Monthly Archives: February 2013

AZA-Accredited Zoos and Aquariums to Celebrate International Polar Bear Day on February 27

On Wednesday, February 27, 2013, you’re invited to join zoos and aquariums accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) in celebrating International Polar Bear Day. Initiated by AZA conservation partner, Polar Bears International (PBI), this event takes place … Continue reading

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Casanova Arrives at Adventure Aquarium

Adventure Aquarium in Camden, N.J., announced the hatching of an African black-footed penguin, appropriately named Casanova in honor of its media debut on Valentine’s Day.  Casanova was hatched on 11 January 2013 to parents Kali and Tyson. Casanova, whose gender is … Continue reading

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Oakland Zoo’s White Handed Gibbon Has a New Valentine Named Gladys

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, and love is certainly in the air at the Oakland Zoo—this time on the Zoo’s Gibbon Island. Gibbons mate for life, and when the Oakland Zoo’s resident white handed gibbon, Nikko, lost his mate to … Continue reading

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It is Ravens vs. Rhinos as San Francisco Squares Off With Baltimore on Super Bowl Sunday

The San Francisco Zoo and the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore are squaring off over the Super Bowl this Sunday.  Don Hutchinson, president and CEO of The Maryland Zoo and Tanya Peterson, executive director and president of the San Francisco Zoological Society … Continue reading

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