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10 01, 2018

Save the Eagles Day

By |2018-01-11T16:55:16+00:00January 10, 2018|Categories: , , , |0 Comments

The bald eagle is more than the symbol of the United States—this feathered, fearsome flier is interesting enough to have an entire day dedicated to it. While Save the Eagles Day originated as a way to raise awareness about the then-endangered species, it now serves as a time to learn about the now-thriving animals. Save [...]

11 10, 2017

Why do Kangaroos Have Pouches?

By |2017-10-24T18:19:27+00:00October 11, 2017|Categories: , , , |0 Comments

Kangaroos are one of the only animals built with a special pouch for carrying their young! All animals with these special pouches are types of mammals known as marsupials. Because the pouch is a place for keeping the young babies, only female kangaroos have them. The scientific name for the female kangaroo’s pouch is the marsupium. [...]

22 09, 2017

World Rhino Day

By |2017-09-21T17:47:34+00:00September 22, 2017|Categories: , , , , , |0 Comments

World Rhino Day is on September 22 and celebrates all five species of rhino: Black, White, Greater One-Horned (Indian), Sumatran and Javan rhinos. The global day was first announced by WWF-South Africa in 2010 and has continued to grow and gain traction from followers. The following year, World Rhino Day grew into an international success, [...]

14 08, 2017

World Elephant Day

By |2017-08-14T18:23:14+00:00August 14, 2017|Categories: , , , , |0 Comments

World Elephant Day was a couple days ago, August 12, and was started in 2012 in an effort to raise awareness for the plight of elephants. This holiday helps bring the world together to help support and protect these majestic creatures from harms way. A signal of strength in Africa, the mighty elephant is revered [...]

31 07, 2017

World Tiger Day

By |2017-08-06T00:32:56+00:00July 31, 2017|Categories: , , , , |0 Comments

On 29th July, we are going to take part in an international event to support tiger conservation across the world. You may be shocked to realize that we have lost 97% of all wild tigers. Worldwide, tigers are on the brink of extinction with many species listed as Endangered or Critically Endangered. The goal of [...]

19 07, 2017

Different Penguin Species

By |2017-07-27T18:57:39+00:00July 19, 2017|Categories: , |0 Comments

Calling all penguin lovers! This blog is dedicated to you who are fascinated by these cute little guys and want to know more about the different species of penguins. There are 18 species of penguin, each slightly different.  Some of the species have nicknames which can cause people to think there are more than 18 [...]

17 07, 2017

Famous Monkey Selfie Resulting in a Court Case

By |2017-07-26T19:05:32+00:00July 17, 2017|Categories: , , , , |0 Comments

In 2011, British photographer David Slater, while visiting Sulawesi, Indonesia put his camera into the hands of a crested black macaque and at the time probably had no idea he would be sued by this monkey later on. Slater is a wildlife photographer and saw this opportunity to teach the macaque to be interested in [...]

23 06, 2017

4 Exotic Animals of East Africa

By |2017-06-18T14:05:34+00:00June 23, 2017|Categories: , |Tags: , |0 Comments

The term exotic means different things to different people, and when referring to animals it can be said that exotic animals are those which are not native to their current habitat. These animals were either brought into their current homes accidentally or intentionally by man. As populations grow, so does the need for farmland or [...]

14 06, 2017

National Zoo and Aquarium Month

By |2017-06-14T06:13:43+00:00June 14, 2017|Categories: , , , |0 Comments

Since school is out for summer and everyone has been getting bored at home all day, this month is a great time to take the family to your local zoo and aquarium. June is National Zoo and Aquarium Month and we couldn't think of a better way to spend the day than teaching the youth [...]