Zoos

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Chimpanzee born at Chester zoo offers ‘real hope’ for world’s rarest subspecies
Baby western chimpanzee, of which there are said to be only 18,000 left across Africa, will be named after rock or pop star

Robyn Vinter

12, Jan, 2023 @11:39 AM

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Men admit break-in at Hampshire zoo in which giraffes and tigers suffered
Nathan Daniels, 21, and Bradley Green, 24, damaged enclosures and allegedly threw bottle at giraffe’s head

Kevin Rawlinson and agency

23, Dec, 2022 @5:06 PM

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Three chimpanzees shot dead after escape from Swedish zoo
Furuviksparken zoo said the animals ‘tragically’ had to be put down because of the danger to the public

Jon Henley and agencies

14, Dec, 2022 @5:26 PM

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Chester zoo hails birth of rare Malayan tapir as ‘important moment’
Female calf named Nessa will help efforts to protect species, of which fewer than 2,500 remain in the wild

Robyn Vinter

09, Dec, 2022 @2:05 PM

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Roar footage: Taronga zoo releases video of lions escaping from their Sydney enclosure
Zoo says investigation into ‘lion incident’ continues with specialist forensic engineer examining failure of ‘complex mesh fencing system’

Mostafa Rachwani

01, Dec, 2022 @4:00 AM

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‘Our worst nightmare’: Sydney’s Taronga zoo locked down after five lions escape enclosure
Father of two staying overnight on ‘roar and snore’ experience says family told to flee tents and ‘it was pretty shocking – imagine facing a lion’

Mostafa Rachwani

02, Nov, 2022 @7:33 AM

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‘Dying of boredom’: the fight to release Thailand’s shopping mall gorilla
Bua Noi has spent decades in a cage in a decaying Bangkok shopping mall. Her owner says is she too old to be transferred to a sanctuary but activists disagree

Rebecca Root in Bangkok

28, Oct, 2022 @2:01 AM

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The reality of conservation and education at London Zoo | Letter
Letters: Matthew Gould of ZSL responds to an article on conflict between animal rights activists and zoos

Letters

24, Oct, 2022 @1:58 PM

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Zoos play a vital role in animal conservation across the world | Letter
Letter: Dr Jo Judge from the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums says the welfare of animals, underpinned by science and evidence, is at the heart of good zoos

Letters

18, Oct, 2022 @5:36 PM

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‘A huge undertaking’: Bristol zoo faces challenge of rehoming 25,000 animals
With the Clifton site closed, zoo staff are grappling with logistics of moving 300 species to new homes

Linda Geddes

17, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Conflict between activists and zoos shows no sign of going away
Peta says ‘conservation is a con’ but zoos point to their role as educators despite evidence children learn little from them

Amelia Hill

17, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Top Tories may change – but the ideas stay the same | Brief letters
Brief letters: Diversity in Truss’s cabinet | Great British food | Screen time at the zoo | Family name calling

Letters

08, Sep, 2022 @5:43 PM

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