectedly at New York ZooSeneca Park Zoo in Rochester, NY(NEW YORK) -- Animal lovers are gathering at an upstate New York zoo to mourn the loss of a beloved sea lion, who died Thursday while receiving medical treatment.Puff, a 6-year-old male sea lion at the Seneca Park Zoo in...

In Japan, Rogue Penguins Break Out of Zoo Yet Again

In Japan, Rogue Penguins Break Out of Zoo Yet AgainABC News(TOKYO) -– Some pesky penguins in the Japanese city of Suzaka are acting like characters in a Madagascar movie and are giving zookeepers quite the headache with their repeated attempts to break free.A pair of 3-month-old chicks from Suzak...

Gorilla Brothers’ Heartfelt Reunion Captured on Camera

Gorilla Brothers’ Heartfelt Reunion Captured on CameraFile photo. Hemera/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- Family blood runs deep, even when you’re a gorilla, as the joyful reunion of two gorilla brothers at a safari park in London proves true.The brothers – Kesho, 13, and younger brother, Alf, 9 –...

Fake Giraffe Escapes Boston Zoo

Fake Giraffe Escapes Boston ZooDavid Kamerman/The Boston Globe via Getty Images(BOSTON) -- To the shock of patrons at The Franklin Park Zoo in Boston Wednesday morning, a giraffe broke free from its pen, sparking an emergency response from employees who rushed to corral the animal w...

Gorilla Reported At Large in Alabama

Gorilla Reported At Large in AlabamaStockbyte/Thinkstock(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- Authorities in Alabama are on the hunt for at least one gorilla after reports surfaced that the animal was spotted near a store in rural Newbern, Ala.The Hale County Sheriff’s Office said the town’s...

Fake Rhino On the Attack at Tokyo Zoo

Fake Rhino On the Attack at Tokyo Zooplusphoto/a.collectionRF (TOKYO) -- If a rhino ever escapes its enclosure at the Ueno Zoo in Tokyo, staffers will be ready. Such was the purpose of an emergency drill Wednesday in which two employees dressed up in a rhino prop and pretended to run ramp...

Fake Rhino On the Attack at Tokyo Zoo

Fake Rhino On the Attack at Tokyo Zooplusphoto/a.collectionRF (TOKYO) -- If a rhino ever escapes its enclosure at the Ueno Zoo in Tokyo, staffers will be ready. Such was the purpose of an emergency drill Wednesday in which two employees dressed up in a rhino prop and pretended to run ramp...

Monkey Banana Sam Snatched From San Francisco Zoo

Monkey Banana Sam Snatched From San Francisco ZooComstock/Thinkstock(SAN FRANCISCO) -- A monkey-hunt is underway in the San Francisco area after someone stole a tiny squirrel monkey from the city’s zoo.The black and orange monkey, named Banana Sam, was reported missing from his enclosure by zoo...

Zoo Gives Gorillas Flu Shots … and Bananas for Their Trouble

Zoo Gives Gorillas Flu Shots … and Bananas for Their TroubleHemera/Thinkstock(BOSTON) -- Eighteen-year-old Okie is like many teenagers: He's filling out, he's a bit on the quiet side, and he has a predilection for sweet treats. And like many his age, a seasonal flu shot is highly recommended.But as any doctor w...

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