et guide: Where to go during Eid-al Fitr vacation?

Sat, 06 Apr 2024 - 10:54 GMT

Cairo Governorate parks are a major destination for residents of Greater Cairo, due to their abundance and diversity, with most of them have recreational games.

Hani, the bear, dies suddenly in Giza Zoo in Egypt

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 - 02:09 GMT

The bear, Hani, died on Tuesday suddenly, causing a state of sadness among workers at the Giza Zoo.

Egypt closes Giza Zoo, Orman Botanical, Aquarium Grotto Gardens due to coronavirus pandemic

Thu, 06 May 2021 - 02:39 GMT

Egypt’s cabinet announced on Wednesday a number of urgent decisions and regulations regarding the Coronavirus situation in the country, amid the rising infection rates.

Giza Zoo to receive visitors Monday, after being closed for 6 months

Sun, 23 Aug 2020 - 03:18 GMT

Maha Saber, director of the Giza Zoo, said that these rules allow visitors to enjoy watching new animals inside the park.

Brave as lions: Zoo heroics save animals from Australia's raging fires

Wed, 08 Jan 2020 - 10:02 GMT

When everyone else in the Australian town of Mogo fled the flames that tore through surrounding bushland, Chad Staples didn’t consider abandoning his family.

Agriculture Min. to import elephant, 4 sea lions for Giza Zoo

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 - 10:15 GMT

This including two for Giza Zoo and two for Alexandria Zoo from China, in cooperation with the Zimbabwean Embassy in Cairo.

Giza Zoo welcomes newborn hippo, kudu, Arabian oryx

Mon, 21 Oct 2019 - 11:30 GMT

Giza Zoo welcomed a number of newborn animals including hippopotamus, Kudu, and Arabian Oryx.

Naema’s death leaves Giza zoo elephant-less

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 - 11:14 GMT

Naema’s death followed the death of the three-year old elephant Karima.

Species conservation: some success, many failures

Mon, 06 May 2019 - 12:39 GMT

Some creatures once teetering on the edge of recovery, such as giant pandas and bluefin tuna have fared fairly well while efforts to save others, including sharks.

Panda celebrates first birthday in Malaysian zoo with ice cake

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 - 10:17 GMT

A giant panda born in a Malaysian zoo celebrated her first birthday Monday with a cake made of ice in front of adoring visitors.

Attorney general refers Zoo's warehouse manager to investigation

Sun, 09 Dec 2018 - 10:09 GMT

The investigations revealed that the defendant has been selling the skin sat auction since taking office in 2015.

Kharga to host its first ever zoo at LE 10M

Fri, 26 Oct 2018 - 12:22 GMT

Minister of Antiquities Khaled el Anani inaugurated on Friday the first phase of the first ever zoo in el Kharga city in the New Valley governorate at a total cost of EGP 10 million.

'Crocodile hunter' Steve Irwin's family launch new show

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 - 09:53 GMT

'Crocodile hunter' Steve Irwin's family launch new show

Deputy agriculture minister denies increasing zoo tickets price

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 - 03:00 GMT

Deputy Minister of Agriculture for Animal, Fisheries and Poultry Affairs Mona Mehrez denied raising the zoo tickets price.

Cairo's Specialized Gardens Project confirms: it was a ‘fake zebra’

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 - 02:20 GMT

The fake zebra incident caused great havoc in the Egyptian community

Motion to Agriculture minister over Zoo problems

Wed, 01 Aug 2018 - 01:53 GMT

“The zoo has been a landmark for all Egyptian for the past 50 years, but due to the extreme negligence of officials, it has become unsustainable,” Malek said.

Egypt’s zoo denies their 'zebra' is a donkey, experts assert it is

Sat, 28 Jul 2018 - 08:45 GMT

Cairo's International Garden municipal park, located in Nasr City, has denied painting a donkey with black strips to make it appear like a zebra following a series of images that went viral on social media sites.

Profile: Giza governorate celebrates its national day

Sun, 01 Apr 2018 - 10:10 GMT

March 31 marks the anniversary of the battle that took place in 1919 between Nazlet el-Shobak's farmers and British occupation troops.

World's last male northern white rhino dies

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 - 09:08 GMT

The world's last male northern white rhino has died, the Kenyan conservancy taking care of it said.

London Zoo reopens after fire that killed aardvark, meerkats

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 - 12:53 GMT

London Zoo reopened on Sunday, a day after a fire that killed an aardvark and likely four meerkats and which left staff suffering from smoke inhalation and shock.