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Oakland Zoo’s White Handed Gibbon Has a New Valentine Named Gladys

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, and love is certainly in the air at the Oakland Zoo—this time on the Zoo’s Gibbon Island. Gibbons mate for life, and when the Oakland Zoo’s resident white handed gibbon, Nikko, lost his mate to … Continue reading

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Eastern Black Rhino Born at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

A male eastern black rhinoceros calf was born July 1 at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, and the birth marks the start of a third generation of rhinos at the Zoo.  The calf, which has yet to be named, is the offspring of … Continue reading

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Research Supported by Columbus Zoo Reveals Growth of Illegal Ivory Sales in China

New research funded by the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, and the conservation charities Elephant Family and Aspinall Foundation, reveals significant growth in the sale of illegal ivory in China.  Researchers investigated two prominent ivory markets in China – Guangzhou and … Continue reading

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