Sunday, November 1, 2009

Zoo News Sunday: Boo wrap up, fund raisers and research projects

Good morning everyone in Bloggerville. Zebee here. So, did you put your clocks back in you’re in the U.S.? Oh, did you have fun last night trick-or-treating? My boss Joy dressed up for work as “The Fairy godmother of the Sea Creatures.” Here’s a picture of the mask she made herself. Do you like it?

Okay, let’s get on with our weekly zoo tour. Now that Halloween is over, let’s see what some zoos have reported about their ‘Boo at the Zoo’ days. Then onto other zoo news. Ready, let’s go!

Halloween hits the world's zoos
Watch the slide show of animals having fun around the world.

Bristol Zoo Animals Enjoying Halloween
Neat slideshow!

Zoo animals enjoy Halloween treat
More pictures of animals enjoying pumpkin treats.

OFFBEAT: Brookfield Zoo hosts Halloween hoopla
Look at these very clever costumes. Which one is your favorite?

Pink Halloween at Isle of Wight Zoo
Okay, you’ve got to see this picture. What animal(s) did they choose to represent there pink Halloween? Pretty neat, I think.

So, here is the rest of the zoo news for the week…

Free Admission to See Potter Park Zoo's Artic Fox, Snow Leopards, Tigers and Other Winter Animals
Cool! Check and see if you qualify for free admission.

One Cent Means An Expanded World For Polar Bears
Great way for school children to get involved and learn the power of the penny.

Cincinnati Zoo's Staff Standing By Awaiting One Millionth Visitor
I’m glad to see zoo attendance is up this year. We get lonely when you don’t come to see us. We look forward to your visits and, yes, we know the regulars. But that’s a story for another time…

Zoo to add stars from Asia Take our poll
Yeah! This zoo’s growing. More for the locals to see when they visit.

6,300 send in names for zoo's new panda
Wow! That’s a lot of names. See when they’ll announce the winner.

Punjab zoo introduces battery-run vehicles for visitors
WTG Punjab zoo!

Orangutan baby causes a stir at Munich Zoo
Video of mom and her baby.

National Zoo to breed bats to study disease that killed 1 million
Interesting article about bat research. Zoos do a lot of research different projects.

Bristol Zoo Gives Their Aquarium Area a Make Over
See what’s back on display and what’s new.

Oregon Zoo's Polar Bears Come Right Up to the Window to Lick Off Cream Cheese
How cool is that for a special treat? I wonder how I can get some cream cheese?

Fresno zoo leaps to rescue imperiled frog
Another zoo doing very important research. Thank you Fresno.

I guess that’s it for this week. See you back here Tuesday with more fun happenings at the V Zoo.

posted by Zebee aka Joy Delgado
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