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The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) today announced Conservation Grants Fund (CGF) grants totaling $375,000 to be awarded to 19 projects to help protect the future of animal species throughout
Music Accelerator hosts New York’s Mad Satta and Los Angeles’ Wages for a 2-week immersive recording & music-business strategy program. Oakland, CA (PRWEB)
Oakland Zoo, in partnership with the 96 Elephants campaign, is launching an elephant-sized effort to commemorate World Elephant Day on Tuesday, August 12. Oakland,
TripAdvisor Community of Millions Names Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Nebraska #1 Zoo in the World and U.S. NEWTON, Mass., Aug.
New Rainforest of the Americas Exhibit, Featuring Unique and Endangered Animals, is Powered by a Next Generation Experience Platform and Mobile App Leveraging iBeacon Technology LOS
Apptitude and The Houston Zoo have just launched Houston Zoo Kids, an engaging, fully-illustrated educational game for kids that teaches them about animals and global conservation issues in the
Trio arrives via Frontier Airlines flights to promote healthy breeding of species. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 02, 2014 Denver Zoo welcomed the addition
Zoos and Aquariums Set to Receive More than $200,000 in Awards Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The Association
Art Exhibition “Biodiversity” at The Greller Gallery Opens July 12 With Special Private Event San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 There will be
PHILADELPHIA, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Philadelphia Zoo and United Concordia Dental today announced a three-year partnership to increase awareness of how the health of the mouth can impact
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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