Monthly Archives: April 2013


Iowa’s Blank Park Zoo will open phase one of the first major expansion of the Zoo since 2001 in early May. The exhibit name, Jaama Kwa Africa, means ‘your connection to Africa’ and Zoo officials hope visitors will connect to … Continue reading

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A Brace Fit For a Columbus Zoo and Aquarium Komodo Dragon

This spring, Enam the Komodo dragon is looking forward to something far better than warmer weather–being mobile once again. A young spirit at heart, 7-year-old Enam has arthritis in his left wrist that caused him to drag his foot, slowing … Continue reading

Posted in Aquarium, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Komodo Dragons, Zoo | Tagged , Hanger Clinic, Komodo dragon, | 3 Comments

Birch Aquarium at Scripps’s Lecture Series is UCSD-TV’s Most-Watched Science Programming With Milestone 10 Million Online Views

Sharks, Medicines From the Sea, Exploring 1,000 Years of Earthquake History Along the San Andreas Fault, Genetics and Gray Whale Behavior, New Insights into the Early History of the Earth and Moon, 135 years on Climate Change … these are … Continue reading

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Red Panda Arrives at Chattanooga Zoo

The Chattanooga Zoo  welcomes another red panda, 13-year old Wen-Dee, to her new home in the Himalayan Passage exhibit. Wen-Dee hails from the Kansas City Zoo where she was recommended for relocation by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) … Continue reading

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