Category Archives: Exhibits

Blacktip Reef Sharks Make a Splash at National Aquarium

Sleek, fast-moving blacktip reef sharks dove into their new home at the Blacktip Reef exhibit in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Twenty sharks s have taken up permanent residence in the National Aquarium’s new centerpiece attraction. Just as they are a vital … Continue reading

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Eastern Black Rhino Calf Thrills Visitors at Lincoln Park Zoo

  Lincoln Park Zoo’s newborn Eastern black rhinoceros calf thrilled zoo guests as he took his first steps outside at the Harris Family Foundation Black Rhinoceros Exhibit. A little timid at first, the calf quickly followed his mom’s lead and … Continue reading

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Saint Louis Zoo’s Three Generations of Asian Elephants

Contributing to the Conservation of Elephants at Home and in the Wild After a 688-day gestation, the Saint Louis Zoo’s Asian elephant family welcomed a new member this past spring.  The female calf, named Priya, weighed 251 pounds at birth … Continue reading

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Buffalo Enrichment for Lions at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

I have worked as an artist in the zoo and conservation world for 18 years now and have always enjoyed when that association leads me down new avenues not previously taken, or allows me to meet friends that share the … Continue reading

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Oregon Zoo Breaks Ground on Elephant Lands Habitat

Golden shovels were on hand, but the Oregon Zoo broke ground elephant-style: with a 30-ton excavator. Construction of the 6.25-acre Elephant Lands habitat — the most ambitious project in Oregon Zoo history — officially kicked off with massive displacement of … Continue reading

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Spotted Newts at Home at Prospect Park Zoo

The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Prospect Park Zoo is now home to five Kaiser’s spotted newts (Neurergus kaiseri) a colorful amphibian found only in a five-square-mile region in Iran. The critically endangered species may be extinct in the wild. Habitat loss … Continue reading

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Denver Zoo Welcomes Przewalski’s Horse Foal

Denver Zoo is celebrating the birth of an endangered Przewalski’s (sheh-VAL-skee’s) horse foal, born on the morning of May 31. The unnamed foal, whose gender is still not known, is not only the first birth for mother, Yisun, and father, Bataar, but also … 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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