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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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