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The Animal Facts news section brings you the latest updates on animals both in human care and in the wild. We publish our favorite 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.

Pepper Family Wildlife Center Opens at Lincoln Park Zoo

Pepper Family Wildlife Center Opens at Lincoln Park Zoo 

October 17, 2021

After nearly two years of building and $41 million in funding the Lincoln Park Zoo have unveiled the Pepper Family Wildlife Center.

Zoo Atlanta Mourn Abu the Giraffe

Zoo Alanta Mourn Passing of Eldest Giraffe Abu, 16 

October 16, 2021

Zoo Atlanta are mourning the sad passing of their eldest giraffe Abu who was 16 years old and considered geriatric.

Galapagos Tortoise Love Affair Australian Reptile Park

Giant Tortoises Finally Meet After Long Distance Love Affair 

October 16, 2021

After a long distance love affair that began on Tinder two Galapagos giant tortoises have finally been brought together at the Australian Reptile Park.

Bald Eagle Cam Zoo Miami

Zoo Miami Launch New Bald Eagle Live Stream 

October 15, 2021

Zoo Miami have launched a live stream camera allowing you to watch a pair of bald eagles as they attempt to raise their chicks this year.

Reka the Tiger Moving Beardsley Zoo

Orphaned Tiger Cub from Beardsley Zoo Prepares to Move 

October 15, 2021

A tiger cub orphaned as a baby at Beardsley Zoo is preparing to make a move to a new home at another AZA accredited zoo.

cheetah smithsonian conservation biology institute

Five New Cheetah Cubs Spotted at Smithsonian 

October 14, 2021

Keepers at the Smithsonian’s Conservation Biology Institute have celebrated the birth of five cheetah cubs.

Golden Lion Tamarin Adelaide Zoo

Golden Lion Tamarin Celebrates Birthday at Adelaide Zoo 

October 13, 2021

Adelaide Zoo have celebrated the birthday of their golden lion tamarin. The tamarin family enjoyed special treats for the birthday.

Porcupette Edinburgh Zoo

Prickly Porcupette Born at Scotland’s Edinburgh Zoo 

October 12, 2021

RZSS have announced that the cape porcupine pair at Edinburgh Zoo have welcomed a porcupette which is now one month old.

southern white rhinoceros Zoo Atlanta

Zoo Atlanta Add Second Rhino to Their Crash 

October 12, 2021

Zoo Atlanta have added a second member to their crash (group) of white rhino with with Kiaza arriving from San Diego.

Oregon Zoo Western Pond Turtle Headstart

Oregon Zoo Give a Head Start to Tiny Turtles 

October 11, 2021

Oregon Zoo are providing a head start for 23 tiny western pond turtles by rearing them at the zoo safely away from predators.

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Bad-Boy Alligator Booted from Lagoon at Australian Reptile Park 

Baby Mangabey Sheila ZSL London Zoo

Baby Mangabey at ZSL London Zoo Honors Loyal Volunteer 

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