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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 […]

Studying Wild Dholes in Thailand – May 2014

Dr. Kate Jenks is a Conservation Biologist at the Minnesota Zoo. She was recently in Thailand leading the Zoo’s efforts to save endangered dholes (otherwise known as Asian wild dogs) in partnership with the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute.

After a long bitterly cold Minnesota winter, I was certainly looking forward to traveling to Thailand. Well, […]

Wednesday, May 21, 2014|Conservation, Dhole Conservation|

Guatemala or Bust (Part 2)

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And we’re back to wrap up our latest Ulysses S. Seal Conservation Grant trip to Guatemala with our Social Media and Marketing Coordinator, Josh Le. Be sure to check out Part 1 of his trip here.

Guatemala has been amazing and working with the […]

Thursday, February 20, 2014|Conservation|

Guatemala or Bust (Part 1)

Guatemala-1The 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 […]

Friday, February 14, 2014|Conservation|

Neither snow, nor ice, nor threat of frostbite…

  Red Bellied Woodpecker  Although the weather […]

Tuesday, December 31, 2013|Conservation|

On Patrol with the Rhino Rangers

rhino_update1Jeff 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 […]

Monday, December 23, 2013|Black Rhino Conservation, Conservation|

From Minnesota to Myanmar (Part Two)

Dr. Kate Jenks, Conservation Biologist at the Minnesota Zoo, is in Myanmar where she is exploring options for the Zoo to become involved in the conservation of endangered dholes (also known as Asian wild dogs), in partnership with the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute.