Topic: Columbus Zoo
Baby monkey, Big Bang: A new baby monkey at the Columbus zoo has been named after Dr. Sheldon Cooper of 'The Big Bang Theory.' No word yet how the cast of 'The Big Bang Theory' feels about the honor.
A baby gorilla born in Texas and brought too the Cincinnati Zoo is being cared for by a team of seven to 10 people who dress in all black, put on hairy vests, and make guttural sounds to impersonate the baby gorilla's mother after its real mother did not look after it.
Exotic animal owner Terry Thompson had a history of neglecting his animals, says an animal welfare official. Most of the 56 animals set free Tuesday in Zaneville, Ohio, were killed by law enforcement officers.
10/20/2011 09:32 am
Zanesville, Ohio police have shot about 25 wild animals which escaped from an exotic animal sanctuary that was home to Grizzly bears, black bears, lions, tigers and cheetahs. Schools in Zanesville have been closed as the hunt for another 23 animals continues.
10/19/2011 09:40 am
Jack Hanna said he's been carrying pepper spray on hikes for 15 years, but Saturday was the first time he's used it.
07/28/2010 01:37 pm
News for kids – from the largest snake in captivity to how much chocolate Americans eat yearly.
02/07/2008 12:00 am