UK Zoos

Watch The Amazing Moment A Bear Rescued A Drowning Crow

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK Comedy

Now, we know what you're thinking: 'Surely he doesn't rescue the crow so much as retrieve it from the water in order to eat it?' But just take a lo...

Grasping the Fleeting Moments

April Xiaoyi Xu | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
April Xiaoyi Xu

This blog post will feature a selection. Like snapshots, these will include my personal experience, favourite songs, and books... an opportunity for keeping track of my ideas, and hope that you will enjoy it by reflecting on the fleeting moments of life, and seizing the enjoyable parts.

Lion Rescued From Romanian Zoo Mauled To Death By Lionesses

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK

Poor Johnny the lion. He escaped a sad life living in squalid conditions at a Romanian zoo, coming to Britain for a fresh start, only to be mauled to ...

Zoos in Europe Kill 5,000 Healthy Animals Annually

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK

Zoos in Europe kill between 3,000 and 5,000 perfectly healthy animals every year, according to a new revelations. When Copenhagen Zoo put down a he...

British Zoo 'Saddened' By Death Of Marius

PA | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK

A wildlife park in Britain today said it was "saddened" to hear that a zoo in Denmark has killed a healthy giraffe because of rules imposed by a Europ...

I'm an Animal Lover but Welcome News That the Escaped Wolves From Colchester Zoo Are Dead

Victoria Martindale | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Martindale

Not to want to see these wolves dead is ultimately to want to see them returned to captivity and a life sentence of imprisonment. Those protestors are as guilty of animal cruelty as the zoo keepers themselves who exploit animals for human pleasure in the first place.

Baby Panda Meets Its Mother, Looks Like It Might Get Eaten...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK Comedy

Zookeepers in Taiwan's zoo introduced a month-old baby panda cub to her mother. It looked like it might all go horribly wrong for a second......

WATCH: Giant Panda Gets Cake For Birthday Treat

ITN | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK

A giant panda is given a birthday cake at San Diego Zoo. Yun Zi happily tucked into the dessert made of apple, sweet potato and bamboo....

Baboon Shot Dead After Zoo Escape

PA | Posted 16.06.2013 | UK

A baboon was shot dead on Sunday when it escaped from a UK zoo. The baboon was killed after it managed to climb over the perimeter fence at Knowsle...

Zoo Worker Dies After Tiger Attack

PA | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK

A zoo worker who was injured in a tiger attack at an animal park in Dalton-in-Furness has died, Cumbria Police said today. The 24-year-old woman wa...

Pictures Of The Day: 29th April 2013

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 29.04.2013 | UK

The Huffington Post pictures of the day brings you the very best images from around the world chosen by our own photo editors, Elliot Wagland, Matthew...

WATCH: Heartwarming Moment Orangutan Meets Baby

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK Comedy

And your short-but-ever-so-sweet clip of the day is... this one. Yes, prepare to have your heart melt as you watch a zoo visitor introducing her ba...

Three Zoo Workers Arrested After Elephant 'Beating'

PA | Posted 25.10.2012 | UK

Three zoo workers have been arrested on suspicion of causing unnecessary suffering to an animal after an elephant was allegedly beaten. Leicestersh...

Diamond Jubilee: Queen Off To The Zoo

PA | Posted 16.07.2012 | UK

The Queen is visiting Chester Zoo on Thursday as part of her Diamond Jubilee tour to celebrate 60 years on the throne. She will be accompanied by T...

Dolphin Deaths: The Mystery Deepens

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.05.2012 | UK

The owner and general manager of Connyland zoo has denied that two dolphins died from ingesting a heroin replacement drug, instead blaming a "planned ...

PICTURES: Animals Cool Off

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.05.2012 | UK

The heatwave affecting the UK over the last few days might have given your tan a boost - and possibly started a few fires - but for the exotic animals...

PICTURES: Valentine's Day At The Zoo

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.04.2012 | UK

The only polar bear on public display in the UK received a Valentine from a secret admirer today. Walker inspected the giant red love heart, scente...

There's More to Conservation Than Tigers and Pandas

Sophie Pritchard | Posted 08.04.2012 | UK
Sophie Pritchard

As the manager of a charitable fund people often comment that it must be a little like playing God. Certainly I've had responses from unsuccessful applicants telling me that my decision will result in children starving, which is not the kind of message anyone wants to see in their inbox. But how do you choose which projects to fund and who to help?

PHOTOS: Tiger Gives Birth To Rare White Cub

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 24.12.2011 | UK

A Tiger has given birth to rare quadruplets in the Shandong Province of China, with one of her four children coloured white. The Bengal Tiger ...