Posted June 4, 2014 by Creature Features

The 2014 FIFA World Cup is just about ready to rumble but sports predicting critters Fred the Ferret and Paul the Octopus have both retired from prognosticating. Whatever will soccer fans do? Fear not, futball fanatics, ten baby pandas are promising to predict the winners online and on TV before each game.

Posted May 8, 2014 by M Dee Dubroff

Indigenous to south central China, what is it about this bear  that we humans find so adorable and fascinating? Is it their eyes or their manner or both? Read on for some facts and, hopefully, a few laughs too.

Posted December 13, 2013 by Kitty Devine

The Old Farmer's Almanac says that the winter is going to be colder and snowier than usual throughout the United States. It will be imperative to fight the frigid in your feet. You can easily do with Pixnor® Heated Slippers. They come in a variety of different fun animals so you can choose your favorite.

Posted December 9, 2013 by Arnold Carreiro

That’s right, gamers: You can make the world a better place for our
animal friends by meeting certain challenges set in the newest
installment of the hit videogame franchise Zoo Tycoon recently released
for the Xbox One and Xbox 360. Pass the controller, it’s time to save
the planet!

Posted December 3, 2013 by Arnold Carreiro

It doesn’t matter how far away from the famous Washington DC attraction,
because if you have an internet connection, you can check in on many of
the National Zoo’s iconic animals whenever you want to. With giant
pandas, tigers, octopi and more to watch, it may be tough to pick a
favorite channel!

Posted September 29, 2013 by Ron Callari

No matter what side of the aisle you sit politically, a government
shut-down could cause more havoc to our zoo animals than the political
animals that caused this ruckus in the first place. With annual funding
for the U.S. government expiring on September 30th, it's up to Congress
to pass a bill to keep our government afloat, and the gates to our zoo
open.

Posted August 23, 2013 by Ron Callari

Perhaps somewhat of a misnomer, Google's "Street Views" is broadening
its definition of "streets" found on its popular "Street Views" feature
to now include photo images of wildlife in zoos. This week, their Google Maps Blog,
titled: "Visit lion, tigers and (panda) bears - Oh my!" announced they
would be including animals found in zoos around the world.

Posted August 12, 2013 by Creature Features

Qizai, a rare Qinling panda, displays a striking brown & tan coat that really stands out next to his more formally “dressed” chums at the Shaanxi Wild Animal Research Centre. Qizai is only the seventh Giant Brown panda recorded in the last 25 years.