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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,...

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Pachyderm Dentistry

Photo by Barbara Schneider   While you may dread your six-month dental check up remember that you’re not the only one that gets dental check-ups. Animals in human...

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Six Years After the Largest Oil Spill In US History

United States Coast Guard It has been six years since largest oil spill in US history. On April 20, 2010, a fire broke out on the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform...

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Trainer Talk: Curiosity in Terrestrial Animals

Kolmårdens Djurpark From fins and flippers to tails, fur, and claws…. Over the last few months, I’ve been writing a lot about motivation connected to marine...

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Bison Named Official Mammal of The United States

Ryan Hagerty / U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service On May 9, 2016, President Obama signed the National Bison Legacy Act into law, officially naming the American bison the...

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Earth Day: 2016

Earth Day Flag / John McConnell For the last 46 years, Earth Day has been recognized as an annual event that demonstrates global support for the protection of...

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Trainer Talk: The Meaning of “Yes”

The moment you say, “Yes!” Within the positive reinforcement training strategies, there are plenty of different styles that trainers use to best utilize...

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ZooNation Podcast Episode 1 and the Final Unofficial SeaWorld Podcast Episode

Hello and welcome to the grand debut of the Official ZooNation Podcast! We are excited to bring you a podcast that will discuss all the exciting change and challenges to...

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SeaWorld Never Stood Alone

Recently there has been a conversation happening on various websites that somehow other zoological facilities have failed to stand up and fight, and that SeaWorld was...

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Cetacean Birth Control Methods: Data Remains Unclear

As advocates for the scientific management of animas in human care, it is important to discuss the development and maintenance of breeding programs designed in their...