Tag Archives: Species Survival Plans

Red Panda Arrives at Chattanooga Zoo

The Chattanooga Zoo  welcomes another red panda, 13-year old Wen-Dee, to her new home in the Himalayan Passage exhibit. Wen-Dee hails from the Kansas City Zoo where she was recommended for relocation by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) … Continue reading

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Red Wolf Graphic Novel

Red wolves are one of the most critically endangered animals in the world, and education efforts have been identified by the US Fish & Wildlife Service as vital to the future of this animal. One unique and innovative education project … Continue reading

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Casanova Arrives at Adventure Aquarium

Adventure Aquarium in Camden, N.J., announced the hatching of an African black-footed penguin, appropriately named Casanova in honor of its media debut on Valentine’s Day.  Casanova was hatched on 11 January 2013 to parents Kali and Tyson. Casanova, whose gender is … Continue reading

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Web Cams at Milwaukee County Zoo and Chattanooga Zoo Engage Feline Fans

All of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ (AZA) 221 accredited facilities participate in the AZA’s Species Survival Plan® (SSP) program, which strives to manage and conserve typically threatened or endangered species populations with the cooperation of other AZA-accredited institutions. … Continue reading

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Red Panda Born Same Night as OKC Thunder Championship

It was a night for the history books in Oklahoma City. On June 6, 2012, thousands of ecstatic fans celebrated as the Oklahoma City Thunder won its first Western Conference Championship … all while Oklahoma City Zoo staffers quietly witnessed … Continue reading

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Amur Leopard Cubs on Exhibit at Minnesota Zoo

Two Amur leopard cubs went on exhibit for the first time last week at the Minnesota Zoo.  Born May 29, the cubs (one male and one female) have spent the last several months nursing, bonding with mom and building up … Continue reading

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