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Oldest Andean Bear Living in North America Celebrates 35th Birthday at the Buffalo Zoo

Zoos and aquariums accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) are dedicated to providing exceptional care to animals throughout the duration of their lives. With advances in veterinary medicine, nutrition, and husbandry techniques to address unique needs, many … Continue reading

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Two Southern White Rhinos Born at the Wilds in Ohio

Two healthy white rhino calves were recently welcomed at the Wilds in Cumberland, Ohio. The first calf was born on November 21, 2013 and the second entered the world on January 3, 2014. The calf born in November is a female … Continue reading

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Animals Inc. On Location: Dispatch #6 – Some Favorite Kenya Photos

Tim Lewthwaite was in Kenya where he had been traveling in search of the country’s diverse and beautiful wildlife. Here some favorite photos from Tim’s trip! Be sure to visit the Animals Inc. website to view photos of Tim’s experiences in Kenya and … Continue reading

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Animals Inc. On Location: Dispatch #5 – Kenya’s Endangered Giraffes

Tim Lewthwaite reports from Kenya where he has been traveling in search of the country’s diverse and beautiful wildlife. Giraffes are one of the real African savanna icons, and I was hoping to see all three Kenyan subspecies while in the … Continue reading

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2013 AZA Photo Contest Winner is Todd Stailey of the Tennessee Aquarium

Todd Stailey began working at the Tennessee Aquarium in March of 1992, two months before it opened to the public. Originally hired to set up and manage the Aquarium’s mail room, his love of photography came into focus when he … Continue reading

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Animals Inc. On Location: Dispatch 4 – Black Rhinos and Cheetahs

Tim Lewthwaite reports from Sweetwaters wildlife reserve near the foothills of Mount Kenya where he has been travelling in search of the country’s diverse and beautiful wildlife. “A species that has long fascinated me is the black rhino, but in … Continue reading

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Animals Inc. On Location: Dispatch 3 – Nile Crocodiles on the Mara River

Tim is traveling in Africa. Be sure to visit the Animals Inc. website to view photos of his experiences in Kenya and to learn more about actions you can take to help protect the species that live there.

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Animals Inc. on Location: Dispatch 2 – Sweetwaters: In Search of Elephants

We left Nairobi and its surroundings to begin exploring the rest of this magnificent country with its diverse landscapes and hospitable people. We drove north to Sweetwaters Tented Camp, which lies in the heart of the privately-owned 22,000-acre reserve, where we … Continue reading

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Animals Inc. on Location: Introduction and Dispatch 1

Tim Lewthwaite, AZA’s Publications Manager, who contributes to this blog and serves as the editor of AZA’s CONNECT Magazine, is currently traveling through Kenya. We invite you to follow Tim’s experiences in Kenya through this series of “On Location” posts, … Continue reading

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Rodrigues Fruit Bats Come to the Philadelphia Zoo

By Kim Lengel Veterinarian Dr. Tim Georoff and I left from JFK Airport in New York City for our flight to Mauritius, by way of Johannesburg, South Africa. We’re travelling all this way for the primary purpose of accompanying 30 … Continue reading

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