News: Zoos

Merlin Entertainments ‘confident’ about future despite US$878 million loss in 2020

Global attractions operator Merlin Entertainments has said it is “confident” about the future despite a pre-tax loss of US$878 million loss in the year the pandemic struck.…

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Sep 29, 2021 Attractions / Finance / Tourism / Zoos /


Zoos SA monitor Giant Pandas during annual breeding season

The Zoos SA team are monitoring Adelaide Zoo’s Giant Pandas, Fu Ni and Wang Wang, during the annual breeding season especially with COVID-19 travel restrictions preventing a…

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Sep 24, 2021 Attractions / Education / Environment / Zoos /


Middle East’s largest cylindrical aquarium opens in Bahrain

The Mall of Dilmunia, a family-centric mall concept in the Arabian Gulf kingdom of Bahrain has this officially opened the Bahrain Aquarium showcasing over 2,700 fish in the Middle…

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Sep 17, 2021 Attractions / Environment / Retail / Tourism / Zoos /


SeaWorld Abu Dhabi to feature world’s largest aquarium

The developers of SeaWorld Abu Dhabi have revealed that the Yas Island attraction home to the world’s largest aquarium, is almost two thirds complete. SeaWorld Abu Dhabi will be home…

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Aug 23, 2021 ByJames Croll Attractions / Environment / Zoos /


WAZA and IZE agree to formalise long-standing partnership

The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) and the International Zoo Educators Association (IZE) have formalised their long-standing cooperation with a Memorandum of Understanding…

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Jul 29, 2021 Education / Environment / Zoos /


Twin giant pandas born at Japan’s Ueno Zoo

A giant panda at Tokyo's Ueno Zoo has given birth to twin cubs at a Japanese zoo. Marking the first panda birth at the zoo in four years, Shin Shin gave birth to the cubs on…

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Jun 24, 2021 Attractions / Environment / Zoos /


WAZA officially endorses Razan Al Mubarak for IUCN Presidency

The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) has advised that, for the first time in its 86-year history, it is endorsing a candidate for the International Union for Conservation of…

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Mar 17, 2021 Attractions / Education / Environment / Zoos /


Australian attractions share their penguin encounters on Penguin Awareness Day

On Penguin Awareness Day, 20th January, a number of Australian wildlife attractions consider the plight of the world's penguins, as well as focus on the conservation of their…

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Jan 20, 2021 ByKaren Sweaney Attractions / Education / Environment / Zoos /



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