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The “H” in HIPPO

Nov 20 2012
by NEW Zoo Education Dept

The “H” in HIPPO There are many reasons in our world why plant and animal species become rare and endangered, or under the threat of extinction.  However, environmental scientists and naturalists – like we educators here at the NEW Zoo – have noticed that there are five main reasons that can account for the majority […]

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Black-footed Ferret Presentation – June 6th at 6:00pm

Jun 5 2012
by NEW Zoo Education Dept

THURSDAY JUNE 7TH AT 6:00PM  A special presentation will be held at the NEW Zoo to honor the RETURN OF THE PRAIRIE BANDIT, an award-winning film about the restoration of the endangered black-footed ferret to the Canadian prairies.   Wildlife biologist and Wisconsin native Travis Livieri will be at the zoo on Thursday evening to do a presentation […]

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A Day in the Life of Odin, the Bearded Dragon

Jan 24 2012
by NEW Zoo Education Dept

Today is one of my favorite days of the week!  On most days, we bearded dragons get a tasty mix of greens, fruits, and veggies.  Every couple of days though, we get a special treat: insects!  Today, our keepers are giving us superworms.  Yummm!  “Superworm” is the common name for the larval stage of a […]

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