In the first three days, he didn't feed and after realising his mother "wasn't paying him any attention," they pulled him out of the compound, dehydrated and suffering from "hypothermia and hypoglycemia." By Wednesday, the change was evident.
Kira, a two and a half year-old tiger, arrived at a zoo in Mexico's northeast in April after her owner could no longer feed her due to the coronavirus-induced economic collapse.
A British zoo has had to separate five foul-mouthed parrots whose keepers say were encouraging each other to swear.
The zoo is currently home to 29 lions, and officials plan an auction to sell 12 of them, aged between two and five years old. There are also six resident tigers and two jaguars.
Muja has lived through multiple bombing campaigns and several countries -- all while never leaving a tiny pool in Belgrade's zoo for 83 years, making him the world's oldest captive alligator.
Giraffes are vulnerable to extinction but they have still not been listen under the US Endangered Species Act.
A 2-month-old Sumatran tiger cub was born May 23 as her seven-year-old mother Nuri’s first offspring and the authorities at the Wroclaw zoo are overjoyed that the mother is taking very good care of her.
"The Islamabad zoo is now completely closed for both public and officials," Saleem Shaikh, a spokesman for Pakistan's ministry of climate change said.
Three rare Persian leopard cubs were unveiled on Friday at Lisbon zoo, part of a European breeding programme for the endangered species.