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Photo by The South Florida Museum

Celebrating the Lives of Iconic Zoo Animals

This year some of the oldest animals in the world closed their eyes for the last time. It shows that animals in zoological care can live longer because of the care they...

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Merry Birthday! Reindeer Born at Buffalo Zoo

One of the holiday season’s most beloved animals, the reindeer (Scandinavian reindeer to be more specific) is a majestic and unmistakable fan favorite at the...

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The Top 10 Most Unique Zoo Sections in America

As the summer slowly creeps upon us and with beautiful weather just around the corner, it’s almost zoo season! America has hundreds of zoos and each of them offers...

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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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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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...

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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....

Photo by Daniel Stanton

On the Brink of the Next Mass Extinction

What would a world without animals look like? If humans do not change their ways and be more proactive in ensuring the survival of species, then we could be facing a...

Gorilla gorilla Alladin eating in the installation of Loro Parque | © Philipp J. Kroiß

Tenerife’s Bachelor Pad

Gorillas  in professional zoological facilities are ambassadors for their threatened species. The groups managed scientifically in human care are mostly harem groups...