Contact Tracing, Ebola, and the Zoo

Contact Tracing, Ebola, and the Zoo

The recent Ebola outbreak in Western Africa raises the question ‘how do you stop a contagious disease from spreading’? One tried-and-true approach that you may have heard of in the[…..]

Po Mahina, an Amazing Alala, Passes Away

Po Mahina, an Amazing Alala, Passes Away

 It is with great sadness I announce the death of a very beloved bird at the Keauhou Bird Conservation Center (KBCC). Po Mahina, an alala (also known as a Hawaiian[…..]

Local Teenagers Visit Cocha Cashu

Local Teenagers Visit Cocha Cashu

If you’re a Peruvian secondary school student and you’ve lived most of your life in the rain forest, what is your favorite dish? Here are a couple of clues: it’s[…..]

Understanding Wildlife Trafficking

Understanding Wildlife Trafficking

With the recent death of Nola, one of the last northern white rhinos on the planet and a special animal to all of us here at San Diego Zoo Global,[…..]

Co-existence with a Powerful Force

Co-existence with a Powerful Force

The life of a plover is not an easy one. Western snowy plovers face many hardships from the day they hatch until adulthood. Most western snowy plovers hatch on the[…..]