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Lizard Luck: Komodo Dragons on the prowl in Spain

FIVE Komodo Dragons have been hatched in a Spanish zoo. This is the first successful breeding of the world’s largest lizard in Spain for a...

Third oldest zoo in Spain celebrates 70th anniversary

THE Zoobotanico de Jerez celebrates its 70th anniversary—growing from a small animal exhibition in 1953 to a zoo of national reference. What began in 1953...

Spain passes animal rights bill, but excludes hunting dogs from new protections

A CONTROVERSIAL new animal rights law has passed the Spanish parliament, but with an important exception: it will not cover hunting dogs or other...

WATCH: The crazy lengths Fuengirola zoo must go to keep the animals warm during the current cold snap

With the current biting temperature plunging the Costa del Sol into something almost resembling winter, BIOPARC Fuengirola has been forced to take extraordinary action...

‘Travelers’ Choice’: Tripadvisor awards Spain’s Bioparc Valencia as one of the best attractions in the world

With 150 different species, Bioparc Valencia aims to give visitors the chance to experience the African continent and learn the importance of protecting natural environments

Ice lolly treats for zoo animals in Spain 

AS temperatures soar to well above 30 degrees, a Spanish zoo has decided to treat its animals to cooling ice creams. But these frozen treats...

Ukrainian refugee zoo animals find homes in exotic rescue centre in Spain’s Alicante

A menagerie of animals including lions, tigers and caracals, arrived at a rescue centre in Alicante on Thursday after a nine-day odyssey from wartorn...

VALENCIA RULES THE CHARTS: Zoo, a young band from Gandia, claim high spot on Spanish record sales list above...

Zoo has achieved the feat in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic and crisis, and at a time when record sales – especially CDs - are at an all-time low

Lions catch COVID-19 at Barcelona Zoo in Spain but respond well to treatment

FOUR lions at Barcelona Zoo have tested positive for COVID-19 and are recovering well. It's only the second-recorded case of coronavirus amongst large felines following...

Much-loved gorilla ‘violently attacks’ Madrid Zoo worker in Spain, leaving her in serious condition

The woman suffered a head injury, chest trauma with multiple fractures and an open fracture in both arms

Bioparc Fuengirola on Spain’s Costa del Sol reopens doors amid COVID-19 lockdown easing

The zoo will become the first leisure park to open its doors in Malaga with a 20% capacity.

A sad goodbye as Asmara the Sumatran tigress dies at Bioparc Fuengirola on Spain’s Costa del Sol

FOR 19 years she has been one of Spain's most loved icons. Hundred of thousands of people have gazed at the awe-inspiring sight of the...

Locals in Mallorca defend expat owned ‘zoo from hell’ after it was exposed in UK and Spanish press

A CONTROVERSIAL Mallorca zoo has hit back after angry tourists complained about the ‘poor physical and mental condition’ of the animals. One holiday-maker described, ‘emaciated...

Police probe in Spain’s Andalucia after ILLEGAL zoo with turtles, ostriches and porcupines BUSTED

It comes after cops found fake permits for at least 14 animals at facilities in Villafranca de los Barros in February

‘World’s saddest elephant’ dies in Spain’s Andalucia after 43 years in solitary confinement at zoo

It follows a 47-month decline in her health, before the zoo announced her death ‘with great sadness’ on March 1

MAKE A KILLING: Andalucia zoo offering €350,000 contract for supplier of dead rats, mice and chicks

CORDOBA Zoo is looking for a caterer with a difference – one that can supply 150 kilos of whole and frozen rats, 170 kilos...

WATCH: Elephants playing in the rain in Spain will be the cutest thing you see today

AS many take shelter to escape the storms and heavy rain engulfing Spain today, this herd of elephants has a different idea. Instead of ducking...

EXCLUSIVE: British tourist slams Costa del Sol zoo after monkey attack leaves him out of work

The victim was attacked during a tour through a monkey enclosure and left to dress the wound himself

The monkey with no name – Bioparc Fuengirola’s adorable new addition

Fuengirola Bioparc's new addition is the first golden-cheeked gibbon to be born in Spain, and the latest to be born on the continent

Tiger kills zookeeper at Benidorm animal park

A TIGER has killed its zookeeper while she was cleaning its enclosure in a Benidorm zoo. The 37-year-old woman was found in the tiger enclosure...

Jerez Zoo: Why do visitors behave like animals?

A quick visit by OP blogger Luke Andrews reveals some disturbing facts about attitudes towards the creatures

Incredible turnaround of Bioparc in Fuengirola

It has been a massive turnaround for a zoo once disgraced in a hard-hitting BBC investigation

Neo-Nazi mauled by lions at Barcelona Zoo

He was dragged into the pit by his leg and attacked for 30 minutes

Zookeeper shot with tranquiliser while allegedly wearing gorilla suit

The Tenerife zoo insists the rumours aren't true

La Cala Croc hunt continues after footprints are found in Mijas

It may not be a croc, but experts believe there is certainly an alligator on the loose in Mijas

Lioness found living in Spanish urbanisation

The nine month old lioness was being kept as a pet





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