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2012-09-05 06:26:44

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego-based tech leader, Cymer, Inc. (Nasdaq: CYMI) will celebrate its seventh consecutive year as presenting sponsor of the 32nd Annual San Diego Zoo Food & Wine Celebration on Saturday, Sept. 22. Since the event's inception in 1980, it has generated more than $5 million in proceeds that have been donated to the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research. Comprised of more than 150 dedicated scientists, the institute's research team is...

2012-08-15 23:02:12

The release is part of a “Head Start” coalition to save these rare turtles. For more than five years, Oakland Zoo has partnered with Sonoma State University and San Francisco Zoo to research, raise, and release Western Pond Turtles back into the wild. Based on a successful program at Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, SSU researchers and Oakland Zoo staff are studying nesting patterns, breeding, habitat threats, incubation, growth, and diets of the turtles. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) August...

2012-08-13 06:23:12

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Animals in need around the world will benefit from more than $1.1 million in grants awarded this year by the non-profit SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund. Since its inception, the Fund has granted more than $9 million to protect wildlife and wild places. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120813/FL55201 ) The Fund approved grants to 88 wildlife research and conservation projects. These grants will help researchers identify...

Smoking Orangutan Moved To New Enclosure
2012-07-27 09:31:45

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Tori, the smoking orangutan, has finally been moved into her new cage on the other side of the zoo to remove her not only from her ciggy source but also from the pressure of her peers to light up. The Taru Jurug zoo in Solo, Indonesia, is moving Tori to a small island in the middle of a small lake inside the zoo after animal activists began to call for action to snuff out Tori´s smoking. Now, Tori will not only be...

2012-07-14 23:02:15

ZooWorld2.net, the most popular news and updates website for the Zoo World 2 game, confirmed the news updates in a blog post on its official website, providing a detailed overview of how each new power-up and item works, and how it will enhance the player´s overall experience. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) July 14, 2012 Zoo World 2, the popular online strategy game from Rock You, has just received a massive new update, with dozens of new items and power-ups introduced into the game that are...

2012-07-05 02:21:16

NAPLES, Fla., July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Naples, Florida has been a playground for retirees for decades. Now like so many of their generation, another mature couple is following that lead. He was born in South Africa - she in the Netherlands. These world travelers later met in the United States. Now they're coming to Naples to enjoy a tropical retirement. But don't think you'll find this couple in the slow lane: they're the fastest land animals on Earth. On July 7, 2012, Naples Zoo at...

2012-06-28 10:23:15

ST. LOUIS, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Saint Louis Zoo's new Sea Lion Sound exhibit, bringing visitors nose-to-nose with swimming sea lions, opens to the public on Saturday, June 30. Sea Lion Sound features a walk-through, transparent tunnel into the sea lion habitat - the first in North America - and a landscape inspired by the rugged Pacific Northwest Coast. Located in the center of the Zoo, the 1.5-acre, $18 million habitat and arena for 11 California sea lions includes...

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 education and science, aquariums and zoos accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) invite the public to dive in to ocean conservation on June 8 — World Oceans Day. “AZA-accredited aquariums and zoos are actively engaging millions of people in ocean issues and making conservation action attainable for families...

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) June 06, 2012 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. As a leading provider of Content Creation and Content Management services, ArticlesOnTap.com will be managing content for Truck...

2012-06-01 06:21:28

PROVIDENCE, R.I., June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On June 8th communities around the globe will celebrate World Oceans Day as an opportunity to learn more about our ocean and take action to help conserve it. This year the celebration is bigger than ever with hundreds of family-friendly events at aquariums, zoos, museums, exciting online events, and strong prospects for a new youth movement to protect the ocean! (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120601/DC17249LOGO ) "A...


Latest Zoo Reference Libraries

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...

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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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