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Zoos

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At Minn. Zoo, Some Upgrades Will Wait

The new Hawaiian monk seals at the Minnesota Zoo will have to wait. Officials at the zoo in Apple Valley wanted to renovate a million-gallon tank in Discovery Bay to house the seals. The zoo needs another $1 million to finish that work before the seals can move in.

06/03/2013

A Pacific white-sided dolphin plays with her mother in the aquarium at Kamogawa Sea World in Kamogawa, Japan. (Photo by Koichi Kamoshida/Getty Images)

Good Question: Do Animals Live Longer In Zoos?

When an 18-month-old dolphin named Taijah died at the Minnesota Zoo Monday night, it was a rough moment for the staff that was there from the time she was born.

02/07/2012