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Tursiops truncatus | Loro Parque

The Lipsi project

Again and again, enemies of dolphinariums present alternatives for a dolphinariums: a bay pen or sea pen, which they then call euphemistically a “sanctuary”....

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The Dodo: A Threat to All Zoos

In the age of the internet, it is common to use platforms such as Facebook and Twitter to obtain information on topics we feel strongly about. But because not every...

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2 Killer Whales Harpooned and Killed in front of Thomson Cruise Guests on Whale Watching Tour

The world famous animal behaviorist Dr. Grey Stafford once said, “For the sake of all species, including humans, it’s time we recognize there is no more...

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San Antonio Zoo Researcher Discovers New Large Mammal in African Forest

The San Antonio Zoo is excited to announce an amazing discovery by our Conservation and Research Department in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Central Africa...

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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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Zoo Nation’s The Twelve Days of Christmas

“In the tune of the 12 Days of Christmas….. well, more or less.”   On the first day of Christmas Zoo Nation gave to me: a pachyderm with a sore...

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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....

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Noted Model Endorses the Conservation Work of Zoos

If you check out Julie Cialini’s Facebook page, its clear she loves cats. She loves all animals, but considers herself a serious feline aficionado. Julie is...

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Zoos Go Blue for Autism

Zoos from Philadelphia to Detroit have embraced opportunities to serve their communities, which include people with special needs and those on the Autism Spectrum. Zoos...

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He’s Back: Can Your Zoo Compete with Derek Zoolander?

I was disappointed to learn that Zoolander had nothing to do with zoos when I first learned of its release in 2001. I never actually saw the film. When I read a synopsis...