Conservation

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    Reducing Tiger Human Conflict Saves Tigers and Helps People in Northern Sumatra

Reducing Tiger Human Conflict Saves Tigers and Helps People in Northern Sumatra

Dr. Tara Harris, Vice President for Conservation at the Minnesota Zoo, and Coordinator of the Association of Zoos & Aquariums’ Tiger Species Survival Plan and Tiger Conservation Campaign, recently visited tiger conservation projects in Malaysia and Indonesia.  Conducted by WCS-Malaysia and WCS-Indonesia, these projects are supported by numerous zoos, individuals, and others through the […]

Tuesday, May 19, 2015|Malayan Tigers, Tiger Conservation|
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    “Demon Tigers” vs. “Good Tigers” in a South Aceh Village

“Demon Tigers” vs. “Good Tigers” in a South Aceh Village

 Dr. Tara Harris, Vice President for Conservation at the Minnesota Zoo, and Coordinator of the Association of Zoos & Aquariums’ Tiger Species Survival Plan and Tiger Conservation Campaign, recently visited tiger conservation projects in Malaysia and Indonesia.  Conducted by WCS-Malaysia and WCS-Indonesia, these projects are supported by numerous zoos, individuals, and others through the […]

Tuesday, May 19, 2015|Malayan Tigers, Tiger Conservation|

Can Safaris Help Save Rhino? – Part 2

In his last blog, “Can Safaris Help Save Rhino – Part 1”, Jeff introduced us to Desert Rhino Camp, a unique partnership and approach that aims to demonstrate how tourism can contribute towards rhino conservation.

Jeff Muntifering, Minnesota Zoo Conservation Biologist, Photo by David John Weber

Jeff Muntifering, Conservation Biologist […]

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    Combating poaching of tigers and other wildlife in Malaysia’s Endau-Rompin Landscape

Combating poaching of tigers and other wildlife in Malaysia’s Endau-Rompin Landscape

Dr. Tara Harris, Vice President for Conservation at the Minnesota Zoo, and Coordinator of the Association of Zoos & Aquariums’ Tiger Species Survival Plan and Tiger Conservation Campaign, is visiting tiger conservation projects in Malaysia and Indonesia.  Conducted by WCS-Malaysia and WCS-Indonesia, these projects are supported by numerous zoos, individuals, and others through the […]

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    Searching for the Elusive Malayan Tiger, Endau Rompin Tiger Landscape

Searching for the Elusive Malayan Tiger, Endau Rompin Tiger Landscape

Dr. Tara Harris, Vice President for Conservation at the Minnesota Zoo, and Coordinator of the Association of Zoos & Aquariums’ Tiger Species Survival Plan and Tiger Conservation Campaign, is visiting tiger conservation projects in Malaysia and Indonesia.  Conducted by WCS-Malaysia and WCS-Indonesia, these projects are supported by numerous zoos, individuals, and others through the […]

Have you seen me?

Monarch “TGW 905” tagged by Minnesota Zoo Conservation Biologist staff at Glacial Lakes State Park. Sept 5, 2014As autumn arrives, an amazing natural wonder has been taking place in our backyards. Minnesota’s State Butterfly, the monarch butterfly, has begun its long annual journey south to […]

Can Safaris Help Save Rhino? – Part 1

Jeff Muntifering, Minnesota Zoo Conservation Biologist, Photo by David John WeberJeff Muntifering, Conservation Biologist at the Minnesota Zoo, is in Namibia where he works with the Namibian government, a local conservation organization (Save the Rhino Trust), tourism operators and local communities to conserve the […]

In the Field: Peregrine Falcon Part 3

The Minnesota Zoo is well known for its 485 acre facility in Apple Valley, Minnesota – just minutes away from the Mall of America. However people may be less familiar with the amazing work the Zoo does outside of Minnesota. The Zoo’s Conservation Advisory Team and the Minnesota Zoo Foundation have been sending […]