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Rare Jaguars Killed at Greek Zoo After Escaping Enclosure

Two rare jaguars have been shot and killed after they escaped their enclosure at a zoo near Athens. The incident happened earlier in December but it was only revealed through an announcement by the Attica Zoological park on Saturday. According to...

Greek Zoological Park Accused of Mistreating Dolphins

Greek authorities are suing a zoological park in Athens for using its dolphins for entertainment purposes, which is strictly forbidden under Greek law. Environmental inspectors have asked a prosecutor to investigate claims that the Attica Zoological Park mistreats its dolphins...

Meet 'Bill' the Orphaned Seal Pup at Attica's Zoo

Bill is a resident of the rehabilitation unit for orphaned seals at the Attica Zoological Park outside of Athens. The young Mediterranean monk seal, also known as Monachus monachus, was found on a beach at a holiday resort in northern Greece...

The Attica Zoological Park Receives Four Dolphins from Finland

Four bottlenose dolphins were transferred to their new home at the Attica Zoological Park in Greece during what was described as a "covert operation" by Yle, Finland's national public broadcasting company. The four dolphins named Veera, Delfi, Leevi and Eevertti...

Orphan Baby Seal Rescued in Greece

An orphan baby seal from an endangered species was rescued 25 days ago by a Greek animal rescue organization, MOm. According to organization representatives, the seal is expected to make a full recovery after its treatment at a zoo...

"Sifis" Crocodile Operation in Crete

The Development Organization of Crete has placed several traps in order to capture “Sifis”, the crocodile found in the region of Rethymno, on the Greek island of Crete last week. Rethymno Mayor Giorgis Marinakis said that efforts are made to recapture the...