Latest News, Projects & Initiatives

Need Cheering Up? We Can Help!

March 21, 2020

☀️In order to lighten up the lives of people in these gloomy times, we will be adding daily photos of the cutest, prettiest and most interesting animals zoos have to offer... all with a dash of science, OF COURSE!

"Rhino Conservation in Zoos" By Save the Rhino International

May 25, 2020

How do zoos support rhino conservation? Save the Rhino International supports 25 field programmes for wild rhinos and is partnered with over 30 zoos. In this article, they discuss the role of zoos in rhino conservation, from breeding programmes to research and support to in-situ conservation.

Marine Conservation: Florida Aquarium is Working to Protect & Restore World's Third Largest Barrier Reef

May 23, 2020

The Florida Reef Tract is the third largest barrier reef in the world, and it is in danger! But not all is lost... The Florida Aquarium's Coral Conservation Program aims to protect and restore this reef, using a "Protect ➡️Reproduce➡️Care➡️Restore" approach!

Captive-Bred Pygmy Hogs Return to the Wild in India

May 18, 2020

⚠️More pygmy hogs returned to the wild! The Pygmy Hog Conservation Programme, in partnership with Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust & others, has released 14 captive-bred pygmy hogs in Manas National Park, India.


This species is highly threatened and the reintroduction of captive-bred animals, which started in 2008, is essential for its conservation!

Rotterdam Zoo's Contributions to Red Panda Conservation Highlight the Power of Zoos

May 17, 2020

#ZooConservation in ACTION!


Diergaarde Blijdorp / Rotterdam Zoo not only manages the EEP for the endangered red panda, but also contributes to the conservation of this species in the wild. A partner of Red Panda Network, this zoo has contributed to several conservation, research and education initiatives for this species.

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