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U.S. national zoo to welcome new pair of giant pandas from China

Kyodo 30 May 2024
national zoo said Wednesday it will welcome a new pair of giant pandas from China, six months after Americans bid a fond farewell to three of the rare black-and-white bear species ... 5 general election, ...

Meet the 2023-24 Top Scholars for Oakland County

Royal Oak Daily Tribune 26 May 2024
Fiona participated in marching band, symphony, and jazz band, art club, student council, NHS, Dollars for Scholars, and was a General Motors Student Corp Intern (2023) and awarded Madison Team MVP – General Motors Student Corps.

Cameron Park Zoo's senior animals hold world titles for longevity

Waco Tribune-Herald 24 May 2024
Cameron Park Zoo is home to a reticulated giraffe and a king vulture believed to be the oldest of their species, and zoo animals in general are living longer everywhere ....

Past purchasing director joins trio of Columbus zoo executives facing felonies

The Columbus Dispatch 23 May 2024
The state auditor's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) and the Attorney General’s Office conducted a joint criminal investigation and forensic audit of the zoo in April 2021, shortly after a Columbus ...

Toledo Zoo Makes Surprising Announcement About Their New Baby Elephant

AOL 22 May 2024
It's time for a do-over for one elephant at the Toledo Zoo in Ohio ... "We've been monitoring this growth here at the Toledo Zoo," Michael Frushour, General Curator of Endotherms, said in the clip.

Grieving chimpanzee carries her dead baby for months at zoo in Spain

Sandhills Express 21 May 2024
The grieving chimp, named Natalia, gave birth to an infant ape about three months ago at Bioparc Valencia, but the baby died just days later, Miguel Casares, director general of the zoo, told Reuters.

Delhi zoo deploys coolers, sprinklers to help animals beat the heat

Hindustan Times 21 May 2024
Unlock exclusive access to the latest news on India's general elections, only on the HT App ... An official at the zoo, ... Similarly, rhinoceroses are being bathed at least twice a day, the zoo official said.

From free concerts to Bats games \u0026 more, 23 things to do Memorial Day weekend in Louisville

Courier Journal 21 May 2024
Tickets for the general public start at $23 for adults and $19 for children and seniors Friday and Saturday, $22 and $18 for Sunday; $21 for adults and $17 for children for Zoo member Friday and Saturday, $20 and $16 Sunday.

Zoopolis 500: 'Greatest spectacle in tortoise racing' returns to Indianapolis Zoo

IndyStar 20 May 2024
The Indianapolis Zoo annually hosts the Zoopolis 500, the "greatest spectacle in tortoise racing," ahead of the Indy 500 ... The race is free to watch for zoo members and included with general admission tickets.

How Tonka, Zoo Knoxville's last elephant, made a big impression on generations

Knox News 20 May 2024
Meant to replace Ole Diamond the elephant, Tonka was the ninth African Elephant at the zoo. Mike Fouraker, the general curator at Zoo Knoxville at the time, said that out of the 27 captured elephants, Tonka was the “pick of the bunch.”.

Atlanta zoo set to return last giant pandas in US to China

Fox31 Denver 19 May 2024
(The Hill) — Zoo Atlanta is preparing to send its giant pandas back to China, following suit with other states, the zoo confirmed Friday in a press release ... “Zoo Atlanta has ... zoos for research purposes.

Series of alligator attacks in Florida reminder that 'they're around us all the time'

WPTV 18 May 2024
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla ... Joel Lopez ... "Keep a safe distance to keep yourself safe living alongside these animals," Kelly Fad, the general curator at Palm Beach Zoo, said ... WPTV ... She said the Palm Beach Zoo has two American alligators and one white one ... WPTV ... .

Conservation charity accuses Britain

The Daily Mail 17 May 2024
Four British zoos had alleged breaches, according to the report ... 'The general public should be able to trust that if a zoo is accredited with EAZA is adheres to the highest standards of animal welfare, conservation, education, and public safety.

'It's pretty much chaos': How a Speedway bar prepares for the Indianapolis 500

IndyStar 16 May 2024
Zoo." ... “This is our deciding factor for the summer,” said Kelly Turner, 51, general manager at Mike's. On a recent rainy Tuesday evening, however, the “zoo” at 3701 W ... She took a job at Mike’s in late 2020 and was the general manager by the end of 2021.

Want free tickets to The Flaming Lips' OKC summer shows? Here's when and how to get them

The Oklahoman 15 May 2024
30-31 at OKC's Zoo Amphitheatre, the hometown venue where they played one of the "legendary" concerts of their career. General admission to the all-ages shows will be free with RSVP ... "UFOs at the Zoo.