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Our youngest member of the Dallas Zoo chimp troop is 2! The birthday boy, Mshindi, lives with his mom, Ramona; dad and alpha male, KC; 6-year-old brother Kona; and five other members of the troop.
No strategy to save animals is complete without a focus on habitat loss and the work to restore it. Saving animals from extinction is not only a battle, but also a movement made up of scores of passionate, dedicated people caring and working together.
We are incredibly proud to announce that after a thorough scientific review, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife has approved our permit to offer safe, expansive homes to elephants from drought-ravaged Swaziland, Africa.
As soon as we announced our Brick Building Contest tied to the Nature Connects exhibit opening, we knew we’d be in for a treat once the entries started pouring in!
It’s that time of year when we all bundle in blankets with a hot cup of cocoa or cider. For the bird department, it’s also time to ensure that our birds will be comfortable through the cold weather to come.
‘Nature Connects’ exhibit, crafted from more than 700,000 LEGO® bricks, opens Friday (Jan. 15) and is included with Zoo admission.
We’ve been honored as one of 119 U.S. zoos to achieve continuous accreditation for more than 25 years by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).
If you’ve been to the Zoo in the past few years, you may have noticed that the elephants wear a soft, canvas “bracelet” around one of their front feet. It’s usually caked with mud and blends in well, so you may not have spotted it. But what does it do? What’s it for?
I’m not a manic birder – no life list, no spotting scope, no yard full of bird feeders. What I am, is a believer in birds. Birds make life better.
With 42,000 miles of water to inhabit, you’d think the Brazos water snake would be living the dream in Texas’s longest river. But the Brazos River is ever-changing, and human influences have left few habitat options for this elusive snake that’s exclusive to its water.
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