Institute News

July 16, 2018

Long-term Project to Protect Endangered Birds by Starting New Colony Helps Save Species

A long-term plan to preserve the Rimatara lorikeet by restoring an extirpated population of the species on...

July 12, 2018

Polar bears are one of the most mobile quadrupeds on the planet—often walking vast distances on the Arctic sea ice in search of food. Previous research in the 1970s and 1980s suggested that these bears...

July 10, 2018

Two family groups of burrowing owls were brought into the Safari Park hospital last month to receive treatment for an infestation of a parasite commonly found in poultry called a sticktight flea. The little owls...

June 29, 2018

San Diego Zoo Global conservationists, in partnership with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Edwards Air Force Base, Cadiz, Inc., and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), are working to learn more about the...

June 29, 2018

Long-term Data Provides Scientific Evidence of Conservation Success

Conservationists often work to save species without having long-term population data. That can present major challenges for the...

June 21, 2018

Just in time for World Giraffe Day (June 21, 2018), San Diego Zoo Global’s Wildwatch Kenya citizen science project has achieved a major conservation milestone. Researchers announced that after just one...

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