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Last of the Northern White Rhinos

Source: Lenny Ignelzi/Associated Press via The New York Times.

The Northern White Rhino population sustained a critical loss this week after Nola, a forty-one year-old female, was… 87 more words


The Way of the Dodo

This past Sunday, 11/22, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park lost a family member of 26 years, Nola, one of the 4 last northern white rhinos in the world. 313 more words

World Events

Northern White Rhino at San Diego Zoo Safari Park Dies, Leaving 3 Worldwide

Sad news from the San Diego Zoo Safari Park: Nola, the female northern white rhino, has died.

Her death leaves only three northern white rhinos in the world, all at a sanctuary in Kenya, protected from poachers by around-the-clock armed guards. 137 more words

Local News

Troop Investigation: Part 2! / Lem 7

Good morning, lemur fanatics!

Getting a hold of the 2012 NA Regional Studbook has been a bit more difficult than I had originally anticipated.  However, one of the studbook keepers contacted me and informed me that tracking the history of our troop members was going to be a bit difficult, and gently reminded me that there wasn’t much information on these guys before their arrival at the Safari Park.   619 more words


"Troop Investigation!" OR! "The Case of the Dateless Birthdates!"

I feel like a lemur detective!  This is VERY exciting!

I obtained a copy of the “North American Regional Studbook: Ring-Tailed Lemur (Lemur catta)”, 2015 edition! 273 more words


Lemur Researcher Tuesdays & Lemurosaurus!

“Ask a Lemur Researcher Tuesdays” are quickly becoming a ritual for me, and I really enjoy it!  This week, I was sparked by the inspiration of the alleged ages of our troop members that seem to be somewhat of an unknown, except for… 293 more words


Lem 4 (Nov. 2, 2015)

Today was the first day I worked Lemur Walk, after Kids’ Free Month.  So, it was noticeably slower, which meant I could connect with the guests more, without feeling rushed or bombarded. 664 more words