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May 13, 2020
Hirola.  Never heard of them?  For those of you haven’t, you are not alone.   Hirola are the most endangered antelope in the world, endemic to Kenya, but have a bit of a low...
Karyl Carmignani
May 08, 2020
For nearly 20 years, San Diego Zoo Global’s Central Africa Program Team has been studying drills, one of the most endangered primates in Africa, in Cameroon. The recent installation of field cameras in the...
Jonathan Lenyakopiro, Sebastian Lerapayo
May 08, 2020
We work as the Twiga Walinzi, (‘Giraffe Guards’ in Swahili) research team in northern Kenya. I (Jonathan) am the Project Coordinator in Namunyak Conservancy while Sebastian is the Community Coordinator...
May 06, 2020
Did you know that North America is home to more than 50% of the world's salamander species? These amazing amphibians come in a variety of sizes, shapes, and colors — some don't even have lungs and can...
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...

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