Dublin Zoo has blamed Pope Francis for causing a drop of almost 100,000 in visitor numbers this year.
A brutal winter storm has dumped snow, sleet and freezing rain up the south-east seaboard of the United States, delivering snowy conditions some cities had not seen in decades.
London Zoo has reopened after several animals died when a fire broke out at the world famous attraction.
The UK's only female giant panda will not give birth to cubs this year, Edinburgh Zoo has said.
As U2 tune up for tomorrow’s The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 in Croke Park, Dublin, Olivia Kelleher meets their biggest fan.
Emergency service recordings have revealed the confusion and panic after a three-year-old boy fell into Cincinnati Zoo’s gorilla exhibit.
KYRGYZSTAN: A British mine worker has reportedly been arrested in Kyrgyzstan after comparing its national dish to a horse’s penis on Facebook.
USA: A judge has dismissed charges against a woman who threw uncooked bacon and sausage inside a police station while saying she was there to “feed the piggies”.
Dublin Zoo's new elephant calf has been caught on night camera by the zoo snuggling up to mammy to get a good night's sleep.
GERMANY: An American exchange student who got stuck in a giant vagina sculpture was freed by firemen in southwestern Germany.
British lads mag Nuts ceased publication last month after several years of declining circulation and campaigns to limit the sale of publications pushing female flesh.
What have Danes got against giraffes called Marius?
Photos have been released which capture the moment a Sumatran tiger leaped on Australia Zoo handler Dave Styles.
A wolf which had escaped from a zoo in England has been shot dead following a massive search.
Grumpy gorilla set for bachelor pad
The Co-operative in the UK has given publishers of lads’ magazines an ultimatum to cover them up in “modesty bags” or face having them removed from shelves across 4,000 stores.
With the survival of a species on the line, Cincinnati Zoo scientists are hoping to mate their lone female Sumatran rhino with her brother.
While Suzanne Harrington doesn’t agree with most censorship, she’s backing the campaign to put lads’ mags behind the counter, and out of the line of vision of her children.
And a pretty keen sense of humour, if their signage is anything to go by.
Forget the doom and gloom about the boom. Barbara Scully reminds us of what we got right during the good times
Dublin Zoo is showing off its latest arrivals - two young snowy owls.
RECENT events in Cork have put the spotlight on elephants.
A CAMPAIGN to raise awareness and funds for endangered great apes begins at Dublin Zoo tomorrow.
Dublin Zoo has revealed that their recently born baby gorilla is a boy.
Dublin Zoo says it raised €10,000 during Orang utan awareness week, with it's "red head go free" promotion.
ZOO magazine issued an unreserved apology yesterday after a heartbroken man was advised in celebrity agony uncle Danny Dyer’s column to cut his ex-girlfriend’s face.
Tottenham club captain Ledley King is hoping for talks about a fresh deal at White Hart Lane.
IN 1752, the Emperor Joseph II opened the royal menagerie to the citizens of Vienna.
The European Commission has signed a contract with a consortium of Irish PR agencies aimed at improving the provision of public information on the European Union in this country, it was announced today.
SCIENTISTS have discovered more than 1,000 species in Southeast Asia’s Greater Mekong region in the past decade, including a spider as big as a dinner plate, the World Wildlife Fund said yesterday.
THE extraordinary transformation of Dublin Zoo, which began in 1994, continues apace. Last year saw the completion of the new state-of-the-art Asian elephant facility. Now, a landmark building is being restored.
A FOUR-WEEK-OLD polar bear cub that was taken from its mother amid fears she would harm it is doing well, zoo keepers said last night.
An Irish scientist who developed a 19th Century system of hanging criminals will lend his name to a new viewing balcony at Dublin Zoo.
OASIS star Noel Gallagher is the coolest dude in Britain, according to a survey of young men.
CELEBRITY polar bear Knut — who won the hearts of millions around the globe as a roly-poly orphan cub — celebrated his first birthday yesterday with a cake made from 300 eggs and 10kg of marzipan.
Berlin Zoo’s abandoned polar bear cub Knut looks cute, cuddly and has become a front-page media darling, but an animal rights activist insisted today he would have been better off dead than raised by humans.
Magazine publisher Emap today predicted another tough year after business was hit by poor sales in France and a downturn in public sector recruitment in the UK – particularly in the NHS.
DUBLIN Zoo is leading the hard-nosed charge to help save rhinos in Africa, India and Indonesia.
LAUGHTER is sometimes the best medicine for sick children and that’s why staff at the national children’s specialist hospital injected as much of it as they could into their Ho Ho Day yesterday.
A CHIMPANZEE’S abstract paintings are going under the hammer at a top auction house.
THE first gorilla born at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo has died at age 35, elderly for a western lowland gorilla.
Boyband Zoo will perform at seven schools across Ireland as part of the prize in a Halloween appeal in aid of the ISPCC.
Over 600 generous taxi drivers turned off their meters today to ferry over 2,000 children with special needs around Dublin.
A movie actor who once played Tarzan hit out at police for killing a tiger that escaped from his home, saying the animal had a “heart of gold”.
A Wisconsin TV station picked a young couple as winners of their all-expenses-paid wedding contest – only to find the groom had pleaded guilty to sexual assault.
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