Animal


Iraqi Zoo Gives Rare Glimpse of White Lion

An Iraqi zoo showed off a rare white lion cub to mark the animal’s first birthday this week, as officials revealed that they hoped to welcome another of the rare…

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Saudi Arabia Deports 15,000 Qatari Camels

After Saudi Arabia broke off relations with Qatar on June 5, Riyadh made clear it wanted nothing to do with its tiny Arab neighbor. Trade is cut off, planes headed…

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One of Africa’s Largest Wildlife Relocations Begins

Conservationists have launched what they call one of Africa’s biggest wildlife relocations — the transfer of 7,500 animals over three years to a Mozambican park whose wildlife was nearly wiped…

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Tiger Kills Zookeeper in England

A tiger killed a female zookeeper Monday morning at Hamerton Zoo Park, 80 miles north of London. “A tiger had entered an enclosure with a keeper. Sadly, the female zookeeper…

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Federal Judge Dismisses Anti-Kapparos Lawsuit

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit aimed at preventing Jews from performing kapparos in Irvine, California. The suit, which has been pending since last Rosh Hashanah, is the latest…

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PA Calls for Zoo Closure After Bear Mauls Boy

Palestinian Authority officials called for the closure of a zoo in Kalkilya, after a nine-year-old lost his hand to a bear that swiped out at the boy, who got too…

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Gator Intrudes on S.C. Golf Course Photo-Op

Carrie Moores says she’d only seen alligators at the zoo before relocating last year from Connecticut to South Carolina. That changed this week during a chance encounter with a very…

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Turkey Crashes Through Windshield in Indiana

A New Jersey family traveling through northern Indiana got the shock of their lives when a 30-pound turkey crashed through their vehicle’s windshield. LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Michael Kellems…

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Zika May Be Spread by 35 Species of Mosquitoes

Zika may be spread by as many as 35 species of mosquitoes, including seven found in the United States, according to a predictive model created by University of Georgia ecologists…

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Humpback Whale Found Dead Along Banks of River

A humpback whale has been found dead along the banks of a river in southern New Jersey. Bob Schoelkopf, of the Marine Mammal Stranding Center, told NJ.com Monday that the…

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