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What Happens at Zoological Facilities and Aquariums During a Hurricane?

With Irma hammering the Caribbean and Florida, it is an important time to consider the question: What happens at the zoos and aquariums during a hurricane? The simple...

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...

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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Trainer Talk: An upgrade in history…

An upgrade in history… Operant and classical conditioning is not new as we know. The foot steps have been made a long time ago by for example Sir I.Pavlov and Sir B.F....

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...

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How Long Do Elephants Live In Human Care?

One of the biggest topics of the conversation regarding zoos facilities is the welfare of elephants. Recently a paper was published, that concluded that...

Photo courtesy of the Dallas Zoo

Go Wild For Pokémon Go at Zoos, Aquariums, and National Parks

It has only been two weeks since Nintendo launched Pokémon Go, yet it has taken the world by storm. With releases in countries all around the world making headlines,...

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Our Chief Conservation Officer Dr. Jordan Schaul Urges Animal Activists to Forgive the World Class Cincy Zoo

In my opinion, in regard to the death of Harambe a month after the gorilla’s untimely death, the Cincinnati Zoo made the best decision possible under horrible...

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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...

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...