Starving Bears Beg for Food at Indonesian Zoo

Starving Bears Beg for Food at Indonesian Zoo

“We saw a sun bear eating its own dung but when we contacted the zoo’s officers they told us the bear was medicated and we weren’t allowed to see it.”

African Lion Strangled in Surabaya Zoo

African Lion Strangled in Surabaya Zoo

Only two days after a wildebeest was found dead in its cage, an African lion was also found dead at the Surabaya Zoo, which has been globally slammed on for its poor treatment for the animals in its care.

Zoo Director Recommends Euthanasia for Infirm Sumatran Tiger

Zoo Director Recommends Euthanasia for Infirm Sumatran Tiger

A Sumatran tiger whose digestive tract was almost totally destroyed after years of neglect at Surabaya’s notorious “nightmare zoo” should be put down, the director of the zoo holding the animal said on Monday, but the government has no plans to euthanize the tiger in the immediate future.

Indonesia’s smoking Orangutan to go to rehab

Indonesia’s smoking Orangutan to go to rehab

Tori, a smoking orangutan at Solo’s Taru Jurug Zoo, will soon be forced to kick the habit. Zookeepers hope that 15-year-old Tori will finally beat decade-long addiction when she is moved out of visitors’ reach.

Escaping Tiger Causes Panic in Indonesian Zoo

Escaping Tiger Causes Panic in Indonesian Zoo

A Sumatran tiger at Taman Rimbo Zoo in Jambi caused a ruckus on Monday morning after it escaped from its cage. The six-year-old tiger named Peter roamed around the zoo as zoo staff fled in panic. The zoo was temporarily closed to the public.