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ZOOS

Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 9, 2018
Kagoshima zookeeper dies after being mauled by white tiger
Akira Furusho, 40, was found collapsed and bleeding from the neck in a cage by a colleague after the Hirakawa Zoological Park had closed for the day Monday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 13, 2018
Ueno Zoo to make panda-viewing easier with new system and extended hours
Ueno Zoo will replace its lottery system for viewing popular cub Xiang Xiang with one that favors early birds.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Issues / THE FOREIGN ELEMENT
Oct 18, 2017
Ushering in a new, kinder era for Japan's zoos
Lack of legal regulation means the worst facilities continue to taint Japan's image abroad.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 10, 2017
Tokyo's Ueno Zoo celebrates birth of western gorilla
A western gorilla, considered a critically endangered species, has given birth at Tokyo's Ueno Zoo, its operator said Tuesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 18, 2017
Rare ptarmigan chicks hatched in breeding program at Toyama zoo
Two artificially incubated rock ptarmigan eggs have hatched in a government-backed breeding program, according to zoo officials in the city of Toyama.
Japan Times
JAPAN / CHUBU CONNECTION
May 8, 2017
Shabani the gorilla credited with keeping Nagoya zoo visitor numbers up despite bird flu outbreak
The total number of visitors to Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens in Nagoya reached 2,408,400 in fiscal 2016, the second-highest level in the last 20 years.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 27, 2017
Panda pair at Ueno Zoo confirmed to have mated
Hope for a new baby panda grew Monday as officials confirmed that a pair of giant pandas at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo had mated for the first time in four years.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 19, 2016
Events at Japan's zoos linked to coming Year of Rooster curtailed amid bird flu outbreak
The recent outbreak of a highly virulent strain of bird flu has taken a toll on bird exhibits and events at zoos nationwide ahead of the Chinese zodiac Year of the Rooster in 2017.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 7, 2016
Black swan at Nagoya zoo latest to succumb to widening bird flu outbreak
Bird flu is spreading across Japan, with a black swan at an Aichi Prefecture zoo being the latest to become infected.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 1, 2016
Thrice spared death, Osaka zoo rooster draws crowds looking to get lucky
A rooster raised by Osaka's Tennoji Zoo as food for other animals has now become an attraction himself, after thrice managing to avoid the gallows and a grim fate as fare for his fellows.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 18, 2016
Zoo in Wakayama marks 15th panda birth
A giant panda at a zoo in Wakayama Prefecture gave birth to a female cub early Sunday, the zoo operator said, bringing the total number of pandas born there to 15.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 7, 2016
Tokyo's Ueno Zoo reports first Asian elephant pregnancy
An Asian elephant at the Ueno Zoo in Tokyo is pregnant in a first for the zoo, which opened in 1882.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Aug 27, 2016
Japan zoos could be an endangered species
In terms of zoos per capita, Japan is No. 1 in the world, despite the fact that attendance has been dropping for more than two decades.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 17, 2016
Disney faces PR crisis, risk of legal action after gator attack
June was supposed to have been a triumphant month for Walt Disney Co. theme parks, with the flashy opening of a long-planned resort in Shanghai and a new Florida attraction based on its wildly popular animated movie "Frozen."
WORLD
Jun 2, 2016
Family will not sue Cincinnati Zoo over child-gorilla incident
The family of a 3-year-old boy who fell into an animal enclosure, prompting the killing of an endangered gorilla, said on Wednesday that it would not sue the Cincinnati Zoo over the incident.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 26, 2016
Hanako, Japan's oldest elephant, dies at age 69
Hanako, the oldest elephant in Japan, died Thursday afternoon at Inokashira Park Zoo in Tokyo, the metropolitan government said. The beloved female was 69 years old.
Japan Times
JAPAN / CHUBU CONNECTION
Apr 4, 2016
Friendly employees have visitors flocking to Takeshima Aquarium in Aichi
Visitors to Takeshima Aquarium in Gamagori, Aichi Prefecture, have increased sharply thanks to a number of innovative ideas and strategies implemented by its staff.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Jan 22, 2016
Sarah the cheetah, world's fastest land mammal, dies in Ohio zoo
An Ohio zoo said on Thursday that Sarah, a cheetah designated the world's fastest land mammal by National Geographic magazine in 2012, has died at the age of 15.
WORLD
Jan 7, 2016
SeaWorld, California authorities reach settlement in safety cases
SeaWorld and California regulators said on Wednesday they have reached a settlement over allegations that the marine park did not properly train its employees to interact with its famed killer whales.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 21, 2015
Charlotte the monkey as rambunctious as ever at Oita zoo
A baby monkey, whose naming by a Japanese zoo as Charlotte after Britain's newborn princess caused something of an uproar, is in full tomboy mode.

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