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Women's History Month is a celebration of women's contributions to history, culture and society, and has been observed annually in the month of March in the United States since 1987. So we wanted to highlight the amazing work being done here at the Phoenix Zoo!
Shelly Donohue
How long have you been a primate keeper at the Phoenix Zoo? I have been a primate keeper at the Phoenix Zoo for 3 years as of April 2nd, 2018 and a zookeeper for a total of 8 years. Growing up, when did you know you wanted to become a keeper? I knew from a very early age that I was...
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Identification of a large dataset of SNPs in hair‐fin anchovy based on RAD‐seq

Summary Hair‐fin anchovy is an economically important fish distributed in the West Indian Ocean and the Northwest Pacific Ocean. In this study, 154 individuals in eight... Read more ...

Parsing the microRNA genetics basis regulating skeletal muscle fiber types...

Summary Muscle fibers are closely related to human diseases and livestock meat quality. However, the genetics basis of microRNAs in regulating muscle fibers is not completely... Read more ...

Birds from Britannia by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

Birds from Britannia by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

With the sad passing of Prince Philip this week I thought I should share with you a book that we own that he wrote. This book was gifted by my father, Philip, to his father... Read more ...

Gracie

Gracie

Put your paws in the air to greet Star Kit, Gracie. She is 9 weeks old from Covington, WA. During pandemic we had a tough time adopting a kitten after my special golden died of... Read more ...

Millions of Red-eyed Vireos, Eastern Kingbirds, Chimney Swifts in Costa...

Millions of Red-eyed Vireos, Eastern Kingbirds, Chimney Swifts in Costa Rica- All Heading North

Birds are arriving in North America, flying from places far to the south. Many come from Central America, a good number fly much further. When birding in parks and woodlots of... Read more ...

Arthur

Arthur

Please put your paws together and welcome Star Kit, Arthur. He is 7 months old from Watertown, South Dakota. I got Arthur after my previous cat had passed away. We got him from... Read more ...

'Haunted Victorian Child' Dog Wins Hearts Via Hysterically Honest Adoption Post

'Haunted Victorian Child' Dog Wins Hearts Via Hysterically Honest Adoption Post

Prancer hates men, other animals and has created a "demonic Chihuahua hellscape" in his foster's home. Read more ...

The Healthy Hound Newsletter 62

The Healthy Hound Newsletter 62

In This Issue ● Are Dog Years Real? ● Hybrid Dog vs. Mutt ● Why Grapes Are Toxic To Dogs ● 8 Ways You Annoy Your Dog ● Is Your Vet Doing A Good Job? ● Protect Your Dog From... Read more ...