Association of Zoos and Aquariums

Type: Organization
Name: Association of Zoos and Aquariums
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Celebrate Croctoberfest and help an endangered crocodile

SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - Move over Octoberfest, Croctoberfest is here.Croctoberfest is hosted by the San Diego Zoo and is being held Saturday, October 18 all in an effort to help raise awareness and funds for the conservation needs of an endangered crocodile ... [Published KFMB-TV - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Louisville Zoo officials: 31-year-old rhino named Lulu dies

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Lulu, a 31-year-old Southern White Rhinoceros died at the Louisville Zoo Wednesday after battling cancer.According to a news release from the Zoo, the veterinarian staff found an abnormal growth in Lulu's reproductive tract in ... [Published Fox41.com - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Baby monkey makes debut at Stone Zoo

The Stone Zoo welcomed a new addition to the facility with the birth of an Eastern black-and-white colobus monkey.The baby was born to 6-year-old mother, Teka, and 8-year-old father, Isoke on Tuesday."We are thrilled to share the news of another exciting ... [Published WCVB.com - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Elmwood Park Zoo Announces October Savings on Animal Adoption Packages

Norristown, PA -- (ReleaseWire) -- 10/16/2014 -- By enrolling in the Adopt-an-Animal program at the zoo, individuals and families can provide funding that benefits the care for their favorite animal. As a special promotion, the is announcing they are ... [Published Digital Journal - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

BioPark Announces Death of Tasmanian Devil

GardenNews.biz - Oct 16,2014 - Animal found dead in exhibit this morningALBUQUERQUE, NM--ABQ BioPark staff have announced that one of the Zoo's popular Tasmanian devils has died.The male marsupial, known by keepers as "Jasper," is one of four devils introduced ... [Published GardenNews.biz - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Potawatomi Zoo gets accreditation

SOUTH BEND - A big day for the Potawatomi Zoo. It renewed a five-year accreditation from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.The award means the zoo met international, voluntary standards for animal care, vet programs, conservation efforts, community ... [Published Fox28 WSJV - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Oregon Zoo report card: Needs improvement

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums met with zoo leaders and staffOne of the Oregon Zoo lion cubs in October 2014 (Oregon Zoo)Related CoveragePORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN 6) — A new report card for the Oregon Zoo from the association that accredits them shows ... [Published KOIN Local 6 - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

Zoo investigation to focus on safety modifications to jaguar exhibit

Attendance at the zoo on Saturday was small, mostly due to poor weather. Visitors at the zoo on Saturday seemed unfazed by the incident.“It was an accident – accidents happen,” said Lisa Marie Mayfield, visiting the zoo from Fayetteville. Mayfield said ... [Published KATV - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: Cheers and congratulations

Cheers... to this year’s group of Red Cross of the Heartland Saluting Our Heroes nominees, who will be formally honored Nov. 13.The nominees are recognized in the categories of Good Samaritan, Armed Forces, Volunteer, Youth, Public Service, Health and ... [Published Pantagraph.com - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 3 reports

Binghamton Zoo Loses Accreditation With Association of Zoos and Aquariums

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. -- The Binghamton Zoo is working to get its membership back after losing its accreditation with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.The AZA wants Ross Park to continue their reZoovenation efforts to improve their protocols and procedures, ... [Published Time Warner Cable News - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 2 reports

Disney welcomes second baby gorilla at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. —Disney officials welcomed a second baby gorilla in one month for the family of western lowland gorillas at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.The animals are considered endangered.The baby gorilla, who was born Sept. 3, joins another male gorilla ... [Published WFTV - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 2 reports

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo wins prestigious award for exhibit

Sept. 24--Cheyenne Mountain Zoo received top design honors from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums for its Encounter Africa exhibit, a $13.5 million, 10-acre addition that opened in 2013 to showcase elephants, lions, meerkats and black rhinoceros. ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Sep 24 2014]

