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Species Survival Plan

Remembering Our Mission: Peggy and Hershey

Dr. Laurie Marker | Posted 07.31.2014 | Green
Dr. Laurie Marker

Yes, it's sad that we lost Peggy and Hershey, but their survivals were success stories. Peggy was given the chance to increase the genetic diversity of her species through the Species Survival Plan (SSP). Hershey was able to spend her final years running free as a wild cheetah thanks to CCF's rewilding program.

LOOK: Aw, Our Clouded Leopard Cubs Are Growing Up!

Posted 04.17.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The clouded leopard cubs born two months ago at the Smithsonian's Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal, Va. are healthy, growin...

PHOTOS: New Twin Cheetahs At The Denver Zoo

Posted 07.03.2012 | Denver

As part of a recommendation from a species conservation group, The Denver Zoo has added a couple of predators to their Cheetah yard. Twin brothers...