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Penguins Plunge at the Calgary Zoo

Four species of penguins now inhabit the Calgary Zoo’s $24.5 million Penguin Plunge exhibit that opened mid February 2012. The exhibit houses four of the 18 species of penguin – Humboldt, gentoo, king and rockhopper, and will eventually have over 50 … Continue reading

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Meet the Senior Wild Animal Keeper: Yvetta Pokorny of the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo Ornithology Department

Describe your job. I would call it the job of a lifetime. I have the privilege of taking care of many different species of birds. I oversee the Ostrich House and the Pheasant Aviary at the Bronx Zoo as well … Continue reading

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