San Diego Zoo

Orson, the black jaguar at the San Diego Zoo, has died at age 21. Orson, at the zoo since 1993, was a favorite of zoo patrons. (San Diego Zoo / May 1, 2014)

Orson the black jaguar dies at San Diego Zoo

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A beloved black jaguar has died at the San Diego Zoo at the ripe old age of 21. The Los Angeles Times says the jaguar, named Orson, was euthanized on Tuesday. […]

05/02/2014

In this photo taken on Monday, March 24, 2014, a 12-day old baby gorilla is physically introduced to its mother, Imani, for the first time at the San Diego Zoo. (AP Photo/San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Matt Gelvin)

Baby gorilla with its mother at San Diego Zoo after treatment

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Zoo says an infant gorilla that was successfully treated for pneumonia after a cesarean section delivery is in her mother’s arms for the first time. Zoo officials say […]

03/25/2014

In this Oct. 11, 2012 photo Mei Xiang, a giant female panda, rests at the National Zoo in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

DC panda that birthed live cub has stillborn 1 too

WASHINGTON (AP) — A panda at Washington’s National Zoo that has been tending to her squealing newborn cub also gave birth to a stillborn cub Saturday that wasn’t fully formed and was never alive outside […]

08/25/2013

Panda Xiao Liwu

Panda cub’s exam: Is he a ham?

Xiao Liwu, the giant panda cub at the San Diego Zoo, enjoyed the attention and new toys he was given during his weekly exam.

12/28/2012

Panda cub's teeth break through

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – Xiao Liwu, the 15-week-old giant panda cub at the San Diego Zoo, has four teeth that broke through his gums, veterinarians said today after the cub’s weekly examination. The cub, who […]

11/15/2012

100 days after birth, San Diego panda gets name

SAN DIEGO (AP) – There is a little gift at the San Diego Zoo that’s going to get very big. It’s been 100 days since the latest panda cub was born there. That’s the day […]

11/13/2012

Last day to vote on Panda's name

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – Today is the last day for the public to vote for a name for the 13-week-old giant panda cub at the San Diego Zoo. The finalists, narrowed down from more than […]

10/30/2012

San Diego panda cub begins to open eyes (video)

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – The 45-day-old giant panda cub at the San Diego Zoo is beginning to open his eyes, park officials announced today. The eye-opening, which can take around three weeks to complete, was […]

09/16/2012

Elephant calf born at San Diego Zoo

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – The African elephant herd at San Diego Zoo Safari Park expanded today with the birth of a female calf. The 205-pound offspring born to mother Swazi at 3:39 a.m. was up […]

08/28/2012

Panda cub's markings start to show

(CNS) – The giant panda born at the San Diego Zoo nearly two weeks ago is starting to get its coloring, zoo officials announced today. Black markings on the unnamed panda were first visible Thursday, […]

08/10/2012

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