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Zoo Python That Hasn't Been With a Male in 15 Years Lays Miracle Eggs

Staff at the Saint Louis Zoo still aren’t quite sure how it happened, but a female ball python had laid eggs – and she hasn’t been with a male python in more than 15 years. Learn about the more-than-50-year-old snake on RADIO.COM.
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Chimpanzee Born at Detroit Zoo Successfully Unites With Adoptive Mom

Detroit Zoological Society animal care staff hand-reared a male chimpanzee born in early January before they successfully transitioned his care to an adoptive chimpanzee mom.
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Bronx Zoo Warns Visitors That Venomous Snake Is Loose & On the Premises

A sign was posted outside the JungleWorld exhibit at the Bronx Zoo Wednesday, warning visitors that a venomous snake had escaped from the exhibit and was likely on the loose inside the zoo. UPI reports that zoo officials believe the 3-and-a-half foot mangrove snake slipped through a mesh covering...
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Wild Raccoon Infiltrates Zoo Enclosure; Zookeepers Bound by Law to Keep It There

Las week in Germany, a wild raccoon infiltrated the Heidelberg Zoo and promptly began squatting in the raccoon enclosure. According to German law, the zookeepers are not allowed to evict the wild raccoon, whom they've dubbed Fred. Thankfully, the AP reports that Fred is unlikely to produce...
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Selfie-Seeking Woman Attacked by Jaguar Says Zoo Should "Move the Fence" Back

A woman in her thirties who was attacked by a jaguar last Saturday after she climbed over a zoo barrier to take a selfie with the creature has spoken out about the incident. Leanne, who declined to give her last name, tells CBS Evening News that Arizona's Wildlife World Zoo should rethink the...
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