Glasgow Zoo

Glasgow Zoo

Eats shoots and leaves for Glasgow

THEY were supposed to be the new stars at one of Edinburgh's most popular visitor attractions.

Zoo in a prickly predicament

A PAIR of porcupines had to be handed back to a doomed zoo - because their new handlers said they were too prickly to touch.

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Rare tortoises bake to death at zoo

SEVEN rare tortoises at Glasgow Zoo baked to death on the hottest day of the year, bosses at the attraction confirmed yesterday.

Activist fury at killing of zoo's animals

A BROWN bear rescued by Brigitte Bardot and brought to Scotland has become the latest symbol of conflict between animal-rights campaigners and the debt-ridden Glasgow Zoopark.

City ready to help in Glasgow Zoo crisis

EDINBURGH Zoo is on standby to take in homeless animals from Glasgow Zoo after the stricken attraction announced it is to close.

Future of zoo in doubt despite £4m rescue bid

GLASGOW Zoo could be shut down despite a £4 million rescue bid by the management.

Protesters picket Glasgow Zoo

GLASGOW Zoo has been targeted by animal rights protesters as part of a nationwide campaign to highlight the plight of captive animals.

Zoo given reprieve but closure threat remains

GLASGOW Zoo has been saved from immediate closure after its operators submitted a rescue plan to the city council.

Glasgow Zoo being kept afloat by housebuilders

AN animal welfare charity has demanded that Glasgow Zoo is placed in administration, following revelations that its day-to-day running costs were being met by a firm of housebuilders.

Activists hit out as Glasgow Zoo wins a reprieve

ANIMAL rights groups yesterday attacked the decision not to close the beleaguered Glasgow Zoo despite worldwide calls for its licence to be revoked.

Glasgow Zoo faces an inquiry into its accounts

GLASGOW Zoo has been reported to a charity watchdog over claims managers broke the law by failing to release their annual accounts to the public.

Zoo lions inbred

GLASGOW Zoo was criticised yesterday after it emerged that the parents of three new lion cubs are brother and sister.

Call for zoo review

A TEAM of inspectors called in to investigate conditions at the crisis-hit Glasgow Zoo yesterday called for an urgent review of its licence.

Call for zoo to be closed

A LEADING animal campaign group has called for Glasgow zoo to be closed down immediately after claiming it is so badly maintained that animals, staff and visitors are at risk.

Did Glasgow’s zoo feed its unwanted pets to the snakes?

A ZOO agreed to give new homes to unwanted pets and then fed them to its snakes, former members of staff claimed last night.

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