News and Updates Archive

The Animal Facts news section brings you the latest updates on animals both in human care and in the wild. We publish our favourite story from the world’s zoos here each day. We also bring you a range of additional stories through our facebook and twitter page as part of our news alerts service.

Orana Wildlife Park Farewell Llama, Roldo 

Roldo the Llama Farewell at Orana Wildlife Park

February 2, 2023

Staff at Orana Wildlife Park have said goodbye to a staple of the zoo for over 23 years, Roldo the llama.

Porcupine Gives Birth at ZSL London Zoo 

Baby Porcupines Born at ZSL London Zoo

February 1, 2023

A cape porcupine at ZSL London Zoo has given birth to two porcupettes who grow an ever expanding family at the zoo.

Rare Wild Horse Calf Born at San Diego Zoo Safari Park 

Przewalski's Horse Foal Born at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

January 30, 2023

San Diego Zoo Safari Park have announced the birth of their first przewalski’s horse foal since 2014 to an important male.

Jetsetting Devils Add to Conservation Efforts at Ausie Ark 

Tasmanian Devils Jet in to Aussie Ark

January 26, 2023

Three jetsetting devils have flown in from around Australia to take up residence at Aussie Ark where they will bring genetic diversity to their breeding group.

Canada Lynx Trio Go on View at Woodland Park Zoo 

Lynx Exhibit Opens at Woodland Park Zoo

January 25, 2023

A trio of canada lynx have taken up residence in a new exhibit at Woodland Park Zoo where they are living in a fission-fusion grouping.

Newborn Nyala Calf Melts Hearts at Scotland’s Edinburgh Zoo 

Nyala Calf at Edinburgh Zoo

January 24, 2023

Edinburgh Zoo have introduced their nyala calf born earlier this month in the first adorable photos of the new arrival.

Penguin Chicks Splash in to Life at Adelaide Zoo 

Penguin Chicks at Adelaide Zoo

January 22, 2023

Adelaide Zoo are celebrating one of their most successful years for the breeding of the little penguin with 5 chicks hatching.

Monarto Safari Park Hatch Critically Endangered Birds 

Plains Wanderer Monarto Safari Park

January 21, 2023

Monarto Safari Park have celebrated the successful hatching of four plains wanderer adding to the population of this critically endangered species.

Woodland Park Zoo Mourn Passing of Snow Leopard, Dhirin 

Snow leopard passes at Woodland Park Zoo

January 19, 2023

Woodland Park Zoo are mourning the passing of their snow leopard, Dhirin at the age of 17 following a short battle with respiratory illness.

ZSL London Zoo Welcome Baby Sloth 

Sloth Baby ZSL London Zoo

January 13, 2023

ZSL London Zoo have celebrated the birth of a two-toed sloth infant on New Year’s Day providing a slow start to the year.

Wild Dog Pack at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
New Wild Dog Pack Bring Baby Hopes for ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
Red Tailed Phascogale Funding Australian Wildlife Conservancy
AWC Secure Funding for Phascogale Translocation

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