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  • In some foreign zoos with limited knowledge and funding, animals are often housed alone in sterile environments, on bare concrete floors and with no “furniture” (climbing structures, resting platforms, visual barriers and the like).

  • But he added that when it comes to musk oxen “we know there is a need for them.

  • The country more recently has loaned pandas to zoos on commercial terms.

  • We don't know if zoos have rivalries or popularity contests amongst themselves, but this is good news for Dallas no matter what.

  • BAREILLY: Over 20 tigers die every year in captivity in zoos across India, according to the Association of Indian Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians (AIZWV), which analysed raw data available with the Central Zoo Authority.

  • Re “Zoos must reach beyond their fences to aid animal conservation” (Guest commentary, June 4): I was glad to read of the good works the zoo does for wildlife, but I think they can do more.

  • “Although there are no penalties for the neglect or abuse of animals in zoos in China, the bear’s suffering must not be ignored at the zoo needs to listen to netizens who are deeply concerned about the bear’s health and welfare by immediately .

  • Louie was selected by his Species Survival Plan, a program of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, as the best mate for Omaha's five female elephants that were rescued from Swaziland last year.

  • "The big, blue pool featured in this video is one of many enrichment items the gorilla keepers use to engage primates," they wrote.

  • The black rhinoceros is critically endangered, with more than 115 individuals being managed by the Association of Zoos and Aquarium's Species Survival Plan.