Association of Zoos and Aquariums

Type: Organization
Name: Association of Zoos and Aquariums
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 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

OUTRAGEOUS Defying Regulations, San Antonio Zoo Will Keep Last Remaining Elephant Alone Until She Dies

Business(tags: San Antonio Zoo, will not provide company to, their one remaining elephant, nor relocate her, kidnapped from the wild in Thailand, activists, americans, sadness, suffering, environment, cruelty, animalcruelty, abused, animalwelfare, conservation, ... [Published Care2 - 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 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Fishing cats off to swimming start in mating game

GREENSBORO — Introducing two wild cats to each other is a touchy business, especially when those cats represent an endangered species and the ultimate goal is to produce more of them.But the introduction of Tallulah, the Carolina SciQuarium’s first fishing ... [Published - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Fun with furry friends: keeping your children safe at the zoo

Some people will do anything for a nap. This little girl , especially, who effectively turned a “petting zoo” into a “pillow zoo."In a photo found on imgur, below, the girl can be seen resting her head on the bellies and backs of various zoo animals.Let ... [Published - Jul 10 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 - 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]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 3 reports

Prospect Park Zoo welcomes endangered baby lion tamarin

The Prospect Park Zoo in Brooklyn, New York, has debuted one of its newest residents, a baby golden lion tamarin.The baby was born on May 9, but today was the first day the zoo has shown the golden lion tamarin to the public. Zookeepers haven't yet given ... [Published The Week Magazine - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

HENLEY: To move a rhino takes a lot of help!

On Tuesday, June 17, the Ellen Trout Zoo sent a male Southern White Rhinoceros to the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro, N.C., for breeding purposes as recommended by the Species Survival Program of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. While this may sound ... [Published Lufkin Daily News - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

25 animals born at BioPark in past 2 years

There are a lot of little faces running around the Albuquerque BioPark and it’s not because of children visiting the zoo during summer months.The newest addition is a three-day-old flamingo and the little hatchling needs plenty of attention.Zookeepers ... [Published KOAT - Jun 24 2014]


...are one of the first places families experience nature together," said Jim Maddy, President and CEO of the Association of Zoos & Aquariums. "These grants will help deepen the connection families have with nature, while also showcasing the important work zoos and aquariums are doing to save species in their backyard and in the wild and help build the next generation of conservationists."
"Whether it was on the diver-end of a presentation or just cleaning the acrylic window by the dim light of the observation room exit sign on Thursday nights, I had the greatest volunteer job ever" explained Conn. He would miss it dearly as he said goodbye to California and moved to northwest Ohio
"We're thrilled to begin the expansion of our North American collection with this sub-species" SF Zoo president Tanya Petersen said in a statement
...According to the online petition, the polar bear care manual of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums states that "great care should be taken to monitor the interaction between high temperatures and high humidity.”"

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Association of Zoos & Aquariums Awards 30 Natur... [Published Noodls - 21 hours ago]
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 - Jul 19 2014]
Triplet North American River Otter Pups Debut A... [Published Noodls - Jul 19 2014]
'Free Arturo': The Campaign to Save a 'Sad' Pol... [Published Mashable - Jul 18 2014]
Opportunity to see Sea Otters at the Alaska Sea... [Published Alaska Business Monthly - Jul 18 2014]
Triplet North American River Otter Pups Debut ... [Published Wildlife Conservation Society - Jul 18 2014]
Oakland Zoo welcomes new otter [Published Oakland Tribune - Jul 18 2014]
Saint Louis Zoo welcomes newest arrivals [Published Edwardsville Intelligencer - Jul 18 2014]
Keepers of the zoo: A look behind the cages at ... [Published - Jul 18 2014]
Single elephant will remain at S.A. despite rule [Published MySanAntonio - Jul 17 2014]
Grevy’s zebra filly Makena takes first public s... [Published - Jul 16 2014]
Is This Polar Bear the World's Saddest Animal? [Published TakePart - Jul 16 2014]
Christie on New Turtle Back Education Building:... [Published Caldwells Patch - Jul 16 2014]
MTSU roundup: Blue Raiders offer Fun Zone package [Published Daily News Journal - Jul 15 2014]
Talk to the Animals: [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 15 2014]
First Baby Penguin of 2014 at the Tennessee Aqu... [Published Noodls - Jul 14 2014]
Encouraging Healthy Habits is as Easy as 5-2-1-0 [Published Kokomo Perspective - Jul 14 2014]
Elmwood Park Zoo Announces Opening of Treetop A... [Published SBWire - Jul 11 2014]
Country Cat duo opens new restaurant; PCC zoo p... [Published Oregonian - Jul 11 2014]
Fishing cats off to swimming start in mating game [Published - Jul 11 2014]
Girl uses live zoo animals as pillows. That can... [Published Aledo Times - Jul 10 2014]
Fun with furry friends: keeping your children s... [Published - Jul 10 2014]
New PCC zoo studies program gains national reco... [Published Oregonian - Jul 10 2014]
Toledo Zoo Celebrates 10 Years Around the World... [Published Reliance Trust - Jul 10 2014]
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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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