The National Zoo's three giant pandas are set to return to China in December with no public signs the 50-year-old exchange agreement struck by President Richard Nixon will continue. The departure of the bears from the nation's capital would mean the only giant pandas left in America are at the Atlanta Zoo — and that agreement expires next year.
Brights Zoo in Tennessee is asking the public to help pick a name for the giraffe that was born without spots on July 31. The zoo says she may be the only solid-colored reticulated giraffe alive.
After the Toronto Zoo warned visitors against showing videos to gorillas, NPR's Scott Simon wonders what sort of motion pictures might entertain a great ape.
Extreme temperatures are taking a toll on zoo animals. Zoos throughout the U.S. are finding ways to help animals beat the heat.
The Bronx Zoo is offering an unusual way to show your undying love: its Name a Roach program. For $15, you can name a Madagascar hissing cockroach after your special someone.
Dr. Amir Khalil, a veterinarian with Four Paws International, says the "world's loneliest elephant" is settling into his new home in Cambodia. Khalil sang Sinatra's "My Way" to help calm Kaavan.