Institute News

June 09, 2016

Successful Captive Breeding of the Endangered Pacific Pocket Mouse Results in Its Relocation into the Species' Historic Range

The population of Orange County, California is growing, but its newest group...

April 15, 2016

Breeding Program Staff Prepares to Release Animals to Native Habitat

San Diego Zoo Global is experiencing continued success with a breeding program for the endangered Pacific pocket mouse. The fourth...

April 08, 2016

Animal care staff at San Diego Zoo Global’s Hawai‘i Endangered Bird Conservation Program are celebrating the first ‘alalā to be hatched in the 2016 breeding season. Later this year, hatched ‘alalā chicks will go...

April 08, 2016

Two day-old Western snowy plover chicks huddle together in the sand this morning on Naval Base Coronado. These chicks were weighed, measured and given leg bands by a San Diego Zoo Global researcher before being...

April 02, 2016

A three-day-old male southern white rhino calf stayed close to his mother while exploring their habitat at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. The little rhino—still learning to balance on his big feet—was born in...

February 18, 2016

Six southern white rhinos at the Nikita Kahn Rhino Rescue Center at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park take in the sights, smells and sounds of an area in their 3.5-acre habitat that they had not explored before...

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