An otter, rabbit and lemur were among the animals "booped"—or affectionately tapped on the nose—in the video shot at Houston Interactive Aquarium & Animal Preserve.
Regular, paying visitors weren't impressed with the special treatment given to the famous couple.
"It's an incredibly sad day for his care team and for everyone who spent time with this amazing bird," one of the penguin's caretakers said.
A Florida man reportedly taunted jaguars at the Jacksonville Zoo before being attacked when he put his arm inside an enclosure on Wednesday.
The footage of the spooked gorillas was captured at Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park—part of the Walt Disney Resort near Orlando, Florida.
"There was blood all down his face. He was crying, I was crying, his sister was crying," said the boy's mother, Becky Gittoes.
A USDA report found wolves, bears, tigers and other animals suffering from medical neglect and dangerous living conditions.
There are more tigers in captivity in the U.S. than there are in the wild. Experts discuss what we know about COVID-19 and its impacts on exotic cats.
The Chattanooga Zoo has announced that it's successfully hatched a critically-endangered turtle. Three more are expected to hatch soon, said a zoo spokesperson.
A pair of gay male penguins have reportedly stolen the egg of a heterosexual penguin couple in order to become dads.
Report from World Animal Protection reveals cruel practices at aquariums and zoos around the world.
Red pandas are critically endangered, with fewer than 10,000 remaining in the wild.
The German zoo said the big cats—two lions, two tigers and a jaguar—escaped alongside a bear. Then aerial drones spotted the animals.
Zookeepers believe this panda has an attitude.
The 33-year-old woman showed signs of being intoxicated, police said.
The importance of keeping certain wild animals in captivity is underscored by the viral stardom of a rescued baby sea otter named Luna and the problems the documentary "Blackfish" created for conservationists.