Monthly Archives: May 2013

Sunny Weather Sets Oregon Zoo’s Butterflies Aflutter

In all of nature, nothing perhaps is so magical as the moment a butterfly first unfurls its wings. Now, for what is believed to be the first time ever, Oregon Zoo videographer Michael Durham has captured that transformative moment in … Continue reading

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Conrad Prebys Australian Outback Exhibit Opens in San Diego

The San Diego Zoo  opened its Conrad Prebys Australian Outback exhibit following a smoke ceremony conducted by the Yugambeh-language people of the Gold Coast in Australia supporting the DreamWorld Wildlife Foundation in Australia and now the San Diego Zoo. Rick Gulley, … Continue reading

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“Lorikeets” Exhibit at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk Takes Flight

It’s going to be a very special summer at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. Beginning Saturday, May 25, guests at this popular Connecticut destination will be able to visit the summer exhibit, “Lorikeets,” where families can step into a lush … Continue reading

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Mountain Lion Cub Makes Debut at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum traditionally adopts orphaned mountain lions, which have not been suitable for release into the wild, including the Museum’s newest addition, a five and a half-month-old male cub found in San Jose, Calif., in March weighing only 15 … Continue reading

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