Egypt's draft law forbids taking dangerous animals in public places

Wed, 17 May 2023 - 08:18 GMT

A draft law regulating the possession of dangerous animals and keeping dogs, which was finally approved by the House of Representatives, prohibited bringing dangerous animals into public places.

Egypt's law allocates special account for spending measures of stray animals

Tue, 04 Apr 2023 - 11:09 GMT

Egypt's law allocates a special account to organize spending measures of stragy animals

Donkeys in danger of extinction: Head of Egyptian Farmers’ Syndicate

Fri, 30 Jul 2021 - 01:03 GMT

The need for using donkeys in agriculture began to decrease after paving roads and inventing vehicles and machines in the agriculture fields, he said.

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.

2 South African female giraffes in good health after quarantine: Giza Zoo

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 02:11 GMT

The two new female giraffes at Giza Zoo were announced to have finished their quarantine period on Thursday, and that they are now in good health, according to Director of Giza Zoo Maha Saber.

Giza Zoo left with 3 female giraffes after death of new male

Thu, 31 Dec 2020 - 02:41 GMT

A newly imported giraffe from South Africa died inside its house Thursday at Giza Zoo, sources said, adding that an autopsy by veterinarians will be performed on the dead giraffe “Zizo” to reveal the cause of the death.

Giza Zoo sent S.Africa hippos, rams, pelicans in exchange for 3 giraffes

Wed, 23 Dec 2020 - 11:44 GMT

Giza Zoo received Tuesday three new giraffes from South Africa as part of an animal exchange system, where Egypt, in exchange, senthippopotamus, some types of Arab rams, white pelicans and rare parrots.

In pics: Giza Zoo receives 3 new giraffes from South Africa

Tue, 22 Dec 2020 - 02:38 GMT

Giza Zoo will receive three new giraffes from South Africa Tuesday, after the zoo has lost a number of giraffes who died during the last period.

Egypt’s zoos re-open after long hiatus

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 - 08:56 GMT

All zoos across Egypt opened their doors Monday to receive visitors after a 6-month closure due to COVID-19 spread.

Covid-19: Egypt closes all zoos, takes preventive measures to protect animals

Tue, 17 Mar 2020 - 01:34 GMT

The Central Administration of Zoos announced that all precautionary measures will be taken in this regard to implement disinfection programs to prevent spread of Coronavirus inside the zoos.

Cairo Uni. vets remove piles of garbage from sheep's stomach

Tue, 07 Jan 2020 - 02:31 GMT

Veterinarians at Cairo University operated on a female sheep for three hours to remove piles of garbage in her stomach on Monday.

Over 3,700 sacrifice animals slaughtered for free on Eidul Adha

Mon, 12 Aug 2019 - 09:36 GMT

Mahmod said a total of 3,715 sacrifice animals were slaughtered for free on the first day of Eidul Adha nationwide.

Giza Zoo: Zizi, the white rhino, dies at 54 years of age

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 - 02:40 GMT

“Zizi, the rhino, arrived at Giza Zoo on October 22, 1983. White rhinos usually live to about 35 - 50 years of age.

Endangered species found in Alexandria to be returned to natural habitat

Wed, 03 Oct 2018 - 12:59 GMT

A number of endangered animal species was found in Alexandria during inspection campaigns launched and supervised by the Ministry of Environment.

Giza Zoo to open for free on governorate’s National Day

Sat, 31 Mar 2018 - 08:56 GMT

Giza Zoo will open to visitors for free on Saturday, which will be the national day of Giza governorate.

Humanity imperiled by abuse of life-giving Nature: reports

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 - 05:50 GMT

Human activity has driven animals and plants into decline in every region of the world, putting our own well-being at risk by over-harvesting and polluting.

Humanity imperiled by abuse of life-giving Nature: reports

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 - 05:53 GMT

Human activity has driven animals and plants into decline in every region of the world, putting our own well-being at risk by over-harvesting and polluting.

In digital age, circus maintains flesh-and-blood appeal

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 - 10:54 GMT

Budapest’s international circus festival shows audiences are still captivated by the emotion of a live performance, Charlie Chaplin’s son Eugene, who heads the jury, said.

Photo Story: Reflecting elephant kindness in contemporary art

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 - 10:52 GMT

Al-Kahila Art Gallery is hosting an exhibition of Egyptian contemporary artist Ahmed Dafrawy from December 11 to 21, entitled “Gentle Giant.”

Indonesia's selfie-snapping monkey named 'Person of the Year'

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 - 09:29 GMT

An Indonesian monkey who shot to fame after it snapped a grinning selfie -- and sparked a landmark US copyright case -- was named "Person of the Year" Wednesday.