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Turtle “Trapping” at the Phoenix Zoo

If you visit the Phoenix Zoo this weekend and see numerous people in boats floating throughout the Papago Park pond, don’t worry … they’re supposed to be there. Every year, it is estimated that hundreds of unwanted pet turtles are released into the Papago Park pond at the front of the Zoo bytheir owners. From May […]

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A Week to Change

“You are the caregivers of these animals. Their lives depend on your kindness. Their lives depend on how much you love them and care about them. You have to be their eyes and ears. It is your everyday duty to do your very best for them.” In 2012, in partnership with The Jane Goodall Institute, […]

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