High hopes in Edinburgh as U.K.'s only panda may be pregnant

Aug 25, 2017

High hopes in Edinburgh as U.K.'s only panda may be pregnant

The only female giant panda in Britain is believed to be pregnant, Edinburgh Zoo said Thursday. The zoo said Tian Tian "is being closely monitored," but it's unclear when she will give birth. The zoo said "it's hard to predict precisely and the panda breeding ...

Dutch panda mania as breeding pair arrive from China

Apr 13, 2017

Dutch panda mania as breeding pair arrive from China

Two giant pandas arrived by plane at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport Wednesday after a marathon 8,000 km journey from China, the first breeding pair on Dutch soil in three decades. Female panda Wu Wen (Beautiful Powerful Cloud) and her male companion Xing Ya (Elegant Star) touched ...

SeaWorld says it will end killer whale breeding program

Mar 17, 2016

SeaWorld says it will end killer whale breeding program

SeaWorld announced Thursday it is ending its practice of killer whale breeding following years of controversy over keeping orcas in captivity. In a statement released Thursday morning, the company said the breeding program will end immediately. It also announced a partnership with the Humane Society ...