Deprecated: Function set_magic_quotes_runtime() is deprecated in /home/zooinsid/public_html/wp-settings.php on line 18 Strict Standards: Declaration of Walker_Comment::start_lvl() should be compatible with Walker::start_lvl(&$output) in /home/zooinsid/public_html/wp-includes/comment-template.php on line 0 Strict Standards: Declaration of Walker_Comment::end_lvl() should be compatible with Walker::end_lvl(&$output) in /home/zooinsid/public_html/wp-includes/comment-template.php on line 0 Strict Standards: Declaration of Walker_Comment::start_el() should be compatible with Walker::start_el(&$output) in /home/zooinsid/public_html/wp-includes/comment-template.php on line 0 Strict Standards: Declaration of Walker_Comment::end_el() should be compatible with Walker::end_el(&$output) in /home/zooinsid/public_html/wp-includes/comment-template.php on line 0 Strict Standards: Declaration of Thesis_Comment::start_lvl() should be compatible with Walker::start_lvl(&$output) in /home/zooinsid/public_html/wp-content/themes/thesis/lib/functions/comments.php on line 0 Strict Standards: Declaration of Thesis_Comment::end_lvl() should be compatible with Walker::end_lvl(&$output) in /home/zooinsid/public_html/wp-content/themes/thesis/lib/functions/comments.php on line 0 Strict Standards: Declaration of Thesis_Comment::start_el() should be compatible with Walker::start_el(&$output) in /home/zooinsid/public_html/wp-content/themes/thesis/lib/functions/comments.php on line 0 Strict Standards: Declaration of Thesis_Comment::end_el() should be compatible with Walker::end_el(&$output) in /home/zooinsid/public_html/wp-content/themes/thesis/lib/functions/comments.php on line 0 2009 May — Zoo Insider Strict Standards: call_user_func_array() expects parameter 1 to be a valid callback, non-static method Head::build() should not be called statically in /home/zooinsid/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 339

From the monthly archives:

May 2009

Rare Bird is Awarded Private Beach

by amanda on May 20, 2009 · 0 comments

in misc

I had never heard of a maleo before this story. They are found only on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi.  Their beach is now a protected habitat for the maleo, a unique bird which relies on the sun-baked sands of beaches and in some instances, volcanically heated soil, to incubate its eggs, which it buries [...]

{ 0 comments }

Genetically Modifed Animals in Photos

by amanda on May 18, 2009 · 0 comments

in misc

Sitting aside the ethnically debates about cloning and genetically modifying animals,  National Geographic has some awesome photographs of animals “glowing for science.”
Many of the animals, like the rhesus monkey pictured, have been modified for medical research (he is being studies for Huntington’s disease research).  Some of the animals pictures glow naturally, like scorpions.  Others, like [...]

{ 0 comments }

New Frog Species Found

by amanda on May 5, 2009 · 0 comments

in misc

There was a new frog species found in Western Australia recently.  It looks like a tiny toad.  It’s only 0.8-inch-long (2-centimeter-long) and was discovered near a river in the Kimberley region.  It’s actually a frog.  You can see more photos and a video of him on National Geographic.
With all the bad news about amphibians facing [...]

{ 0 comments }