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 ...

Lemur missing after break-in at San Francisco Zoo

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Someone broke into the San Francisco Zoo overnight and stole a ring-tailed lemur, police said Wednesday. The 21-year-old male lemur named Maki was discovered mis...

Hangzhou has released "Top Ten Scenes of Digital Economy Tourism" officially for the first time in China Through Combining Tourism and the Digital Economy

HANGZHOU, CHINA - Media OutReach - 12 October 2020 - On September 17th & 18th, the "2020 Culture and Tourism Summit of Hangzhou & Meeting Industry Fair of the New Economic Destination" was hel...

Exotic animal collector featured on 'Tiger King' is arrested

GRANVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A fugitive from Indiana who was featured on “Tiger King” has been arrested in New York after flaunting photos of exotic animals at his sanctuary to someone who then reported him...

Johnny Nash, singer of ‘I Can See Clearly Now,’ dies at 80

Johnny Nash, a singer-songwriter, actor and producer who rose from pop crooner to early reggae star to the creator and performer of the million-selling anthem “I Can See Clearly Now,” died Tuesday, hi...

It's a boy! National Zoo reveals baby panda gender

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Zoo has confirmed that their 6-week old baby panda is a boy. The gender reveal was made in a video released by the zoo, where panda-keepers unveiled a...

Kaohsiung mayor plans renovation for Taiwan's second-largest zoo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) said Sunday (Oct. 4) that the city has plans to renovate the outmoded Shou Shan Zoo and transform it into a friendlier environment for a...

Head of Thai zoos shot dead amid missing wildlife scandal

BANGKOK (AP) — The head of Thailand’s state zoological agency was shot dead Saturday as he was pursuing an investigation into the suspicious disappearance of rare animals from a zoo in a southern prov...

Taiwan's Golden Melody Awards for music to rock on Saturday

The 2020 Golden Melody Awards for music, Taiwan's equivalent of the Grammys, will be held Saturday in Taipei, with over 160 nominated entries vying for 27 awards. A total of 1,348 albums and ex...

Taipei’s Maokong Gondola offers Moon Festival discount

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — If you lack plans for the Mid-Autumn Festival, consider a gondola ride up to Maokong, taking advantage of a discounted ride to admire the moonlit views of the Taipei grid ...

Gray parrots separated at zoo after swearing a blue streak

LONDON (AP) — A British zoo has had to separate five foul-mouthed parrots who keepers say were encouraging each other to swear. Billy, Eric, Tyson, Jade and Elsie joined Lincolnshire...

Tiger found in southern Mexico with drug gang paraphernalia

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tigers kept as pets in Mexico are often believed to be associated with drug traffickers, but there was little doubt as to one discovered in the southern state of Guerrero on Friday....

Carole Baskin of 'Tiger King' fame sued for defamation

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Carole Baskin, who became a pop culture sensation due to Netflix’s docuseries “Tiger King,” is being sued for defamation by a former assistant. As part of the lawsuit, the daughte...

Báez single gives Cubs 4th straight win, 3-2 over Indians

CHICAGO (AP) — Javier Báez's RBI single in the 10th inning lifted the Chicago Cubs to their fourth straight win, 3-2 over the Cleveland Indians, on Wednesday night in a game that was briefly delayed w...

Once near death, rescued sea turtles sent back to the ocean

POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. (AP) — The last time she felt the ocean waves swirling around her, Tabitha was near death. She was tossed about in the surf in Cape May, weakened by pneumo...