It is with great pleasure that we share the story of five more endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtles that were released back into the ocean. With help from our partners at the National Aquarium in Baltimore and the Staff from the Assateague Island State Park, we had a spectacular day!
Above: New England Aquarium Senior Biologist, Julika Wocial, prepares to release an endangered
Cavy, binturong, cassowary and capybara are the lions, tigers and bears of NYC's little zoo."Until the 1980s, the Staten Island Zoo did, in fact, own traditional zoo animals. There was even a chimpanzee in the mix. But as the zoo, like many in the country, started to modernize its exhibits, replacing cages with more naturalistic habitats, the board of trustees decided to dispense with the largest animals; homes for them were found at other zoos." The Staten Island Zoo is on just 8 acres.