The parrot problem: why Zoom calls are forcing people to abandon their pets

The parrot problem: why Zoom calls are forcing people to abandon their pets

The rescue charity Birdline took in 88 birds between March and September, a 70% increase on the same period last year.Well, at least the rescued birds can now be adopted by new owners with more patience.Some parrots don’t like women.

This python laid 7 eggs despite not being near a male for at least 2 decades

This python laid 7 eggs despite not being near a male for at least 2 decades

Experts at the St. Louis Zoo are trying to figure out how a 62-year-old ball python laid seven eggs despite not being near a male python for at least two decades.

What Cats Want: How to understand your feline friend's inner desires

What Cats Want: How to understand your feline friend's inner desires

What do you think about me?” I am talking to the renowned Japanese vet and author Dr Yuki Hattori via a Zoom link in my sitting room and, I must say, it’s a nice change to be talking to someone who’s almost as much of a cool cat as I am.

Carole Baskin of 'Tiger King' awarded control of Joe Exotic's zoo

Carole Baskin of 'Tiger King' awarded control of Joe Exotic's zoo

A federal judge has granted Carole Baskin of Florida's Big Cat Rescue control of the 16-acre zoo in Wynnewood, property that was previously owned by Joseph Allen Maldonado-Passage, known as "Joe Exotic" in the hit Netflix docuseries.

Meet, 'rent' or adopt a dog through Zoom meetings

Meet, 'rent' or adopt a dog through Zoom meetings

Pedigree's Dogs on Zoom campaign helps shelters like Nashville Humane Association host virtual meet-and-greets with adoptable dogs, and sponsors adoption fees for pets adopted through the program.Michigan Animal Rescue League launched a videoconferencing fundraiser in which people can "rent" an adoptable dog, cat or kitten to appear in Zoom meetings.

Two pet cats test positive for COVID-19

Two pet cats test positive for COVID-19

Two pet cats in New York state have tested positive for COVID-19, according to federal officials.In addition, people who test positive for COVID-19 should restrict contact with their pets and wear a face mask during necessary interactions.

Giraffes have adorable reaction to finally going outside after long winter

Giraffes have adorable reaction to finally going outside after long winter

Warmer temperatures in Chicago allowed the Brookfield Zoo giraffes to head outside for the first time this year and they took !They started running around and stretching their legs.Giraffes Arnieta (left) and Potoka (right) stretch their legs outside for the first time following winter.

Fiona the hippo catches eye of long-distance suitor Timothy

Fiona the hippo catches eye of long-distance suitor Timothy

Timothy the hippo has a message for the world: “Believe in love.The San Antonio Zoo’s 4-year-old hippopotamus also has a lot of messages for the Cincinnati Zoo’s Fiona the hippo .

3 women investigated for causing deadly blaze at German zoo

3 women investigated for causing deadly blaze at German zoo

Three women are under investigation in Germany for launching paper sky lanterns for the new year which apparently ignited a devastating fire that killed more than 30 animals at a zoo, officials said Thursday.

Fiona the Hippo stars in new book 'A Very Fiona Christmas'

Fiona the Hippo stars in new book 'A Very Fiona Christmas'

Fiona the hippo weighed just 29 pounds when she was born prematurely at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden in January 2017.

The cutest dog Halloween costumes this year

The cutest dog Halloween costumes this year

Because if terrible Twitter names and scooping out pumpkin guts haven’t got you in the spirit, this is the only thing that can – dogs in Halloween costumes.

Endangered tiger MAULED TO DEATH by big cats at Longleat - Investigation launched

Endangered tiger MAULED TO DEATH by big cats at Longleat - Investigation launched

As a detailed investigation into the killing gets underway, the park explained how the fight broke out in the following short statement: “Shouri gained access to an adjacent paddock where two other tigers, Red and Yana, were waiting to be let into the main enclosure.

Roaming eye of the tiger! Mighty big cat on mission to woo tigress at London Zoo

Roaming eye of the tiger! Mighty big cat on mission to woo tigress at London Zoo

Sumatran tigers number as few as 400 in the wild (Image: ZSL London Zoo) Stocktaking figures warn that recent assessments in Myanmar show no breeding animals, although less than 10 per cent of potential tiger territory has been surveyed.

'Europe's WORST zoo' Lions and three-legged bear rescued from ZOO FROM HELL

'Europe's WORST zoo' Lions and three-legged bear rescued from ZOO FROM HELL

Sedated lion rescued from 'Zoo from Hell' (Image: FOURPAWS) Police broke into the Albanian park so that a team from international charity FOUR PAWS could free the animals from their squalid, rusty cages.

Cat befriends critically endangered RHINO about to be released into Rwanda park

Cat befriends critically endangered RHINO about to be released into Rwanda park

He said: “The release of Olmoti, our beloved rhino, into the wilds of Rwanda is the culmination of my life’s work and that of our animal collection at Flamingo Land.“Using our facility as a safe sanctuary to breed critically endangered animals is something we have been doing for decades.“Our inspiration has always been to return offspring back to the wild and to replenish dwindling world populations.

Lemurs Climb All Over BBC News Reporter in Hilarious Clip

Lemurs Climb All Over BBC News Reporter in Hilarious Clip

Lemurs Climb All Over BBC News Reporter in Hilarious Clip The BBC correspondent assured viewers via his Twitter page that “no lemurs were hurt in the making of this movie” and wrote a blog post on the surreality of going viral and what it was like filming the now-infamous moment.

Why do dogs wag their tails? You asked Google – here’s the answer | Jules Howard

Why do dogs wag their tails? You asked Google – here’s the answer | Jules Howard

Tail wagging, I tell her (as she climbs me like a tree upon seeing a hamster-sized bichon frise puppy approaching at our local park) is a good indicator of the friendliness of a dog.