Finja celebrates turning two in Vienna's Schönbrunn Zoo with a tasty treat.
Southern three-banded armadillos are classes as "near threatened", and the pup was born as a part of the Association of Zoos & Aquariums' Species Survival Plan.
A snow leopard in South Dakota also died of COVID in October.
One person commenting on the clip warned: "It's all fun and games until he rips your face off."
A post circulating social media over the weekend suggested a link between the death of three giraffes at Dallas Zoo and the zoo's plans to vaccinate animals.
The young western lowland gorilla, the first to be born at Cleveland Zoo, is being cared for by the oldest female in the group, who takes it to be fed by humans.
"Currently, while we suspect the two deaths may be connected, we are still working toward definitive proof," zoo officials said in a statement.
Adults keep a watchful eye over the 2-month-old babies as they emerge from the safety of their zoo den.
The video by Madison Cashio, from Louisiana's Blue Zoo Baton Rouge, has been viewed over 1 million times.
On Monday, Utah's Hogle Zoo issued a press release on Facebook after discovering that the four lions contracted COVID-19.
"Eventually we're going to have to start phasing out zoos, or at least some of the animals that are housed in zoos," Sliwa said.
The three-month-old calf had "was no hope of recovery," said zoo officials in a statement.
The Association of Zoos and Aquariums announced its decision Wednesday over concerns including how the zoo acquires some of its exotic animals.
No humans or animals were injured in the process of wrangling the two zebras that escaped from the zoo.
Though the zoo remains closed due to COVID-19, the staff at the Australian Reptile Park are enjoying the new joey.
Zoo officials decided to euthanize beloved 36-year-old Snow Lilly due to her "declining health."
"I'm totally gutted and just worried sick for him—just needing him home," said Nikki Johnstone of Waulkmill Menagerie.
Nine big cats, presumed positive for coronavirus, are being treated at the Smithsonian National Zoo.
Some 13 gorillas at Zoo Atlanta have tested positive for COVID, after staff noticed they were coughing and had runny noses.
A vaccine specifically designed for zoo animals is being administered at the Detroit Zoo to safeguard some of the most vulnerable animals.
The 56-year-old giant tortoise is a beast weighing in at 550lbs, while his pal is more than a century old.
The zoo later shared that the handler, Lindsay Bull, was hospitalized but is expected to make a full recovery.
Jelani the gorilla likes looking at pictures of other gorillas on zoo visitors' phones and has learned an impressive technique for swiping through himself.
Endangered southern white rhino Kimba gets a 10-day rest before starting his new duties.
The 8.5-foot reptile can be seen snapping at a zoo worker's feet in dramatic footage that has gone viral.
Some fans said the great ape reminded them of Sir Elton John after donning the shades.
The snakes, named Ben and Jerry by their owners, have two separate brains but share all their internal organs.
It's "a huge accomplishment for Wildlife Safari, but also for the entire zoo community and international tiger population," the zoo's carnivore supervisor said.
Prior to the release of the 29 salamanders, they were fitted with microchips to help the scientists monitor their location.