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Remembering Handsome Kitambi

It is with heavy hearts that we let you know of the passing of Kitambi, our handsome African lion. Kitambi recently began showing signs of acute lameness and animal care staff began monitoring his condition. The lameness persisted and he became more lethargic with a loss of appetite. He was anesthetized and was found to […]

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Conservation Connection: Tortoises. GIANT Tortoises.

By Carrie Flood Giant tortoises have almost universal appeal. The slow moving, herbivorous giants are reminiscent of dinosaurs, with their fixed smiling faces and long leathery necks.  Long ago, there were giant tortoises on all but one of the continents. Today, they are limited to two populations: one on the Aldabra Islands in the Indian […]

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