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No smog allowed

China’s air pollution levels are one of the worst in the world and are rapidly worsening. This comes despite attempts to clean up the country. The country is home to nearly four-billion people. According to a report released by the Hebei lo...

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Published on: 24 June 2017

Primate Section Visit to Bester Birds & Animal Zoo Park

The Primate section keepers recently visited Bester Birds & Animal Zoo Park as part of a Teambuilding and Training Program. The team wanted to see how other organizations care for their animals, what challenges they are facing and how they a...

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Published on: 15 February 2017

Perches inside birds’ enclosures to optimize husbandry needs

Perches and stands are important parts of a bird’s environment. Birds need different shapes and sizes of perches and stands for exercise and ensure foot health as well as adding interest to their world. Perches can be uniform in shape – circ...

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Published on: 24 January 2017

“Give me crickets and let me show you what I can do with my ears”

The maned wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus) is a member of the Canidae family in the Carnivora order. These monogamous animals eat small berries, fruits, rodents, rabbits, and insects. Rare in captivity, maned wolves are endangered in their native ho...

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Published on: 5 January 2017



Did you know vultures feed on carrion (dead carcasses) and do not kill their own prey? Their feet are weak and better suited to walking on the ground than to picking up prey