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New name for reptile breeding facility on Christmas Island

We were delighted to see so many Christmas Island residents join us this month for a community day at The Pink House. Everyone wanted to check out our newly-constructed captive breeding facility and catch a glimpse of the island’s critically endangered reptiles. 156 more words

Conservation

SANDHILL CRANES in Florida and Elsewhere

I heard their loud calls this morning and knew the Sandhill cranes were strolling through my yard.   Most of the time the high-pitched call is to warn the others that something or someone is close by.   269 more words

Boyer Writes

Manatees May Soon Lose Endangered Status

MIAMI (AP) — As they do whenever they visit Florida, Greg Groff and his young daughter stopped by the manatee pool at Miami Seaquarium, where the speed bump-shaped marine mammals placidly swim in circles. 955 more words

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Manatees to lose endangered status?

MIAMI (AP) — As they do whenever they visit Florida, Greg Groff and his young daughter stopped by the manatee pool at Miami Seaquarium, where the speed bump-shaped marine mammals placidly swim in circles. 880 more words

Environment

Fundraising Excellence... Helping Australian threatened species

For the first time Zoos Victoria and our Foundation (fundraising and sponsorship) team were recognised by the Australian Fundraising Institute for our very special fundraising campaign leveraging the 150th anniversary of Melbourne Zoo.   709 more words

Australia

Mala build survival skills

At Uluru, a pair of wedge-tailed eagles are keeping our mala on their toes and teaching them some valuable survival skills. Wedge-tailed eagle sightings are quite rare at Uluru but we currently have a breeding pair residing here.  202 more words

Uluru-Kata Tjuta

Simpson Desert stories

Recent rainfall in the Simpson Desert prompted me to spend some time out there in April with Prof Chris Dickman and his ‘Ratcatchers’ from the… 532 more words

Conservation Planning