wildlife

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|

Introducing the Minnesota Zoo BioDiscovery Project

The Minnesota Zoo opens our eyes to the amazing diversity of life on this planet by offering a chance to learn about and see animals from around the world. But did you know there are lots of animals at the Zoo who don’t live in enclosures? Approximately 280 acres of the Zoo site is […]

Monday, December 16, 2013|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.

From Minnesota to Myanmar (Part One)

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.

Amur Tiger Anti-Poaching and Wildlife Health Efforts

Dr. Tara Harris, Director of Conservation and Tiger Species Survival Plan Coordinator, is visiting the Amur tiger and leopard conservation projects the Minnesota Zoo supports in the Russian Far East.