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Penguin Project Diary – Entry 2

Sep 14 2012
by NEW Zoo Education Dept

Hello again from Peru! Dawn and I are having a great time here helping out with the research around Punta San Juan and with the guano harvest. What is a “guano harvest,” you ask?  Well, the guano harvest takes place every five to seven years, and it is run by the Peruvian government. They use […]

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Penguin Project Diary – Entry 1

Sep 12 2012
by NEW Zoo Education Dept

So Dawn and I made it to the Punta San Juan Reserve, via the night bus, early, early Monday morning!! Right away, the whole group went out into the desert for training on the reserve, to learn all of the north and south beaches, how to do animal counts and checks, and how to not […]

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