Danny Stanton
Danny Stanton

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It All Comes Down To Poo

Poop happens! Fecal matter is the natural biological excrement of the digestive process, but did you know that one of the most sought after specimen samples is actually...

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25 Years of Black-Footed Ferret Conservation

The Louisville zoo is celebrating its 25th anniversary of its black-footed ferret conservation program, which has reintroduced over 1,000 animals across 20 sites across...

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New Tiger Exhibit At The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Gets Generous Gift

While people are getting excited about the holiday season and preparing for the season of perpetual hope and gift giving, a pride of tigers is one step closer to having...

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The Saiga Antelope: Critically Endangered to The Brink of Extinction In a Year

In early May 2015, news outlets reported about a large and mysterious die-off of the Saiga Antelope. Scientists have now discovered that the impact of the die-off was...

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A 10,000-Mile Journey Provides Hope For a Species

Great things are expected from Harapen (also known as Harry), an 8-year-old male Sumatran rhino born in captivity at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, who...

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How Do Animals Feel: The Psychology and Physiology Behind Emotion

There are many who believe that animals have emotion and likewise many others that believe that they don’t. We are not talking about the fact that animals can feel...

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Captive Breeding: Nature’s Insurance Policy Against Extinction

Captive Breeding programs have been developed since the 1960’s to provide a way to maintain populations in captivity without putting pressure on wild populations. In...

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Could Building a “Frozen Zoo” Save Endangered Species?

Recently there was a CNN article written by Jason Evens that talked about the usefulness of genetic storage centers in saving endangered species. The article talked...

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CASE SOLVED -The Mystery of Knut the Polar Bear’s Death at the Berlin Zoo

Two polar bear cubs, Knut and his brother, were born in in 2006 at the Berlin Zoo in Germany. Knut’s brother was rejected by his mother Tosca and died at a young age....

The Heart of a Zoo Keeper

I have the distinct pleasure of providing research and news in science pertaining to the zoo world. Through science, we learn about our natural world and what we can do...