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Kids And Grownups Alike Wowed By Rocket Projected On The Washington Monument

In Washington, D.C., the Smithsonian is treating visitors to exhibits celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. After dark an image of the rocket is projected on the Washington Monument.

Meet John Houbolt: He Figured Out How To Go To The Moon, But Few Were Listening

In the early 1960s, NASA was considering three different ideas for landing a man on the lunar surface. Houbolt's plan ultimately won out despite concerns within NASA that it was too risky.

IUCN red list reveals wildlife destruction from treetop to ocean floor

Latest list shows extinction now threatens a third of all assessed species, from monkeys to rhino rays From the tops of trees to the depths of the oceans, humanity’s destruction of wildlife is cont

Release of non-native game birds in UK to be challenged in court

Wild Justice plans legal action over environmental impact of shooting industry’s release of 50m non-native birds each year The legality of releasing 50 million non-native pheasants and partridges i

Country diary: savouring the swish of waves and skylarks' song

Bude, North Cornwall: Whatever your direction of travel here, the path will be rich in nature and history The satellite listening dishes of GCHQ at Morwenstow poke up above the northern horizon, and

If We All Ate Enough Fruits And Vegetables, There'd Be Big Shortages

There's already not enough produce for everyone in the world to get the daily recommended amount. Two new studies urge revamping the food system to feed the growing population and protect the planet.

Telescope In Chile's Mountains Looks For Signals To Explain How The Universe Began

There's a telescope high up in the mountains of Chile that's looking for signals from the earliest moments of the universe. Finding these signals would be key to explaining how the universe began.

Top EPA Scientific Integrity Official Not Allowed To Testify At House Hearing

The top scientific integrity official from the Environmental Protection Agency was barred from attending a Congressional hearing on scientific integrity on Wednesday.

CRB FY2019 Annual Report to Public Safety & Livable Neighborhoods Committee

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WHO Declares Ebola Outbreak In Congo An International Health Emergency

The current outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed more than 1,650 people, according to the World Health Organization. About 12 new cases are reported daily.

Chimps go ape for cinema: is this the beginning of the end for mankind?

New research shows chimpanzees bond quicker after watching films together. Time for Hollywood moguls to fetch the popcorn and head for the zoo – for everyone’s sake Four years ago, while excavati

Seeing Apollo Through The Eyes Of Astronauts

Five former NASA astronauts who flew on space missions reflect on some of the awe-inspiring photos from Apollo 11, the first lunar landing flight.

Scientists Desert USDA As Agency Relocates To Kansas City Area

The mandatory move imposed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on most of the workers at two vital research agencies has been criticized as a "blatant attack on science."

California condor births mark soaring comeback after numbers dwindled to 22

The birds, whose population plummeted last century, have two new chicks: Nos 1,000 and 1,001 Nestled among the red-rock cliffs of Zion national park and the Grand Canyon, California condor chicks No

Huntsville Launches 5,000 Rockets To Commemorate Apollo 11 Anniversary

The U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala., celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch by inviting everyone to launch their own rocket. They're trying to beat the world record.

‘Don’t flush your drugs m’kay’: police warn of the possibility of ‘meth-gators’

Tennessee officials fear that animals living in sewage treatment ponds could ingest drugs that have been disposed of improperly Police in Tennessee are warning residents to stop flushing methamphetam

Chimps more sociable after watching movies together – study

Evolutionary roots of bonding through shared activity may be deeper than was thought Chimpanzees enjoy watching movies together, scientists have discovered, in research that suggests social bonding t

Florida's Corals Are Dying Off, But It's Not All Due To Climate Change, Study Says

A new study from the Florida Keys shows that a lot of the stress on corals comes from local sources, providing hope that community action can help save them.

See you later alligator as Chicago's Chance the Snapper is captured

5ft 3in animal had been spotted last week in Chicago lagoon Reptile caught by Florida expert will be sent to sanctuary or zoo The alligator had a good run as day after day the people hunting for hi

Tues. July 16, 2019, 10 am - City Council Meeting

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Vultures make the world a better, cleaner place

Vultures play a critical role in the environment and are beneficial to all animals, including humans. They consume carrion (or dead animals), which rids the environment of potentially deadly carcasses

Italian forest rangers on the hunt of 'escape genius' bear

Animal climbed over three electric fences and four-metre high barrier to escape Italian forest rangers are on the hunt for a bear that has been described as an “escape genius” after managing to c

Lemur Researcher Dr. Jonah Ratsimbazafy Trains the Next Generation of Wildlife Saving Heroes

Each year, 10 students from universities around the US are selected to spend a summer at the Houston Zoo in order to train, learn, and work alongside Zoo staff and regional conservation partners…

Bears and wolves to coexist in UK woods for first time in 1,000 years

Bear Wood near Bristol aims to spark debate about rewilding of ancient woodlands For the first time in more than 1,000 years native bears and wolves are coming snout to muzzle with each other among t

Mon. July 15, 2019, 2 pm - City Council Meeting

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Mayor Faulconer, San Diego Pride Kick Off Annual Festival with Message of Equality

Thursday, July 11, 2019 - NEWS RELEASE San Diego – With a message of equality for all, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer, City Councilmembers Chris Ward and Jen Campbell, San Diego Pride organizers and LGB

Get Ready for Comic Con and design your own cape at your local rec center!

