Ex-situ Conservation News

Fish operated on at ZSL London Zoo: Photo

A female prickly leatherjacket triggerfish Chaetodermis penicilligerus underwent an operation to remove a benign tumor from her tail at the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) Zoo. Named Prudence, the fish…

Human-testing for animal medications?

Human medical tests keep some of the world's smallest monkeys healthy Testing on humans for animal medications? Jeremy Hance, mongabay.com August 6, 2008 Medical advances for humans have largely been…

A Doomsday Vault for Frogs?

A Doomsday Vault for Frogs? A Doomsday Vault for Frogs? mongabay.com February 27, 2008 The Amphibian Ark, a doomsday vault for amphibians, will highlight Leap Day, February 29th, to recognize…