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Bronx Zoo shows off 3 baby lemurs

NEW YORK— The Bronx Zoo is showing off three adorable baby lemurs.

Two are ring-tailed and one is a brown collared lemur.

There are about 10 different species of lemur— the Bronx Zoo has six examples. 236 more words


Bison Return In Montana

While I’m not a gigantic fan of “rewilding”, per se, I remain a fan of the American Bison, and especially of the slow campaign by native tribes to reintroduce semi-wild Buffalo herds to large spaces. 172 more words

American Buffalo

Have You Heard of the Fish Owl?

Jeremy Hance has an article at the Guardian on the quest to save from human encroachment a huge — and largely unknown — raptor: Blakiston’s fish owl. 399 more words

White-nose syndrome in Washington State a "death sentence" for Western Canada's bats

The discovery of white-nose syndrome in Washington State could be a “death sentence” for bats in Western Canada — including Alberta.

Last week, officials with the U.S. 722 more words

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New Zoo Reviews

New York City has 5 zoos (one in each borough), four of which are run by the Wildlife Conservation Society, of which I’m a member. Over the past 5 months I’ve visited each one, starting with the Bronx Zoo in November 2015 and ending with the Prospect Park Zoo just this past Friday. 790 more words


It's a 'G' Thing: Prospect Park Zoo makes kids go wild for animals through year-round programs

“I just saw like a Goat jump right over the fence, well she just, said, we have breaking news!”

Goats and sea lions and birds, oh my! 357 more words

It's A G Thing

Prospect Park Zoo debuts two Bolivian titi monkeys to celebrate Lunar New Year

BROOKLYN — Two Bolivian titi monkeys will be making their public debut at the Prospect Park Zoo in celebration of the Lunar New Year.

The male and female titi monkeys will be living in the zoo’s Hall of Animals Building, the Wildlife Conservation Society said in a press release. 78 more words