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Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute
Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute
Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute
Join us live from the #EarthOptimism Summit at 12:35 pm EDT to hear about the future of zoos during the 6th mass extinction.
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LIVE: Saving frogs with science and PBS NewsHour #EarthOptimism
Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute
Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute
Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute
Live from the #EarthOptimism Summit, tune in at 10:35 am EDT to another Fire-Sci Chat about the race to save frogs with PBS NewsHour.
LIVE: Bringing species back from the brink with PBS NewsHour #EarthOptimism
Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute
Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute
Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute
Join us for another Fire-Sci Chat at 5 pm EDT for optimistic stories about endangered species. #EarthOptimism
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Our care and study of Asian elephants is making a positive impact. Learn more about endrocrinology, global collaboration and the work of Dr. Janine Brown. #EarthOptimism #EarthDay #WeSaveSpecies
Jacob Smith
Ruth Marsala
Michelle Klein
LIVE: Freezing Corals for the Future with @NewsHour #EarthOptimism
Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute
Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute
Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute
Happy #EarthDay! Live from the #EarthOptimism Summit, tune in to a Fire-Sci Chat at 1:30 pm EDT to learn about the cold science of saving corals with the PBS NewsHour.
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LIVE with Dr. Steve Monfort, John and Adrienne Mars director, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute and Olafur Grimsson, former president of Iceland #EarthOptimism @roadmapforall #BeADoer
Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute
Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute
Jim Mongelluzzo
About 10,000 years ago cheetahs suffered a severe population bottleneck. Scientists keep the insurance cheetah population in human care healthy with breeding recommendations based on genetics.

There are no more than 10,000 cheetahs in the wild. The Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute is a member of the Conservation Centers for Species Survival (C2S2). These seven centers manage more...
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About 10000 years ago cheetahs suffered a severe population bottleneck Scientists keep
Live from the #EarthOptimism Summit learn about reintroducing and tracking scimitar-horned oryx in the wild with PBS NewsHour
Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute
Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute
Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute
Paw-five! Now introducing cheetah cubs Maathai, Fossey, Murie, Leopold and Roosevelt. In celebration of #EarthDay and the #EarthOptimism Summit, the five cubs, three females and two males, were named for groundbreaking conservationists. Thanks to all who voted! The cubs are at our 3200 acre research and breeding facility, the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, in Front Royal, Va....
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Pawfive Now introducing cheetah cubs Maathai Fossey Murie Leopold and Roosevelt In
Debbie Ward
Nannette R. Lisker
Donna Marie Whitmire
Happy #EarthDay! Join us for a Fire-Sci Chat live from the #EarthOptimism Summit at 10:30 am EDT to learn about tracking scimitar-horned oryx reintroduced to the wild with PBS NewsHour.
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Kathy Mezzapica
Our @SmithsonianZoo #Instagram account was named a top spot for ????. We sharing that help connect you to the animals we study, care for and help save across the . Thanks InStyle! #EarthOptimism
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Live from the #EarthOptimism Summit, ecologist Bill McShea talks about how he takes the pulse of habitats all over the world with PBS NewsHour ????????
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Kiwi are nocturnal, flightless birds and have the second largest egg-to-body-weight ratio of any bird, with females laying eggs nearly one-fifth their size.

Kiwi evolved without terrestrial mammal predators but are now considered endangered, primarily due to predators introduced by humans. In 1975, the Smithsonian’s National Zoo became the first to successfully breed kiwi outside of New...
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Kiwi are nocturnal flightless birds and have the second largest eggtobodyweight ratio
Tanja Cross Matau
Alicia Clugh
Nicky Drake