Category Archives: Wildlife

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! Tim traveled with AZA Commercial Member Classic Escapes. Be sure to visit the Animals Inc. website to … 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 with AZA Commercial Member Classic Escapes. 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 … 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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Brown Pelican Rehabilitated and Released Back to the Wild

On Thursday, October 24, the Texas State Aquarium released a rehabilitated brown pelican back into the wild. The adult shore bird was brought to the Aquarium’s Second Chances Wildlife Rehabilitation Program in late September, after being found on Padre Island … Continue reading

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Wildlife Projects Receive More Than $1.2 Million from the SeaWorld and Busch Gardens Conservation Fund

Fund Surpasses $10 Million in Giving in 10 Years Wild animals in need around the world – from Antarctic penguins to sea turtles hatchlings on Florida’s beaches – will benefit from more than $1.2 million in grants awarded this year … Continue reading

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Tennessee Aquarium and Partners Release 1,100 Lake Sturgeon

Biologists from the Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute (TNACI), Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) and the University of Tennessee’s Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries  released 1,100 Lake Sturgeon on October 9, 2013. This reintroduction took place near Knoxville at the Seven … Continue reading

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