Monthly Archives: January 2013

Rare Okapi Born at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo

Officially, he’s one in a hundred, but to Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo, he’s one in a million. A rare okapi calf – a forest giraffe found only in Central Africa – was  born on 6 January, representing the first birth … Continue reading

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Web Cams at Milwaukee County Zoo and Chattanooga Zoo Engage Feline Fans

All of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ (AZA) 221 accredited facilities participate in the AZA’s Species Survival Plan® (SSP) program, which strives to manage and conserve typically threatened or endangered species populations with the cooperation of other AZA-accredited institutions. … Continue reading

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Rocket Taking Off for Bronx Zoo

One of the Tulsa Zoo’s largest residents will head out on his next big adventure. Rocket the 600lb Aldabra tortoise is leaving the Tulsa Zoo  for his new home at the Bronx Zoo. Rocket received a red carpet welcome when he … Continue reading

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Seahorse Survey in Hong Kong

Ocean Park Conservation Foundation, Hong Kong (OPCFHK) recently showcased its leadership in seahorse conservation by reporting the results of a seahorse survey in local waters, where six seahorses of one species were found. The Foundation also revealed significant new milestones slated to … Continue reading

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