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Tues. May 21, 2019, 10 am - City Council Meeting

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City Opens First Business Accelerator in Southeastern San Diego

Monday, May 20, 2019 - NEWS RELEASE San Diego – As part of his commitment to bring opportunity to every San Diego neighborhood, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer today opened the first business accelerator

Pushy bonobo mothers help sons find sexual partners, scientists find

High-ranking mothers lead sons to groups of females and keep guard while they mate Their mothers are so keen for them to father children that they usher them in front of promising partners, shield th

How The Brain Shapes Pain And Links Ouch With Emotion

Pain is more than an unpleasant sensation. When pain signals reach the brain, they interact with areas involved in thinking, memory and emotion.

Own a Gerrard Gethings Bee photograph

To coincide with World Bee Day, we are giving readers the opportunity to purchase an exclusive edition of Gethings’s bee photographs • Own one of the edition by Gerrard Gethings Continue reading.

Country diary: an old dynamite works has become a hub of biodiversity

Ardeer, Ayrshire: This semi-open expanse is now valuable open mosaic habitat, beloved by beetles and solitary bees A red light had been spinning as we crept along the fenceline, but I hadn’t unders

Billion-Dollar Gamble: How A 'Singular Hero' Helped Start A New Field In Physics

In the 1970s, Rich Isaacson was presented with what seemed like a crazy idea: using lasers to detect gravitational waves. It became the biggest project the National Science Foundation had ever funded.

The Home Office shames us all by its callous attitude to child refugees | Barbara Ellen

This country can easily afford to offer sanctuary to many vulnerable youngstersAnyone horrified in 2017 by the government’s shamefully inadequate response to helping lone child refugees trapped in m

50 Years Later, Looking Back At Apollo 10, Precursor To The Moon Landing

It's the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 10 mission. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with General Thomas Stafford, who led the Apollo 10 mission.

Calories, Carbs, Fat, Fiber: Unraveling The Links Between Breast Cancer And Diet

A new study finds that women who ate a low-fat diet and more fruits, vegetables and grains, lowered their risk of dying from breast cancer. But which of those factors provided the protective effect?

Thailand: disabled dog rescues baby buried alive by teenage mother

Ping Pong alerts local villagers to infant’s location by digging to expose child’s legs A disabled dog named Ping Pong has become the pride of his village in north-east Thailand, after rescuing

Country diary: it's hard to see how English elms can have survived

Marshwood Vale, Dorset: Dutch elm disease devastated the handsome trees, but traces of them can be found all over the West Country if you know how to look The death of the English elm is much exagger

Critics Say USDA Relocation Proposal Is A Political Move

A plan to move USDA research groups out of D.C. has towns clamoring for "700 high-paying jobs." But critics say it's part of an effort to gut objective research and cut many jobs at the two agencies.

Suicide Rate For Girls Has Been Rising Faster Than For Boys, Study Finds

Researchers found that the increase was highest for girls ages 10 to 14 in the U.S., rising by nearly 13% since 2007. The increase for boys of the same age was 7%.

The greatest frown in town: Grumpy Cat – a life in pictures

Grumpy cat – real name Tardar Sauce – has died aged seven. The feline appeared on everything from Good Morning America and the Friskies awards to American Idol and Cats the Musical Continue readi

The week in wildlife – in pictures

A bobcat, a Burmese python and a baby elephant Continue reading...

Grumpy Cat: internet’s most famous cat dies aged seven – video obituary

Grumpy Cat has died aged seven. She became an internet sensation in 2012 when images of her downturned mouth and unimpressed expression emerged on Reddit. She soon became the universal digital shorth

Grumpy Cat dies aged seven: 'Some days are grumpier than others'

Internet’s No 1 cat, with a face that launched a thousand gifs, expires in Arizona The greatest frown in town: Grumpy Cat – a life in pictures Grumpy Cat – the most famous cat on the internet,

Researchers Say Evidence Shows What You Eat Really Does Matter

Two new diet studies add to the evidence that when it comes to staying healthy, counting calories may not be enough. What really matters is what you choose to eat and the quality of your diet.

Smartphone App And Paper Funnel Could Help Diagnose Ear Infections

Researchers have developed a smartphone app that can help diagnose an ear infection. Parents will be able to use it at home, pending further tests and Food and Drug Administration approval.

How To See The Future (No Crystal Ball Needed)

When disaster strikes, we want to know, who screwed up? This week we explore the psychology of warnings: Why some warnings get heard, and why some of us are better at seeing what lies ahead.

Dallas Zoo welcomes a healthy baby hippo

Calf born to mom Boipelo Tuesday evening DALLAS (May 16, 2019) – The Dallas Zoo is proudly welcoming a Nile hippopotamus calf born Tuesday, May 14, around 6:30 p.m. to 12-year-old mom Boipelo after

Dallas Zoo welcomes a healthy baby hippo

The Dallas Zoo is proudly welcoming a Nile hippopotamus calf born Tuesday, May 14, around 6:30 p.m. to 12-year-old mom Boipelo after an eight-month-long gestation. Both mom and calf are doing well

It's Not Just Salt, Sugar, Fat: Study Finds Ultra-Processed Foods Drive Weight Gain

"Landmark" study finds a highly processed diet spurred people to overeat compared with an unprocessed diet, about 500 extra calories a day. That suggests something about processing itself is at play.

