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May 19, 2017

Birth of Southern White Rhino Calf at San Diego Zoo Safari Park Related to Change in Rhino Diet

A female southern white rhino calf, born April 30 to first-time mother Kiazi and...

May 12, 2017

It’s a big week for 25 endangered Pacific pocket mice, as they moved into their new home at Laguna Coast Wilderness Park. Conservationists from the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research, the U....

May 09, 2017

Significant Data Collected During Treadmill Study

Tatqiq, a 16-year-old female polar bear at the San Diego Zoo, took huge strides for conservation last month when she voluntarily walked...

April 04, 2017

It’s an established fact that compatibility is important to humans when picking a mate—but conservationists have discovered that Homo sapiens aren’t the only species where well-matched...

February 14, 2017

Female Bear Prepares to Walk on Treadmill

Tatqiq, a 580-pound polar bear at the San Diego Zoo, is making new strides in her “fitness” training. Animal care staff and scientists at the...

December 07, 2016

San Diego Zoo Global Rushes to Provide Emergency Aid to Kenyan Sanctuary

 

The critically endangered hirola antelope is facing an uncertain future today, as a severe drought in...

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