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Taipei Zoo to bring in endangered zebra from Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Zoo on Monday (Feb. 8) signed an agreement with the Kyoto City Zoo to enhance cooperation on wildlife conservation and will receive an endangered Grevy's ze...

Leopard cat that escaped Taipei Zoo found after three weeks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An endangered leopard cat that escaped from Taipei Zoo three weeks ago was found Wednesday (Dec. 9) by zookeepers in a trap cage near the otter exhibit. The 3-year-old ...

Missing anteater returns to Taipei Zoo

[Last update: Dec. 7 at 12:25] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After being in the wild more than three months, a missing anteater was finally found by hikers on Sunday (Dec. 7) and has been returned t...

Leopard cat escapes from Taipei Zoo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An endangered leopard cat (石虎) escaped from its enclosure at the Taipei Zoo over the weekend, but zoo officials did not disclose the escape until Wednesday (Nov. 25). K...

Anteater still missing from Taipei Zoo after late-night escape

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Zoo said Thursday (Oct. 15) that a three-year-old collared anteater that escaped from the tropical rainforest area last month has yet to be found. According ...

Taipei Zoo to close June 19-28 for renovation work

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei Zoo will close 10 days beginning June 19 for a period of thorough repairs and construction following a vote by visitors, reports said Wednesday (June 12). Si...

Taipei Zoo animals will be part of audience at special performance of ‘Water Color’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — "Water Color" (水彩) will return to Taipei Zoo on July 6 for a special performance, with animals part of the audience, after doing well in China. The acclaimed ...

Taipei Zoo debuts newest koala

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei Zoo’s newest koala named Wolverine was introduced to the public on Dec. 31. The new koala will strengthen the genetic diversity of the species in Taiwan, a...

Taipei Zoo animals treated to Mid-Autumn Festival feast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In celebration of Mid-Autumn Festival, animals at Taipei Zoo were treated to a feast of pomelos and specially-made mooncakes on Sept. 24. Mooncakes were given to member...

Photo of the Day: Meerkats mingle for warmth

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Meerkats at the Taipei Zoo snuggle together for warmth as temperatures across the nation start to plummet as a major cold surge begins to move in. What started as 14 meerka...