Sarah Navarro, this week’s Educator of the Week, is the curriculum development manager at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. She guided students in a BioBlitz investigating the local flora and fauna.
SCIENCE Now that Washington, D.C.’s panda has surprised the world with twin cubs, zoo staff are working ’round the clock to help the babies through their first fragile weeks of […]
What do your kids usually notice when visiting the zoo? Are they awed by the orangutans? Do they shriek when the lions roar and giggle while the sea lions play? […]
ENVIRONMENT The bad news: Exotic acacia trees pose a pesky problem for native coastal dunes at Los Angeles International Airport. The good news: Giraffes like them—a lot. (Los Angeles Times) […]
SCIENCE Besides the risks three-toed sloths incur on their tri-weekly potty trips, the trips are costly in terms of energy demands. Why, scientists wondered, do sloths expend so much energy […]