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2012-06-08 23:00:03

Save the date: World Oceans Day at AZA-accredited aquariums and zoos is June 8! Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) June 08, 2012 As leaders in ocean conservation

2012-06-06 23:04:04

ArticlesOnTap has announced it is partnering with Truck Games 365 to help spread the word about its 3 new games via its proprietary content management and creation system (PRWEB)

2012-05-25 23:00:27

The Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) today announced that Atlantis, Paradise Island resort in The Bahamas was again granted accreditation by AZA’s independent Accreditation Commission.

2012-05-24 23:01:40

The Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Reauthorization Act S.3208 was introduced today in the U.S.

2012-05-21 23:00:10

Save the date: World Oceans Day at AZA-accredited aquariums and zoos is June 8! Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) May 21, 2012 The Association of Zoos &

Chimp Plans For The Future
2012-05-11 05:14:23

A chimpanzee at a Swedish zoo first thought to be a nuisance has now been identified as the first animal of its kind to demonstrate the higher brain function of planning for future events in an attempt to solve a problem.

2012-05-09 23:01:04

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums Hosts Annual Advocacy Day and Reception Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) May 09, 2012 The Association

Latest Zoo Reference Libraries

Kihansi Spray Toad, Nectophrynoides Asperginis
2014-09-15 16:37:21

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
2014-01-07 10:37:00

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...

2007-01-23 14:47:34

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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Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.