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Adelaide Zoo’s Giant Panda Fu Ni Could be Pregnant Thanks to Latest Discoveries in Zoology

London Zoo has announced its giant panda, Fu Ni, could be pregnant after implementing the latest research in zoology while she was on her 36-hour breeding window. London zoological society said that attempts at natural mating with a companion, Wang Wang, were not successful, so the decision was made to proceed with two artificial inseminations. “Both of the procedures went well, with one completed on Monday evening and the second on Tuesday morning,” senior veterinarian Ian Smith said. Adelaide Zoo’s…

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Zoo Magdeburg mourns “Burma”

The oldest elephant in Magdeburg Zoo, the cow “Burma”, is dead. The animal has been suffering from complaints for weeks. The zoo team finally decided to put an end to their suffering. The Magdeburg Zoo has had the elephant cow “Birman” euthanized. It was said that zookeepers found the animal lying in the elephant house on Wednesday morning. They had failed to erect the 3.3-ton elephant cow, not even with the help of two wheel loaders. Since “Burma” has suffered for several weeks, due…

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Visiting my Chagossian hertige Yannick Mandarin

My time on Chagos is just amazing, emotional and fun. My grandparents lived, married and raised kids on these islands. Now I can put a picture to all the stories I heard from my grandfather, Henri Mandarin, as I was growing up. So far, I’ve visited 35 islands with Peter Carr who’s doing an amazing job out here, protecting all the birds on these islands. Peter and I have spent lots of time together going from island to island to…

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