Tag Archives: Wildlife Conservation

Endangered Western Pond Turtles Released

After one of the rainiest Junes on record and a relatively cool July, Portlanders may feel like summer’s just getting under way. But for seven western pond turtles reared at the Oregon Zoo, a nearly year-long stretch of warm days … Continue reading

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Lemurs Most Endangered Mammals

Leading conservationists recently gathered at a workshop of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Species Survival Commission to review the conservation status of the world’s 103 lemur species – the most endangered primate group in the world. The results … Continue reading

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505 Wyoming Toad Tadpoles Released in Wyoming

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium successfully hatched 520 critically endangered Wyoming toad tadpoles. 505 tadpoles were shipped to Wyoming in early June for release with other tadpoles produced at other institutions.  The remaining tadpoles were kept by the Omaha … Continue reading

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Saving Papua New Guinea’s Wildlife One Cup of Coffee at a Time

We are coffee crazy in Seattle so it is no wonder that one of the most promising ways to get our local community involved in a Woodland Park Zoo conservation effort is through their morning cup of joe. In February … Continue reading

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