Southern White Rhino Calf Born At The San Diego Zoo (And She's Adorable)Born to first-time Mom Kianga and father J. Gregory on August 22, the still-unnamed calf is said to be adventurous and without much fear... as long as mom is by her side
Snow Leopard At San Diego Zoo Tests Positive For COVID-19, In Quarantine With 3 Other LeopardsWildlife care specialists at the zoo noticed the snow leopard had a cough and nasal discharge Thursday, officials said. Fecal samples from the snow leopard tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, and were confirmed by the California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory System.
Caught On Video: Jose Navarette Arrested After Allegedly Taking 2-Year-Old Daughter Into Elephant Enclosure At San Diego Zoo For A PictureThe video shows a man made his way into the enclosure with a little girl and stop for a picture. He then runs back toward enclosure fence, dropping the daughter at one point, as an elephant approaches and seems to trumpet a warning.
9 Great Apes At San Diego Zoo Become First Non-Humans To Receive A COVID VaccineThe four orangutans and five bonobos received an experimental vaccine developed by drug giant Zoetis.
San Diego Gorillas Recover After Contracting COVID-19At least two members of the troop of eight western lowland gorillas were infected with the disease in early January, showing symptoms such as congestion, mild coughing and lethargy.
Safari Park Gorillas Recovering From More Contagious Strain Of COVID-19; San Diego Zoo Receives Vaccine Intended For AnimalsThe troop had been infected with the B.1.429 variant of coronavirus, which is on the rise in California and officials say is more contagious than other strains.
2 Gorillas At San Diego Zoo Safari Park Test Positive For COVID-19, Third SymptomaticThe zoo says two of its gorillas began coughing on Wednesday, Jan. 6, prompting zoo officials to test their fecal samples for SARS-CoV-2. Preliminary tests detected the virus on Jan. 8, according to the zoo.
San Diego Zoo Debuts 2 Endangered Amur Leopard Cubs As It ReopensPeople visiting the recently reopened San Diego Zoo will get a first look at two endangered Amur leopard cubs born on April 26.
2-Month-Old Pygmy Hippo Graduates From Nursery In Time For San Diego Zoo ReopeningThe 40-pound calf was named Akobi moved into the larger main pygmy hippo habitat in the Lost Forest area of the zoo with his mother, Mabel, this week.
San Diego Zoo, Safari Park To Reopen June 20The two zoo facilities closed in mid-March along with most of the state to slow the spread of coronavirus. Its reopening at 9 a.m. on June 20 will come with major changes.
San Diego Zoo Celebrates Biggest Elephant Calf Ever Born At Safari ParkSan Diego Zoo Safari Park has another big baby to take care of.
Second White Rhino Impregnated Through Artificial Insemination At San Diego ZooResearchers are hoping to use artificial insemination to resurrect the northern white rhino, of which only two exist in the world.
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Pandas At San Diego Zoo Enjoy Fake Snow And It's All Caught On VideoThe pandas at the San Diego Zoo were treated to a snow day this weekend and it was all caught on video.
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