Danny Stanton
Danny Stanton

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Celebrating the Lives of Iconic Zoo Animals

This year some of the oldest animals in the world closed their eyes for the last time. It shows that animals in zoological care can live longer because of the care they...

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Is the Tasmanian Tiger Still on the Prowl?

(Thylacinous cynocephalus) also known as the Tasmanian Tiger has been extinct since the 1930’s. The last known Thylacine in the wild was killed between 1910 and 1920...

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A New Conservation Strategy using Stem Cells Could Help Animals Like the Vaquita

Stem cells and reproductive technologies such as In vitro Fertilization (IVF) have sparked a new hope among conservation scientists, as a viable way to rescue animal...

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Surprise Cetacean Pregnancy Re-Opens Birth Control Discussion

This week SeaWorld announced the surprise pregnancy of Ringer, a 16-year-old Commerson’s dolphin at SeaWorld’s Aquatica waterpark in Orlando. This exciting news...

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March for Science: The Beginning of the Science Movement

Yesterday, on Earth Day, hundreds of thousands of people marched in over 600 organized marches in the name of science all over the world. While there are concerns with...

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5 Facts About Bats You May Not Know

Despite what movies may portray, bats favor insects and fruit or nectar over blood. Bats can eat up to 1,200 mosquitoes in an hour. While vampire bats do exist, there...

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Remember When Obvious Planet Comedy added a new level to the Los Angeles Zoo…

Last summer prankster Jeff Wysaski from Obvious Planet covered the Los Angeles Zoo with “alternative facts”. These fake animal facts that make you do a...

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Riverbanks Zoo & Garden in the Running for 10 Best Zoos in the Country

Riverbank Zoo and Botanical Garden (located in Columbia, SC) is in the running for a spot on the list of  the best 10 zoos in the country. They are a finalist for this...

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Poaching Could Take Out All Rhino’s in the Next Decade

Poaching is a problem that has been around for decades and it doesn’t appear that it is going away anytime soon. With recent events, it is clear that despite...

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Giraffe Born Across The Country While All Eyes Were On New York

Photos by The Denver Zoo While many people were watching the Facebook Live stream of a giraffe in labor in New York, another baby giraffe was born at the Denver zoo....