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London Zoo Mountain Chicken Frogs Make Comeback
2012-07-30 05:46:27

Critically endangered frogs rescued from possible extinction at the hands of a deadly fungus have successfully bred for the first time at the London Zoo.

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2011-05-30 08:37:39

Research from the University of Warwick shows a trip to the zoo can boost your child’s science and conservation education more than books or classroom teaching alone.

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2010-07-13 08:35:00

African national parks like Masai Mara and the Serengeti have seen populations of large mammals decline by up to 59 percent, according to a study published in Biological Conservation.

2009-08-22 02:58:53

Ken Livingstone, the former mayor of London, plans to marry his longtime partner at the zoo in a pavilion next to the reptile house. Livingstone and Emma Beal have been involved with each other for more than a decade and have two children.

2008-07-09 00:00:10

By ALLAN TUDOR Paignton Zoo's new curator of plants and gardens is globe- trotting Kevin Frediani, who is returning to his Devon roots. Kevin, who has spent the last two years at the Amsterdam Botanical Gardens in the Netherlands, grew up in Ashburton. Returning to Devon means a lot to him.

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2007-01-24 08:00:00

A British zoo announced Wednesday the virgin birth of five Komodo dragons, giving scientists new hope for the captive breeding of the endangered species.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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