All posts tagged captivity

June 20, 2018, No comments

Before her death at the age of 62, Puan, a Sumantran orangutan, had earned herself the nickname as the Grand Old Lady at Perth Zoo where she had lived for […]

Vancouver Aquarium citing “new era” will stop displaying whales, dolphins

January 18, 2018, No comments

One of the world’s top aquariums, the Vancouver Aquarium, has announced it will stop displaying whales and dolphins in its popular exhibit. Just ...

Wednesday Zen Moment: Baby walrus born in SeaWorld Orlando, snuggles with mom

June 14, 2017, No comments

A full moustache is a good sign if you’re a baby walrus. In a rare birth in captivity, a female walrus at SeaWorld Orlando has given birth to a ...

Oldest panda in captivity Jia Jia dies at age 38 in Hong Kong’s Ocean Park

October 16, 2016, No comments

The world’s oldest living panda in captivity has died in Hong Kong after her health rapidly went downhill over the last two weeks. Ocean Park i ...

  • Ontario bans breeding of orcas in captivity
    January 27, 2015, No comments

    In a Canadian first, Ontario has banned the captive breeding and acquisition of killer whales. The province has also introduced better protections for marine mammals including dolphins, belugas and walruses. The government […]