Boise, IDPost Register

Zoo Boise says female baby penguin is healthy and growing

BOISE, Idaho (CBS2) — Zoo Boise posted an update on social media about a Magellanic penguin that hatched back in May. "Our female penguin chick is growing and healthy. Soon she will start learning to swim. We thought you might enjoy this update," Zoo Boise said on Instagram. The chick...
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French zoo celebrates birth of twin giant panda cubs

A giant panda on loan to France from China gave birth to two female twin cubs, a French zoo announced. The Beauval Zoo, south of Paris, said the twins were born shortly after 1am on Monday. They weigh 149 and 129 grams (5.3 and 4.6oz). Their mother Huan Huan and...
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Salt Lake City, UTABC 4

Hogle Zoo celebrates 90th anniversary

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Happy anniversary!. Utah’s Hogle Zoo celebrated its 90th Anniversary on Sunday with zoo officials thanking the community for nearly a century of support. The zoo celebrated the occasion by placing special signage and offering limited edition 90th anniversary merchandise in the gift shop. “I have...
Oklahoma City, OKcity-sentinel.com

OKC Zoo’s young elephant, Kairavi tests positive for EEHV

By Darla Shelden, City Sentinel Reporter — OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden’s animal and veterinary care teams have begun 24/7 antiviral treatments for its youngest Asian elephant, female Kairavi (Kai), 2, forelephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus (EEHV). EEVH is a naturally occurring potentially lethal virus. A low...
Oklahoma City, OKKFOR

Young elephant at Oklahoma City Zoo being treated for disease

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – A young elephant that was born at the Oklahoma City Zoo is being treated for a potentially life-threatening disease. The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden’s veterinary team has started treatment for the zoo’s youngest Asian elephant, 2-year-old Kai, for elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus. Officials say a...
Harrison County, OHheraldstaronline.com

Relief funding available for Harrison County small businesses

CADIZ — Local businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic may be eligible to receive state funding through the Ohio Department of Development. Earlier this month, the department opened a grant opportunity for each county in the state to provide financial aid to small businesses. Harrison County Auditor Allison Anderson spoke about the funding during Wednesday’s Harrison County commissioners meeting.
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Power 93.7 WBLK

Zoo Animals Are Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine

Did you know that certain animals can get COVID-19? According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, some animals are susceptible to COVID-19. Some zoos are now trying to protect select animals against the coronavirus with their very own vaccines. WCNC Charlotte announced that the North Carolina Zoo has...
Fresno, CABakersfield Now

Fresno Chaffee Zoo introduces new 3-year-old giraffe, Kiden

FRESNO Calif, (FOX26) — The Fresno Chaffee Zoo welcomed a new female Masai giraffe. 3-year-old Kiden was introduced to her new home and the other giraffes and can now be seen on the savanna in the zoo's African Adventure. "Kiden is doing great and is exploring her surrounds," said lead...
Bronx, NYfundingnewsasia.com

This Bronx Zoo Guess Game About Insects Is Absolute Fun

Are you someone who likes solving puzzles or finding hidden things in a picture? Are you someone who is not afraid of insects and gets excited by the idea of discovering new things about them? You have arrived at the right place, then. The official page of Bronx Zoo, one of the largest zoos in the United States, has shared a video on its Twitter and Instagram accounts and it’s fun to discover insects camouflaged among the leaves and branches of plants.

Giant panda twins born in French zoo

A giant panda has given birth to twin cubs at the ZooParc de Beauval in the Centre-Val de Loire region in central France – in what officials say is an “exceptional” event. Huan Huan’s cubs were born in the early hours of Monday, weighing just 149g and 129g respectively. “They...