Three Snow Leopards Die of COVID-19 Complications at Nebraska Zoo

A zoo in Nebraska, United States announced on Nov. 12 evening that three snow leopards died of complications from COVID-19. Lincoln Children’s Zoo announced on Facebook that the “beloved” leopards — Ranney, Everest, and Makalu — passed away despite efforts …

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Former Oklahoma City Zoo Staffer Pleads Guilty in Trafficking Endangered Galapagos Tortoises

A former Oklahoma City Zoo employee plead guilty to trafficking stolen endangered Galapagos tortoise hatchlings, according to federal prosecutors Thursday.  Joshua Taylor Lucas has been ordered to pay $32,500 in restitution to the Oklahoma City Zoo after pleading guilty to …

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