Posts tagged "zoos"

Run Free Little Fellas! 300 Zoo Animals Still Missing In Tbilisi, Georgia

As terrible floods hit Georgia’s capital city of Tbilisi this weekend 12 people were killed (by the floods) while hundreds of zoo animals were inadvertently released into the world after their cages opened.

Residents of the city were told to keep indoors while animal catchers struggled to tranquilize the animals in order to…

By: Katrin Higher / June 14, 2015

Two Pandas Going Through A Dry Spell Seek Sex Therapy

In Taiwan, Taun Tuan and Yuan Yuan, two giant pandas who live at the Tapei Zoo, no longer seem to be on the same page in the bedroom. Hey, dry spells happen to the best of us, right? But this lack of panda action is particularly distressing because it’s almost mating season and the pressure…

By: Ami Angelowicz / November 9, 2009

The Online Dating Site For Animals

Animals in captivity don’t get out much, and it’s hard for them to find a partner who they’d like to mate with when they’re confined to their cages. To help their animals reproduce when they’re ready, more than 200 zoos in the U.S. and other countries are entering information into an online computerized matchmaking database…

By: Catherine Strawn / September 10, 2008