Zoos have been pairing lonely cubs with pups for years, and Daisy isn’t the first dog to come live at the Cincinnati Zoo. Another cheetah, Kris, has grown up with a dog pal called Remus – they met in 2019 and still have play dates together.
Having said that, one must read through the details of the schemes carefully, what it covers and what not.” Poorvi Anthony, co-counder of a pet retail chain, feels that pet insurance has become the need of the hour.Currently, however, most pet insurance providers offer cover for dogs.As of now, pet insurance largely covers dogs.
The 18-year-old conservationist and son of the "Crocodile Hunter" star Steve Irwin encountered a "decent size snake" in the middle of the road of his family's zoo at night, so he decided to help.He's either going to get eaten, or he's going to eat one of the other animals," Irwin said, while holding up the snake.
Irwin is extra cautious as he moves around since he knows that the croc is a bit of a wild card.“Casper has such a wild behavior and since Dad first got Casper, he’s had that instinct,” he says, referring to his late father, Steve Irwin, who died in 2006 after being attacked by a stingray.
In the wake of the legendary actor’s death last week at the age of 99, a movement called the #BettyWhiteChallenge has spread on social media, in which people are urged to donate money to animal rights organizations.
From giraffes to snow leopards, gorillas to sea lions, zoos around the world have been inoculating their animals with an experimental Covid vaccine as an insurance policy against what they fear could be a similarly fatal illness for certain mammals.
An outbreak among gorillas in San Diego struck in early 2021, and the zoo requested experimental access to the the Zoetis vaccine.The vaccine has been universally well tolerated by animals, Zoetis reports, but coronavirus has continued to spread among zoo animals in San Diego and around the world.
April, the giraffe who became a sensation when a rural New York zoo livestreamed her 2017 pregnancy and delivery , was euthanized Friday because of advancing arthritis, the zoo said.“She is a precious member of our family, and while we knew this day would eventually come, our hearts are hurting,” Animal Adventure Park owner Jordan Patch said in a statement.
Black-footed ferret recovery efforts aimed at increased genetic diversity and disease resistance took a bold step forward on Dec. 10, with the birth of Elizabeth Ann, created from the cells of Willa, a black-footed ferret that lived more than 30 years ago, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said.
But when David Videcette found his living room covered in cushion stuffing, he didn’t have to try too hard to fins the culprit – his very guilty looking dog.
Giant panda gives birth to healthy cub at National Zoo. During a TODAY segment on Wednesday morning, the show's co-anchors weighed in on which panda names they like best.
A pair of two male African penguins at a Dutch zoo, who made international headlines last year when they stole an egg from a heterosexual couple, have now stolen the nest of a lesbian duo, DierenPark Amsersfoort said in a Facebook post.
Bhagavan "Doc" Antle , the owner of Myrtle Beach Safari in South Carolina, has been charged by a grand jury in Frederick County with one felony count of wildlife trafficking and one felony count of conspiracy to wildlife traffic as well as 13 misdemeanor charges, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced in a news release on Friday.
Response to the news that the mother, Mei Xiang, was pregnant caused traffic on the zoo’s ever-popular Panda-cam to spike by 1,200%, zoo officials said.Giant panda gives birth to healthy cub at National Zoo. Mei Xiang was artificially inseminated in the spring shortly after the entire zoo shut down on March 14.
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.