The management of an Indonesian zoo have reported a man and a woman to the police for giving a hippopotamus and a deer an alcoholic drink, as seen in a video that went viral.
“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.”
Zoo officials have shot dead a gorilla after a four-year-old boy fell into its enclosure in the US city of Cincinnati.
Yani, a 34-year-old Sumatran elephant, sadly died at the Bandung Zoo around 6 pm on Wednesday after receiving no treatment.
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.
An endangered Bornean orangutan has died young at Indonesia’s notorious “zoo of death” in Surabaya after succumbing to a tumor in her large intestine, the zoo confirmed on Wednesday.
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 famous smoking orangutan Tori gave birth to a fuzzy baby named Jokowi on Wednesday, zoo staff said.
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.
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.