Tag Archives: Polar Bears

AZA-Accredited Zoos and Aquariums to Celebrate International Polar Bear Day on February 27

On Wednesday, February 27, 2013, you’re invited to join zoos and aquariums accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) in celebrating International Polar Bear Day. Initiated by AZA conservation partner, Polar Bears International (PBI), this event takes place … Continue reading

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Rocky Shores Exhibit at Utah’s Hogle Zoo

Utah’s Hogle Zoo has experienced record attendance for 2012, thanks in no small part to the addition of the beautiful new Rocky Shores which opening on 1 June. Covering 3.5 acres, Rocky Shores is an $18 million, state-of-the-art facility that … Continue reading

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Polar Bear Champion Steven Amstrup Awarded 2012 Indianapolis Prize

His search to understand the polar bear (Ursus maritimus) has taken him to one of the harshest environments in the world – a frozen seascape where temperatures plummet below zero and the sun isn’t seen for months on end. Dr. … Continue reading

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