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Thursday, March 23

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Secrets of Elephant Trunks

Let’s do a little experiment. Find a small piece of food around you, about the size of a hard candy...
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Venomous or Poisonous? 

Okay, it used to be simple for us biology nerds to distinguish “poisonous” organisms from “venomous” organisms. In lectures, I...
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Sun Bear Tongues and Frog Tongues

The animals at Zoo Atlanta represent so many opportunities for biologists around the world to learn basic information about, well,...
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Zebras and tigers oh my!

How did the zebra get its stripes?  How did the tiger get its stripes? These are age-old questions in natural...
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Rodent Bones

CSI at the Zoo! What happened to these animal bones, thousands of years ago? A research team at Emory University...
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Mesoamerican Toads

Hot off the presses! How does one correct a scientific error that was made more than 150 years ago? That’s...
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Kori Bustard and Ethotrak Project

Where: Zoo Atlanta and other partner institutions in AZA Begun in 2007, the Kori Bustard Ethotrak Project was developed to...
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Great ape heart project

Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of mortality among great apes living in zoological settings
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Giant Panda Research

Zoo Atlanta’s research program on giant pandas began in March 1997. Research is conducted both here at Zoo Atlanta and...
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Orangutan Learning Tree

Scientists have long wondered about the true nature of great ape cognition, and a groundbreaking project at Zoo Atlanta provides...
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