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SHOWDOWN: PETA vs SeaWorld

It is time to do a showdown and decide who is saving more animals?  The publicly traded for-profit company SeaWorld Entertainment or the publicity crazed animal right...

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...

Zoo Overview / PGAV

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,...

Photo by The Denver Zoo

Giraffe Born Across The Country While All Eyes Were On New York

Photos by The Denver Zoo While many people were watching the Facebook Live stream of a giraffe in labor in New York, another baby giraffe was born at the Denver zoo....

Giraffe and Eland / Nicholas Pelisek

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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World’s Oldest Gorilla In Human Care Dies In Her Sleep

Photo by Columbus Zoo and Aquarium Colo, a western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) in human care, peacefully died in her sleep last night at the Columbus Zoo...

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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...

Penguin Release in South Africa / Georgia Aquarium / Addison Hill

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...

Model Vaquita in a Net / Greenpeace

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....