12-Story Library Featured Editor Pick
Two species of elephants in Africa are under a lot of trouble. Savanna elephants and forest elephants populations have been declining in the past decades. The forest elephants are critically endangered—that’s the category right before extinction in the wild. Poaching is a big concern. People are killing elephants for their…
Canadian college student Brittney Hein hopes to be a veterinarian someday. In 2018, she had a chance not many students get. She traveled to South Africa to work with animals there. Hein spent two weeks at a wildlife center. She helped feed cheetahs and foxes, porcupines and African wild dogs.…
As the lead keeper of wild cats at Utah's Hogle Zoo, Stephanie Natt frequently has to answer a lot of questions from interested people. Her exotic and dangerous job is fascinating to outsiders, but it's the only career Natt has known. She has worked at the zoo in some capacity…
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American Veterinary Medical Association News
AVMA: Advocating for member veterinarians, and advancing the science and practice of veterinary medicine to improve animal and human health
How to Read Veterinary X-Rays
National Zoo Lion Tamer
Source: Federal News Radio/Vimeo Creative Commons
Go behind the scenes with Kristen Clark, animal keeper at Washington, DC’s National Zoo, to see how she interacts with some big cats.
San Diego Zoo Tweets
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Fiji iguana populations are declining due to the illegal pet trade and habitat loss. Tune into Amazing Wildlife to… https://t.co/JqyelfpuyF(about 5 days ago)