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September 11 2020

Laughing Foxes

If laughter adds to your lifespan as some studies suggest, some foxes you’d think would live to be 200.

September 3 2020

Lonely Penguin Watches His Own Kind on an iPad

Penguins get lonely too. Pierre, an endangered Northern Rockhopper penguin, was found washed up on a beach in Western Australia. He’s since been experiencing some feather molting problems, meaning he’s not waterproof, so naturally he’s been unable to return to the wild. He’s being treated at the Perth Australia Zoo, but keepers noticed he has…

July 20 2020

National Zookeeper Week

Seriously, during the pandemic zookeepers continue to be essential workers. Like zoos or not, it’s the keepers who the animal lives ultimately depend on. Here’s a zookeeper like none other to celebrate National Zookeeper Week.

June 17 2020

COVID-19 and Pets and Wild Animals: What’s Known and Not Known

People continue to be concerned or simply curious about dogs, cats and domestic ferrets and SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19. The good news is that diagnostic labs Antech and IDEXX have now tested thousands of dogs and cats with only (according to my count) two cats in New York State testing positive in the U.S. Add…

June 11 2020

Zoos on the Edge: Conservation Programs Cut While Trump Administration Makes Matters Worse

One of the greatest values zoos offer, and increasingly so, has been to study, to protect and even reintroduce animals into the wild. However, due to their doors being closed because of the novel corona virus, budget cuts may be targeted to these programs. And simultaneously in the United States, the Trump Administration removes lots…

May 3 2020

Getting Reclusive Eels to Stick their Necks Out

Being closed now for a few months, aquariums and zoos have a unique issue. Over the course of time, many captive animals have become sensitized to humans, doing what we do…..making noise, funny gestures and funny faces. However with all the people being gone some animals have again from wary of people. When keepers attempt…

April 27 2020

Animals Visiting Animals at Zoos

We can’t go to zoos at this moment  – but animals are visiting animals at zoos…..

April 20 2020

Dedicated Zoo Staff Continues to Care for Animals During Pandemic

Among the heroes are zookeepers. Obviously, captive animals are dependent on the keepers and curators for their care. During the pandemic shut down, zoos have provided a source of education and entertainment for kids and adults too. However, most zoos are dependent on visitor income. Zoo director at Neumünster Zoo in northern Germany has even…

April 5 2020

COVID-19 And Zoo or Companion Animals: What Is Known

SARS-CoV-2 which causes the novel illness COVID-19 is a human corona virus. Having said that, there have been only very rare confirmed instances of the virus appearing in companion animals, and now captive big cats at the Bronx Zoo. One Malayan Tiger (known also as Amur Tigers), named Nadia at the Zoo has tested positive…

April 5 2020

Malayan Tiger at Bronx Zoo Tests Positive for COVID-19

The following information was released today (April 5, 2020) by the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo: Nadia, a 4-year-old female Malayan tiger at the Bronx Zoo, has tested positive for COVID-19. She, her sister Azul, two Amur tigers, and three African lions had developed a dry cough and all are expected to recover. This positive…

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