Fall 2018 Newsletter

Download Fall 2018 Newsletter SHOW AND TAIL: Breaking the Rules: An unconventional and successful approach to breeding three-banded armadillos Upcoming AZA Professional Development Courses and Professional Conferences SPECIES SPOTLIGHT: Common Chuckwalla, Sauromalus ater Related: See Western Chuckwalla AMBASSADORS IN ACTION: The Little Macaw That Could: Finding the Right Job for the Animal SHOW AND TAIL:…

Arizona Walkingstick

Latin Name Order: Husbandry Information Housing Requirements Diet Requirements Veterinary Concerns Notes on Enrichment & Training Other Colony or Breeding Management Notes species is housed or managed socially or for breeding purposes. Individual Identification Dimorphism or practiced ways to individually mark species (such as those in colonies, like giant millipedes). Programmatic Information Transportation Temperature Guidelines…

Cave Cockroach

Latin Name Order: Husbandry Information Housing Requirements Diet Requirements Veterinary Concerns Notes on Enrichment & Training Other Colony or Breeding Management Notes species is housed or managed socially or for breeding purposes. Individual Identification Dimorphism or practiced ways to individually mark species (such as those in colonies, like giant millipedes). Programmatic Information Transportation Temperature Guidelines…

Spring-Summer 2018

Download Spring-Summer 2018 (06-27-2018) News from the Ambassador Animal SAG Trending Topics in Ambassador Animals Trending Topics: Domestic Dogs and Cats as Ambassador Animals: A Look at Eight Facilities Ambassadors in Action: A Slow but Steady Race Against Extinction: Training Radiated Tortoises to Inspire Public Participation in Conservation Efforts Show and Tail: Housing Ambassador Animals on…

Winter 2017

Download Winter 2017-18 (01-02-2018) This issue includes: News from the Ambassador Animal SAG Trending Topics in Ambassador Animals: Introduction Imprinted vs. Parent Reared Owls Participating in Programs – Perspectives from Four Facilities Ambassadors in Action: Enriching Ambassador Animals Development of an Invertebrate Program at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium Species Spotlight: Tawny Frogmouth

Summer 2017: Volume 3, Issue 2

Download Summer 2017 (06-13-2017) News from the Ambassador Animal SAG AASAG Mid-year Meeting Ambassadors in Action: Tracy Aviary’s Andean Condor Ambassador Research Corner: Guest Experiences at Touch Tanks Species Spotlight: Aquatic Touch Tanks Show and Tail: Choosy but not Picky – Degus as Ambassador Animals

Fall 2017

Download the Fall 2017 (09-04-2017) News from the Ambassador Animal SAG Starting the Conversation: Trending Topics in Ambassador Animals Ambassadors in Action: The “Path” to Stardom for a Pair of Pelicans Ambassadors in Action Part Two: The Shark Cart Research Corner: Transport Protocol Study for Ectothermic Species Used in Outreach Programming at Akron Zoo Show and Tail: Working…

Spring 2017 Newsletter

Download Spring 2017 (07-15-2016) News from the Ambassador Animal SAG Ambassadors in Action: Watertown Middle School CARES About the Ambassador Animals at the Bramble Park Zoo Research Corner: Could a Visit to the Zoo Lower Your Level of Stress? Species Spotlight: Prehensile Tailed Skink Show and Tail: West African Crowned Cranes at Tracy Aviary Population…

Winter 2016

Download Winter 2016 Volume 1, Issue 2 (12-21-2016) News from the Ambassador Animal SAG Ambassadors in Action: Dolly’s Story (California Condor) Species Spotlight: Madagascar Hissing Cockroach Techniques in Raising and Training Eurasian Lynx for Animal Ambassador Programming at Brookfield Zoo Research Corner: Temperature and Transport: Welfare Implications for Ambassador Ectotherms

Summer 2016

Download Volume 1, Issue 3: Summer 2016 (8/16/2016) News from The Ambassador Animal SAG Strategic Framework Initiative Updates Species Spotlight: Red Tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) Ambassadors in Action: Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium (PDZA) ambassadors Research Corner: Assessing Welfare in Ambassador Animals: A Collaborative Effort