Aquarium care

Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium PPG International Conservation Center Achieves American Humane Certified™ Seal for Exceptional Animal Welfare

Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium PPG International Conservation Center Achieves American Humane Certified™ Seal for Exceptional Animal Welfare

Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium PPG International Conservation Center Achieves American Humane Certified™ Seal Elephant at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium International Conservation Center WASHINGTON, DC, Oct. 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — American Humane, the nation’s premier national animal welfare organization and the world’s largest certifier of animal welfare practices, today announced that the Pittsburgh …

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Austin Aquarium under surveillance again after PETA investigation: One fish, two fish, one goldfish, one dead fish – Reuters

Austin Aquarium under surveillance again after PETA investigation: One fish, two fish, one goldfish, one dead fish – Reuters

Austin Aquarium is under investigation by the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife (Courtesy of Larry D. Moore) the besieged Austin Aquarium is once again under fire from regulators, including the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlifeafter a scathing investigation report by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals earlier this year. From March to …

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In search of leopard sharks, Birch Aquarium completes annual review

Although the popularity of “Shark Week” on the Discovery Channel brings attention to sharks around the world, a team of veterinarians from the Birch Aquarium in La Jolla examined the sharks found in our backyard. At the end of July, Birch’s leopard sharks underwent an annual check during which aquarists measured their total weight, length …

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Dolphins on display at the Minnesota Zoo for the first time in a decade

For approximately seven months, the Minnesota Zoo will house seven bottlenose dolphins while their habitat at Brookfield Zoo undergoes renovations. They might be here longer depending on how long the renovation projects take to complete. This is the first time the public will be able to see dolphins at the Minnesota Zoo since it moved …

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Four Gifts That Help Save Animals

Support conservation and help save animals from extinction this holiday season! By supporting the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and AZA-accredited facilities, you are contributing to the more than $216 million spent on on-the-ground conservation in 117 countries in 2021. With these four gifts, you can make Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, or any holiday even …

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North Carolina Aquarium’s “Future Waters” exhibit will feature aquaculture

A shellfish farm. A planned exhibit at the NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores will feature exhibits and information on aquaculture, sustainable fishing and coral propagation. Photo: Marine Fisheries Division The National Institute of Museum and Library Services awarded a grant to the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores to construct an educational conservation …

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Adventure Aquarium FISH Nights is sensory for kids with autism and other sensitivities

Adventure Aquarium in Camden is hosting a sensory evening which will create an inclusive environment for all guests, including people with autism and other sensitivities. The Family Inclusive Sensory Hours Night will take place on Saturday, August 20 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event is part of an ongoing partnership with the Shriners …

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5 Little Blue Penguins Moved From Birch Aquarium To Cincinnati Zoo

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Five little blue penguins recently moved 2,000 miles from La Jolla to the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. Penguins are part of an international species survival plan that aims to maintain the genetic diversity of certain species in zoos and aquariums. The Birch Aquarium at UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of …

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Hurricane Ian closes Busch Gardens, aquariums, zoo and cancels Tampa Bay area events

With Hurricane Ian off the coast, attractions and event planners in the Tampa Bay area are soon deciding to move forward with plans for fall festivals, shows and gatherings slated for this weekend. Busch Gardens, Florida Aquarium, Clearwater Aquarium and ZooTampa have all announced they will be closing in preparation. On Monday, most of the …

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