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Diet may be affecting rhino reproduction

Southern white rhinoceros populations, once thriving in zoos, have been showing severely reduced reproductivity among the captive-born population. San Diego Zoo Global researchers have a possible lead into why the southern ...

dateMar 21, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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California condor still threatened by human activities

A recently released scientific paper authored by San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research scientists shows the leading causes of death of the endangered California condor in the wild are human influenced, with lead ...

dateJan 20, 2012 in Ecology
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Identifying sloth species at a genetic level

Identifying species, separating out closely related species and managing each type on its own, is an important part of any animal management system. Some species, like the two types of two-toed sloth, are so close in appearance ...

dateJan 03, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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