The tallest animal in the world, giraffe is one of the few animals with the toughest legs that can potentially kill a predator such as a lion. However, there is more to this giraffe than its legs.
You won't believe what I learned about the symbiotic relationship between the cat-sized African Banded Mongoose and the ferocious-looking full-of-warts Warthog.
For many, the zoo is just a place where animals suffer in an unnatural environment, sitting in a cage and thinking about freedom. But for many of these animals, the zoo gives the only chance to live...see it yourself!
Learn the dirty little secrets that zoos don't want you to know. If you love animals, you won't support captivity. Animals belong in the wild.
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.
The idea of working in a zoo is very popular and considered by those within the profession to be the best job in the world. This article gives advice on what you need to do to get that job.
How does an animal lose its tail? I don't know, but it seems to happen a lot!
The Binturong has many interesting characteristics. An in-depth look at the Bearcat, also known as the Binturong! What does a Binturong have to do with popcorn and perfume?
Safari World in Bangkok is probably the largest 'zoo' in Thailand. It is a commercial enterprise, is purely exploitative and does nothing for conservation, education or research.
An in-depth review of the Virginia Zoo in Norfolk, VA.