Rhino Conceived Through Artificial Insemination Born at San Diego Zoo — KTLA

A conservation organization in San Diego says it has achieved the first successful artificial insemination birth of a southern white rhino in North America, an important step in saving another rhino species from extinction. San Diego Zoo Global announced that mother Victoria gave birth Sunday to a healthy southern white rhino male calf in the…

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Endangered Baby Penguins Hatch at San Diego Zoo for First Time — KTLA

The San Diego Zoo has two new arrivals: a pair of endangered African penguin chicks. The zoo announced Wednesday that the fluffy chicks, named Doug and Barbara, hatched two months ago. The eggs came from two breeding couples. The zoo says it’s the first time eggs laid by its adult penguins have hatched there. Staff…

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Jaguar Attacks Woman Taking Photo at Arizona Zoo — KTLA

A jaguar attacked a woman at a zoo in Arizona, leaving her with injuries that required medical attention, the fire department said. The attack happened Saturday evening at the Wildlife World Zoo in Litchfield Park, said Shawn Gilleland of the Rural Metro Fire Department. The guest crossed over the barrier to get a photo and…

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Watching Devils At Tasmania Zoo — My Wild Australia

About a 25 minute scenic drive out of Launceston in Tasmania you will find Tasmania Zoo. The day I visited, it was a very cold winter’s morning, and most of the animals seemed to be hidden away sleeping and waiting out the cold. But there was plenty of action and entertainment from the six Tasmanian devils […]

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