In the end, money proved more important to the Reid Park Zoological Society than open land and a vision of reintroducing imperiled species.
WASHINGTON — A Twitter photo and phone tip from a resident helped animal keepers track down a red panda in a Washington neighborhood Monday after it went missing from the Smithsonian’s National Zoo.
Look at these photos of cute liliger cubs at a Russian Zoo. A liliger is a cross between a lion and a liger. A liger is a cross between a lion and a tiger.
The Cabo Pulmo coral reef tank features a number of colorful saltwater fish species, including the Mexican lookdown, Guineafowl puffer, convict surgeonfish and horn shark. The exhibit is part of the larger Warden Aquarium, which will open Saturday at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.
Stephane Poulin, right, the curator of reptiles and fish at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, gives volunteer Cyndy Wicker a preview of the exhibit area.
A balloonfish seems to be interested in what's going on outside his watery domain. The species is one of several that will be on exhibit at the new Warden Aquarium at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.
The new Warden Aquarium is first major new Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum exhibit in a decade. The aquarium features several dozen species of fresh- and saltwater creatures in 14 tanks, representative of the waterways that once flowed through the Sonoran desert region to the Sea of Cortez.
The snowmen saved their relationship.
Snow, Reid Park Zoo’s 17-year-old polar bear, has died.
We have a family membership to the Reid Park Zoo, and we go at least once or twice a month.
One of two elephants who spent many years at the Reid Park Zoo before being shipped to the San Diego Zoo at the beginning of the year was put down this morning.
LOS ANGELES — The chimpanzee habitat at the Los Angeles Zoo was open for visitors Wednesday, a day after a baby chimp was killed by an adult male in front of dozens of visitors.
A female elephant and her two calves, the latest additions to the Reid Park Zoo, arrived at their new home late Tuesday night, officials said.
Longtime Reid Park Zoo residents Connie and Shaba left their decades-old home Wednesday morning for the San Diego Zoo.
Scott Barton, the new Reid Park zoo curator, feeds Denver, a
giraffe at the zoo on March 4, 2004.
Watoto, a male giraffe at Reid Park Zoo, gets his tongue around a scallion-flavored popsicle tethered to a section of PVC pipe.
Kobe the polar bear likes his ice straight up, with no additives, and after rolling around in a pile of the frozen stuff he shakes off excess water.
Zookeeper Alisha Brewer dumps a popsicle made of blood and beef heart out of a pail inside the lion enclosure.
An icy treat only a carnivore could love. Kitabu doesn't look inclined to share his frozen goody.
Zoo supervisor Leslie Waters hoses down Herbie, a giant Aldabra tortoise.