Bender says, "You were in a zoo!"
Danish group Bjarke Ingels Group unveils plans for "Zootopia," a zoo in which the humans are confined to small spaces and the animals are allowed to roam free.Read More
Man, this guy is really not happy that a monkey stole his super expensive GoPro camera. How do I know? Because he keeps yelling at the monkey about it while it continues to not understand human speech and be adorable. The monkey eventually traded it back to a zoo employee for some fruit, as monkeys do, and now we have this great video.Read More
For the second time this year, gorillas have broken into the kitchen attached to their enclosure at the Calgary Zoo. In case you're wondering if they're supposed to be in there, a spokeswoman from the zoo said in an interview with The Globe and Mail, "They're not supposed to be in there."Read More
Pop quiz, hotshot. You're running a zoo and an earthquake strikes. Cages break open, and panicked animals are roaming the streets. What's your first move? If you said "Secure the zebra at all costs," you're...well, we don't know if you're right, but you're at least of a mind with staff at this Japanese zoo. In a recent emergency drill, zoo staff practiced their zebra-wrangling skills, in case the unthinkable should happen. They didn't want to risk loosing an actual zebra on the unsuspecting public, though -- that's exactly the worst-case scenario they're trying to avoid! -- so instead used a man in a zebra suit to stand in for a zebra running wild and terrified through the streets. The result, of course, is pure comic gold.Read More
Even capybaras, the world's largest rodent, need to relax sometimes. And this little guy certainly seems to have found the perfect way to do so: Enjoying a hot shower in the Saitama zoo. Is it just me or does he look rather noble and statuesque as the water falls over is head? Like some kind of zen master, lost in the eternal moment (via Neatorama)Read More