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2014-05-18 23:00:34

Clouded leopard cub arrives via Frontier Airlines to acclimate with Denver Zoo cubs in support of conservation. Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 18, 2014 Denver

Rare Przewalski's Horse Born After Artificial Insemination
2013-08-06 04:26:26

The recent birth of a Przewalski's horse at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute has given new hope for the future of the rare and endangered species, which at one time was believed to be extinct.

Genetic Evidence Confirms Coyote Migration Route To Virginia And Hybridization With Wolves
2011-10-26 03:37:47

Changes in North American ecosystems over the past 150 years have caused coyotes to move from their native habitats in the plains and southwestern deserts of North America to habitats throughout the United States.

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2011-06-22 10:40:25

Scientists discover unusual alliances in leks, or groups of males.

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2011-06-14 13:16:16

Smithsonian scientists have confirmed that chytridiomycosis, a rapidly spreading amphibian disease, has reached a site near Panama's Darien region.

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2011-06-13 12:40:37

Five cheetah cubs were born May 28 to 6-year-old Amani at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal, Va.

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2010-09-28 14:29:35

Although the magnificent frigatebird may be the least likely animal on the Galapagos Islands to be unique to the area, it turns out the Galapagos population of this tropical seabird may be its own genetically distinct species warranting a new conservation status.


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