animals http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Band-Aids, Babies And Marriage Proposals: 11 Fun Facts About The STL Zoo http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/band-aids-babies-and-marriage-proposals-11-fun-facts-about-stl-zoo <p>You may have stayed away from the Zoo over the Fourth of July weekend, because of the festivities in&nbsp; Forest Park. But you have plenty of time to get there this summer. As you make your plans, here are a few things about our Zoo that might surprise you.</p><p>For example, did you know the Zoo <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/why-saint-louis-zoo-tackling-camel-diseases-kenya">studied camels in Kenya this year</a> to evaluate their milk as a human beverage? Or that it documented the number of endangered Humboldt penguins in Punta San Juan, Peru?</p> Sun, 06 Jul 2014 19:56:39 +0000 Nancy Fowler 37677 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Band-Aids, Babies And Marriage Proposals: 11 Fun Facts About The STL Zoo Hundreds Of Animals Seized From Franklin County Home, Again http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/hundreds-animals-seized-franklin-county-home-again <p>The Humane Society of Missouri seized more than 250 domestic and farm animals from a property in Franklin County Tuesday for "deplorable" living conditions. In 2010, the organization removed 158 animals from the same property for being mistreated.</p><p>Animal Cruelty Task Force Director Mike Perkins says the rescued animals included 192 rabbits, as well as goats, cats, chickens, dogs and one duck.</p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 21:55:30 +0000 Joseph Leahy 31388 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Hundreds Of Animals Seized From Franklin County Home, Again