Koala Conservation: How Sydney’s Taronga Zoo Is Saving the Animals

Australia’s bushfire crisis crippled habitats and burnt through 10 million hectares (24.7 million acres) of land in just 240 days. It devastated wildlife populations with experts fearing that some habitats may never recover. Sydney’s Taronga Zoo was at the forefront of the crisis, with staff battling to care for koalas that had sustained life-threatening burns. […]

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After Surviving Australia’s Bushfires, a Koala Mom and Her Baby Have Returned to the Wild

March 3 is World Wildlife Day! To celebrate, San Diego Zoo Global, the San Diego Zoo’s international initiative to protect the world’s species, is making some changes. San Diego Zoo Global is evolving into the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance. This new identity reflects San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance’s efforts to broaden its “approach to […]

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Koalas may be placed on the e.n.d.a.n.g.e.r.e.d species list thanks to s.e.v.e.r.e population decline

As a consequence of the 2019-20 bushfires in Australia, as well as the continued habitat d.e.s.t.r.u.c.t.i.o.n, koalas might appear on the e.n.d.a.n.g.e.r.e.d species list. Now listed as v.u.l.n.e.r.a.b.l.e, koalas are one of 28 species that might have their t.h.r.e.a.t status upgraded in Australia, joining the Blue Mountains perch, the Pugh’s frog, the Kangaroo Island crimson […]

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