Pets’ Corner, you say? Shouldn’t that be Kids’ Corner? The young goat in our photograph, taken at Dublin Zoo in the summer of 1955, has obviously deci(...)

Asian elephant Yasmin at Dublin Zoo is due to deliver a calf any day now. Staff dig up sand mounds which she leans against to get more comfortable while sleeping. 1:02

There is nothing like a newborn to make a person smile, particularly if they weigh in at 100kg and are nearly a metre tall. Just such an arrival is du(...)

This baby giraffe born last week already measures 1.7m  and weighs about 70kg. Photograph: Patrick Butler Photography 0:54

There is a baby boom under way at Dublin Zoo, with a baby giraffe arriving last week and an elephant calf expected within the next day or two. The Ind(...)