“I shot Marius the Giraffe”

Published on the YouTube channel “TEDx Talk” the 18.03.2020. | By: Mads Frost Bertelsen The veterinarian who shot the giraffe Marius at Copenhagen Zoo explains how the decision was made, the backgrounds and also the reasons behind it. » more

How do the breeding programs work?

Nowadays the breeding of endangered species is one of the most important tasks of zoological gardens. For this, a global network all around the world was established. Zoo organizations provide databases on the stock and genetic specifications of the animals. With the International Species Information System (ISIS) [now: Species360], zoos worldwide coordinate their breeding efforts […]