Entire Gorilla Family from Kent to be Released into the Wild

While zoos do serve as an attraction for tourists, there are some zoos and organizations take pride themselves on being able to encourage re-population of endangered species in the wild. The private Kent zoo, in collaboration with the John Aspinall Foundation, is just one of them.

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Bottlenose Dolphin with Deformed Spine ‘Adopted’ by a Pod of Sperm Whales

When you think about dolphins, you probably imagine highly social animals that enjoy basking in the lime light. For the most part, you’d be right. Sperm whales, on the other hand, tend to be on the opposite end of the socialization spectrum; they’re shy, reserved, and they rarely mingle with other sea creatures.

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Extremely Rare Turtle Released back into Cambodian River

A female Southern River terrapin, one of the most endangered turtles of the world, was successfully released into a Cambodian River last Monday midst loud cheers from locals and in the presence of wildlife officials and conservationists. The turtle is also first of the species to have been satellite tagged.

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