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Audubon Nature Institute and San Diego Zoo Global Break Ground for The Alliance for Sustainable Wildlife: A Conservation Alliance to Enhance the Sustainability of Threatened Animal Populations
Researchers combine their efforts to investigate Knut the polar bear's death
Saturday marks the 40th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act, the landmark piece of legislation designed to protect critically imperiled creatures from extinction in the US due to economic growth and development.
Three of the Zoo’s conservation partners, ARCAS Animal Rescue in Guatemala, the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Center, and the Bay Area Puma Project are the main beneficiaries of the proceeds,
ZooLights brightens up the holidays for a month of free fun at Smithsonian’s National Zoo.
Nancy Filippi, Managing Director at Oakland Zoo was honored on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at the 22nd Annual National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon, which was held at the Inn at Spanish Bay
Denver Zoo Interim President/CEO Kyle Burks released a statement today in support of USFW’s Ivory Crush event on Nov.
After acclimating to her exhibit over the past three weeks, baby Kodee can now be seen daily by the public. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Oakland
Halloween has passed, but thousands of leftover pumpkins are now becoming sweet treats for Oakland Zoo’s animals. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) November 06, 2013
The gifted and talented students of Primoris Academy took a field trip to the "Turtle Back Zoo" in West Orange, New Jersey where they classified invertebrates and vertebrates and experienced
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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