An epaulette shark pup born in August at Brookfield Zoo hatched from an egg that was not fertilized by a male shark. It's the second time this species has undergone a virgin birth in captivity.
An African wild ass, one of the most endangered animals on the planet, was recently born at a U.K. zoo and is already doing "zoomies" around its enclosure.
A zoo in Tennessee celebrated the birth of a rare spotless giraffe, but its lack of patches could harm its chances of survival.
No one has measured Cassius since 2011, which is when the saltwater giant was awarded the Guinness World Record for the world's largest living crocodile in captivity.
The mother repeatedly tried to catch the dead infant's gaze before throwing the corpse around her enclosure and eventually devouring it.
The ancient, 18-foot-long crocodile — the world's largest living in captivity — is healthy but occasionally displays signs of trauma from his troubled youth in the wild.
The sisters were separated at birth due to medical complications, and they remained apart for more than two years after one was rejected by the mother.
An elderly lion in an Indiana zoo transmitted COVID-19 to the zookeepers who handfed the severely ill big cat. It is the first recorded time a zoo animal has passed the virus to a human.
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