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Zoos & Aquariums and Their Visitors Can Be Critical Advocates for Conservation Action

John F. Calvelli | Posted 04.09.2014 | Green
John F. Calvelli

If you have visited a zoo or aquarium in recent years, there's a good chance that you've noticed something new. In addition to providing up-close encounters with some of the planet's most magnificent species, today's zoological parks are placing a growing emphasis on conservation.

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...

PHOTOS: 11 Fantastic Zoos In America

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

We spent a lot of time at the zoo as children. The smell of the animals (not in a bad way), the winding pathways, the sea lions...these memories perme...

Unfinished Business

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Markarian

Among the very first Congressional bills introduced this week were two important measures to protect wildlife and should be on the fast track to getting over the finish line in the new session.

Zoo Is Not a Dirty Word

Brenda Scott Royce | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Brenda Scott Royce

A small, vocal group of animal activists in Los Angeles is mounting a campaign to halt construction on the new elephant exhibit at the Los Angeles Zoo, and to send its Asian bull elephant to a sanctuary.