Camera Trapping

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Testing Glossary Entries

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Photo Gallery: Sea Turtles

Photo Gallery: Sea Turtles There are seven species of sea turtles found on the planet. All are either threatened or endangered. Four of those species—green, Kemp's ridley, leatherback, and loggerhead—are typically found on the Atlantic coast of the United States and, more specifically, near the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Those using a computer to…

Photo Gallery: African Vultures

The various species of African Vultures are part of a larger group of species known as “Old World” vultures. They in fact bear little genetic similarity to “New World” vultures found in North and South America. All vulture species play very important roles in the health of their respective habitats.

African Vultures

African Vultures

African Vultures

Photo courtesy Corinne Kendall, NC Zoo Photo courtesy Corinne Kendall, NC Zoo Photo courtesy Corinne Kendall, NC Zoo African Vultures african-vulture-tab-set600rtbs_arrows#2951c2 ‌ African Vulture Research Project History Current Project Status Other Resources Vultures are currently the fastest declining group of birds globally. Recent research suggests that vultures are threatened across all of Africa. As a…

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Just the Facts: Sea Turtles

There are seven species of sea turtles in the world. Learn more about these incredible ocean animals.

Schweinitz’s Sunflowers

Researchers from the North Carolina Zoo, in partnership with several other institutions, have been successful in relocating endangered plant populations to restored habitat areas near the Zoo in Randolph County, North Carolina.

Research on Ridge’s Mountain

Ridge’s Mountain, located just 12 miles from the North Carolina Zoological Park, is an area rich in research opportunities—horticulture research, wildlife research, and archaeological research are all underway in the preserve.

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