Bronx Zoo apologies for putting African man on display in iron cage along with an orangutan in 1906

In 1906, Bronx Zoo in New York kept a man from Central Africa in an enclosure in its monkey house. The man was trapped in an iron cage with an orangutan while hundreds of people watched. Now, 114 years later, the organization that runs the zoo has apologized. Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) issued a statement […]

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More tigers and lions test positive for coronavirus at US zoo

Another seven big cats have been confirmed as having COVID-19 at a zoo in the US. Four tigers and three African lions have been diagnosed at the Bronx Zoo in New York, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society, which runs the zoo. The animals were tested after a four-year-old Malayan tiger called Nadia developed a […]


Woman climbs barrier to wave inside lions enclosure

A woman reportedly climbed over a safety barrier at the lion exhibit at a New York City zoo. In a statement the Bronx Zoo said its staff received a report that an individual climbed over the visitor barrier at the African lion exhibit on Saturday. The zoo says this was a “serious violation and unlawful […]