Happy Lunar New Year! Today is the first day to celebrate the “year of the monkey”—the fire monkey, to be precise! People born in the year of this astrological sign are believed to be curious, mischievous, witty, and creative. A… read more →
Webster’s Dictionary defines courtship as engaging in activity that leads to mating. The ultimate purpose of courtship is the passing on of an organism’s genes to subsequent generations of the species. The reproductive strategies of accomplishing this objective are varied.… read more →
My first job at the L.A. Zoo was a two-day-a-week relief keeper caring for the Zoo’s last black rhino, Buster. I couldn’t believe my good fortune…news quickly spread throughout the Zoo community of a very special birth at the Cincinnati Zoo of a Sumatran rhino, the first captive-born in 112 years: Andalas.
THE RED RHINO BLOGS The announcement in August 2015 that Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden would send the last Sumatran rhinoceros, 8-year-old Harapan, in North America to the Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary in Indonesia’s Way Kambas National Park was bittersweet news.… read more →