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Columbus Zoo Welcomes Litter of Three Lion Cubs

Three African lion cubs were born on August 16 through August 17 at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Mother Naomi is doing well and is being very attentive to the cubs, who appear to be healthy. All are being monitored behind the scenes by the Zoo’s veterinary and Heart of Africa animal care teams.

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Somali Wild Ass Foal Born at St. Louis Zoo

A male Somali wild ass (Somali is pronounced so-MAH-lee) foal named Tobias (toh-BYE-us) was born at the Saint Louis Zoo on July 30 to mother Tukia (too-KEE-uh), who came to St. Louis from the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in 2005, and father Hirizi (her-EE-zee), who was born at the Saint Louis Zoo in 2013.

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Triplets for Masu the Red Panda!

The Virginia Zoo welcomes three red panda cubs to mom, three-year-old Masu and dad, four-year-old Timur.

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ZooTampa Reveals Gender of New Baby Koala

Is it a Girl or Boy?!

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Utica Zoo welcomes 2 newborn Red Panda cubs

Utica Zoo is excited to announce the birth of two Red Panda cubs. The cubs were born in the early morning hours of July 6, 2019 at the Utica Zoo to Ming Yue (mother) and Muse (father).

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National Science Foundation-Funded Study Underway at OKC Zoo's Lizard Lab

Conservation research aims to improve survival rates of threatened Texas horned lizards reintroduced to the wild

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Toronto Zoo Sends Critically Endangered Dusky Gopher Frogs To Memphis for Release in the Wild

We are helping Gopher frogs.

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Endangered Grey Crowned-crane Makes Public Debut at National Aviary

An endangered Grey Crowned-crane hatched at the National Aviary on July 27.

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Los Angeles Zoo Announces New Director of Conservation

The Los Angeles Zoo is pleased to welcome the arrival of Dr. Jake Owens as the new Director of Conservation – the first position in the Zoo’s history dedicated solely towards wildlife conservation.

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Zoo Atlanta Opens All New African Savanna

All life is connected in one of Earth’s most legendary wild places

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The Maryland Zoo Welcomes Baby Blue Duiker

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore is “fawning” over the newest animal addition – a baby blue duiker.

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Buttonwood Park Zoo Celebrates Selection as a Shaw’s Community Bag Program Beneficiary

Fresh off completing the Plastic Free Ecochallenge in July, the Buttonwood Park Zoological Society has been selected as a beneficiary of the Shaw’s Community Bag Program for the month of August.

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Two white-naped cranes hatch at Woodland Park Zoo

Chicks mark the first hatching of the vulnerable species for the zoo

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Inaugural Asian Elephant Awareness Month Highlights Plight of Endangered Species

World Elephant Day events, #TONSoflove social media campaign, Empire Slice House partnership and more announced

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Little Rock Zoo Proud to Announce Birth of Baby Orangutan

The Little Rock Zoo welcome a new female baby Northwest Bornean orangutan.

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Toronto Zoo Is Celebrating Vancouver Island Marmot Breeding Success

We are celebrating another great year with our marmot breeding!

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Canada Lynx On Exhibit at NEW Zoo

three Canada lynx kittens born at the NEW Zoo in May are making their public debut!

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Toronto Zoo's Iconic Red Barn Helps With Conservation Breeding for Three Endangered Canadian Species

Our red barn serves to be a breeding facility for endangered canadian animals.

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Toronto Zoo & McMaster University Collaborate On Protocol For Amorphophallus Titanium Pollination

We try to attempt some cool plant science.

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San Diego Zoo Global Announces Historic Birth of Southern White Rhino Calf

San Diego Zoo Global is excited to announce a historic, successful birth of a southern white rhino calf at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park—the conservation organization’s first rhino born following hormone-induced ovulation and artificial insemination.

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Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo Marks Global Tiger Day with $2.5 Million from City of Bridgeport

Latest Pledge Brings New Tiger Habitat Closer to Fruition

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Brevard Zoo plans triple sea turtle release

Up to three rehabilitated sea turtles will be returned to the ocean at Lori Wilson Park in Cocoa Beach on Thursday, August 1 at 10 a.m.

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Doppsee’s Pregnancy: Updates From Potter Park Zoo’s Veterinarian

Doppsee’s Pregnancy: Updates From Potter Park Zoo’s Veterinarian

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First Sequence of Komodo Dragon Genome is Legacy Of Animals From Zoo Atlanta

New study provides groundbreaking insights into the evolution of lizards

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Lion Cubs Debut at Naples Zoo

Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens is excited to announce that the lion cubs will make their grand debut to the public on Wednesday, July 31st.

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KU School of Medicine-Wichita faculty member performs procedure on SCZ gorilla

Veterinarians at the Sedgwick County Zoo recently partnered with Dr. Nathan Tofteland, assistant professor of gastroenterology at KU School of Medicine-Wichita, to perform an upper and lower gastrointestinal exam on Billy, a 28-year-old lowland gorilla.

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Western Lowland Baby Gorilla Born at Zoo Atlanta

Birth adds a crucial new member to the zoological population of a critically endangered species

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The Calgary Zoo Welcomes 5 Endangered Vancouver Island Marmot Pups

The Calgary Zoo announced today that 5 Vancouver Island marmot pups have been born at the Devonian Wildlife Conservation Centre. Since the Calgary Zoo became involved in the Vancouver Island marmot reintroduction breeding program in 1997, 131 marmot pups have been born at the Calgary Zoo and released into the wild. These 5 new born pups don’t have names yet: once they receive their vet checks in the fall, there will be a public naming contest.

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Zoo Atlanta welcomes African Elephant Msholo

Zoo Atlanta welcomes Msholo, an adult male African elephant from the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, to the Zambezi Elephant Center at the all-new African Savanna, opening on August 8, 2019.

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Ambassador Eagle Turns 30

Phoenix the bald eagle, Dickerson Park Zoo's most recognized education ambassador, turn 30.

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The Living Desert's Annual Attendance Grows for 6th Year in a Row

The Zoo Welcomed Over 512,000 Guests For 2018-2019

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Oregon Coast Shows Up for Summer Bioblitzes

Newport, Oregon—Bioblitzes held all along the Oregon Coast this summer saw a great turnout from both locals and coastal visitors alike. The Bioblitzes, aimed at surveying the organisms at each of Oregon’s five marine reserves, took place in early June and July and saw over fifty participants at each public event.

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What’s a “Doofah”? Potter Park Zoo Announces Arrival of Adorable Male Red Panda

Potter Park Zoo has recently welcomed a new male red panda named “Doofah.”

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Fur Seals Find Forever Home at Mystic Aquarium

Mystic Aquarium’s Gibbons in CA to Assist with Additional Rehab Efforts

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