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This Earth Day, Let's Celebrate the Role of Zoos and Aquariums in Conservation

Dr. Cristián Samper | Posted 06.22.2015 | Green
Dr. Cristián Samper

When we celebrate those who contribute to conservation, many times zoological parks are not a part of that discussion. In fact, these parks contribute to that effort robustly in land and seascapes across the globe through in-park conservation education, scientific field work, and breeding of species endangered in the wild.

Monkey Killer Sentenced

AP | TODD DVORAK | Posted 05.17.2013 | Crime

BOISE, Idaho -- An Idaho man convicted of breaking into a Boise zoo last fall and brutally beating to death one of two Patas monkeys has been ordered ...

Possible Monkey-Killer Arrested

AP | REBECCA BOONE and JOHN MILLER | Posted 01.19.2013 | Crime

BOISE, Idaho — Police arrested a 22-year-old man Monday after a monkey at the Boise zoo was found dead over the weekend, shortly after a zoo sec...

Zoo Burglars Beat Monkey To Death

AP | KEITH RIDLER | Posted 11.18.2012 | Crime

BOISE, Idaho -- A break-in at Zoo Boise early Saturday left a Patas monkey dead from blunt force trauma to the head and neck and police were analyzing...