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The Inspiring Story of ‘The Rhino Ninja’

Phoenix resident Vaughn Stevens is a conservation hero. The best part? He’s only 10-years-old. Why is he called, “The Rhino Ninja?” The answer is both unique and inspiring. “My son, Vaughn, was chosen to compete on the new show, ‘American Ninja Warrior Junior,’ a spin-off off of the extremely popular, ‘American Ninja Warrior,’” said Vaughn’s […]

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A Week to Change: Rostov Zoo

 In 2012, in partnership with The Jane Goodall Institute, the Phoenix Zoo created a unique position to promote international animal welfare. Filled by Hilda Tresz, the Behavioral Enrichment and International Animal Welfare Coordinator role is responsible for developing and overseeing the Zoo’s Behavioral Enrichment program, but also extends beyond the Zoo through its international role […]

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