Category Archives: Primates

Orangutans and Granola Bars

How do a West African plant and you, a consumer in America, contribute to a growing wildlife crisis in Asia?  The first part of the answer involves the African oil palm tree (Elaeis guineensis) that produces an edible vegetable oil … Continue reading

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Meet the Curator: Christopher Kuhar at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

In a new feature for the Explore blog, we thought it would be a good idea to introduce you to some of the people who do all the hard work at AZA accredited zoos and aquariums.  In the first of these profiles, … Continue reading

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