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Edinburgh Zoo hopes Tian Tian and Yang Guang will mate for the first time within days
A bird-brained philosophy of science
'Luna' will be formally named in Facebook contest
Gervais's latest addition to his comedy menagerie grates more than it amuses
The boy, who was visiting the zoo with his mother and friends, fell about 14 feet into an exhibit that's home to a pack of African painted dogs
Nobel Prize-winner Sir John Gurdon didn't impress his teachers. He's not the only success story with a shocker of a report card, as Tim Walker discovers
Gorillas given helping hand as family expands
Landmark study shows numbers have fallen by third since 1970s
Populations of the festive favourite soar, but not so for its fellow red-breasts
Sir David Attenborough has defended using footage in his Frozen Planet series of a polar bear tending her newborn cubs that was shot in a zoo.
First there was the prawn sandwich brigade, then the rubber chicken circuit. Now the corporate hospitality industry is bracing itself for the birth of the bamboo banquet.
Dilemma for London Zoo after death of primate harem's dominant male