Tag: San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance

San Diego Zoo Welcomes Birth of Endangered Ring-tailed Lemur

| July 4, 2022 | 0 Comments
San Diego Zoo Welcomes Birth of Endangered Ring-tailed Lemur

The San Diego Zoo recently welcomed the birth of a ring-tailed lemur infant at the Zoo’s Conrad Prebys Africa Rocks Madagascar Forest habitat. The female infant was born May 22 to first-time lemur mother, Rindra. Wildlife care specialists report the infant is doing very well, nursing properly and gaining weight.   “We are all so excited and honored to have […]

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Three-month-old Giraffe Calf Thrives Following Unique Orthotic Leg Brace Treatment 

| June 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
Three-month-old Giraffe Calf Thrives Following Unique Orthotic Leg Brace Treatment 

A three-month-old giraffe calf at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park has received a new lease on life, thanks to swift intervention by the conservation organization’s wildlife health and wildlife care teams to correct abnormalities that threatened the calf’s survival. The female youngster—named Msituni (pronounced see tune neee), which means “in the forest” in Swahili— received a pair of specialized giraffe-patterned […]

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San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance Prepares to Open Denny Sanford Wildlife Explorers Basecamp at the San Diego Zoo

| March 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance Prepares to Open Denny Sanford Wildlife Explorers Basecamp at the San Diego Zoo

The past couple of months, burrowing owls and prairie dogs at the San Diego Zoo moved to their new “digs” in the Denny Sanford Wildlife Explorers Basecamp. Orb weaver spiders began spinning new webs, and other wildlife like Fijian iguanas, axolotls and dragon-headed katydids are now acclimating to their new habitats in preparation for the public opening March 2022. The public […]

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San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance Raises Rare Egyptian Vulture

| October 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance Raises Rare Egyptian Vulture

After more than four decades of successfully breeding, rearing and introducing California condors and other vultures back into their native habitats, San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance is ushering in a new era of vulture conservation. Wildlife care specialists at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park have begun hatching and raising the Western Egyptian vulture, a […]

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Spectacular Fall Celebrations Planned at San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park

| September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
Spectacular Fall Celebrations Planned at San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park

This year, San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance is celebrating kids in a big way during October’s Kids Free Month, by offering amazingly fun activities and experiences for the whole family at the nonprofit conservation organization’s two wildlife parks. Throughout the entire month of October, kids ages 11 and younger will receive free admission to the […]

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Immersive Komodo Kingdom and Rare Hummingbird Experience Now Open

| July 3, 2021 | 0 Comments
Immersive Komodo Kingdom and Rare Hummingbird Experience Now Open

San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance’s commitment to inspire people to become wildlife allies was emphasized this morning as San Diego Zoo officials and San Diego City Council President Pro Tem Stephen Whitburn unveiled two brand-new habitats. With a crowd of invited guests and members of the press, Zoo officials and Whitburn cut the ribbon opening […]

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Burrowing Owls Find Home in the Grasslands of Ramona

| April 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
Burrowing Owls Find Home in the Grasslands of Ramona

San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance team members gathered with Ramona residents and representatives of natural resource agencies to welcome some new neighbors to the Ramona grasslands: 24 western burrowing owls. The ground-dwelling raptors, which hatched at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, were reintroduced to a swath of suitable habitat preserved as part of the […]

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