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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.

Persian Onager Smithsonian

Persian Onager Foal born at Smithsonian 

September 5, 2021

A Persian onager foal has been born at the Smithsonian’s Conservation Biology Institute, the 48th in their history.

Giraffe Calf Perth Zoo

Perth Zoo Welcome Giraffe Calf to the Family 

September 4, 2021

The giraffe family at Perth Zoo have welcomed a new female calf following a two hour labor by mother Kitoto.

Tasmanian Devil Health Check Monarto Safari Park

Tasmanian Devil Joeys Undergo Health Check at Monarto 

September 3, 2021

Nine Tasmanian devil joeys at Monarto Safari Park have undergone their first health checks after being born earlier in the year.

Australia Zoo Sea Snake Rescues

Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital Treating An Influx of Sea Snakes 

September 2, 2021

Australia Zoo have seen an influx of sea snake admissions at their wildlife hospital with 15 being treated in the last week.

Koala Joey Australian Reptile Park

Australian Family Care for Koala Joey in Lockdown 

September 2, 2021

An Australian family have been caring for a koala joey while in lockdown after it was rescued at the Australian Reptile Park.

Red Panda Kit Edinburgh Zoo

Edinburgh Zoo Introduce Cutest Red Panda Kit 

September 1, 2021

Edinburgh Zoo have shared the first images captured by keepers of their adorable, eight week old red panda kit.

Mountain Lion Rescued by New York Wildlife Charities

Cougar Rescued from New York Home 

August 31, 2021

A team of wildlife charities have worked together to find a new home for a cougar which was being kept in a home in New York.

Southern White Rhinoceros Calf San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Safari Park Continue White Rhino Breeding Success 

August 30, 2021

San Diego Zoo Safari Park have celebrated the birth of their 104th rhino calf as part of their successful breeding project.

Przewalski's Horse Edinburgh Zoo RZSS

Edinburgh Zoo Introduce New Przewalski’s Horse Herd 

August 29, 2021


Baby Rhino Joins the Crash at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Baby Rhino Joins the Crash at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo 

August 28, 2021

A southern white rhinoceros calf is the newest addition to the crash at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, the UK’S largest zoo.

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Wombat Love Flight

Wombat Flies Around the World to Find Love 

American bison at Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo

Bison Duo Move in to Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo 

Covid-19 in big cats at Smithsonian

Big Cats Contract Covid-19 at Smithsonian 

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