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Chattanooga Zoo CEO and President, Darde Long, notes "Boo in the Zoo is such a fun event for all guests, as well as our staff and volunteers. This event continues to grow each year and we could not be happier. We are hoping for another record breaking turnout this year and we are thankful for our community's support."
"We are thrilled to share the news of another exciting birth. As with any birth, we are closely monitoring the mother and baby. The baby has been observed nursing and is holding on tightly to its mother, which are both positive signs" said John Linehan, Zoo New England president and CEO
"Lulu will be missed. She was a special animal and a great ambassador for her threatened species in the remnant wild" said Louisville Zoo Director John Walczak
...to bring these wonderful creatures to the United States and to provide them with a top-notch environment," ABQ BioPark Director Rick Janser said. "To have this happen so soon after they arrived here has been very hard on the zoo staffers who work daily with these fascinating animals."

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Lincoln Children's Zoo strives to make a world ... [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Oct 18 2014]
October Is 'Kids Free' Month At San Diego Zoo, ... [Published KTTV Fox 11 - Oct 18 2014]
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo has two new additons t... [Published Cleveland.com - Oct 17 2014]
Boo in the Zoo at the Chattanooga Zoo [Published BusinessWeek - Oct 17 2014]
Denver Zoo Welcomes New Clouded Leopard Cub fro... [Published Discounted Hotel Rooms - Oct 17 2014]
Lowry Park Zoo wants your help naming pygmy hip... [Published Tampa Tribune - Oct 16 2014]
Baby monkey makes debut at Stone Zoo [Published WCVB.com - Oct 16 2014]
Celebrate Croctoberfest and help an endangered ... [Published KFMB-TV - Oct 16 2014]
Louisville Zoo officials: 31-year-old rhino nam... [Published Fox41.com - Oct 16 2014]
Elmwood Park Zoo Announces October Savings on A... [Published Digital Journal - Oct 16 2014]
BioPark Announces Death of Tasmanian Devil [Published GardenNews.biz - Oct 16 2014]
LR Zoo, Boo at the Zoo Closed Oct. 18 for Razor... [Published KARK TV - Oct 15 2014]
Potawatomi Zoo gets accreditation [Published Fox28 WSJV - Oct 15 2014]
Report says Oregon Zoo needs to immediately cla... [Published Oregonian - Oct 14 2014]
Oregon Zoo report card: Needs improvement [Published KOIN Local 6 - Oct 14 2014]
Zoo investigation to focus on safety modificati... [Published KATV - Oct 12 2014]
Controversial Alberta private zoo could get jud... [Published CBC Hamilton - Oct 11 2014]
Guzoo judicial review to get timeline this week [Published CBC - Oct 11 2014]
3-Year-Old in Critical Condition After Falling ... [Published Lilsugar - Oct 11 2014]
Names chosen for Oregon Zoo lion cubs [Published 1190 Kex - Oct 10 2014]
New Baby Ocelot Now on Exhibit at the Abilene Zoo [Published Big Country - Oct 10 2014]
Editorial: Cheers and congratulations [Published Pantagraph.com - Oct 10 2014]
ABQ BIOPARK ANNOUNCES FALL CIDER FESTIVAL [Published GardenNews.biz - Oct 09 2014]
Salisbury Zoo receives male red wolf 55 minutes... [Published Delmarva Daily Times - Oct 08 2014]
Giraffe leaves Little Rock Zoo [Published Arkansas Times - Oct 08 2014]
Bull Giraffe Leaves Little Rock Zoo for New Hom... [Published KARK TV - Oct 08 2014]
China “main destination” for illegally traded c... [Published China Dialogue - Oct 08 2014]
The magic of Orlando, florida [Published Sun Star Network - Oct 08 2014]
Binder Park Zoo accredited by national organiza... [Published WWMT - Oct 08 2014]
Red Pandas Excite at the Brandywine Zoo [Published Examiner.com - Oct 07 2014]
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