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Tiger Escaped from a Zoo in Georgia

When Tigers Escaped from a Zoo in Georgia and Killed a Man, Advice was Issued on What to Do If You Meet a Tiger. Among the Rules were; Don’t Approach It, Don’t Run Away, and Don’t Urinate.

If you ever find yourself in close proximity to a tiger without a suitable barrier through which to observe them safely, recognize that you are in danger. Avoid areas where a tiger may be present whenever possible. If you come across a tiger, take the necessary precautions to reduce the likelihood of an attack. These …

When Tigers Escaped from a Zoo in Georgia and Killed a Man, Advice was Issued on What to Do If You Meet a Tiger. Among the Rules were; Don’t Approach It, Don’t Run Away, and Don’t Urinate. Read More »

Mastodons

Thomas Jefferson Did Not Believe That Animals Went Extinct. He Believed that Mastodons, Giant Sloths, and Dinosaurs Still Existed in the United States. He Asked Lewis and Clark to Bring Back Living Mastodons.

Mastodons are extinct proboscideans from the late Miocene or late Pliocene that lived in North and Central America from the late Miocene to the end of the Pleistocene 10,000 to 11,000 years ago. Mastodons were primarily forest dwellers who lived in herds. But did you know who asked Lewis and Clark to bring back living …

Thomas Jefferson Did Not Believe That Animals Went Extinct. He Believed that Mastodons, Giant Sloths, and Dinosaurs Still Existed in the United States. He Asked Lewis and Clark to Bring Back Living Mastodons. Read More »

Cheetah Puppy

Cheetahs are Very Shy and Introverted That They Often Get Anxiety, To Manage this, Zoos Give Cheetahs Cubs Emotional Support Dogs

Cheetahs may appear intimidating as they stalk their prey over Africa’s grasslands, but they are actually shy, sensitive, and introverted creatures. They are prone to being nervous, which causes them anxiety. But do you know how zoos handle cheetah anxiety in captivity? Cheetahs are quiet, sensitive, and introverted members of the big cat family and …

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Giraffe

How Do Giraffes Communicate?

Giraffes are tall African hoofed mammals that belong to the genus Giraffa. It is the world’s tallest living terrestrial animal and the largest ruminant. Giraffes were once thought to be a single species, Giraffa camelopardalis, with nine subspecies. But did you know that these animals can communicate by emitting infrared sounds? Giraffes were often assumed …

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What is Unique About the Irwin’s Turtle?

Dubbed as The Crocodile Hunter, the late Steve Irwin remains relevant due to his evident love for wildlife, especially reptiles. Among all his achievements, one of his most notable accomplishments is his discovery of a new turtle species, the Irwin’s Turtle.  Discovered in one of Steve Irwin’s crocodile catching trips with his dad in the …

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What Was the Remarkable Story of Fraiser the Lolling Lion?

While there are hundreds of stories of wild animals that were raised in captivity, the story of Fraiser is truly one of the books. Let’s find out what makes him different. Fraiser is a 19-year-old sickly lion with a lolling tong. He was rescued from a Mexican circus in 1972. He was able to sire …

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All pandas are owned by China. They rent them out to zoos for $1 million per year each for a minimum of 10 years.

How China’s booming panda business works Pandas are a big business — both for China and the zoos lucky enough to score a visitor. They can also be extremely expensive. At last count in 2004, there were about 1,600 pandas alive in the wild, according to the World Wildlife Fund. Around 350 pandas live under …

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Ken Allen Orangutan

Meet Ken Allen, a Borneo orangutan in the San Diego Zoo who escaped his enclosure three times. He never acted aggressively towards anyone during his escapes, and generally wandered around the zoo looking at other animals.

Ken Allen For people named Ken Allen, see Kenneth Allen (disambiguation). Ken Allen (February 13, 1971 – December 1, 2000) was a Bornean orangutan at the San Diego Zoo. He became one of the most popular animals in the history of the zoo because of his many successful escapes from his enclosures. He was nicknamed …

Meet Ken Allen, a Borneo orangutan in the San Diego Zoo who escaped his enclosure three times. He never acted aggressively towards anyone during his escapes, and generally wandered around the zoo looking at other animals. Read More »