Giraffes at the Safari Park
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January 20, 2022
NEWS RELEASE

SAN DIEGO (Jan. 20, 2022) –—For the first time, wildlife conservationists in a bi-national collaborative partnership to save endangered peninsular pronghorn can now track their movements across harsh desert terrain in the El Vizcaino Biosphere Preserve in Baja California Sur, Mexico

January 18, 2022
NEWS RELEASE

SAN DIEGO (Jan. 18, 2022) – A new year brings new beginnings—and that is especially true for Indah, a 35-year-old female Sumatran orangutan at the San Diego Zoo, who gave birth to her third infant earlier this month. 

January 4, 2022
NEWS RELEASE

SAN DIEGO (Jan. 5, 2022) — San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance is welcoming two new members to its Board of Trustees. Gary E. Knell, former chairman of National Geographic Partners; and T. ʻAulani Wilhelm, senior vice president for Oceans at Conservation International; are joining the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance board at the start of January, helping to direct the international nonprofit organization’s operational strategies while maintaining a sharp focus on its vital wildlife conservation mission. 

January 3, 2022
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SAN DIEGO (Jan. 3, 2022) – San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance, in collaboration with the San Diego Unified Port District, today announced the successful conclusion of Guardians of the Bay, their environmental education program. The program was designed to ignite a passion for local watersheds among students, inform them about how to make a difference and inspire personal responsibility for conservation of San Diego Bay. 

December 17, 2021
PHOTO NEWS RELEASE

SAN DIEGO (Dec. 17, 2021) – Just in time for the holidays, a newborn giraffe calf at the San Diego Zoo has received the perfect gift—a name. The 3-week-old female calf will be called Mawe (pronounced “maw way”), meaning stone in Swahili.

December 9, 2021
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SAN DIEGO (Dec. 9, 2021) — San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance welcomed delegates from Kenya’s Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife, Kenya Wildlife Service, and the Wildlife Training Research Institute, to the San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park, as the international nonprofit conservation organization seeks to strengthen its ongoing collaboration with Kenya’s leading wildlife conserver.

December 8, 2021
MULTIMEDIA NEWS RELEASE

KAHULUI, MAUI) – An ambitious effort to rescue four tiny birds deep in a thick Hawaiian rainforest saw its first taste of success last Sunday (Dec. 5, 2021), giving hope to a critically endangered species driven to the brink of extinction by malaria—an unfortunate consequence of climate change.

November 23, 2021
NEWS RELEASE

SAN DIEGO (Nov. 23, 2021) – ‘Tis the season for holiday fun, and Jungle Bells at the San Diego Zoo proudly supported by California Coast Credit Union and Wild Holidays at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park offer memory-making holiday experiences for the entire family. Both events will treat guests to views of amazing wildlife, twinkling lights, entertaining live performances, holiday music and more. 

November 15, 2021
NEWS RELEASE

NEW YORK AND SAN DIEGO (Nov. 15, 2021) – iHeartMedia, the number one podcast publisher globally according to podtrac, and San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance (SDZWA), an international nonprofit conservation organization that oversees the San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, today announced the debut of a weekly podcast series, “Amazing Wildlife.”

November 11, 2021
NEWS RELEASE

SAN DIEGO (Nov. 12, 2021) –  On New Year’s Day, San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance will participate in the 133rd Rose Parade presented by Honda, with a float representing the organization’s past, present and future in wildlife conservation—depicting a lion, a California condor and a rhinoceros. San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance is an international conservation organization with “two front doors”: the San Diego Zoo near downtown San Diego and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido, California. 

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