Today, San Diego Zoo Global announced the appointment of David Franco as Chief Financial Officer for the well-known non-profit wildlife conservation organization.
On Aug. 6, 2020, the world’s first successfully cloned Przewalski’s horse was born in Texas at the veterinary facility of a ViaGen Equine collaborator, Timber Creek Veterinary. The foal, born to a domestic surrogate mother, is a clone of a male Przewalski’s horse whose DNA was cryopreserved 40 years ago at the San Diego Zoo Global (SDZG) Frozen Zoo®.
Rendezvous In The Zoo (R·I·T·Z)—Roaring Forward, the premier fundraising gala for San Diego Zoo Global, is just one week away, but there’s no need to wait until the big event to start raising funds for wildlife.
There’s a wild new way to start the day at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park: It’s the Sun Up Cheetah Safari, a one-of-a-kind experience that includes brunch and exclusive wildlife encounters.
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A splendid sunbird chick that hatched on July 21 has been successfully reared at San Diego Zoo's Conrad Prebys Africa Rocks Aviary—a first for this tiny African species at the Zoo.
The San Diego Zoo Safari Park is offering free admission to all active firefighters throughout the month of September, to honor the hard-working men and women who help protect people, wildlife and structures across the region.
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Nearly three weeks after the government of Cameroon approved a forestry management unit that would destroy Ebo Forest in the country’s Littoral Region, on Aug. 11 President Paul Biya withdrew the decree establishing a logging concession and suspended the process for a second concession.
New Conservation Leadership Will Increase Focus on Integrating Wildlife Health with Conservation Science.
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A big celebration got underway this World Elephant Day (Aug. 12, 2020) at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, as wildlife care specialists raised awareness of the plight of elephants worldwide, kicked off the Safari Park’s Kenya Days celebration set for this weekend (Aug. 14–16) and also celebrated the second birthday of male elephant calf Umzula-zuli, better known as “Zuli.”
The estate of the late John R. Peterson—an animal lover, philanthropist and longtime San Diegan—has bequeathed $1 million to fund veterinary medicine residents at the San Diego Zoo.
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