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Games, field trips and more! Check out this summer’s free Teen Nite activities at select Rec Centers!

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Dollar Day survival guide

Dollar Day is July 18! This is one of the most exciting days at the Zoo, but also one of the busiest. Here's how you can make the most of it.

Navy, SANDAG Sign Agreement on Possible Future Redevelopment of Naval Property Near Airport

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - NEWS RELEASE San Diego – With the goals of modernizing the Navy’s physical presence in San Diego and improving transit connections to the airport, Mayor Kevin L. Faulc

Forecast of Projects to be Awarded in Fiscal Year 2019

(Second Quarter) Data Date: February 15, 2019 To create the print version set the font-size:0.5em on both tables. Save as PDF in Chrome; More Settings - Margins:None and Scale:85 This page contains

Shared Mobility Device Operators

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Construction Contracts FY2019

Construction Contracts FY2019 FY2020 Construction Contracts Awarded FY2019:   Construction Contracts awarded for a total value of   FY2018 Construction Contracts Awarded FY2017 Construction Contr

I Am A Pollinator Pal

The Houston Zoo is well known for its efforts in saving wildlife.  Sea turtles, Houston Toads, Attwater’s Prairie Chickens and even butterflies!  Yearly, staff and volunteers participate in Monarc

July’s Featured Member: Catrena Hodge

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 Zoo Member: Catrena Hodge. We asked…

Meet Angelica, Senior Zovargo Educator!

Angelica is a Senior Educator at Zovargo. Watch and discover what her passions are and how she grew into her important role at Zovargo!

Giant Armadillo Project Biologist Gabriel Trains the Next Generation of Wildlife Saving Heroes

Each year, 10 students from universities around the US are selected to spend a summer at the Houston Zoo in order to train, learn, and work alongside Zoo staff and regional conservation partners…

An update on Witten’s passing

Thank you for your outpouring of love and support over the loss of our beloved giraffe Witten. Monday was a tragic whirlwind. We know you have a lot of questions, and we’ve tried to answer them belo

You and the Zoo are Saving Wildlife on the Galapagos Islands!

The Houston Zoo has been supporting wildlife-saving efforts on the Galapagos Islands for the last 6 years. This is made possible by visitors (like you!) coming to the Zoo. We use a portion…

Dallas Zoo welcomes endangered African painted dogs back to Dallas

We are bringing back a very special species for the first time in 57 years – three endangered African painted dogs! African painted dogs are one of the most social mammals on earth, with the most st

Houstonians are Saving Gorillas by Recycling Electronics

The Houston Zoo is excited to announce the 2019 Action for Apes results! This year, we had 30 organizations including the Houston Zoo’s very own staff and volunteers take part in the challenge…

Meet the Houston Zoo 2019 Wildlife Warriors

In 2015, the Zoo established the Wildlife Warrior award program. Carefully chosen by the Zoo’s Admissions team (the people that take your ticket at the front gate), this award recognizes exceptional

Baby hippo will make its public debut this Saturday

Mom Boipelo and her calf explored the Simmons Hippo Outpost on Friday morning for the first time since the baby’s birth and quickly made themselves at home.

Dallas Zoo’s baby hippo to make its public debut Saturday June 1

DALLAS (May 31, 2019) – Mom Boipelo and her calf explored the Simmons Hippo Outpost on Friday morning for the first time since the baby’s birth and quickly made themselves at home. Boipelo led the

Houston Zoo Releases Sea Turtles Back into the Wild

On Wednesday, May 29, Houston Zoo staff released two sea turtles back into the wild. One of the sea turtles, a green sea turtle, had been rehabilitating at the Houston Zoo since May…

Houston Zoo Conservation Partners Provide Leadership Training to Zoo’s Summer Interns

Summer is officially upon us which means the Houston Zoo’s Collegiate Conservation Program (CCP) is in full swing! Sponsored by ExxonMobil, this program specially selects 10 exceptional college stud

Saving our state reptile, part II.

Springtime is never boring on the rolling plains of Texas. Our latest expedition to the Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch in search of Texas horned lizards (aka “horny toads”) started a little r

June’s Featured Members: Joelle and Keith Hardin

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 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

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

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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!

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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