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Seaworld Mourns the Loss of Kyara the Killer Whale

Heartbreaking news has been reported by Seaworld San Antonio this evening. At 5:58 PM EST on July 24, Seaworld announced on their Facebook page that Kyara, a three month...

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Pudu Calf Born at Belfast Zoo

Cute alert! A baby Pudu has been born at the Belfast Zoo in Ireland! The Southern pudu is the world’s smallest deer, so that means tiny and cute babies! On June...

Bertha the world's oldest hippo at the Manila Zoo

Bertha The World’s Oldest Hippo Passes Away at the Manila Zoo

Bertha first started greeting guests at the Manila Zoo when it first opened in 1959.  Bertha was there with her campion Berth, greeting zoo guests at the first Modern...

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New Manatee Rehabilitation Center Now Open at Jacksonville Zoo

Featured photo by Jacksonville Zoo Back in February, the Jacksonville Zoo completed and opened their brand-new Manatee Critical Care Center, which serves as temporary...

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Big Bear Alpine Zoo Slated for Opening in Spring 2018

Cover photo: PGAV The Big Bear Alpine Zoo in California got its start in 1959 when a forest fire led to the discovery of two orphaned bobcats and an orphaned black bear,...

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Alliance for Sustainable Wildlife Reaches Halfway Construction Point in New Orleans

Featured photo by ZooNation / Nick Pelisek, taken at Busch Gardens Tampa Back in 2013, the Audubon Nature Institute of New Orleans and San Diego Zoo Global announced...

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Georgia Aquarium’s Partnership with SANCCOB to Save African Penguins

Featured photo by Georgia Aquarium / Addison Hill While many people associate penguins with cold climates, the African penguin (Spheniscus demersus) is found in much...

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Mexico Develops a New Plan to Save the Vaquita

Featured photo by Maris Sidenstecker / Save the Whales The vaquita (Phocoena sinus) is one of the world’s most endangered species; new estimates of the population...

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....

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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,...