The public is invited to weigh in.
The zoo wants the public to weigh in on a name for its 2-month-old male Grevy’s zebra.
Consider it WrestleMania, big cat style.
Riki-san and Haui-san, the San Diego Zoo’s 14-week-old clouded leopard cubs, climb, pounce and tumble in this adorable footage of them in the Children’s Zoo nursery.
Elephants in Mali's Gourma desert have adapted to living with little access to water.
Using GPS tracking collars, researchers found that a group of Gourma elephants near Timbuktu travels 12,355 square miles through the deserts of Mali each year in search of food and water.
"It's incredible these elephants have survived,” said the study’s lead author, Jake Wall of the conservation group Save the Elephants, Kenya, and the University of British Columbia. “They have a truly stressful life with the lack of water and food, and their giant range reflects that."
A catfight brews in Key West, Fla. as descendants of the famous six-toed felines raised by the late famous author are subjected to federal oversight.
For most of the 1930s, Ernest Hemingway lived and worked at 907 Whitehead Street in Key West, Fla. It was here where the author completed the partially autographic novel, A Farewell to Arms. According to the website for The Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum, the Spanish Colonial style home was built in 1851. Following a major restoration by Ernest and his wife, Pauline, the stately residence landed on the National Historical Landmark list.
The singer mourns her pet via Twitter.
There’s sad news this week for actress and singer Miley Cyrus, who’s a well-known dog lover.
On Tuesday, she announced that her 2-year-old Yorkie, Lila, had died.
"My heart has never been so broken,” she wrote on Twitter, and condolences from her fans poured in.
Rescue team saves stranded pup.
A 2-year-old Bernese mountain dog named Ohly got spooked and ran off during a snow trek on a part of British Columbia’s Mount Seymour nearly two weeks ago.
Ohly’s family and friends tried to search for him, but with the dog in a ravine that’s so steep it’s known as “Suicide Gully,” the North Shore Rescue team stepped in so that the searchers weren’t putting themselves in danger.
The team found Ohly, but the scared dog kept running away. On Saturday, with the help of a helicopter, the team was finally able to recover to Ohly, and reunited him with his relieved family.
“Ikea monkey” gains fame.
Dressed in a dapper shearling coat and a diaper, a rhesus macaque shocked customers when he was spotted walking through the parking lot of a Toronto Ikea store on Sunday.
Police think the 7-month-old monkey escaped from both a crate and his owner’s car to head inside the store.
Twinkling lights, romance and ... gingerbread habitats?
By Shayna Meliker
’Tis the season for gifts, Christmas lights and winter wonderlands — and not just for us humans! Zoo and aquarium animals across the country are proving that you don’t have to be a human (or a reindeer) to get into the holiday spirit.
So if gingerbread houses and cheerful music unwrap your holiday joy, check out this roundup of our favorite zoo and aquarium holiday events.