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.

Baby Animals Among Attractions at The Wilds as They Reopen 

The Wilds Reopening

April 26, 2022

A number of baby animals are waiting to meet guests at The Wilds as they prepare to reopen for the season on May 1st 2022.

Woodland Park Zoo Introduce Latest Penguin Chicks 

Woodland Park Zoo Humboldt Penguin Chick

April 26, 2022

Woodland Park Zoo have used World Penguin Day to introduce the latest Humboldt penguin chicks hatched in their colony.

Giant Porcupine Puppet Debuts at San Diego Zoo 

San Diego Zoo Porcupine Puppet

April 25, 2022

Percy, a 17ft tall porcupine puppet made her first appearance at the San Diego Zoo as they celebrated Earth Day on April 22nd.

Brown Antechinus Move in to North Head Sanctuary 

Antechinus Released by Australian Wildlife Conservancy

April 24, 2022

A group of brown antechinus are enjoying a new Sydney harborside home as part of conservation efforts managed by the Australian Wildlife Conservancy.

Precious Porcupette Born in Front of Guests at ZSL London Zoo 

Porcupette at ZSL London Zoo

April 23, 2022

A cape porcupine was born on Friday March 25th 2022 in front of amazed guests at ZSL London Zoo.

Sloth Bear Names Announced by Woodland Park Zoo 

Sloth Bear Cubs Named at Woodland Park Zoo

April 23, 2022

Woodland Park Zoo have announced names for their sloth bear cubs born at the start of the year ahead of Earth day celebrations.

Australian Zoos Swap Rhino Bulls to Save Species 

White Rhino Home Swap

April 22, 2022

Taronga Western Plains Zoo and Monarto Safari Park have swapped southern white rhino bulls as part of efforts to save the species.

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium Return Sea Turtles to the Ocean 

Sea Turtle Releases SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

April 21, 2022

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium have released three sea turtles following rehabilitation at the Darling Harbour attraction.

Jacksonville Zoo Release Rehabilitated Manatee 

Manatee Release Jacksonville Zoo

April 21, 2022

Jacksonville Zoo have released a manatee following its rehabilitation as a result of an ongoing mass mortality event in Florida.

Saint Louis Zoo Celebrate Birth of Baby Monkey 

Baby Colobus at Saint Louis Zoo

April 20, 2022

The Saint Louis Zoo have welcomed the birth of a baby colobus monkey, the first baby born at their Primate Trails habitat since it opened.

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