http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2010/04/100430-energy-oil-spill-hits-gulf-coast/ I was home today and following the oil spill. Without going into detail regarding the work of endangered species biologists working for the USFWS (Department of the Interior) or biologists with NMFS (NOAA-Commerce Department), I wanted to share this article to remind people of a contentious issue. The incident may remind you or make […]Read More Off the List and Back in Trouble
Is it a Zoo or a Living Collection? This is what happens to you if you spend too much time in school as I did. Everything becomes an “institution” and eventually so do you. Actually, I prefer Living Institution which I believe was coined by the top-notch folks at the Bronx Zoo-based Wildlife Conservation Society. […]Read More Living Institutions or Zoos?
http://cnn.org/2010/US/04/24/mears.sartore.qanda/index.html?hpt=C1 Both the New York Times & CNN seem to be reading the Zoo Peeps blog. I’m so flattered. I won’t distract you with my thoughts, but read my article on the re-branding of African wild dogs and other endangered species. The new field of conservation marketing and brand development is taking off. -JCS, ZKERead More Riveting Piece About NGS Photographer & Vanishing Species
Find your authenticity and stand out from the crowd. When did I become obsessed with note cards? I know no one else that can spend 30 minutes contemplating stationery; evaluating each available design and qualifying them by the projected emotional reaction each card will evoke when opened by the recipient. I eliminate them one by […]Read More You are Not Your Logo! Quick Tips From Sandra Dee Robinson
http://www.sandradeerobinson.com/ Sandra is a veteran of day time TV and has appeared on numerous shows including one of my favorites, 2.5 Men. She is also a renowned media trainer and owner of Charisma On Camera. Her recent contribution to Zoo Peeps provided some interesting perspectives for zoo educators and animal care specialists working with the […]Read More Veteran Actress, Sandra Dee Robinson, has been Selected as Co- Host for Zoo Peeps Radio
http://www.cbc.ca/canada/manitoba/story/2010/04/19/mb-grizzly-bear-zoo-winnipeg.html Even though advances in veterinary preventive and clinical health care have extended the captive lifespan of so many animals, it’s kind of touching to hear that an animal ambassador that brought so much joy to visitors and staff, passed on to bear heaven in his sleep. We all would like to go as peacefully […]Read More Waldo, the Bear Who Died In His Sleep
Read this account first…. I rarely re-post, but this week has been an exception, and this article (link above) puts it all into perspective….. Random Reference Link on Zoo Keeping I apologize immensely to my followers as I have strayed from conventional blogging by failing not to provide enough coaching as most bloggers do. My […]Read More RP- ‘Timely Tales/Tails’