About zoos & wildlife. (In my 27th year w/ NC Zoo Society)
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The Minnesota Zoo is asking the state for $1.5 million to avoid needing to close some exhibits. "Officials say the zoo is facing a budget crisis due to declining attendance and increased costs." "Gov. Mark Dayton says he's in favor of helping the zoo, but he believes officials could have done a better job with the budget." The NC Zoo is "the other State Zoo", with a similar budget and challenges. The NC Zoo Society adds millions of dollars annually to what the State and earned revenues […]
Are PCBs Weakening PBs' PBs? http://t.co/6KtiTg5cCo #PolarBear #PenileBone @NatGeo #PCB— russwilliamsiii (@russwilliamsiii) January 30, 2015 "PCBs are especially bad for animals high on the food chain: A single fish may have just a little, but seals eat many fish each day, and polar bears eat seals. Eventually, all those pollutants build up into quite a dose for larger animals. This is called biomagnification." "Many mammals, including cats, dogs, bats, gorillas, and hedgehogs, have a […]
#Deflategate II MRT @woodlandparkzoo: Watch lion triplets go #BeastMode Pumped for #Seahawks #SuperBowl repeat! http://t.co/KytR4v5QHc— russwilliamsiii (@russwilliamsiii) January 30, 2015
Greensboro Science Center has named a little penguin for Carolina Panthers' outstanding LB.
Angelina Jolie will soon direct her fourth film, "Africa". It will tell of researcher Richard Leakey's efforts to save the African elephant from poachers. Jolie likes husband Brad Pitt to play her Leakey.
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