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July 18, 2018
In an earlier blog post, we introduced the collaborative work of San Diego Zoo Global (SDZG) in tackling illegal wildlife trade (IWT) issues throughout Southeast Asia. Fascinating insights are emerging from these...
July 18, 2018
Most people know about the illegal wildlife trade in relation to ivory and rhino horn through highly publicized events such as burning of ivory in Kenya, and the death of the last male northern white rhino. However...
July 11, 2018
As the heat of summer strengthens its grip, most of us retreat to shade and the comfort of a cool beverage and fresh cooking. When I think of summer, I equate one plant family in particular with refreshing flavors...
July 02, 2018
On June 19, 2018, San Diego Zoo Global researchers embarked on a lofty project: 259 endangered mountain yellow-legged frogs (MYLF) were reintroduced in the San Bernardino Mountains. This was the largest...
Nikki Egna, Research Assistant
June 19, 2018
What better way to honor World Giraffe Day (and the longest day of the year) on June 21 than to share some of our Wildwatch Kenya results. With over half a million images now classified and retired, we have some...
June 15, 2018
It’s now early in the less-wet season on the east slope of the Andes of South East Peru. I say ‘less wet’ and not ‘dry’ because even the ‘dry’ season there is not very arid...
Simon Kedward, Jerry Klink
June 12, 2018
If you have ever been to the San Diego Zoo or Safari Park, you know how wonderful it is to wander the network of trails, boardwalks and bridges, encountering an array of amazing, often endangered animals around...
June 12, 2018
Our keepers are constantly on the lookout for any abnormalities in the collections they oversee. So when a bird is sick in an aviary, they notice. Recently a couple of diamond doves (Genopelia cuneata) were brought...
June 11, 2018
Tuli had a lump. It was about the size of a ping-pong ball, firm, and sitting just underneath the skin over the back of his neck. It didn’t seem to be bothering him, and it hadn’t grown or changed in...
June 11, 2018
The ebb and flow of yearly precipitation in San Diego County can be maddening! After amazing rainfall in the winter of 2016 and spring of 2017, we received very little this past winter and early spring. It’s...

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