Zoo

Australia Today

Perth Zoo Is Rolling Out Drug Tests to Stop Staff From Getting High

A survey found that nearly one in five employees at the zoo had witnessed illicit drug use while at work.
Gavin Butler
2 days ago
Australia Today

Stoned Kiwi Breaks Into Zoo, Gets Bashed By Tiny Monkeys

The 23-year-old copped a broken leg, two fractured teeth, a sprained ankle, and multiple bruises.
Gavin Butler
9.11.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Asshole Who Spanked a Hippo at the Zoo Could Face Criminal Charges

The LAPD is now investigating the slap.
River Donaghey
8.14.18
10 Questions

10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Zookeeper

"Not all zookeepers like animals. If you really loved animals, you wouldn't want to see them locked up."
Deborah Seymus
5.24.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch This Gorilla Hopelessly Swipe for Love Like the Rest of Us

He waves through his potential suitors like some kind of Tinder lothario.
Drew Schwartz
11.14.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Love Is Dead, and So Is the Penguin Who Fell for a Cardboard Cutout

"Thank you, Grape-kun, for all this time. Rest peacefully in heaven.“
Drew Schwartz
10.14.17
jobs

All the Crazy Stuff Happening in Zoos That the Public Doesn't Know About

Monkeys escaping, frozen rat puppet shows and rearing big cats at home: these are zookeepers' weirdest stories.
Hannah Ewens
4.24.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Someone Is Trying to Sell a Zoo on Craigslist

"Only 350K !!!"
Anna Langston
4.22.17
scamming

Turns Out Wearing a Hi-Vis Vest Gets You Into Everything for Free

A hi-vis vest is your key to the world. Free visits to the zoo, the movies, and even backstage at Coldplay to eat their food.
David Allegretti
12.21.16