China plans to send a male and a female panda to the San Diego Zoo as early as this summer, and negotiations are underway for pandas' possible return to the National Zoo in Washington, D.C.
The desire to get a rise out of others is a 13-million-year-old trait humans and great apes share with a common ancestor, new research suggests
A British zoo hopes the good manners of a larger group will rub off on the eight misbehaving birds
Eight-month-old Gaia is part of a breeding program for her vulnerable species, which is considered the "world's deadliest cat"
Many felines appear to pick up the playful behavior spontaneously, without any explicit training, a survey of cat owners finds
The baby gator, which doesn't have a name yet, was born with leucism, a condition that affects pigmentation
The elusive and critically endangered Vangunu giant rats are at least twice the size of common rats
New research suggests the birds may find their mates in crowded colonies by looking at their chest plumage
Known as bacteriophages, the specialized viruses could hijack and kill drug-resistant bacteria
Visitors have been getting too close to the marine mammals—taking selfies and even harassing them—as they rear their pups
The annual measurements help zookeepers track each animal's health over time
Keepers hope the young male will have his own "little cloudies" one day, helping maintain the vulnerable species' captive population
Pancho and Lefty, as the western rat snake is known, has now healed from an injury it suffered more than two years ago
Charles Henry Turner conducted trailblazing research on the cognitive traits of bees, spiders and more
Inspired by New York's Highline, the 1.25-mile pedestrian loop repurposes the zoo's shuttered monorail track
Pang Pha likely learned to de-skin the yellow fruits while observing her human caretaker in her youth
Critically endangered radiated tortoises don’t reproduce often, so this is a win for the species
Andrew Parker has produced some of the brightest hues in the world. So, what’s his secret?
Researchers found the lost body of the female thylacine after 85 years
Researchers have never observed gorillas making the unusual sound in the wild, suggesting that captive gorillas can learn to make new noises
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