Institute News

September 18, 2018

Success Further Boosts San Diego Zoo Global’s Efforts to Save the Critically Endangered Northern White Rhino from Extinction

For a second time this year, and just in time for World Rhino Day Sept...

September 14, 2018

San Diego Zoo Global’s Mariana Islands Bird Species Recovery Center aviaries were severely damaged by Typhoon Mangkhut, which moved through the region Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. Animal care staff sheltered...

September 04, 2018

Prickly Plantings Boost Rare Bird Species in Biodiversity Reserve

San Diego Zoo Safari Park staff are delighted to announce that a cactus wren has nested in a post-wildfire recovery area at the San...

August 28, 2018

Team Now Preparing for Additional Releases This Fall

In their forest home in the Pu‘u Maka‘ala Natural Area Reserve on Hawai‘i Island, 11 ʻAlalā - native Hawaiian crows - appear to be...

August 20, 2018

Conservationists in Hawai‘i are rejoicing over the first successful breeding of ‘akikiki in captivity. The ‘akikiki is a critically endangered bird species found only in the remote forests of...

August 10, 2018

Researchers at the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research received tissue biopsies from two rare and critically endangered vaquita porpoises at the end of 2017. The material, containing living cells,...

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