Entire Gorilla Family from Kent to be Released into the Wild

While zoos do serve as an attraction for tourists, there are some zoos and organizations take pride themselves on being able to encourage re-population of endangered species in the wild. The private Kent zoo, in collaboration with the John Aspinall Foundation, is just one of them.

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Six-Day-Old Baby Panda in Tokyo Dies of Pneumonia

It had been nearly a quarter of a century since Japan had seen a baby giant panda. The birth of the baby was a moment of joy. The news of the birth spread like wildfire via numerous media outlets. But just six days later, the news of the infant’s death has brought many to tears. Even the China Foreign Ministry offered their condolences.

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