Category Archives: Reptile

Endangered Western Pond Turtles Released

After one of the rainiest Junes on record and a relatively cool July, Portlanders may feel like summer’s just getting under way. But for seven western pond turtles reared at the Oregon Zoo, a nearly year-long stretch of warm days … Continue reading

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Enter The LAIR

Today, the Los Angeles Zoo will open its doors to its newest exhibit: The LAIR (Living Amphibians, Invertebrates and Reptiles). Encompassing six diversely themed exhibits, The LAIR is home to more than 60 unique and endangered species. The exhibit features both indoor … Continue reading

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Meet the Keeper: Emily Maple, Keeper III for Reptiles at the Palm Beach Zoo

Describe your job: I supervise the reptile department, and specialize in captive management and training of crocodilians. How long have you been in the position? I have been working here since 2007. What in your background helped you get the … Continue reading

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