Gorilla Behavior Research

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Photo courtesy XXX Photo courtesy XXX Photo courtesy XXX Gorilla Behavior Researchgorilla-behavior-tab-set600rtbs_arrows#2951c2 ‌Current Status Research can help zoos evaluate animal welfare. Kelly and Ashley, two undergraduate students from North Carolina State University, are conducting a study where they observe gorilla behavior and assess their enrichment to do just that. What’s enrichment? It is anything given…

Snake Mark/Recapture

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Photo courtesy North Carolina Zoological Park Photo courtesy North Carolina Zoological Park Photo courtesy North Carolina Zoological Park Snake Mark/Recapturesnake-markrecapture-tab-set600rtbs_arrows#2951c2 ‌Current Status blah blah blah Newest Snake Mark/Recapture articles... 22 Feb 2016 Snake Mark/Recapture Study – 2015 | A group of herpetology researchers gathered data throughout 2015 as part of a mark/recapture study in order…

Camera Trapping

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Photo courtesy Shyamala Ratnayeke Photo courtesy John Groves, NC Zoo Photo courtesy U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Camera Trappingcamera-trapping-tab-set600rtbs_arrows#2951c2 ‌Project HistoryCurrent Status A major research effort based on the use of camera traps started at the North Carolina Zoo in 2011. This particular project focused on learning more about predator species found on the Zoo's…

African Vultures

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Photo courtesy Corinne Kendall, NC Zoo Photo courtesy Corinne Kendall, NC Zoo Photo courtesy Corinne Kendall, NC Zoo African Vulturesafrican-vulture-tab-set600rtbs_arrows#2951c2 ‌African Vulture ResearchProject HistoryCurrent Project StatusOther Resources Vultures are currently the fastest declining group of birds globally. Recent research suggests that vultures are threatened across all of Africa. As a result, several African vulture species…

Horticultural Research

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Photo courtesy North Carolina Zoo Photo courtesy North Carolina Zoo Photo courtesy North Carolina Zoo Horticultural ResearchGiven their importance as the foundation of the world's food chains—and their other roles in supporting life on the planet—plants are an important part of any ecosystem. There are at least 10,000 species of plants recognized as threatened or…

Hellbender

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Photo courtesy John Groves Photo courtesy John Groves Photo courtesy John Groves Photo courtesy U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Hellbender Research hellbenders-tab-set600rtbs_arrows#2951c2 ‌ About the Species Project History Current Project Status Hellbender FAQ What does a hellbender look like? Hellbenders are very long, measuring 12 to 29 inches. Their color ranges from drab brown to…

Good News

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The goal of this section of posts is to relay good conservation-related news from around the world. We all know that there's plenty of bad news to go around. The idea here is to share good news and to inspire children to believe that good things can happen if we work to conserve the planet's…

Bat Research

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Photo courtesy U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Photo courtesy North Carolina Zoological Park Photo courtesy North Carolina Zoological Park Photo courtesy North Carolina Zoological Park Bat Researchbat-research600rtbs_arrows#2951c2 ‌About the SpeciesProject HistoryCurrent Project StatusMedia Resources Newest Bat Research articles... 17 Sep 2015 Bat Research | This is information about the bat research collection page All Bat…

OBX Sea Turtles

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Photo courtesy Jackie Orsulak Photo courtesy Dennis Pohl Photo courtesy Dennis Pohl Photo courtesy Jim Dilley Photo courtesy Dennis Silveri OBX Sea Turtlesobx-turtles-tab-set600rtbs_arrows#2951c2 ‌About the SpeciesProject HistoryCurrent Project StatusMedia Resources Atlantic Sea Turtles There exists seven species of sea turtles world-wide. Four are commonly found on the Atlantic coast of the United States: Green (Chelonia…

Conservation Concepts

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This is the index for the first five "conservation concepts" articles... Newest "Conservation Concepts" articles... See all "Conservation Concepts" articles...

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