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For more than a year, teams at Ventana Wildlife Society, Oakland Zoo, CamZone, and FedEx have strategized how to secure funding for the camera and install it into a remote area of Big Sur, California,
Picture Books Educate Zoo’s Local and Global Communities on Conservation While Fostering a Love of Reading Denver, CO (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 To support
Today, the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA) and the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) launched the “Pole to Pole” campaign, a joint effort that communicates climate change
Zoo Labs, a creative incubator for musicians, artists and entrepreneurs, launches a free, immersive two-week music residency designed to give bands the opportunity to create music and develop
AZA announced that 18 projects will be funded by AZA's Conservation Endowment Fund (CEF) grants for 2013. Silver Spring, Maryland (PRWEB) September 26, 2013
Study after study seems to bring bad news for conservationists, but a new analysis of European wildlife shows conservation efforts are having a positive effect.
On Thursday, September 26, 2013, from 7:30pm – 10:00pm, Oakland Zoo welcomes Virginia Morell, author of Animal Wise: The Thoughts and Emotions of Our Fellow Creatures, a book that showcases
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...
- The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
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