I am a Pollinator Pal

  Our Staff Pollinator Pal today is DeAndra Ramsey.  DeAndra is our School Program Coordinator in the Conservation Education Department and Conservation Champion for Texas Bat Monitoring.  She star

Free CPR/AED Workshop

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New Law to Address Proliferation of People Living in Unsafe Conditions in Vehicles on City Streets

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - NEWS RELEASE San Diego – Today Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer won City Council approval of a new emergency ordinance that will protect the quality of life in neighborhoods and ad

San Diego's Startup Ecosystem

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Join us for Discover Otay Valley Regional Park Day May 18

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San Diego's Incubators & Accelerators Ecosystem

San Diego City Government For startups, a list of all incubators, accelerators, and coworking spaces that provide training, networking and advice. Resource Link:  https://www.sandiego.gov/economic-

2019 Building Safety Month

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San Ysidro Community Celebrates Completion of Major Road Reconstruction that Creates Safe Walkway for Children

Monday, May 13, 2019 - NEWS RELEASE San Diego – As part of his commitment to building a better future for all San Diego neighborhoods, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer was joined today by City Councilmemb

You and the Zoo are Saving Wild Whooping Cranes!

In less than two weeks, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the Houston Zoo’s new Kathrine G. McGovern’s Texas Wetlands habitat! As you embark on your first adventure through our new exhibit,

Dallas Zoo helps release flamingo chicks back into the wild after life-saving emergency rescue

In January, the Dallas Zoo was part of an unprecedented rescue effort after 1,800 lesser flamingo chicks were abandoned at their nesting grounds due to severe drought. But the work was far from over.

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mom deserves the BEST of everything, but getting her the perfect gift can be tough. Not to worry…we’ve got you covered!

Saving our state reptile

Unless you’ve been living under a rock (like our state reptile was during the winter months), you know how much we love Texas horned lizards here at the Dallas Zoo. Last weekend we began our 10th ye

Houston Zoo Statement Regarding Lawsuit Against Houston Interactive Aquarium and Zoo

HOUSTON (May 2, 2019) — On April 17, 2019, attorneys for the Houston Zoo sent a cease and desist letter to a for-profit business entity named the Houston Interactive Aquarium and Zoo, also…

May’s Featured Members: The Adams Family

We love our Members. Their incredible support allows us to make a difference to animals both locally and all over the world. This month, we’re spotlighting a family of Zoo Members that deserve…

Dallas Zoo’s popular evening concert series Safari Nights Presented by Reliant kicks off April 27

Enjoy live bands, animal encounters, dinosaurs, and more for 11 consecutive Saturday nights DALLAS (April 25, 2019) – The wildest evening concert series to hit North Texas is back for its seventh se

Meet the Zoo’s Snake Saving Partner Murthy Kantimahanti on Monday, April 29th!

The Houston Zoo will be hosting the Houston Venom Conference this month – created in 2013 the conference serves to educate physicians, nurses, EMS professionals, and nature enthusiasts about the man

Camp Zoofari Inspires 11 Year-old to Start Cell Phone Recycling Project in Africa, Saving Gorillas in the Wild!

Hi, I am Ainsley Swiger, an 11 year old girl who currently lives in Angola, Africa. I moved here because of my Dad’s job when I was 8 years old. Living here has…

Grab a Drink and Save Animals in the Wild at Brew at the Zoo on April 25th!

Do you ever wish you could throw back some of your favorite brews and save wildlife? Well raise your glass, because for the second year in a row you will be protecting animals…

Life-saving Protocols Activated to Save Baby Elephant

Houston Zoo Elephant Calf Completed Treatment for Deadly VirusA nearly two-year-old Asian elephant calf at the Houston Zoo recently completed successful treatment for elephant endotheliotropic herpesv

Be An Ocean Hero – Sea Lion Spotlight on Species & Member Morning

Have you ever walked on the beach or jetty and wondered where all the trash comes from? Was it left from the last person that visited? Was it blown off a boat? Or…

Creating a better world for turtles

With a family tree that began 300 million years ago, turtles have been around since the time of the dinosaurs.

The Texas Wetlands at the Houston Zoo

Kathrine G. McGovern Texas Wetlands at the Houston Zoo will open to the public on Friday, May 24, just in time to kick off Memorial Day Weekend. The Texas Wetlands brings together three…

Giant dinosaurs hatch at the Dallas Zoo this spring

DALLAS (March 19, 2019) – More than 24 larger-than-life animatronic dinosaurs will roar into Texas’s largest zoo on FRIDAY, APRIL 5, and it’s going to be epic. Dinos at the Dallas Zoo will tr

Update from the field: Emergency flamingo chick rescue mission

Senior Zoologist Dana I. and Assistant Bird Supervisor Nathan C. guest blog on ZooHoo!

