L.A. Zoo Announces Birth of Rare Peninsular Pronghorns

News Release March 23, 2010 **MEDIA ADVISORY** CONTACT: Elizabeth Leider / Elizabeth.leider@lacity.org (323) 644-4273 L.A. Zoo Announces Birth of Rare Peninsular Pronghorns The Los Angeles Zoo is … [Read more...]

L.A. Zoo Orangutan to Choose BCS National Championship Winner!

Memo: The National Championship Game for the 2009 season will be played at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California on January 7, 2010, sponsored by Citi, and broadcast by ABC television network. The … [Read more...]

L.A. Zoo Announces Reindeer Arrival For the Holidays

News Release November 24, 2009 **MEDIA ADVISORY** CONTACT: Elizabeth Leider / Elizabeth.leider@lacity.org (323) 644-4273 Reindeer Arrive For the Holidays At The Los Angeles Zoo The Los Angeles … [Read more...]

L.A. Zoo Announces Successful Cancer Treatment of Rhinoceros with Electronic Brachytherapy

News Release November 16, 2009 **MEDIA ADVISORY** CONTACT: Elizabeth Leider / Elizabeth.leider@lacity.org (323) 644-4273 Randa, an Indian Rhinoceros, was Treated for Skin Cancer Under the Horn with … [Read more...]

L.A. Zoo Presents Boo at the Zoo

News Release October 22 2009 **MEDIA ADVISORY** CONTACT: Jason Jacobs / jason.jacobs@lacity.org (323) 644-4273 L.A. Zoo Offers Two Weekends Of Trick-or-Treating Fun At “BOO AT THE ZOO”! WHAT * … [Read more...]

Getting ready to fly south for the winter and stocking up on fuel (gas and donuts)

This picture was forwarded to me via email with the subject: Goose daycare field trip at Fermor and Lagimodiere in Winnipeg However, I found it ironic that it was -1c last night here in Winnipeg, and … [Read more...]

This One Is For The Squirrels and the Ducks

We were out at a friend's place last weekend, when I took this video from my Canon IS2000 digital camera. She was probably stocking up for the summer to feed her litter that was just born, and will … [Read more...]

Happy Mother's Day – From Wildlife SOS

This is a copy of a newsletter I receive from Wildlife SOS. Wildlife SOS is a non-profit charity in both USA and INDIA. All funds donated to Wildlife SOS will be used for Wildlife Protection, Rescue … [Read more...]

Keeping Dogs Safe from Coyotes

Have coyotes moved into your neighborhood recently? Many urban and suburban residents are seeing coyotes enter their neighborhoods due to habitat destruction, habituation to human contact, and the … [Read more...]

End of Earth Week Tips for Greener Pet Ownership

As Earth Week ends, tree-planting events and free seed offers die down, CFL bulbs return to regular price, and most people go right back to the lifestyle they're accustomed to during the other 51 … [Read more...]

Baby Giraffe Debut At The L.A. Zoo

News Release April 23, 2009 **MEDIA ADVISORY** CONTACT: Elizabeth Leider/ Elizabeth.leider@lacity.org (323) 644-4273 L.A. Zoo Announces Births of Giraffe The Los Angeles Zoo is proud to announce … [Read more...]

Can cats kill sea otters?

Cats vs Sea Otters? Is it possible for a house cat to kill a sea otter? The answer is yes. Okay, I know this sounds a bit odd since sea otters live in, well, the sea, and cats loathe, detest and … [Read more...]

Baby Koala Debuts at the L.A. ZOO

News Release December 11, 2008 **MEDIA ADVISORY** CONTACT: Jason Jacobs/ jason.jacobs@lacity.org (323) 644-4273 Come See The Baby Koalas at the L.A. Zoo The Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical … [Read more...]

Chacoan Peccaries Debut At The Los Angeles Zoo

News Release October 24, 2008 **MEDIA ADVISORY** CONTACT: Jason Jacobs/ jason.jacobs@lacity.org (323) 644-4273 Come See The Chacoan Peccaries on display at the L.A. Zoo The Los Angeles Zoo is … [Read more...]

Information on Infant Wildlife

This post was submitted as part of the Pet 'Net Adoption Event 2008 to heighten awareness about animal shelter adoption.Please visit your local shelter, or Human Society location and ADOPT A PET if … [Read more...]

