Published on zoo-hannover.de in summer 2021.
An article about the Sahara Conservation Fund’s (SCF) resettlement programme for North African ostriches in central Chad.
Note: Hannover Adventure Zoo has been connected to the SCF since its foundation. The zoo is also the cradle of the ex situ breeding programme, which is so essential to species conservation. Here you will find more information about this work in moving images:
Breeding worked so well that the subspecies has spread among other zoos as well. Here is a report about a breeding success in the ZOOM Adventure World Gelsenkirchen:
This shows how substantial the contributions of modern zoos are to conservation.