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How Zoos Acquire Endangered Species

How do you transport two young orangutans to a zoo thousands of kilometers away from their native lands? Here's the simple answer: FedEx. Here's the less simple answer: It's a lot of work.

March 30, 2015 — John R. Platt
Halloween Scares: A Graveyard for Extinct Species

Halloween Scares: A Graveyard for Extinct Species

The veil between this world and the next feels much thinner at this time of year, with Halloween focusing attention on death: the friends, leaders, and loved ones we have lost and, perhaps, the species humans have driven into extinction.

October 29, 2013 — John R. Platt