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Audubon Zoo in New Orleans closed due to jaguar attack

Audubon Zoo in New Orleans closed due to jaguar attack

Yesterday was a sad day for the storied Audubon Zoo, as Valerio, a 3-year-old male jaguar, escaped from its habitat at about 7:20 a.m. Animal care, veterinary staff, and security implemented the appropriate action plan to ensure staff safety.  The situation was resolved by 8:15 a.m. when the jaguar was sedated by the vet team. […]

Loggerhead Marinelife Center announces Sea Turtle Release off Juno Beach Thursday Morning*

Loggerhead Marinelife Center announces Sea Turtle Release off Juno Beach Thursday Morning*

On Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 10:30 a.m., Loggerhead Marinelife Center (14200 US Highway One, Juno Beach) will release sea turtles Skerry and Eloise from its facility off Juno Beach. Skerry is a sub-adult loggerhead that was found in the St. Lucie Power Plant Intake Canal. The initial blood-work showed anemia and slight hypoglycemia. There were old boat propeller wounds that are healing on […]

Zoo Miami receives $100k from Carnival

Zoo Miami receives $100k from Carnival

Zoo Miami Foundation received a $100,000 grant from Carnival Foundation for the 2017-2018 school year to deliver the Carnival Kids program, a unique standards-based interactive program designed to challenge fourth and fifth grade students to become the next generation of environmental stewards. This program promotes wildlife conservation and is specifically designed to provide opportunities to local deserving, […]

PB PHOTO CENTRE to Host Local Chapter of FL Native Plant Society on July 17

PB PHOTO CENTRE to Host Local Chapter of FL Native Plant Society on July 17

Fatima NeJame, president and chief executive officer of the world-renowned Palm Beach Photographic Centre (PBPC), today announced that the museum would host the monthly meeting of the Palm Beach County Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society on Tuesday, July 17. In addition, starting at 6:30 pm, the Photo Centre will host a special reception focused on its current […]

Nominations for Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s Tenth Annual Go Blue Awards Luncheon, featuring renowned conservationist Jeff Corwin open July 15

Nominations for Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s Tenth Annual Go Blue Awards Luncheon, featuring renowned conservationist Jeff Corwin open July 15

Nominations for Florida’s most prestigious ocean conservation awards ceremony, the Tenth Annual Go Blue Awards Luncheon, presented by Manatee Lagoon –
 An FPL Eco-Discovery Center will open nationwide on Sunday, July 15. Hosted by Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC), the Go Blue Awards Luncheon recognizes and awards four individuals and one business or nonprofit that have promoted, […]

#SharkbiteSaturday – Bottlenose dolphin found with life-threatening shark bite injuries gets a second chance at life

#SharkbiteSaturday – Bottlenose dolphin found with life-threatening shark bite injuries gets a second chance at life

On Thursday, June 28, members of the SeaWorld Orlando Rescue Team and the Georgia Aquarium Conservation Field Station, along with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) returned “Sharkie” to the ocean near St. Augustine, Fla. after an intense four month rehabilitation at SeaWorld Orlando.   The 265 lb. sub-adult Atlantic bottlenose dolphin was rescued […]