Institute News

May 25, 2018

Success Marks Milestone in San Diego Zoo Global’s Efforts to Save the Critically Endangered Northern White Rhino from Extinction

Researchers at the San Diego Zoo Institute for...

April 26, 2018

Conservationists Use “Active Translocation” Method to Jumpstart a New Colony

 A colony of Western burrowing owls moved into new homes this...

April 17, 2018

Conservationists Begin Study to Analyze Vocalizations of Hawaiian Crows

 (Volcano, Hawai‘i) –The eleven young ‘Alalā living in the Pu‘u Maka‘ala Natural...

February 23, 2018

Human hunting of large Amazon rain forest animals—such as spider monkeys, capuchin monkeys, tapirs and white-lipped peccaries, as well as some bird species such as guans and trumpeters—is having an...

February 19, 2018

Ongoing monitoring of wild Tasmanian devils shows that overall population numbers are continuing to decline, due to the presence of devil facial tumour disease. Results of this research—conducted by the...

February 01, 2018

A new study on polar bear metabolism, behavior, and foraging success sheds important light on their energy demands. The study, published in the journal Science, found that polar bears have metabolic rates...

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