Greater Flamingo Chicks Hatched At The Los Angeles Zoo

News Release September 2, 2008 **MEDIA ADVISORY** CONTACT: Jason Jacobs/ jason.jacobs@lacity.org (323) 644-4273 Come See The Greater Flamingo Chicks on display in the Zoo’s Aviary (with a … [Read more...]

Update On The PANDAS That Survived The China Earthquake In May 2008

On May 12, 2008 the "2008 Sichuan earthquake" (or Great Wenchuan Earthquake) reached 7.9 on the richter scale with a death count about 70,000, injured about 350,000 people and left about 4.8 million … [Read more...]

Come See The Baby Peninsular Pronghorns This Summer At The Los Angeles Zoo

NEWS RELEASE July 3, 2008 **MEDIA ADVISORY** CONTACT: Jason Jacobs/ jason.jacobs@lacity.org (323) 644-4273 Summer At The L.A. Zoo Discounts, Fun Activities and Babies Make the Los Angeles Zoo … [Read more...]

See The New Exhibit Over At The Los Angeles Zoo

NEWS RELEASE April 10, 2008 **MEDIA ADVISORY** CONTACT: Jason Jacobs/ jason.jacobs@lacity.org … [Read more...]

Two Bear Cubs seized, poacher arrested from Andhra Pradesh's Peddapali region

If your Wildlife or Pet Rescue Agency has a Press Release that you wish to be published here in [The Blog] .. Please use our CONTACT FORM PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Poacher arrested bear … [Read more...]

Birdwatching Necessities for the Beginner

By Ken Lawless Birdwatching is one of America's most popular outdoor activities. Those of us who love birds, have watched birds, in our back yards or at the local parks, raise and support their … [Read more...]

27 Elephants Microchipped by Wildlife Department and Wildlife SOS

Here is a Press Release forwarded to me by Vasuda Wildlife S.O.S., an organization found on PetLvr's Pet Rescue Links page. If your organization has a press release that you wish to be posted here, … [Read more...]

A Bunny and a Goat

Here is a video of a friend from Blog Catalog ... the YouTube description goes like this: These two are pretty good friends but of course when I wanted to show that they started to play a little … [Read more...]

Pygmy Goats as Pets

By Steven Grant You cannot, not love, a pygmy goat. These highly intelligent beings appeal to all the biological imperatives that make babies and Webster beloved by all--despite their generally … [Read more...]

Tarantulas as Pets

By Tonia Jordan Spiders can make great pets! I wouldn’t suggest anyone with arachnophobia (fear of spiders) having one as a pet, but even beginner pet owners can take care of some types of … [Read more...]

Farm Pets and the 4H

By Lance Winslow Most kids growing up in the city do not know what the 4H Club is all about and most all kids who live in rural areas or in the country know all about the 4H Club. Teaching kids and … [Read more...]

Why Exotic Pets Should Not Be Banned

By Jessi Clark-White We all know how special interest groups can blow things out of proportion – like the nonexistent “Exotic Pet Crisis.” If you listened to some animal rights groups, you’d think … [Read more...]

Create a Backyard Habitat for Wild Birds with a Bird Feeder

By Chris Robertson With a little imagination and very little effort, you can transform your backyard into a natural habitat for birds. Whether you're an avid birdwatcher, or simply want to invite … [Read more...]

Year Round Care for Wild Birds

Year Round Care for Wild Birds By Ronald F. Patterson Caring for wild birds has come a long way in the past 40 years. Tossing out bread crumbs and maybe some cracked corn onto the snow covered … [Read more...]

Can Animals and Animal Behaviors Predict the Weather

Can Animals and Animal Behaviors Predict the Weather By Tracey Wilson Do you think animals can predict the weather? In the USA, a groundhog is still used to predict the weather for up to six weeks in … [Read more...]

Exotic Pet Trade Booming in U.S.

... Nov. 27, 2006 — Exotic animals captured in the wild are streaming across the U.S. border by the millions with little or no screening for disease, leaving Americans vulnerable to a virulent … [Read more...]

Peculiar Pets

Peculiar Pets By Jonathon Hardcastle People have found shelter and comfort in pets since the beginning of time. Animals have been man's best friend, protector and a source of great pleasure. Dogs, … [Read more...]

Animals that Do Not Make Good Pets

Animals that Do Not Make Good Pets By Tonia Jordan As humans, many of us have an affinity for animals. We seek companions in pets, but there are quite a number of animals that do not make good pets. … [Read more...]

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