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Conservationists Take Giraffe Surveillance to New Heights

| July 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
Conservationists Take Giraffe Surveillance to New Heights

In a remote area of northern Kenya, a team of conservationists and veterinarians are collaborating on a unique project that will allow them to gather in-depth information on the habits of Kenya’s threatened reticulated giraffe population. The science team, made up of personnel from multiple conservation organizations, has attached solar-powered GPS satellite tracking devices to […]

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Gallery Raises Awareness of Endangered Species

| August 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
Gallery Raises Awareness of Endangered Species

  A national exhibition featuring animals and habitats under the threat of extinction will be featured at The Studio Door (3750 30th Street, San Diego) from August 5 to 28, 2016.  Juried by Kristin Nielsen of San Diego Zoo Global, Endangered, The Beauty of Lost Species exhibition will cultivate an appreciation and understanding of the […]

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Tiny Backpacks on Small Owls Helps Conservation

| June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Tiny Backpacks on Small Owls Helps Conservation

Conservationists working with the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research are using pint-size data-tracking systems to monitor the movements and resource use of burrowing owls in San Diego County.  The GPS dataloggers are placed in a tiny backpack carried by each owl.  “The backpacks are small enough that they are not negatively affecting the […]

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“San Diego Zoo Kids” Brings Joy to Sick and Ill Children

| December 31, 2013 | 0 Comments
“San Diego Zoo Kids” Brings Joy to Sick and Ill Children

by Dove Kirby Not every press release has a pangolin as a presenter. This month, I was fortunate enough to attend an extremely unique event at Rady Children’s hospital, at which rare animals and some very special patients were in attendance. It was the official launch of a pioneering partnership between the two prominent San […]

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