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Zoo keepers use iPads, apps for apes

September 4th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Jakarta, Sept 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Not only have humans been found to have an interest on electronic gadgets, but it has also been discovered that the apes in zoos have developed passion ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Bull Goes on the Run at Edinburgh Zoo

September 4th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Edinburgh, Sept 4 (THAINDIAN News) A bull on the run in the Edinburg zoo caused chaos it as it escaped from its cage. However, its excitement was short lived and lasted for ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Polar bear dies from zebra virus

August 18th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Scientists have warned equine herpes might have developed the ability to jump species in the same way as influenza, after a polar bear died in a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

North Carolina’s zoo elephant to get contact lenses on order

June 20th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
North Carolina, June 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS)
An elephant is all get contact lenses as his eye-sight is weak. After C'sar the elephant suffered his second cataract operation, the veterinarian team at N.C. Zoo, ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Knut the polar bear’s death could have been avoided: PETA

March 20th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 20 (ANI): PETA has claimed that Knut - the famous German polar bear who passed away in his habitat of an unknown cause -could have been saved.The 4-year-old bear rose ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Artificial insemination planned for mainland’s giant panda in Taiwan

February 11th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): A panda pair presented by the Chinese mainland to Taiwan is likely to give birth to cubs, if attempts at artificial insemination prove successful, say experts.Panda experts ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Miracle Baby Elephant progressing fine

March 12th, 2010 - 2:24 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Mar 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This is really a miracle baby elephant, as it was believed to have died during an agonizing 9-day labor. However it is progressing along fine ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Chinese tutor needed for a American-born Panda

February 5th, 2010 - 12:31 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Feb 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mei Lan is a panda who was born in America in 2006, and since then she has lived there. However Mei Lan is about to shift ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Experts to study animal behaviour during solar eclipse

July 20th, 2009 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma Bhopal, July 20 (IANS) How would animals and birds behave during a total solar eclipse? Experts at the Van Vihar National Park in this Madhya Pradesh capital will study animal ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

100-year-old tortoise gets fitness training in Vienna zoo

April 12th, 2009 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
By Ariane Quade Vienna, April 12 (DPA) Schurli, the giant tortoise, is the oldest inhabitant of the Vienna zoo. But despite his age of more than 100 years, the animal has started a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Heroin addicted elephant unfit for wild after rehab

October 21st, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kunming (China), Oct 21 (Xinhua) An Asian elephant that spent three years in rehab for heroin addiction in southwest China has been declared unfit to be returned to the wild, zoo authorities ... Read more...

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