Erin McKinney
Erin McKinney

Chest and Helen two rescued cetaceans at the Vancouver Aquarium

The Canadian Government has failed whales, dolphins and the Vancouver Aquarium

The most prominent animal rights organizations posted celebratory articles when Vancouver’s Park Board destroyed the Aquarium’s cetacean program. Not one of them...

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Tilikum vs J34 a Tale of Two Killer Whales

The Southern Resident Killer Whales are dying. It is happening now, it is happening quickly, and it is happening before our eyes. In 2016, the number of Southern...

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Killer Whale Tilikum Passes Away at SeaWorld Orlando

Losing a well known zoological animal is never easy. Today, we remember the life of Tilikum, an orca who, despite a difficult history, was an incredible ambassador that...

A red panda explores the puzzle box during the test

Puzzle Boxes at Zoos Unlock the Secrets of Carnivore Intelligence

How smart are animals is an issue that’s been debated over and over again, especially in charismatic mammals that humans are attached to. Dr. Sarah Benson-Amaran...

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SeaWorld Promotes Education With Innovative Live Video Calls

One of the most important ways zoos, aquariums, and marine parks help protect our planet is by inspiring the next generation through education programs, camps, and...

Local preschoolers will learn with lions at the San Antonio Zoo's newly purchased campus

We Bought A School: Learning goes wild at the San Antonio Zoo

Up-close animal experiences at zoos and aquariums are one of the best ways to instill a lifelong love of nature in kids of all ages. In fact, many of these facilities...

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Giraffes Return To The San Antonio Zoo

Giraffes are a symbol of African wildlife, tall, majestic and striking. With 9 different subspecies, and a range across the continent of Africa, giraffes are a...