Zurich Zoo's ultra-modern elephant enclosure seeks to emulate conditions in the wild. The complex is relatively large and the elephants have to go looking for their food. But are the conditions sufficient to meet the elephants’ needs?
That bear or kangaroo might look cute, but it’s a wild animal, not a pet. Wildlife veterinarian Dr Jan Schmidt-Burbach spoke to DW about the need for humans to learn to respect that most basic rule of nature.
The court heard that the Romanian nationals had killed the goat out of hunger after their employer withheld their wages. The judge said the men had no good reason for killing the goat who lived at a Berlin petting zoo.
A dilapidated truck and trailer with two elephants and two horses on board has been stopped by police in Austria. The German driver was taking his cargo on a 1,000-kilometer trip to Budapest.
Stuttgart's Wilhelma Zoo is using surplus pine trees to feed its elephants and other herbivores after Christmas. The trees are "not much of a treat," but breaking them down is fun for the elephants, officials say.
© 2018 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version