San Diego Zoo spokesman discusses importance of wildlife conservation
In celebration of Earth Day, San Diego Zoo's Rick Schwartz discusses wildlife conservation.
A southern white rhino named Victoria has become pregnant through artificial insemination at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park
The last male northern white rhino has died, the conservation organization in Kenya caring for the animal announced Tuesday, leaving only two remaining white rhinos in existence. The rhino, named Sudan, who was 45 years old, was euthanized after his health fell into sudden decline "over the last 24
A California man has been sentenced to six months in prison for smuggling an endangered tiger cub into the U.S. from Mexico. Prosecutors argued that cell phone data showed that Luis Valencia was running an animal-trafficking business, according to the Associated Press. The 18-year-old's lawyer said
ABC News' Olivia Smith interviews Rick Schwartz, the global ambassador for the zoo.
The world's oldest captive giant panda Basi has died, her keepers in Fuzhou, southeast China announced Thursday. "With a heavy heart, we solemnly announce today that giant panda star Basi died at 8:50am at the age of 37," an official from the Straits Giant Panda Research and Exchange Centre in
Monday's total solar eclipse will come to Americans in varying degrees of visual clarity, according to ABC News meteorologists, who say that the clearest skies are likely to appear in the Northwest in cities like San Francisco, Salem and Seattle. New York, and parts of the Tennessee Valley, around
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Animals across the country may react strangely on Monday as the first total solar eclipse to traverse the sky above the continental United States in decades takes place, experts say. "In total solar eclipses, there are observations of animals going to sleep," Rick Schwartz, an animal behavior