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Jeremy Hodges
June 30, 2015
Since it began in 1993, the San Diego Zoo Global’s Hawaii Endangered Bird Conservation Program (HEBCP) has worked with over a dozen native bird species found only on the Hawaiian Islands. The conservation...
Jennifer Hahn
June 23, 2015
A western snowy plover nest is a simple scrape in the sand. Can you spot the eggs in this nest? Photo by Travis Wooten, SDZG on MCB Camp Pendleton     As the early morning sun begins to warm the sandy...
May 12, 2015
Brightly colored mouth nodes help a Gouldian finch chick get spotted by its parents. It’s baby bird season! A lot of our collection birds are sitting on eggs, feeding tiny chicks, and teaching their young...
May 07, 2015
The team repositions the whale skull to better clean and measure it. The Wildlife Disease Laboratories of the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research and the San Diego Natural History Museum (SDNHM) have...
April 10, 2015
Staff used binoculars to get a better look at the nest without alarming the birds. Since the 1940s when there were fewer than 50 nene remaining, this species has made a remarkable comeback, in part due to captive...
March 10, 2015
It was a Sunday morning when I got the call that Angalifu, our male northern white rhino, had passed away. I asked over and over, “Are you sure it was a northern white rhino?” thinking to myself there...
February 25, 2015
The author shows Little Green Guards our surprising camera-trap discoveries. (Photo by Lei Shi) The feeling of love and empathy for animals is very much influenced by one’s culture and upbringing. How can...
February 19, 2015
Mi Ton Teiow explores the archaeology and classical culture of ancient Greece, which included stories and myths about bears and people.Bear Conservation Ambassador Mi Ton Teiow was posted to San Diego Zoo Global...
February 13, 2015
Last December, we held our annual open house here at the Keauhou Bird Conservation Center. This is our largest public event of the year and always an exciting time for us. Although we are normally closed to the...
February 06, 2015
“Don’t worry”, came the calm tones of my passenger (and Institute colleague) Dr. Christine Browne-Nunez, as my foot pressed hard on the clutch. I had slammed the Land Cruiser into reverse, ready...

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