- Group of parishioners plan to stay at zoo during pope visit Updated: Jul-28-15 5:08 am
PHILADELPHIA - Visitors making the pilgrimage to Philadelphia to see Pope Francis in September are exploring all options to stay in the city - even those on the wild side.
- Little Rock Zoo officials announce birth of chimpanzee Updated: Jul-27-15 12:52 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The Little Rock Zoo has announced the birth of a chimpanzee.
- Milwaukee County Zoo to add 2 snow leopard cubs Updated: Jul-27-15 4:13 am
MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee County Zoo is getting two snow leopard cubs after the death of a snow leopard at the zoo earlier this summer.
- Art teacher's comic book stash reaches 70,000 volumes Updated: Jul-26-15 11:17 am
BURLINGTON, Iowa - The circumstances of Tony Onesto's early life make it seem almost preordained he would be a serious comic book collector.
- Elephant gives birth to stillborn calf at Syracuse zoo Updated: Jul-25-15 8:11 am
SYRACUSE, New York - A 20-year-old Asian elephant has given birth to a stillborn calf at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse.
- Zoo Atlanta to release snakes in Alabama forest Updated: Jul-24-15 2:03 pm
ATLANTA - Zoo Atlanta officials say they're planning to release nine eastern indigo snakes in the Conecuh National Forest in southern Alabama.
- Virginia Zoo opens Australia Walkabout exhibit Updated: Jul-24-15 7:17 am
NORFOLK, Virginia - The Virginia Zoo has opened its Australia Walkabout exhibit.
- Tulsa Zoo celebrates second-highest annual attendance Updated: Jul-23-15 3:04 am
TULSA, Oklahoma - Attendance is up at the Tulsa Zoo.
- Alaska Zoo closes temporarily when wild black bear stops by Updated: Jul-22-15 7:46 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Hear the one about the bear who wandered into a zoo?
- 8 Armenian vipers born at LA Zoo this month Updated: Jul-22-15 3:14 pm
LOS ANGELES - Eight baby vipers have been born at the Los Angeles Zoo after animal care specialists replicated the weather conditions of the vipers' native Armenian and Turkish lands.
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- Founder of 1 of North America's largest bird sanctuary dies Updated: Jul-20-15 1:07 pm
ST. LOUIS - Walter "Stormy" Crawford Jr., whose founding of one of North America's largest bird conservation and rehabilitation centers was fueled by a childhood spent in Venezuela fascinated by exotic jungle birds, has died in Missouri. He was 70.
- Zoo's grizzly exhibit reopens after bear cracks barrier Updated: Jul-19-15 12:44 pm
APPLE VALLEY, Minnesota - The Minnesota Zoo's grizzly bear exhibit has reopened after one of the bears shattered a glass enclosure pane.
- Albuquerque zoo welcomes baby giraffe Updated: Jul-18-15 6:17 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Zookeepers at the Albuquerque BioPark are celebrating the birth of a giraffe.
- Omaha zoo keepers select names for sea lion pups Updated: Jul-18-15 11:13 am
OMAHA, Nebraska - Officials at Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha have announced the new names of sea lion pups born in early June.
- Chicago zoo releases native green snakes in McHenry County Updated: Jul-18-15 4:07 am
CHICAGO - Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo is trying to boost the population of smooth green snakes in northern Illinois.
- Beloved walrus at Washington state zoo dies after surgery Updated: Jul-17-15 9:43 am
TACOMA, Washington - Officials at a Washington state zoo say a much-loved 33-year-old walrus has died after surgery.
- Nashville Zoo announces addition of baby giraffe Updated: Jul-17-15 3:38 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - There's a new baby at the Nashville Zoo, a male Masai giraffe borne to Margarita.
- Dallas Zoo crew cooks up some wild dishes for finicky eaters Updated: Jul-16-15 6:01 pm
DALLAS - Most restaurants have to contend with finicky eaters, food supply issues and the bottom line.
- Giant pandas turn 2 at Zoo Atlanta; only living twins in US Updated: Jul-15-15 8:50 pm
ATLANTA - The only surviving giant panda twins ever born in the U.S. are celebrating their second birthday.
- Zoo Atlanta celebrates giant panda twins' birthday Updated: Jul-15-15 8:13 pm
ATLANTA - Zoo Atlanta celebrated the second birthday of a pair of giant panda twins and officials say a second surprise for the pandas is set for this weekend.
- 6 more charged in Hattiesburg Zoo flamingo deaths Updated: Jul-15-15 8:13 am
HATTIESBURG, Mississippi - Six more suspects have been indicted by a Forrest County grand jury for their involvement in an alleged fraternity scavenger hunt gone wrong resulting in the deaths of two Chilean flamingos at the Hattiesburg Zoo.
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- 411-pound tortoise welcomed back to Jacksonville Zoo Updated: Jul-13-15 4:28 am
JACKSONVILLE, Florida - A 411-pound tortoise named Goober has been welcomed back in Jacksonville.
- 54 stingrays die at Chicago-area zoo when oxygen level drops Updated: Jul-12-15 4:32 pm
CHICAGO - Officials say all 54 stingrays in a popular exhibit at a suburban Chicago zoo died because the oxygen levels in their tank dropped too low.