Zebra Escapes and Gallops Around Seoul’s Busy Streets

A zebra that had escaped from its enclosure at a zoo in Seoul, South Korea, was found and returned home after a three-hour search. Zebra Escapes and Runs Around Streets of South Korea Sero, a male zebra named after the Korean word for “vertical,” escaped from the Seoul Children’s Grand Park Zoo on Thursday afternoon. Police, fire officials, and zoo staff worked together to safely … Continue reading Zebra Escapes and Gallops Around Seoul’s Busy Streets

Rudi Valentino, a male orangutan and one of the Houston Zoo's longtime residents, has died at the age of 45.

America’s Oldest Orangutan Dies

Rudi Valentino, a male orangutan and one of the Houston Zoo’s longtime residents, has died at the age of 45. Houston Zoo’s Longest Resident Died Rudi Valentino, North America’s oldest male orangutan and the Houston Zoo’s longest-term resident died just days after celebrating his 45th birthday on Dec. 8, zoo officials announced. Despite surpassing the expected lifespan of roughly 30 to 40 years for great apes in the wild, … Continue reading America’s Oldest Orangutan Dies