Zoos News

How do we save the Sumatran rhino?

Tam, a male Sumatran rhino is kept in semi-captivity in Borneo with hopes to mate him with a female. The Sumatran rhinos on Borneo are actually a unique subspecies, dubbed…

Saving Prairie Chickens

Houston Zoo, NASA and a Consortium of Gulf Coast Zoos Race to Save Prairie Chickens It’s not so complicated, but it’s much easier said than done. I’m referring to the…

Golden toad saved from brink of extinction

One hundred Kihansi Spray Toads have been flown to their native Tanzania after a close brush with extinction, reports the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). The species, which last year was…

Photo: baby lemur at the Bronx Zoo

The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo today announced the birth of an endangered Coquerel’s sifaka, a type of lemur native to the island of Madagascar. The baby boy lemur is…

Tales From A Frozen Zoo

"No one would have ever predicted that we could turn the cells in our collection into stem cells and that you would be able to clone animals from these (stem)…

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…