Panda experts say Tian Tian was showing signs that were not 'conducive to mating'
Edinburgh Zoo hopes Tian Tian and Yang Guang will mate for the first time within days
A bird-brained philosophy of science
Avian pox, which has spread among woodpigeons and house sparrows for a number of years, is now taking its toll of populations of the great tit
The alleged abuse of elephants at Twycross Zoo should make us consider once more the role zoos play in animal conservation
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
They can dive, swim and glide but even the penguins at London Zoo will find it difficult to hide from keepers who have the tricky but essential task of counting every animal in their care.
Agyness Deyn is to attempt the transition from walking the catwalk to treading the boards, with a West End debut pencilled in for early next year. The role in The Leisure Society may not be too much of a problem for the supermodel, as it was described yesterday as a "toxic comedy" that offers a "glimpse into a grotesque world of self-indulgent excess". Ms Deyn will play Paula, a "promiscuous free spirit" invited to the dinner party of a self-obsessed professional couple that spirals out of control.
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.