Thursday, April 29, 2010

The Roar Report: Official Weblog of Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Photo Safari 'Pic of the Month'

Contest for the Cleveland Zoo.
The Roar Report: Official Weblog of Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Photo Safari 'Pic of the Month'

Also, I may be visiting my first zoo of the year this weekend! Hopefully the weather holds out. Follow me on Twitter as I will be tweeting live from the zoo. Link on the sidebar.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Shopping for Mother's Day?

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Animals in Captivity Subject of Congressionfal Hearing Tuesday

Yesterday a U.S. House committee held a hearing examining the educational benefit of marine mammals in captivity. If you're interested, you can watch the archived footage of the hearing.

Julie Scardina, Animal Ambassador for SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, testified before the committee along with a representative from AZA, several scholars, a representative from the Humane Society of the United States, and the director of the recent documentary "The Cove" (who repeatedly called marine mammal exhibits "dolphin circus shows"). IAAPA submitted a letter for the record on behalf of its zoo and aquarium members. Additionally, several IAAPA member facilities submitted letters discussing the educational, environmental, and economic benefit zoos and aquariums provide.

Read more here.

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Upcoming Updates

Sorry for the lack of updates recently, I have been extremely busy. The good news is that summer is approaching and I hope to make it out to a few zoos that I have never been to before or haven't been in quite some time, which means lots of new pictures and videos. Stay tuned!

Which zoos are YOU planning on visiting this year?

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

SeaWorld Name the Dolphin

SeaWorld California has teamed up with SignOn San Diego to name their latest Dolphin calf. Everyone who enters will be put into a drawing to win 2 Silver Annual Passes to the park. Voting will continue through to April 8th.