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Plea seeks India send back lonely Delhi zoo African elephant gifted to Indian president home

Twenty-four years ago, a young elephant named Shankar was plucked from the wilderness of Africa, loaded onto a plane to India, and placed in the Delhi zoo. Now, a plea in the city’s high court seeks to send him back home. The petition filed by 16-year-old Nikita Dhawan, founder of the non-profit Youth For Animals […]

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French zoo shuts after pack of nine wolves escape enclosure during visiting hours

A French zoo has temporarily shut down by local authorities after a pack of nine wolves escaped from their enclosure during visiting hours. No people were injured during incident last weekend at Trois Vallées zoo in Montredon-Labessonnie, southern France. The animals destroyed safety hatches and climbed a fence, but never went outside the zoo. Four […]

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Belgium zoo bans woman from visiting chimpanzee for ‘having an affair’ with a chimp

A love story between a woman and a chimpanzee has taken Belgium by storm after zoo managers ruled it had to end. Weekly meetings between Chita, a 38-year-old chimpanzee, and Adie Timmermans, a long-standing visitor to Antwerp Zoo, will no longer be allowed. Ms Timmermans, who has been visiting Chita for four years, pleaded for […]

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This Australian Zoo is live streaming its animals to lift your mood during coronavirus lockdown

Coronavirus pandemic has created an atmosphere of fear. With the death toll across the globe spiking up daily, people have self-isolated themselves. In times of crisis situation, the Melbourne zoo and Werribee Open Range Zoo have come up with an idea to cheer people up. Both the zoos have started live streaming services so that […]

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Teenager who stole lemur from Southern California zoo awarded jail time

A man who admitted stealing a ring-tailed lemur from a Southern California zoo has been sentenced to three months in federal prison. Aquinas Kasbar of Newport Beach on Monday was also ordered to pay more than $8,000 in restitution to the Santa Ana Zoo. The 19-year-old pleaded guilty in July to one misdemeanor count of […]