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Billy, a 5-year-old Asian elephant, has safely arrived at Denver Zoo after traveling from Amsterdam.
An endangered, female Grevy's zebra foal was born at Denver Zoo on June 13.
The non-profit Animal Support is a new supporter of PAWS, a non-profit which advocates for and rescues large, exotic animals following their performance careers in the entertainment industry and
The Sierra College Natural History Museum will present an illustrated lecture entitled “Life at the Folsom Zoo” by zoo keeper Karrie Kolodziej on Friday, May 17, at 7:30 PM in Sewell Hall,
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Denver Zoo announced its new partnership with Frontier Airlines and previewed the zoo's new Penguin Encounter. Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Denver
Boston’s Franklin Park and Stone Zoos to host Global Premiere of Jeff Corwin narrated custom audio tours for their visitors. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 02, 2013
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The Kihansi Spray Toad, Nectophrynoides Asperginis, is a yellowish colored dwarf toad. The females can reach up to 1.1 inches long and the males can reach up to .75 inches long. This ovoviviparous species was described scientifically in the year 1999. It was found only in the spray zone around the Kihansi waterfalls in the southern Udzungwa Mountains located in Tanzania. At about 220,000 square feet, this was the smallest natural distribution known for any vertebrate species, but it was...
William Beebe was an American who held many titles including naturalist, marine biologist, ornithologist, explorer, and author. He is most famous for the many expeditions he led for the New York Zoological Society, his scientific writings, and his deep dives within the Bathysphere. Beebe was born Charles William Beebe in Brooklyn, New York in 1877. In his early life, The American Museum of Natural History and the environment of East Orange, New Jersey influenced him to explore nature and...
The Chinese Alligator, Alligator sinensis, is one of two living species of Alligator. The Chinese Alligator is native to only China. This species' wild habitat has been reduced to little more than a few ponds along the lower Yangtze River system. Its population reduction has been mostly due to conversion of its habitat to agricultural use. The Chinese Alligator rarely exceeds 7 feet long, with 5 feet being a more common size. It weighs approximately 80 pounds. Their heads are...
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