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misha the snow leopard

Ghost of the Mountains: Snow Leopard Conservancy

Sunday, October 23, 2022
There are few animals that capture the imagination like snow leopards. As Tashi R. Ghale wrote in Searching for the Snow Leopard, Guardian of the High Mountains, “Beyond the ecological importance of... Read More

Mabula Ground Hornbill Project

Thursday, June 16, 2022
Ground hornbills are large, primarily terrestrial birds that can be found in the grasslands, sparse woodlands, savannas, and forest edges in Africa. There are two species of ground hornbills: Abyssini... Read More
Delilah the Thick-Billed Parrot

Squawk! Happy World Parrot Day

Tuesday, May 31, 2022
May 21 is World Parrot Day. Founded in 2004 by the World Parrot Trust, World Parrot Day’s mission is to highlight parrots and the threats they face in the wild. There are more than 350 different spe... Read More
western pond turtles during a vet exam at the Sac Zoo

World Turtle Day: Bushy Lake Restoration Project

Monday, May 23, 2022
When people think of zoo-supported conservation projects, they usually imagine iconic animals from faraway places, such as the Wild Nature Institute’s work in giraffe conservation. In addition to th... Read More
himalayan monal full body

Endangered Species Day: Creating a Bright Future

Friday, May 20, 2022
Every third Friday of May, people around the world celebrate Endangered Species Day. Founded in 2006 by the Endangered Species Coalition and author David Robinson, this day fosters endangered species ... Read More