The heart-warming moment that a whole family of trumpeting elephants at Dublin Zoo help an expectant mother to give birth to her female calf has been captured on RTÉ’s hugely popular The Zoo series.
Sat, 07 Apr, 2018
The new arrival is Anak’s second calf and the seventh elephant calf born at Dublin Zoo in less than four years.
Thu, 15 Feb, 2018
It's a girl! Finally...
Fri, 19 Sep, 2014
The baby boom continues at Dublin Zoo as a second Asian elephant to be born in the last six weeks arrived on Tuesday.
Sat, 23 Aug, 2014
Giraffes, lions, monkeys, elephants - it's a baby boom!
Fri, 22 Aug, 2014
It was a textbook birth but there was no expectant father pacing around — because he wasn’t there.
Tue, 22 Jul, 2014
He's a cutie.
Mon, 21 Jul, 2014
Anak made a successful transition from Flat racing to jumping as he put in a laboured performance to land the KBR Lashkar GAH Juvenile Maiden Hurdle at Plumpton.
Mon, 16 Nov, 2009
LILLIE LANGTRY is the nap choice to land what promises to be an informative Group 2 Debutante Stakes at Leopardstown tonight.
Thu, 06 Aug, 2009
THE progressive John Oxx-trained Anak can win the Almotech Eclipse Maiden over a mile and six at Ballinrobe tonight.
Tue, 21 Jul, 2009
RUBY WALSH cost the layers a bundle when driving Themoonandsixpence to a clear-cut success in the Ashes Bar Glenbeigh Long Distance Handicap Hurdle at sun-drenched Killarney last night.
Thu, 16 Jul, 2009
MAGEN’S STAR gets the nap to land the Irish Stallion Farms’ EBF Fillies Handicap, on what looks a seriously competitive programme at Killarney tonight.
Wed, 15 Jul, 2009
AN 11-year-old boy has come up with an exotic and apt name for Dublin Zoo’s two-month-old Asian elephant.
Fri, 25 Apr, 2008
An 11-year-old boy has come up with an exotic and apt name for Dublin Zoo’s two-month-old Asian elephant.
Thu, 24 Apr, 2008
A ZOO’S not-so-little latest arrival made his first public appearance yesterday.
Fri, 22 Feb, 2008
There were jumbo celebrations in Dublin Zoo today as its first baby elephant was officially named.
Wed, 05 Sep, 2007
Taoiseach Bertie Ahern today trumpeted a new rainforest home for Dublin Zoo’s elephants before packing his trunk for his 11-week Dáil holidays.
Thu, 28 Jun, 2007
THE NEW elephant facility is nearing completion at Dublin Zoo. It is not scheduled to open until late spring and, so as not to pre-empt the celebrations planned for then, I won't go into detail about it here.
Mon, 08 Jan, 2007
CONTACT DANCER has been the subject of an ante-post gamble to give the Irish a rare victory in the totesport Chester Cup today.
Wed, 10 May, 2006
Dual Chester Cup winner Anak Pekan heads a list of 54 horses left in Saturday’s John Smith’s Northumberland Plate at yesterday’s five-day stage.
Tue, 21 Jun, 2005
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