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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[…..]

Bad News, Good News, GREAT News!

Bad News, Good News, GREAT News!

“Out of difficulties grow miracles.” – Jean De La Bruyere If you have been watching the San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s Condor Cam, it is an understatement to say that[…..]

Condor Cam: The Egg Has Pipped!

Condor Cam: The Egg Has Pipped!

The big hatch day is quickly approaching, and our devoted California condor parents, Sisquoc and Shatash, have been patiently caring for and incubating their egg. Well, actually, they’ve been caring[…..]

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[…..]