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OCEARCH Shark Research Vessel Docks At Audubon Aquarium

New Orleans:  A unique vessel has docked along Canal Street in New Orleans, in front of The Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, completing a mission that could save a...

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Zoo Nation Gives Thanks

Thanksgiving is a time of reflection and gratitude.  All of us here at Zoo Nation have a whole lot to be grateful for. While many of us will spend Thanksgiving with our...

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Black Friday: Zoo Steals & Aquarium Deals

Once we’ve given thanks and shared a meal with our family and friends, the holiday shopping season kicks into high gear.  Check out these special Black Friday and...

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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...

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Trainer Talk With Peter – What is there to do now..?

I always find it very interesting to see what people do to make them do what they do. I mean there have to be a reason that reinforce them to do what they do. Some...

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San Antonio Zoo To Host Zoo Lights – Holiday Nights

Photos: San Antonio Zoo This holiday season, The San Antonio Zoo will shine bright as guests are immersed in a winter wonderland of lights, entertainment, and holiday...

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Shedd Aquarium To Honor Veterans With Free Admission

Photo: Shedd Aquarium This Veteran’s Day, Shedd Aquarium in Chicago is honoring our military veterans with free admission. Photo: Shedd Aquarium Bring your proper...

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Oldest Polar Bear in the US Euthanized Due to Failing Health at Age 34

After two weeks of exhibiting significant deterioration in her health and becoming non-ambulatory, the Philadelphia Zoo made a decision to humanely euthanize female...

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Tasmanian Devil Mia has Arrived at the Rio Grande Zoo in Albuquerque

Only one of two US zoos to house Tasmanian devils, the Rio Grande Zoo (Albuquerque BioPark) welcomes a new Tasmanian devil to its resident population. The Zoo currently...

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“Houston, We Have Canvas!”- A New Green Initiative of the Houston Zoo

Zoos have long been proponents of green initiatives from recycling cell phones to converting elephant dung to biogas to fuel gas-powered engines, which generate...