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February 23, 2018

Human hunting of large Amazon rain forest animals—such as spider monkeys, capuchin monkeys, tapirs and white-lipped peccaries, as well as some bird species such as guans and trumpeters—is having an...

February 19, 2018

Ongoing monitoring of wild Tasmanian devils shows that overall population numbers are continuing to decline, due to the presence of devil facial tumour disease. Results of this research—conducted by the...

February 01, 2018

A new study on polar bear metabolism, behavior, and foraging success sheds important light on their energy demands. The study, published in the journal Science, found that polar bears have metabolic rates...

January 30, 2018

As Monitoring Continues, Preparations Are Underway for Additional Releases

(HILO, HAWAI‘I)—You usually hear them before you see them. There’s no mistaking the...

December 26, 2017

Researchers on an expedition that tracked endangered tigers through Sumatran jungles for one year have found that tigers are now clinging to survival in low-density populations. The team’s findings have...

December 15, 2017

A team of San Diego Zoo Global scientists and Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) engineers have returned home from a successful trip aimed at collecting sea ice data in Canada’s Hudson Bay. This was...

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