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2014-02-03 12:23:20

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adam Roberts has been named CEO of Born Free USA today.

Zoo Collaboration Endangered Species
2014-01-15 14:41:02

In a new report, a team of international scientists is calling for greater collaboration between zoos to care for and breed endangered animal species.

2011-03-17 21:06:24

Of around seven land vertebrate species whose survival in the wild is threatened one is also kept in captivity.

2010-11-10 08:00:00

YARMOUTH PORT, Mass., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IFAW (the International Fund for Animal Welfare) is moving three tigers from a closed sanctuary in San Antonio, Texas to Pittsboro, North Carolina.

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2008-12-12 08:25:00

Elephants living in zoos have shorter lives than their wild counterparts, according to a new study that will most certainly stir debate about their captive situations.


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'