(COLUMBUS) -- A 14-year-old tiger has died from health complications after contracting COVID-19 at an Ohio zoo, officials said. Jupiter, a 14-year-old Amur tiger, passed away on Sunday after officials at the Columbus Zoo confirmed that he had developed pneumonia which was caused by the... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- Extreme heat is forcing the Atlanta Zoo to close its gates early on Wednesday and Thursday. The heat index -- what temperature it feels like -- is forecast to skyrocket Wednesday to 100 degrees in Atlanta. Some animals who call the Atlanta Zoo home... Read More.
(KYIV) -- A group of Ukrainian volunteers are attempting to rescue animals from a private zoo near the capital that was abandoned after the Russian army bombed and occupied the area. Vitaly Mukhanov told ABC News that he had volunteered to help bring supplies to... Read More.
(FLORIDA) -- An official at the Naples Zoo, where a tiger attacked a man who allegedly stuck his hand in the cage, said on Friday that it supports that deputy's decision to shoot the animal. The man had called 911 after the tiger attacked him at... Read More.
(NAPLES, Fla.) -- A maintenance worker who entered an unauthorized area of a Florida zoo and was attacked by a tiger could face criminal charges, authorities said. The tiger was shot and killed by responding authorities in order to free the man from the... Read More.
(OAKLAND, Calif.) -- The Oakland Zoo has begun a vaccination program to inoculate their highest risk animals from COVID-19 with an experimental vaccine that has been authorized by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The Oakland Zoo received their first shipment of the experimental... Read More.
(LONDON) -- A young elephant has been killed after it sustained injuries in an attack by another elephant while it slept in a zoo enclosure. The tragic incident occurred on Friday, June 18, at the Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm in Wraxhall, near Bristol on England’s... Read More.
(SAN FRANCISCO) -- A California man accused of stealing a rare lemur from the San Francisco Zoo could spend up to one year behind bars for violating the Endangered Species Act, federal prosecutors said Monday. Cory John McGilloway, 31, of Los Angeles, allegedly kidnapped a... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- His name means "Little Miracle." Xiao Qi Ji, the Smithsonian National Zoo's newest giant panda cub, makes his public debut Friday after being born last August to his mother, Mei Xiang, who was considered too old, at age 22, to get pregnant. Up to... Read More.
By EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- An employee at Ohio's Columbus Zoo and Aquarium has been released from the hospital after being attacked by a cheetah on Thursday, the zoo said.The incident took place just before 10 a.m. while... Read More.
By MARK OSBORNE, ABC News (SAN DIEGO) -- The San Diego Zoo announced on Thursday it was in the process of inoculating many of its great apes after several of its gorillas became sick with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in January.