Important information for prospective zookeepers and others interested in animal-related work who may be considering volunteering at the popular Big Cat Rescue of Tampa, Florida.
There they are, the cute fluffy little lion, tiger or whatever cubs in the newspaper photo. That should bring some visitors in to the zoo, sanctuary, rescue centre or whatever you like to call it. We have all seen them. Such photographs appear...
The Seattle Times has released a report stating that zoos are "failing in their efforts" to produce a self-sustaining population of captive elephants, among other overblown and hyperbolic attacks.
Malabon Zoo is a popular private zoo located within Metro Manila. Easily reachable by the Manila metro it makes an interesting alternative to Manila Zoo.
Before the actual list, there are three things that I need to say. From among the hundreds of animals I checked out, I have chosen only those animals of which even the adults are cute. The reason for this is that pretty much all baby animals of...
Red-tailed Hawk in Montana Mrs. M It is May 9th, and the signs of spring are undeniable here in Montana. One true sign of spring is the return of the migratory birds, especially the birds of prey. With spring in the air, the birds are distracted,...
The Ankus is an ancient tool used by man for the management of elephants in captivity. In the correct hands it is the best instrument for the job. In the wrong hands it becomes an abusive weapon.
Many people are anti-zoo due to misconceived ideas. There are good zoos and their are bad zoos. Here you will find many zoo misconceptions explained truthfully.
SeaWorld has made the wrong decision by ending its orca breeding program and teaming up with the Humane Society of the United States.
Zoos can and have taken steps to improve the situations in which animals are housed. But there is only so much they can do. Animals will likely continue to have limited movement, social interaction, food sources, and foraging opportunities.