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Bronx Zoo Opens Komodo Dragon Exhibit
The Wildlife Conservation Society's Bronx Zoo has opened an exhibit featuring Komodo dragons. Komodos are the world's largest lizard and can weigh up to 360 pounds. (May 26, 2014)

Tokyo Zoo Runs Escaped Gorilla Drill With Woman in Gorilla Costume
The Tokyo Zoo ran an escaped safety drill. A woman dressed up in a gorilla costume to serve as the escaped animal. (February 7, 2014)

Baby Pudu, World's Smallest Deer, Born at Queens Zoo
A baby southern pudu has been born at the Queens Zoo. The doe weight one pound at birth and will weigh up to 20 pounds as an adult. (July 12, 2013)

Smithsonian's National Zoo Takes Steps to Prevent Another Red Panda Escape
Smithsonian's National Zoo takes steps to prevent another red panda escape. Rusty believed to have escaped on temporary bridge of tree limbs and bamboo. (July 6, 2013)

Tokyo Zoo Trains for Zebra Escape
Zoos in Japan run safety drills to prepare themselves for possible animal escapes. (February 6, 2013)

Rare Bongo Calf Born at Taronga Zoo
A rare Bongo calf was born earlier this month at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia. (April 28, 2012)

Eight Baby Cantil Vipers Born at Denver Zoo
Eight baby cantil vipers (Agkistrodon bilineatus) were born on February 12 at the Denver Zoo. (March 19, 2012)

Zoo Gives Elderly Gorilla a Pet Bunny
The Erie Zoo in Pennsylvania gave a bunny to its elderly western lowland gorilla. (March 10, 2012)

Baby Elephant Arrives at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo After Nearly Two Year Gestation Period
A baby Asian elephant arrived at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo in London earlier this month after a nearly two year gestation period by his mother, Azizah. (October 28, 2011)

Birth of Two Asian Lion Cubs at London Zoo Captured on Film
The birth of two Asian lion cubs was captured on film at the London Zoo. (October 21, 2011)

Heidi the Cross-Eyed Opossum is Dead
Heidi, a famous cross-eyed opossum, was put to sleep today at the Leipzig Zoo due to health complications resulting from old age. (September 28, 2011)

National Zoo Shares Details of How Animals Reacted to East Coast Earthquake
The Smithsonian National Zoo shared an interesting list of how the zoo animals reacted to yesterday's 5. (August 24, 2011)

Dodo the Chimpanzee Taught to Feed Tiger Cubs at Thailand Zoo
Dodo the chimpanzee has learned how to bottle feed tiger cubs at a zoo in Thailand. (July 31, 2011)

Adorable Baby Pygmy Hippo Plays With His Mom
Sapo is an adorable baby pygmy hippo at the ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, a wildlife conservation park in Bedfordshire, England. (July 9, 2011)

Lost Emperor Penguin Ate 6.5 Pounds of Sand on New Zealand Beach
The lost Emperor penguin found at Peka Peka beach in New Zealand earlier this week is currently being treated at the Wellington Zoo. (June 28, 2011)

Deadly Sydney Funnel-web Spider Groomed With Paintbrush at Taronga Zoo
The Sydney funnel-web spider is one of the world's most deadly spiders. (June 10, 2011)

The Drakozoon Was a Blob-like Creature That Lived 425 Million Years Ago
The Drakozoon was a unique blob-like creature that lived 425 million years ago. (May 29, 2011)

Stolen Koala Named Banjo Returned to Australian Zoo
An elderly koala named Banjo has been returned to the Australian Reptile Zoo in Sydney one day after being stolen. (May 12, 2011)

Bronx Zoo Locates Missing Egyptian Cobra, Website Crashes
The Bronx Zoo has found its missing Egyptian cobra. (March 31, 2011)

Video: Pygmy Marmoset Twin Babies at Perth Zoo
The Perth Zoo recently had another breeding success with pygmy marmosets. (March 21, 2011)

Video: Western Lowland Gorilla at Taronga Zoo Walks Like a Human
A gorilla at Australia's Taronga Zoo in Sydney likes to walk around upright on his hind legs. (January 29, 2011)

Cross-eyed Opossum Named Heidi Becomes Internet Sensation
Heidi, a cross-eyed opossum, has become a star in Germany. (January 12, 2011)

Three Rare White Lion Cubs Shown to Public at Beunos Aires Zoo
Three rare white lions cubs were shown to the public for the first time at the Buenos Aires Zoo. (January 5, 2011)

Pygmy Hippo Born at Taronga Zoo
A pygmy hippo calf named Kambiri made her public debut at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney on Thursday. (August 5, 2010)

Deep-Sea Survey Finds Amazing Animals
LiveScience reports that a deep-sea survey in the Bermuda Triangle has turned up some amazing life forms. (May 12, 2006)