Association of Zoos and Aquariums

Type: Organization
Name: Association of Zoos and Aquariums
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Llama family welcomes new arrival

Chahinkapa Zoo welcomed a new member to the animal family just over a week ago when a baby llama was born.“It was a good day, it was a really successful birth,” said Zoo Director Kathy Diekman. “There was a little bit of complication at one point, but ... [Published Wahpeton News - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 2 reports

New Home Under Construction for Gorillas at NC Zoo

ASHEBORO -- The North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro is keeping four gorillas that were about to be shipped out, and looking to bring in three more in the spring. Two months ago, the zoo was ready to send its youngest gorillas, Bomassa and Apollo, and their ... [Published North Carolina News Network - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

NC Zoo plans to keep 4 gorillas, secure 3 more

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)Subjects:Places:ASHEBORO, North Carolina — The North Carolina Zoo is keeping four gorillas that were about to be shipped out, and looking to bring in three more in the spring.Two months ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

A CAGEY DONATION

Zoo gets funding for training program A donation from a Battle Creek man who cares about his community could go a long way in expanding Binder Park Zoo’s knowledge base.Earl Ball of Battle Creek has been volunteering at and donating to Binder Park Zoo, ... [Published Battle Creek Enquirer - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Texas State Aquarium Nominated for USA TODAY Top 10 Best Aquarium in North America

The Texas State Aquarium (TSA) is pleased to announce its nomination for the USA TODAY 10 Best Readers' Choice Award for Best Aquarium in North America. The Texas State Aquarium is one of 20 contenders vying for the top 10 spots, and is the only nominee ... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Texas State Aquarium in Corpus Christi vying to be the top

SAN ANTONIO -- The Texas State Aquarium in Corpus Christi is on a mission to be the best.The tourist attraction in Corpus Christi was nominated and is a finalist in USA Today's top 20 Aquariums in North America, but the goal is to be the Best North American ... [Published MySanAntonio - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

SF Zoo welcomes new wolverines with weekend of events

The San Francisco Zoo is welcoming two new wolverines to its collection of animals with a family-friendly weekend of events this Saturday and Sunday.The 7-year-old male and 13-year-old female wolverines, which are on loan from the Columbus Zoo in Ohio, ... [Published KTVU - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Single elephant will remain at S.A. despite rule

SAN ANTONIO -- At first glance, it is visible that Lucky, the elephant at the San Antonio Zoo, is getting old. The Asian elephant has called San Antonio home for more than 50 years, but if it were not for her age, she may have been forced to leave the ... [Published MySanAntonio - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Talk to the Animals:

Burma the elephant at Auckland Zoo."Oh look at the Turtis!" I hear this a lot as it seems to be what you say to cover all bases if you're not sure if it's a turtle or a tortoise. During the course of animal themed events where I am often found knee deep ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

Potter Park Says Goodbye To Gray Wolf Bella

(WLNS) - She was a "must-see" at Potter Park and today zoo-goers are saying good-bye to the gray wolf Bella.The 15-year old wolf, also known as a timber wolf, passed away from age-related issues Wednesday.“We are sad to see Bella pass, but are fortunate ... [Published WLNS - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

'Finding Nemo' in Seattle Aquarium

shows a variety of sea creatures. The Seattle Aquarium is a public aquarium opened in 1977 and located on the Elliott Bay waterfront in Seattle, Washington, USA. It is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). (People's Daily Online/Zhang ... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Glowing review for BAMZ

The Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo has again received international accreditation from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums AZA. There are currently only 224 institutions in the world accredited by the US-based non-profit organisation, which is considered ... [Published Royal Gazette - Jun 28 2014]

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"He's taking an overall look at what we need to do," he said. "Where do we invest our time, money and energy to make our zoo sustainable and to get our AZA accreditation back?"
...milestone in our longstanding partnership with the Denver Zoo," said Jena Hausmann, President & Chief Operating Officer, Children's Colorado. "We look forward to the joy Elbert will bring our patients through regular visits each month."
"We're mostly renovating what's already there. We are going to add a little bit of space, but there were some things that needed to happen to this facility and as you might imagine, you can't do major renovations to a place like that when the animals are still living in them."
"There are not a lot of places for kids to go in the county" he said. "It gives families somewhere to go."

