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2012 “Get to Know” Contest

Jun 19 2012
by NEW Zoo Education Dept

Get to Know Your Wild Neighbours! Calling all youth 19 and under! Get outdoors and connect with your neighbors of other species. Head to www.get-to-know.org to submit art, writing, photography, videos, or music celebrating your wild neighbors and you could win some wild prizes! Enter today! And don’t forget to tell your friends and like […]

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Snake Surprise!

Mar 29 2012
by NEW Zoo Education Dept

by NEW Zoo Intern Adam Pankratz Last October, during the Zoo Boo event, something out of the ordinary happened.  A visitor came to us with a small snake in a bucket, saying he knew it wasn’t something that was supposed to be found in his backyard.  The snake had an unusual pattern and coloring, making […]

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Pilot to Donate a Flight from Wyoming to Wisconsin

Feb 21 2012
by NEW Zoo Education Dept

  Transporting Endangered Black-footed Ferrets to New Home  Boise, ID – On February 21, 2012, Michael Baum, a LightHawk volunteer pilot from Los Altos, CA will donate a flight in his TBM 700 single engine turboprop to transport two endangered black-footed ferrets, Roger and Ari to a new home. No word on what in-flight snacks […]

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A Day in the Life of a Peacock

Feb 21 2012
by NEW Zoo Education Dept

  As the sun rises, I wake up on my favorite perch at the NEW Zoo.  A couple other peacocks and I like to hang out in the trees above the black bear exhibit.  Though it surprises a lot of people, we are actually quite capable flyers, in spite of the fact that we boys […]

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A Day in the Life of Issabella, Red-tailed Boa

Feb 14 2012
by NEW Zoo Education Dept

Sometimes I think that people consider me to have a dull life.  I am, after all, quite the sedentary serpent!  But, let me tell you, that suits me just fine.  A typical day for me includes very little activity, but that is exactly the life we boa constrictors are designed for.  In the wild, we […]

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Giraffe Stand Diary: a Thursday Afternoon

Jan 31 2012
by NEW Zoo Education Dept

It’s been a calm day in the giraffe stand. Hodari and Zuri rest together now on the floor, although I can hear the very vocal Shambe, the African lion, roaring from his exhibit outside. During most of the time I’ve spent working this afternoon giraffe stand shift, Hodari has been chewing his cud.  Zuri has […]

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The NEW Zoo Blog is back!

Jan 21 2012
by NEW Zoo Education Dept

After an extended hiatus, we have decided to bring back the NEW Zoo Blog!    There is just too much going on here at the NEW Zoo to justify not sharing our news with you.  So, at least once a week, we will be posting an article or story with a glimpse into what life is like at the […]

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Thanks!

Oct 2 2010
by Daniel Gray, DVM

Thank you so much for blogging your experiences in LA. I especially found the profiles on the breeds that you were treating of interest. Know also that I am extremely jealous of your opportunity and was wishing every second that I was reading that I was there too! Thanks also for sharing it on our […]

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Feedback

Sep 1 2010
by Daniel Gray, DVM

Thanks to everyone who read this blog! It was rewarding for me to produce and hopefully you felt a little involved in the sea turtle rescue effort. I’d love to have any comments, questions or feedback that you have to provide. Please send feedback to petcare@thegentlevets.com please put blog feedback in the subject and let […]

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Turtle Assistance Last Day

Sep 1 2010
by Daniel Gray, DVM

Hello again everyone! I’m winding down my last day of an interesting 2 weeks. We started the day at 9am and the first hour was spent showing our replacements on how to do what we’ve been doing. Myself and Chelsea are being replaced by technicians from the east coast. After we (mainly Chelsea) showed them […]

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