Danny Stanton
Danny Stanton

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World’s Oldest Gorilla In Human Care Dies In Her Sleep

Photo by Columbus Zoo and Aquarium Colo, a western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) in human care, peacefully died in her sleep last night at the Columbus Zoo...

Photo by Daniel Stanton

Five Incorrect Claims of Anti-Zoo Propaganda

Zoological facilities have become one of the last hopes for a species’ survival. They facilitate a majority of conservation projects around the world and they...

Photo by Daniel Stanton

Zoo Nation’s The Twelve Days of Christmas

“In the tune of the 12 Days of Christmas….. well, more or less.”   On the first day of Christmas Zoo Nation gave to me: a pachyderm with a sore...

Photo by Ken Bohn, San Diego Zoo

Six Reasons Why Most Mammals Live Longer In Zoos Than In The Wild

Photo by Ken Bohn, San Diego Zoo   Zoos are often the best hope or even last hope for the survival of a species, especially if they are threatened or endangered....

Photo by Daniel Stanton

On the Brink of the Next Mass Extinction

What would a world without animals look like? If humans do not change their ways and be more proactive in ensuring the survival of species, then we could be facing a...

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Zoophobia: An Alternate Reality

Photo: (L.A. Zoo lions) by Stan Milkowski   Unfortunately, today we live in an age of ignorance and the misrepresentation of science by animal rights groups....

Photo by Lydia Jennings

Saving Species: The Vocal Fingerprint of a Tiger’s Roar

Tiger research is currently on going at the Dallas Zoo to ‘fingerprint’ tiger vocalizations. Courtney Dunn, a Senior mammal keeper at the Dallas World Aquarium and a...

Photo courtesy of the Dallas Zoo

Go Wild For Pokémon Go at Zoos, Aquariums, and National Parks

It has only been two weeks since Nintendo launched Pokémon Go, yet it has taken the world by storm. With releases in countries all around the world making headlines,...

Photo by Saltwater Brewery

Ecofriendly Biodegradable Six-Pack Rings

Many beach goers enjoy beverages that typically come in a six-pack such as coke and beer. The rings holding the six-pack together are normally made of plastic and can be...

Photo by Heather Blackall

Shark Conservation Event Strives to Keep Fin Alive

Cinematic masterpieces, and sensationalized media reports have painted sharks as blood-thirsty monsters lurking in the shadowy depths of the oceans just waiting to...