Dallas Zoo welcomes another baby gorilla! 

Baby gorilla playdates will be endless this year at the Dallas Zoo! We are welcoming our second baby gorilla born in 21 years – and the second born in just the last year. Our 13-year-old critically

Zovargo earns GS Friendship Award

At the 2018 Girl Scouts San Diego Conference, Zovargo was awarded the Friendship Award. Through several letters and nominations, we proudly earned this award. We are honored to have earned this speci

Say NO to Palm Oil

Girl Scout Cadette Troop 2856 in San Diego, Ca - with help from GSSD community partner, Zovargo - took on the problem with palm on as their Take Action Project. Watch this video to see what they disc

WILD LIFE: A Moonlight Masquerade KNSD TV 10 9 18 web content

Zovargo is the special guest for the San Diego Museum of Man's event WILD LIFE! Bringing along lots of crawling insects and arachnids for educational encounters, Zovargo is proud to partner with this

Zovargo on Fox 5 San Diego!

Zovargo provided an interactive Reptile Show for the Shoppes at Carlsbad in September 2018. To help promote our special Creature Encounter, we visited Fox 5 to spread the word and preview some of our

Meet Zovargo Educator, Vanessa!

Meet Zovargo Educator, Vanessa! Learn about her background and what her experience has been like as a Zovargo Educator. Everyone on our team has a different story and different experiences - enjoy! S

What is Conservation?

Conservation means many different things to everyone. Hear from our Zovargo partners and friends what conservation means to them and how we can all make a difference to help our world. Schools, Scout

Thank You Doyle Elementary HD

This year was our third time coming out to Doyle Elementary! We had a great time with the whole school and really appreciate these letters! Schools, Scout Meetings, Classroom Programs, and Birthday P

Zovargo on San Diego Fox 5 News!

In support of the 10th annual STEM Expo in San Diego, Zovargo provided a preview on live morning TV of all the neat "teacher creatures" that they will have during the Expo Day at Petco Park

Zovargo on San Diego's KUSI Morning Show

In support of the 10th annual STEM Expo in San Diego, Zovargo provided a preview on live morning TV of all the neat "teacher creatures" that they will have during the Expo Day at Petco Park

Zovargo Gives Back

In January of 2018, Zovargo provided a free animal show for our military community in San Diego, Ca. Nearly 200 people attended and it was an awesome show!

Animals | Smithsonian's National Zoo

The Smithsonian's National Zoo is home to more than 1,500 animals across 300 different species. Learn more about animals, exhibits, conservation and education at the Zoo!

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Zovargo San Diego Animal Birthday Parties - YouTube

Every wonder what it's like to have Zovargo provide an animal birthday party? Here's a sneak peak into what it's like! Schools, Scout Meetings, Classroom Pro...

Colorado couple welcomes new giant baby

A Colorado woman was shocked when doctors placed a 14-pound baby girl in her arms. Alisha Hernandez of San Luis Valley had been told in pre-natal appointments that she’d likely deliver a 7-pound ch

The ugliest Christmas sweaters you’ve ever seen

We can blame Colin Firth for the ugly Christmas sweater trend. In the role as Mark Darcy, he was wearing a roll-neck emblazoned with a giant smiling reindeer head when he first met Renee Zellweger i

Most popular baby names of 2014

BabyCenter has just released its list of top baby names for 2014. The online parenting and pregnancy destination compiled over 406,000 baby names and combined those that sound the same but have differ

The most awkward Thanksgiving photos ever

Let’s be honest. Thanksgiving is often more like a scene out of National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation movie than like a pretty and perfect spread from the pages of Martha Stewart. Uncle Joe dri

Middle schooler accepts spot on college basketball team for 2020

Now at age 13, the 5-foot-8 star athlete, who's a seventh-grader at Luna Middle School in San Antonio, Texas, has made a verbal agreement with the University of Texas women’s basketball team and acc

Mom photographs baby in different costume every day until Halloween

A New York mom has made it her goal to dress her baby in a different Halloween costume every day during the month of October in celebration of Halloween. Jessica Chavkin has been taking photos of her

Toys R Us agrees to pull ‘Breaking Bad’ dolls

Update: The Associated Press reported late Tuesday that Toys R Us is pulling its four collectible dolls based on characters from AMC’s hit series “Breaking Bad.”  The toy giant, which is base

Halloween costumes that bring the family together

The family that dresses up for Halloween together, stays together! Some of the best and most memorable Halloween costumes are worn by families dressed up around a theme. We’ve hunted down costumes

Kids and pets: Readers’ adorable photos

What do you get when you combine cute kids and their cute pets? Cute overload! Here’s a collection of adorable photos from our readers that will make you smile. If you’ve been on the fence about w


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