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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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Poaching Could Take Out All Rhino’s in the Next Decade

Poaching is a problem that has been around for decades and it doesn’t appear that it is going away anytime soon. With recent events, it is clear that despite...

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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...

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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...

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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Zoophobia: An Alternate Reality

Photo: (L.A. Zoo lions) by Stan Milkowski   Unfortunately, today we live in an age of ignorance and the misrepresentation of science by animal rights groups....

SeaWorld San Diego Orca Encounter

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...

SeaWorld San Diego Orca Encounter

A Note on SeaWorld’s Partnership with the Humane Society of the United States

As supporters of the zoological community ZooNation has given its undivided loyalty and support to zoological organizations that care for animals and contribute to their...

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Tusko The Elephant Passes Away At Oregon Zoo

Tusko, a 44-year-old Asian elephant has passed away at the Oregon Zoo.  Tusko was humanely euthanized Tuesday after animal care staff came to the difficult conclusion...