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?
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.
Berlin's Tierpark Zoo has said that the baby polar bear born just last month had died of unknown causes. Another cub from the same mother had died earlier last year.
Officials have announced that 13 monkeys have died in a fire at the Woburn Safari Park in England. The blaze followed a fire at London Zoo that killed an aardvark and four meerkats.
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