To most of us, lions are African, but many of the great beasts of legend were Indian. Now a zoo plans to breed more of them
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Wednesday 28 July 2010
A carousel of wonders, featuring intricate animatronic insects and larger animals, recently appeared in the unlikely location of Milton Keynes courtesy of arts organisation Artichoke and French theatrical engineering company La Machine - responsible for The Sultan's Elephant and La Princesse.
Friday 23 July 2010
Two rare South-east Asian clouded leopards have been born at a zoo in Paris. The female cubs, named Pati and Jaya, made their first public appearance at the Jardin des Plantes this week.
Sunday 27 June 2010
After years of failing to compete with Dreamworks and Pixar, Disney wisely gets back to its roots with an old-fashioned hand-drawn fairy tale.
Friday 25 June 2010
He is best known for playing Jason Bourne, the fast-fisted scourge of the CIA, in a trilogy of Hollywood films. Now the American actor Matt Damon is in talks over a new role that will see him do battle with lions, tigers and the occasional otter in the true story of an eccentric Englishman who bought a dilapidated zoo.
Friday 18 June 2010
Orang-utans communicate intelligently using gestures, researchers have found.
Tuesday 01 June 2010
Two rare snow leopards which belonged to Kyrgyzstan's ousted president have died from starvation, it has been revealed.
Wednesday 19 May 2010
The bodies of a man and woman were found in a house today.
Friday 07 May 2010
This week Danny Dyer has been sacked from Zoo as some comical advice landed him in trouble.
Thursday 06 May 2010
Zoo magazine issued an unreserved apology today after a heartbroken man was advised in celebrity agony uncle Danny Dyer's column to cut his ex-girlfriend's face.
Wednesday 28 April 2010
The interim government has charged its ousted president with "mass killing" after he allegedly ordered troops to fire on anti-government protesters during rallies in which at least 85 people died.
Tuesday 27 April 2010
The only elephant in Kiev's zoo, 39-year-old Boy, died yesterday in his enclosure, apparently after being poisoned.
Monday 26 April 2010
Campaigners have called for the phased closure of zoos after a Siberian tiger used for breeding purposes was found drowned in the enclosure of a zoo in Norfolk.
Thursday 22 April 2010
It is something you won't often see: the giant box crab, Paramola cuvieri, which is the biggest crab occurring in British waters. It is normally found at very great depths, up to 9,000ft down, but this specimen, with a claw-span measuring more than a metre across, is now on view in the Blue Reef Aquarium in Newquay, Cornwall. It was caught by a
Monday 19 April 2010
Saturday 03 April 2010
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
'Women only' train carriages: Jeremy Corbyn unveils radical move to tackle public harassment
Black holes are a passage to another universe, says Stephen Hawking
Iain Duncan Smith 'should resign over disability benefit death figures', says Jeremy Corbyn
Tony Blair attacks Jeremy Corbyn's 'Alice In Wonderland' politics
Theresa May says jobless migrants should be banned from entering the UK
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