Two elephant calves at the San Diego Zoo were caught on camera enjoying an animated play session.
Trick or treatment? Programming zoo animals to keep calm for the vet
Dutch researchers have built a wing-flapping drone which mimics insect flight – and could teach zoologists more about how real insects' brains work.
If you're a night owl, then a visit to this Moscow cafe would be a wise choice.
A mammoth operation to remove infected tusk
Two pandas frolicked in their snow-covered enclosure as the first snow this autumn enveloped the Yabuli Ski Resort in Harbin, in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, on Saturday.
The Paris zoo of "La Menagerie" in the Jardin des Plantes gardens welcomed the birth of a Bornean orangutan named Java, the zoo's first since 2005.
For most people, sharing a living room with just one two-metre-long alligator is the stuff of nightmares; Philippe Gillet has two.
Rhinos at Israel's safari welcomed a 50-kilogram baby to the group on Sunday (September 16) the largest crash in Europe, according to the safari's spokeswoman.
An ostrich, who escaped from its home on a farm, was found running down the city streets in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on Tuesday.
Keepers at London Zoo announced that they have managed to save a tiny penguin chick named Rainbow after its parents accidentally cracked its egg before it had hatched on Thursday (July 19).
Brookfield Zoo near Chicago says its newest addition is a baby prehensile-tailed porcupine, or porcupette.
Koko - the gorilla said to have been able to communicate through sign language - has died at the age of 46.
In an attempt to build herself a nest, the Audubon Zoo's 9-year-old orangutan, Menari, took matters into her own hands and made herself a winter wonderland of faux snow from a donated down comforter.
Four rare felines, known as the "world's fluffiest cats" have a new home at Chester Zoo, in the north of England.
Officials at Brookfield Zoo near Chicago say an eastern black rhinoceros with a nasal obstruction has undergone what's believed to be the first CT (CAT) scan ever performed on this species.
Penguins recover after zoo treatment to return home.
The new list ranks reptiles on a combination of how endangered and unusual they are.
A small monkey was on the loose in Mexico City on Tuesday, hours after escaping its enclosure in a private home and making a dash for freedom.
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