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Baby Kangaroo Stolen from Mother's Pouch at Wisconsin Zoo

Originally posted 05/11/2015 05:20 PM

The Special Memories Zoo in Greenville, Wisconsin, had some depressing Mother's Day news.

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Pandas Re-enact The Lion King's Most Dramatic Scene

Originally posted 05/11/2015 04:30 PM

You thought pandas were sweet, innocent, altruistic sweeties, right? Well, these black-and-white bears have a dark side.

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OtterBox Phone Case Is No Match for a Real Otter

Originally posted 05/08/2015 02:45 PM



It's the biggest fight since Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: it's OtterBox vs. Otter.

A visitor to the Red River Zoo in Fargo, North Dakota, recently dropped an iPhone covered in an OtterBox case into the otter exhibit by accident, reports Valley News Live.

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Update: Zoo Monkey Named for Princess Charlotte Keeps Name After Royal Family Doesn't Complain | Princess Charlotte

Credit: The Takasakiyama Natural Zoological Garden/AP; Landov

In case you doubted the power of Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, consider yourself warned. (For the record, we never questioned the authority of Her Royal Highness, we are not worthy, et cetera.)

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Tigers Escape Oklahoma Zoo During Tornadoes

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Tigers Escape Oklahoma Zoo During Tornadoes

Originally posted 05/07/2015 05:40 PM

Tuttle, Oklahoma, had to worry about tornadoes and tigers this week.

According to Newsweek, the city's interactive zoo, Tiger Safari, was hit by a tornado Wednesday night. The damage from the storm led to the escape of several exotic animals, tigers included.

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Sea Lion Pup Spotted on San Francisco Sidewalk Gets Rescued

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Sea Lion Pup Spotted on San Francisco Sidewalk Gets Rescued

Originally posted 05/01/2015 10:20 AM

A stranded sea lion pup has been spotted wandering a San Francisco sidewalk in a scene that marine rescuers warn could become commonplace as the ocean heats up.

Video from the Marine Mammal Center in nearby Sausalito shows the male sea lion nicknamed Rubbish hiding under a car Thursday and waddling away from rescuers. They eventually got a net around the pup, moved it into a crate and took it to the center.

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And the Dallas Zoo Baby Giraffe's Name Is ... (Plus: See an Adorable New Pic!)

Credit: Cathy Burkey/Dallas Zoo

As the royal baby name game continues to leave us guessing, we can all sleep a little more soundly knowing at least one adorable newborn finally has her moniker.

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Koalas Given First-Class Treatment Before Their Trip to Singapore

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Air travel can be unbearable, but not for these koalas.

A quartet of the fuzzy Australian natives were pampered by Qantas Airways' first-class treatment before their upcoming flight to Singapore, reports Today.com.

Chan, Idalia, Paddle and Pellita enjoyed big seats, fresh eucalyptus and hot towels before jet-setting to their new home. The koalas are on loan from Australia to the Singapore Zoo as part of an effort to strengthen the diplomatic relations between the two countries.

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Toddler Falls into Cheetah Pit at Zoo After Mom Dangles Him Over Enclosure

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A 2-year-old boy visiting the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo fell almost 12-feet into a cheetah pit and broke his leg after his mother dangled him over the ledge of the enclosure and lost her grasp on him, according to authorities.

The toddler was rescued by his parents, who went in after him, and then taken to the hospital for treatment. The cheetahs, the fastest land mammals on earth, did not interact with either the child or adults in any way, the zoo said.

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Sex of the Dallas Zoo's Baby Giraffe Revealed! (Plus a Bonus Pic)

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Sex of the Dallas Zoo's Baby Giraffe Revealed! (Plus a Bonus Pic)

Update 04/12/2015 12:00 PM Originally posted 04/11/2015 07:40 PM

Update on Sunday, April 12: It's a girl!

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