The public has voted and the spotless superstar born at a family-owned zoo in Tennessee has been named Kipekee.
Mundi the African elephant was the pride of Puerto Rico's only zoo. But her fate became entangled in the island's recent struggles with natural disasters and a debilitating debt crisis.
At least 100 animals, all kept inside enclosures, will have gone more than three weeks without food or water, said the head zoologist at the zoo.
As details of Noor Jehan's neglect came to light, the revelations sparked a national conversation about the neglect and abuse of animals in Pakistan — and of vulnerable humans as well.
The owl escaped after its enclosure was vandalized nearly two weeks ago. Zoo officials were worried he wouldn't be able to hunt and eat because he's used to captivity, but that's no longer a concern.
A northern pintail duck was also killed and three other flamingos were injured, according to the zoo.
The Rosamond Gifford Zoo says Elmer and Lima are its first same-sex parents to successfully hatch an egg, calling the penguins "exemplary in every aspect of egg care."
From elephants to otters to armadillos, all sorts of animals get a kick out stomping, rolling and eating the orange gourds.
The births will be the first for Menari, zoo officials say. She is expected to give deliver the twins sometime this winter.