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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

As a way of reaching out to zoo and aquarium professionals to offer products and services that enhance animal care and welfare, educational opportunities, and the visitor experience, more than 300 companies that share an interest in zoos and aquariums … Continue reading

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Web Cams at Milwaukee County Zoo and Chattanooga Zoo Engage Feline Fans

All of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ (AZA) 221 accredited facilities participate in the AZA’s Species Survival Plan® (SSP) program, which strives to manage and conserve typically threatened or endangered species populations with the cooperation of other AZA-accredited institutions. … Continue reading

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Enjoy Family Time at Your Local AZA-Accredited Zoo or Aquarium This Holiday Season!

Over the holidays, families come together in the spirit of the season. Whether you are the one traveling or playing host, you might be looking for something to do that the whole family can enjoy.  This year, we invite you … Continue reading

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Nashville Zoo Welcomes Baby Giant Anteater

With its long body, bushy tail, distinctive markings, large claws, elongated snout, and tongue that can reach 24 inches in length, the giant anteater is an intriguing species. Adult anteaters fascinate zoo visitors, and of course, it’s also pretty special … Continue reading

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Rescued Sea Lion Finds New Home at the Indianapolis Zoo

California is a long way from the Indianapolis Zoo, but after a tough start in life, Ray the sea lion is settling in at his new home in the Crossroads of America. Ray is a rescued animal from California with … Continue reading

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Jungles Ropes Safari at San Diego Safari Park

Last Thursday San Diego Zoo Safari Park guests previewed a new aerial adventure, Jungle Ropes Safari, which took them on a series of challenges through scenic treetops. The tree-top experience opened on Friday July 20th. Three different courses are available, allowing guests … Continue reading

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Wildlife Conservation Society Pygmy Marmosets Create Website

The Wildlife Conservation Society released an amusing video about a serious subject.  “A Bronx Zoo Monkey Gets an iPad” was created to inspire New Yorkers to send a message to City Hall to restore the budget cuts to New York City’s … Continue reading

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Meet the AquaVan Operations Lead: Lydia Gibson at the Vancouver Aquarium

Describe your job: I work with the Vancouver Aquarium’s classroom on wheels, the AquaVan. For four to seven weeks at a time, we travel throughout various provinces in Canada, bringing marine education programs into schools and communities. We bring with … Continue reading

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Animals are Invading Capitol Hill!

It’s that time of year again, when word spreads throughout the halls of Capitol Hill that a cheetah, a kangaroo, or a penguin has been spotted somewhere in the House of Representatives office buildings. On May 9th, AZA will bring … Continue reading

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