Defamatory campaigns against Loro Parque
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Defamatory campaigns against Loro Parque

Hi, my name is Rafael Zamora, I am Scientific Director of Loro Parque Fundación, and I would like to speak to you to talk about a problem for our planet: the animalistic organization, PETA. PETA recently carried out defamation campaigns against different zoos around the world, and among them Loro Parque. They accuse us of […]

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THE SCIENCE BEHIND: Animal Behavior at Virginia Zoo

I’LL I’LL GIVE I’LL GIVE YOU I’LL GIVE YOU ANOTHER I’LL GIVE YOU ANOTHER LOOK I’LL GIVE YOU ANOTHER LOOK AT I’LL GIVE YOU ANOTHER LOOK AT TRAFFIC I’LL GIVE YOU ANOTHER LOOK AT TRAFFIC COMING I’LL GIVE YOU ANOTHER LOOK AT TRAFFIC COMING UP I’LL GIVE YOU ANOTHER LOOK AT TRAFFIC COMING UP IN […]

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Road Kill Speed Talk (SCB 2011)
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Road Kill Speed Talk (SCB 2011)

>>Alright we have about a minute before we start. Just really quick, if you’re not familiar with the format of these sessions, I’m not necessarily familiar with these sessions. [laughter]. Each speaker is gonna have four minutes to present. I’m gonna flash a yellow card to those speakers at three minutes in. And then with […]

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Investigating the Trees of Amazonia

– Tree #83. I don’t know… – Other… – This one? – The other. – Cut. [laughs] – So try to smell. – Oh, it smells spicy! – Yeah. – Yeah. – Yeah, so the nutmeg family, mace. – It smells really good. – Yeah, no, this is a good one. And it’s also in […]

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Monterey Bay Aquarium is Protecting Sea Otters

Sea otters are a marine mammal. They are found along the Pacific rim. Otters were originally hunted in the early 1900s for their fur, so the numbers of otters that would have been along the coastline could have been as many as 16,000 to 20,000 otters. Now we have just a little over 3,000. The […]

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How Do Pandas Exist?
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How Do Pandas Exist?

Thanks to massive conservation efforts and tens of millions of dollars spent over the last 40 years, humans are probably the only reason giant pandas haven’t gone extinct yet. Of course — as we take up more and more of its native habitat in China — we’re also the reason that they’re in trouble in […]

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Releasing Baby Dinosaurs in a Tennessee Reservoir
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Releasing Baby Dinosaurs in a Tennessee Reservoir

We’re in Kingston, Tennessee, where we’re releasing some of this year’s cohort of Lake Sturgeon. The Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute is releasing over 700 fish here today. Lake Sturgeon is native to the Tennessee River system, but it was extinct in the Southeast by the 1970s due to impoundment and commercial over-fishing. What we’re doing […]

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