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Carlos González
May 05, 2020
The roundleaf stork's bill, California macrophylla, as its name implies, is only found in California’s Floristic Province, but on both sides of the US/MX border. This rare annual plant belongs to the...
May 04, 2020
Our wildlife care specialists and veterinarians at the Zoo and Safari Park do a great job watching out for potential hazards to the animals for which they care. But what about when those hazards can’t easily...
April 27, 2020
It has been nearly 15 years since I first traveled to Madagascar, and my work through San Diego Zoo Global (SDZG) focusing on red ruffed lemurs (Varecia rubra) began in October 2017. During all of the years I have...
April 20, 2020
With most people in the country now working from home or practicing social distancing in an effort to combat the spread of the coronavirus, pandemics are receiving a lot more attention than usual. But in th­e...
April 20, 2020
You can hold an entire orchard in the palm of your hand. Sterilized jars containing a nutrient gel composed of sugar, agar, and fertilizer provide a controlled environment for the cultivation of a forest of...
Central Africa Program Team
April 17, 2020
Thanks to the recent installation of 20 trail cameras in the Ebo forest, Cameroon we are starting to view some amazing wildlife footage. Most recently, a large ‘horde’ of one of the most spectacular and...
Symon Masiaine
April 16, 2020
I work as the Conservation Coordinator for the Twiga Walinzi (“Giraffe Guards”) team in northern Kenya - a team 14 local pastoralists, 3 in Loisaba Conservancy and 11 in Namunyak...
April 15, 2020
Madagascar conjures images of lush forests and unique species, which for most people means lemurs. Like most wildlife throughout the world these days, most populations are confined to protected areas. These...
Ruth Lekupanae
April 13, 2020
I have been working with the giraffe research team in Kenya, the Twiga Walinzi (‘Giraffe Guards’ in Swahili) for over 3 years now, and getting to work alongside these dedicated conservationists is...
April 13, 2020
As a seasoned field biologist familiar with Murphy’s law, I am accustomed to planning ahead to deal with anything from centipede bites to cyclones, salaries and statistics, but as I sit in my basement on day...

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