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February 17, 2020
MULTIMEDIA NEWS RELEASE

A San Diego Zoo Safari Park senior registered veterinary technician, Kristin McCaffree, recently assisted during the medical examination of a platypus being cared for at the Taronga Zoo. 

February 12, 2020
STATEMENT

A new and important addition to the world’s river hippopotamus population arrived at the San Diego Zoo over the weekend. On Saturday (Feb. 8, 2020), female hippo Funani gave birth to her 13th calf.

February 12, 2020
NEWS RELEASE

Scientists at San Diego Zoo Global’s Frozen Zoo® have achieved a major milestone in saving wildlife species: This unique collection of genetic material now contains 10,000 individual cell lines from more than 1,100 species and subspecies—some of them critically endangered. 

February 10, 2020
NEWS RELEASE

San Diego Zoo Global began the new year with an immense amount of gratitude. Just before the end of 2019, a tally revealed that the conservation organization’s volunteers logged a total of 2 million hours of service since the launch of the volunteer engagement program in 2009. 

February 3, 2020
MULTIMEDIA NEWS RELEASE

Future, a 10-week-old southern white rhino calf at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, made a new friend when she met 6-month-old southern white rhino calf Edward, on Saturday (Feb. 1, 2020.)

January 31, 2020
NEWS RELEASE

Throughout the entire month of February, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park is extending a big welcome to seniors by offering free admission to guests 65 years and older.

January 30, 2020
MULTIMEDIA NEWS RELEASE

A celebration took place at Texas Children’s Hospital earlier today (Jan. 30, 2020), complete with animals from the Houston Zoo—including a screech owl and a rabbit. The special event for patients, their families, hospital staff and invited guests was held to announce the arrival of San Diego Zoo Kids, a closed-circuit television adventure channel, at Texas Children’s Hospital and Ronald McDonald House Houston—making this the 300th launch event for the innovative television channel.

January 27, 2020
MULTIMEDIA NEWS RELEASE

Wildlife care specialists are working with the African elephant herd at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park to find out more about a disease that was recently identified as a threat to the species.

January 22, 2020
NEWS RELEASE

As part of San Diego Zoo Global’s ongoing effort to raise awareness of the crisis facing wildlife in Australia due to catastrophic fires, the San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park are inviting guests to a weekend-long Australia Day Celebration event—Saturday, Jan. 25 and Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. 

January 20, 2020
PHOTO NEWS RELEASE

San Diego Zoo Global and EDF Renewables announce an energy storage project at the Zoo that reduces the organization’s reliance on fossil fuels, supports clean energy and aligns with the City of San Diego’s sustainability goals.

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