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Alaska SeaLife Center Announces Birth of Male S... [Published Alaska Business Monthly - 1 hour ago]
Friends of the Baton Rouge Zoo Presents Brew at... [Published The Creole - 7 hours ago]
Llama family welcomes new arrival [Published Wahpeton News - 7 hours ago]
Families up close with African animals – in Son... [Published Taking the Kids - 12 hours ago]
Henson Robinson Zoo’s quarantine building up, r... [Published State Journal-Register - 18 hours ago]
Niabi plans for AZA return [Published QC Times - 23 hours ago]
Denver Zoo and Children's Hospital Colorado Int... [Published Myrtle Beach Sun News - Jul 27 2014]
Midwestern Menagerie: Seventh-largest zoo takes... [Published Tyler Morning Telegraph - Jul 27 2014]
Statement by Kris Vehrs, Executive Director, As... [Published Noodls - Jul 27 2014]
The future … Director-elect ready for new oppor... [Published Courier Tribune - Jul 26 2014]
New Home Under Construction for Gorillas at NC Zoo [Published North Carolina News Network - Jul 26 2014]
Young Gorillas Staying at North Carolina Zoo [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 26 2014]
Children's Zoo asks Saginaw County voters for 1... [Published Saginaw News - Jul 26 2014]
Sneaky ape makes great escape from San Antonio Zoo [Published MySanAntonio - Jul 26 2014]
NC Zoo plans to keep 4 gorillas, secure 3 more [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Jul 25 2014]
A CAGEY DONATION [Published Battle Creek Enquirer - Jul 25 2014]
Texas State Aquarium Nominated for USA TODAY To... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - Jul 25 2014]
Texas State Aquarium in Corpus Christi vying to... [Published MySanAntonio - Jul 24 2014]
Snake necklaces, cuddly skunks and hungry otter... [Published Georgetown Times - Jul 24 2014]
Young Gorillas Staying at North Carolina Zoo [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 24 2014]
El Paso City Council nixes beer at the zoo, adm... [Published Las Cruces Sun-News - Jul 24 2014]
Gorillas to stay, with more on way [Published Courier Tribune - Jul 24 2014]
Association of Zoos & Aquariums Awards 30 Natur... [Published Noodls - Jul 22 2014]
The Toledo Zoo Recruits Volunteer Divers for th... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Jul 22 2014]
144 Pills a Day: This is the Life of a Captive ... [Published Care2 - Jul 22 2014]
Discover How Your Soap and Snacks Can Help Wild... [Published Town Hall - Jul 21 2014]
SF Zoo welcomes new wolverines with weekend of ... [Published KTVU - Jul 19 2014]
World’s Saddest Animal: Nearly 300K People Sign... [Published International Business Times - Jul 19 2014]
OUTRAGEOUS Defying Regulations, San Antonio Zoo... [Published Care2 - Jul 19 2014]
Second red panda cub dies at Atascadero zoo [Published San Luis Obispo.com - Jul 19 2014]
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Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin from Georgia A... [Published CisionWire - English - Jun 24 2014]
Weekly television series, Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin, aims to inspire and educate audiences with award winning, quality programming that can be enjoyed by the entire family.Burbank, CA (June 23, 2014)- The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences ...
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Fishing Cat KittenYep, that's what it's called.Tallie Wiles, Smithsonian's National Zoo June may be wedding season among American humans, but for other members of the animal kingdom, it's a different—perhaps related—time ...
5 Affordable Ways to Keep Your Kids Learning Du... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jun 14 2014]
Source: Thinkstock School is out (or about to be), and kids and parents are facing a long summer ahead. Summer is full of fun activities, like swimming, barbequing, and extra family time without so many designated activities. However, because school ...
Do All Zoos Euthanize Animals Like Marius, the ... [Published Mashable! - Feb 11 2014]
Warning: This post contains imagery that some readers may find disturbing. A well-respected zoo in Copenhagen, Denmark, ignited criticism across the globe when officials there killed a young giraffe on Feb. 9 and performed an autopsy on the animal ...
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