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Critical Habitat And Corridors For World's Rarest Gorilla
2012-02-01 08:57:24

Conservationists working in Central Africa to save the world's rarest gorilla have good news: the Cross River gorilla has more suitable habitat than previously thought, including vital corridors that, if protected, can help the great apes move between sites in search of mates.

2011-01-24 00:00:40

Members agree, NC Zoo Society membership offers more than a one-time visit to the Zoo. Asheboro, N.C.

2011-01-22 00:00:39

The NC Zoo Society announces that the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association (NCVMA) has become the named sponsor of the four Veterinary Science Camps. Asheboro, NC (Vocus/PRWEB) January 21, 2011 The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association (NCVMA) has become the named sponsor of the four Veterinary Science Camps that the NC Zoo offers each year to young people who are interested in pursuing careers in veterinary medicine.

2010-07-21 09:50:00

ASHEBORO, N.C., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Hendrick Construction, Inc. won a contract to build five barns and expand the North Carolina Zoo's 37-acre African Plains habitat.

2008-08-15 12:00:34

By LORRAINE AHEARN Randolph County, it goes without saying, is more than just a visit to the North Carolina Zoo, a tour of Seagrove's 100-plus potteries, a pit stop at the Richard Petty Museum or a day of fishing in the cool coves of Randleman Lake. Then again, that's a start.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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