Institute News

May 09, 2017

Significant Data Collected During Treadmill Study

Tatqiq, a 16-year-old female polar bear at the San Diego Zoo, took huge strides for conservation last month when she voluntarily walked...

April 04, 2017

It’s an established fact that compatibility is important to humans when picking a mate—but conservationists have discovered that Homo sapiens aren’t the only species where well-matched personalities may make or...

February 14, 2017

Female Bear Prepares to Walk on Treadmill

Tatqiq, a 580-pound polar bear at the San Diego Zoo, is making new strides in her “fitness” training. Animal care staff and scientists at the Zoo’s...

December 07, 2016

San Diego Zoo Global Rushes to Provide Emergency Aid to Kenyan Sanctuary

 

The critically endangered hirola antelope is facing an uncertain future today, as a severe drought in northern...

November 23, 2016

Five Critically Endangered Hawaiian Crows Are Being Prepared for Release

The five male birds living in an aviary at the Pu’u Maka`ala Natural Area—a group of critically...

October 28, 2016

San Diego Zoo Global scientists and Northrop Grumman Corporation engineers have joined forces to gain a better understanding of the Arctic and the increasing threats to its iconic polar bears.

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