Danny Stanton
Danny Stanton

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We Appreciate Manatees!

Photos by Chris Shuck Today is Manatee appreciation day, and what better way to appreciate them than highlight them here at Zoo Nation. From myth to conservation,...

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When is a Whale NOT a Whale?

Many people automatically think that there is a clear separation between dolphins and whales. While they each have some distinct characteristics, their DNA tells a...

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Orangutan Gamers

The Melbourne Zoo has implemented a revolutionary program and the first of its type. They have developed specially designed video games for their orangutans that are...

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Sea Rescue Weekend Returns To Orlando & San Diego

Sea Rescue Weekend is back again this year.  This weekend focuses on the rescue and rehabilitation of wildlife.  It celebrates the 27,000 animals that SeaWorld has...

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The Red Death: The Ebb and Flow of Red Tides

Red tides are a natural occurrence in nature, but recently the combination of changes in ocean temperature resulting from global warming coupled with anthropomorphic...

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Jack Hanna Shares How To ‘Touch The Heart To Teach The Mind’

Jack Hanna is a well-known TV personality and conservationist. His segments on The Late Show with David Letterman were not only full of hilarious and unpredictable...

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SeaWorld Parks Prepare For Wild Days

Year after year, SeaWorld never disappoints with their events lineup.  Even better, all events are included with your regular admission or annual pass. Wild Days is one...

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Endangered Species Act Reclassification Expected for the Florida Manatee

The US Fish and Wildlife Service announced that it is pursuing a status downgrade for the Florida manatee from endangered to threatened. This still provides manatees...

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Can Scientists bring a Galápagos Tortoise back to life?

Practically everyone is familiar with the iconic movie ‘Jurassic Park’. The major premise of the film is that genetically engineered dinosaurs are brought back from...

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Wild Christmas: Popular Christmas Animals and Animals with Christmas Inspired Names

Its Christmas day and we thought what better way to celebrate Christmas at Zoo Nation then to highlight some animals. Animals and Christmas go hand and hand. From...