Looking for the Latest Stories?

Looking for the Latest Stories?

The San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research website has moved. To keep up with the development of the chick seen on Condor Cam, visit ZOONOOZ online. Thank you for[…..]

Frog Hibernation and Breeding

Frog Hibernation and Breeding

Last winter, things were cold and quiet in the lab where we care for mountain yellow legged frogs—just as they are every winter. Trying our best to replicate their natural[…..]

Polar Bears: Water, (Open) Water, Everywhere

Polar Bears: Water, (Open) Water, Everywhere

I have just returned from the high Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, Norway, where we began fieldwork for our new study of denning polar bears. Admittedly, I was completely bowled over[…..]

“Toad in a Hole”

“Toad in a Hole”

Have you ever been stuck in a traffic jam? As you waddle forward you look right and left hoping to find a simple explanation for why you and a hundred[…..]

Monitoring Tigers at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Monitoring Tigers at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Since the 2014 opening of the new Tiger Trail at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, we have been monitoring the behavior and hormones of our amazing Sumatran tigers. We[…..]