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WATCH: Philadelphia Zoo Debuts Four Adorable Baby Lemurs – and They're Already Making Mischief

Originally posted 04/30/2016 05:00PM

[YOUTUBE "7i3PvGtkkuU"] The Philadelphia Zoo recently welcomed four baby lemurs and they had their big debut on Friday.

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Zoo Tiger Befriends Goat Meant to Be His Dinner

Originally posted 11/29/2015 03:10PM

We all play with our food sometimes, but rarely does it become our best friend.

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Wild Week Recap: Cats Drop in on G20 and Other Surprise Animal Appearances

Wild Week Recap: Cats Drop in on G20 and Other Surprise Animal Appearances

Originally posted 11/21/2015 03:30PM

It was a big week for creatures popping up in places they weren't really supposed to be

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Jackass Star Steve-O Sentenced to 30 Days Behind Bars Following SeaWorld Protest

Jackass Star Steve-O Sentenced to 30 Days Behind Bars Following SeaWorld Protest

Originally posted 10/07/2015 06:35PM

Steve-O is getting locked up.

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Zimbabwe Hunter Charged in Cecil the Lion's Death in Trouble Again for Allegedly Smuggling Antelopes

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Zimbabwe Hunter Charged in Cecil the Lion's Death in Trouble Again for Allegedly Smuggling Antelopes

Originally posted 09/17/2015 01:10PM

The hunter who allegedly helped Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer kill Cecil the Lion in Zimbabwe in July is in trouble again – he was arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle sable antelopes into South Africa, police said Tuesday.

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Walter Palmer Returns to His Dental Practice as He Insists He Never Would Have Killed Cecil the Lion if He Knew He Was so Beloved

Walter Palmer Returns to His Dental Practice as He Insists He Never Would Have Killed Cecil the Lion if He Knew He Was so Beloved

Originally posted 09/07/2015 10:50AM

The Minnesota dentist who killed a beloved lion in Zimbabwe with a bow and arrow is returning to his dental practice on Tuesday – and speaking out about the African safari that made him infamous the world over.

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Lion Kills Hunting Guide in Zimbabwe Park Where Cecil Lived

Lion Kills Hunting Guide in Zimbabwe Park Where Cecil Lived

Originally posted 08/25/2015 01:05PM

A hunting guide has been mauled to death by a lion in the same Zimbabwe park where Cecil the lion lived before he was killed in July.

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Meet Your Daily Panda Quota with This Baby Panda Party (PHOTOS)

Meet Your Daily Panda Quota with This Baby Panda Party (PHOTOS)

Originally posted 08/25/2015 09:00AM

Take a gander at some of the unbearably cute black and white cubs from around the world, including the National Zoo's new twins

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VIP: 'Very Important Panda' Cub Update from Washington, D.C., and China

VIP: 'Very Important Panda' Cub Update from Washington, D.C., and China

Originally posted 08/24/2015 04:25PM

It's pure panda-monium around the world.

On Saturday, the National Zoo's giant panda, 17-year-old Mei Xiang, gave birth to twins. This is big and surprising news for the Washington, D.C., zoo – which wasn't completely sure its panda was pregnant until she gave birth.

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UpdatePosted 08/23/2015 11:45AM

It's Twins! National Zoo's Panda Mei Xiang Welcomes Twin Cubs After Doubts About Pregnancy

Originally posted 08/22/2015 06:25PM



It's true – the National Zoo has officially gained two new baby pandas.

Washington D.C.'s National Zoo finally confirmed their female panda, Mei Xiang, had given birth to twins on Saturday at 5:34 p.m. local time. The news comes as a bit of a surprise as the zoo wasn't even sure if their 17-year-old panda was actually pregnant.

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