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New exclusive enclosure for turtles unveiled in zoo


Chennai: Arignar Anna zoological park at Vandalur on Friday dedicated a new exclusive enclosure for turtles.
The old enclosure has been renovated with better amenities for turtles to swim and feed.

China zoo under fire for disguising dog as lion

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Beijing: A Chinese zoo's supposed 'African lion' was exposed as a fraud when the dog used as a substitute started barking.
The zoo in the People's Park of Luohe, in the central province of Henan, r

Panda from China delivers cub in Taiwan


TAIPEI, Taiwan: A giant panda, one of a pair presented by China four years ago to mark warming ties with Taiwan, has given birth to a female cub at a Taipei zoo, officials said Sunday.
The 9-year-old

Woman runs into tiger in loo


Washington: A fun trip to a local circus turned into a nightmare for a US woman who came face-to-face with an escaped tiger while accompanying her three-year old daughter to the washroom.
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Brad Pitt creates zoo for kids

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Superstar Brad Pitt has reportedly built a zoo for his six children.

Corporation school kids to get free entry to Zoo

Students of city corporation schools and government schools in Chennai and neighbouring districts will get free entry and travel to the Arignar Anna Zoological Park in Vandalur — one of the largest in

Swedish zoo worker killed in wolf attack

A woman zookeeper died after she was savaged in a wolf enclosure, Swedish public radio said on Sunday.

The 30-year-old woman was alone with eight wolves at Kolmarden Zoo, one of the largest in northe

Zoo’s new snake house now open for viewing


As a measure to woo visitors, the Arignar Anna Zoological Park has constructed a non-venomous snake house at a cost of Rs 4 lakh.

The snake house will help the visitors to look at ten varieties of s

Orangutans in US zoo plays with iPad


The young orangutan reaches his hand through the cage and rubs his knuckles over an iPad, drawing wide colors across the screen with his favorite app.

A few minutes later, Mahal presses his face up a

Uttar Pradesh may get nation’s 1st ‘frozen zoo’

If all goes well, Uttar Pradesh may soon have a 'frozen zoo' that will help in saving endangered species of animals.

Dr Rajneesh Verma, a reproductive biologist working with the Monash University in

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