Category Archives: San Diego Zoo Global

Endangered Indian Rhino Calf Conceived by Artifical Insemination Becomes World’s First

The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s Center for Conservation & Research of Endangered Wildlife (CREW) and the Montgomery Zoo, in Montgomery, Ala., announced the birth of a male Indian rhino calf produced by artificial insemination (AI). This is the first … 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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Bats: A Misunderstood Friend

From sucking blood to getting tangled in your hair, there are many myths surrounding bats.  In reality, bats are remarkable animals that play an important role in the environment. As the only flying mammal, bats use echolocation to navigate easily … Continue reading

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Meet the Conservation Program Manager: Paula Kahn, Desert Tortoise Conservation Center

Describe your job: I manage the Desert Tortoise Conservation Center (DTCC) in Las Vegas, Nev.  My job is multi-faceted and includes everything from hands-on activities related to the care of captive desert tortoises to conducting scientific research that will aid … Continue reading

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