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  • After Cincinnati Zoo kills gorilla to protect toddler, critics attack mother

    After Cincinnati Zoo kills gorilla to protect toddler, critics attack mother

    "Parent shaming, or witch hunt on social media?" wondered the Cincinnati Enquirer. "Social media turns ugly after zoo episode."That about summed it up Monday.Days after her 4-year-old son plummeted 20 feet into the Cincinnati Zoo gorilla exhibit, after animal rights activists blamed her alleged...

  • 40 dead tiger cubs found in Thai temple freezer

    40 dead tiger cubs found in Thai temple freezer

    Forty dead tiger cubs were found Wednesday in a freezer at a Buddhist temple that operated as an admission-charging zoo, a national parks official said.The discovery happened while authorities were removing mostly full-grown live tigers from the temple in western Kanchanaburi province following...

  • Maryland Zoo says Hobbes, its African leopard, has died

    Maryland Zoo says Hobbes, its African leopard, has died

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore says its African leopard has died. The 22-year-old leopard named Hobbes was euthanized after his health declined rapidly over the past week, the zoo said in a statement Sunday. Hobbes came to the zoo as a 2-year-old in 1995 from Pretoria National Zoological...

  • New cheetahs make their first appearance at the Maryland Zoo

    New cheetahs make their first appearance at the Maryland Zoo

    Two tawny-colored cheetahs, Refu and Wgasa, can now be spotted at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. The endangered felines arrived from the San Diego Zoo Safari Park and recently finished their required 30-day quarantine. They’re now claiming their places in the African Journey section of the zoo....

  • Real clownfish suffered after 'Finding Nemo,' so 'Finding Dory' raises concerns

    Real clownfish suffered after 'Finding Nemo,' so 'Finding Dory' raises concerns

    Finding the message of many films can be challenging, but the moral of "Finding Nemo" seems pretty straightforward: Leave fish in the ocean, where they belong.In the children's movie, the father of a young clownfish treks across the Pacific looking for his son, who has been fished out of the deep...

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