Saturday, July 18, 1998

Zoo News Digest 18th July 1998 (Zoo News 07)

Dear Colleague,

There follows the latest ZooNews for the past week. Thank you for your
continued kind comments. I have had a couple of queries as to why they
were included on the mailing list. The answer is just because I thought
you might be interested. I was checking these sites to satisfy my own
curiosity and thought others might like to benefit from the fruits of my

Animal Planet Rescue Coming to Turtle Back Zoo

Does Bronx Zoo Mistreat Animals?

Little Rock Zoo Employees Suspended

Another Masai giraffe dies of mystery illness at Kansas City Zoo,local/30da3c85.716,.html

Monkey business at the zoo

Congo's oldest Crocodiles

Insurance cover sought for animals in zoos

Zoo uses ingenuity to help animals beat beastly heat

Aging animals get TLC from vets at the zoo

From: (Dan Proulx)
Date: 1998/07/15
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In article , "Vince
Latreille" wrote: > >thr 016 >bear-attack > bear kills
4-year-old girl in zoo >bandar abbas, hormuzgan prov., july 11, irna -- a
4-year-old girl >was killed as a bear attacked her at shahid dabaghian zoo
here on >thursday. > samira ahmadi and her brother went out on thursday
to visit the >zoo. when both were passing by the cage of the bear at noon,
the bear >suddenly attacked the girl through the food slot and pulled her
>inside and tore her apart the eyes of onlookers. > with tearful eyes,
her brother dariush ahmadi 16, told irna "i >cried out for help and also
informed the zoo guards who came and >punched the bear to resque my
sister, but all efforts were in >vain," he regretted. > managing
director of bandar abbas fire fighting squad said that >resque workers
were rushed to the spot at once to help the girl. they >managed to pull
the battered body of the girl out of the cage by >using water hose. >sd/jh
>end >::irna 11/07/98 13:09

Giraffe born at Zoo

Circus tigers wait for help

JUMBO BOA A FRIGHT TO BEHOLD,1575,SAV-9807150208,00.html

Cool critters Zoo animals get help beating the heat

A happy couple

Keeping an eye on Jumbo

Revival of whale hunt in Canadian Arctic sparks bitter debate

Panther journeys from Big Cypress to Orlando .

Experts optimistic about wolves

Chimp attacks Mexican janitor, nearly bites off ear

Zoo is criticized for Israel event

Wyandot looks to spread its water wings

Injured Bronx Zoo Cheetah Gets Custom Ruff Wear Booties

They thrive in open zoos.

Happy Keepering,


Tuesday, July 14, 1998

Zoo News Digest 14 Jul 1998 (Zoo News 6)

Dear Colleague,

Sorry it is a couple of weeks since the last mailing but I have been
snowed under with other projects. The trouble with news is that it becomes
stale so fast...but at least with the sites below you can just choose to
go to what interests you. Once again many thanks for your kind comments
and clips to include. Please remember to include the site address with any

A few new faces appearing on ZooChat this week.

Girl, 15, unharmed after climb atop 56-foot zoo cage

Rare Koala Is Newest Internet Star

Pythons slip into the country

Animal-Rights Activists Can't Stage Zoo Protest

Singer Karla Bonoff kicks off ZooTunes series

Bird-hatching taking off in Lincoln Park

Faced with trip to slaughter, bold emu flies the coop,local/30da3839.708,.html

Odds and Ends Godzilla the monitor

Into the wild: El Dorado County hills alive with exotic animals

Cincinnati Zoo Sumatran rhino miscarries again

C.J. the monkey dies from spinal injuries

Catocin Wildlife Preserve and zoo sustain damage from storm

Seal trainer for a day at the Milwaukee County Zoo

Cheetah escapes at Hogle Zoo (bit of an anti-zoo reporter here)

Preservation group to help Marineland

Researchers concerned about whooping cranes' survival.

A year after arrival, female rhino is building relationship with bull at
Kansas City zoo,local/30da34eb.702,.html

Dan the Western Lowland Gorilla settles in at Bronx Zoo

A great leap forward

National Wildlife Federation Applauds New Wolf Strategy

Autopsy: Tiger preyed on humans after wounds left it unable to hunt

Police raid reptile show .

They scream to be slimed at zoo,1225,29777,00.html

Baby Elephant Gets A Name

Zoo Sumatran Rhino Loses Baby in Ohio News Summary

Feedback Wanted On Zoo Proposal

Carroll Soo-Hoo -- Benefactor Of S.F. Zoo :

Mom rockin' her baby in Zurich zoo

White tigercubs make their debut in Buenos Aires

N.J. Aquarium offers penguins to please

Human blood and wild boar meat-in-cage trap laid for tiger

Cheetah escapes, recaptured at zoo

Bowling for Rhinos to help groups that protect wildlife

Wildlife refuge running out of room for hungry, homeless bears

After whale of a boom, town wonders: `Is there life after Keiko?'

Malaysian man-eater shot and killed

Happy Keepering,