Fiona made her debut to the media in Hippo Cove at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Cincinnati. The zoo emphasizes she isn’t ready for public display but the media-only event was a step toward that. Fiona was born Jan. 24, weighing 29 pounds (13 kilograms).
After 140 years in operation, the Buenos Aires Zoo in Argentina’s capital plans to move almost all of its 1,500 animals to natural reserves.
The 44-acre zoo in the will become an ecopark for refuge and rehabilitation of animals rescued from illegal trafficking.
Zookeepers at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore provide animal enrichment everyday to keep them stimulated and doing things that come naturally. On special days, the animals and visitors get an added treat made possible by the zoo’s Enrichment Team. The team was formed in January 2006. The volunteers assemble once a month to make colorful paper maché animals, balloons and other containers that will be filled with meat or produce and given to the animals on “Enrichment Days.”
Jan. 2 Daily Brief: Palestine clashes with Israel, counting stock at London zoo, a look at steel bucket manufacturing
Employees work inside a steel bucket manufacturing unit at an industrial area on the outskirts of the western Indian city of Ahmedabad, visitors skate at the Tower of London ice rink, people attempt to extinguish a fire at the site of an explosion in Beirut and more in today’s daily brief.
June 27 Photo Brief: The hot toys for Christmas, keeping vigil for Nelson Mandela and a zoo birthday bash
A toy store in Britain displays all the hot toys for Christmas 2013, well-wishers keep vigil outside the hospital where Nelson Mandel is being treated, the Singapore zoo holds a 40th birthday bash and more in today’s daily brief.
June 6 Photo Brief: Tropical storm Andrea over Florida, Sharapova reaches French finals and Belmont readies for racing
Tropical Storm Andrea bears down on Florida’s west coast, Maria Sharapova powers her way to the French Open finals, Belmont track readies for the third jewel in the Triple Crown and more in today’s daily brief.
May 29 Photo Brief: Fog in Sydney, an albino kangaroo, protesting prostitutes, Mt. Everest Marathon, swimming in sewage
Fog in Sydney, an albino kangaroo, protesting prostitutes, Mt. Everest Marathon, swimming in sewage and more in today’s daily brief.