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Roaches Are Forever

This Valentine’s Day, tell your sweetheart that your love will never die – in fact, it will survive a nuclear holocaust, just like a cockroach. This Valentine’s Day, the Bronx Zoo wants to start a new lover’s tradition: giving the [...]

One of The Most Unique Gifts You Can Give This Valentine’s Day

Looking for something really different to give your loved one this Valentine’s Day? How about a roach? How better to express your appreciation for that special someone than to name one of the Bronx Zoo’s 58,000 Madagascar hissing cockroach after them? Best of all, when you purchase this everlasting gift, you’ll help support the Wildlife Conservation [...]

Rare Leopard Spotted in Afghanistan

Wildlife experts thought leopards were locally extinct in Afghanistan, but this one was captured snarling at a camera trap in September. The camera trap, set by the Wildlife Conservation Society in the Afghan central highlands, also caught pictures of lynx, wild cats, wolves, red foxes, stone martens, and even a pair of poachers. See them [...]

Naked Chicks Flummox Scientists

Penguin chicks, that is. Scientists are baffled as to what may be causing a large number of young penguins to lose their feathers: “Feather-loss disorders are uncommon in most bird species, and we need to conduct further study to determine the cause of the disorder and if this is in fact spreading to other penguin species,” [...]

For Valentine’s Day, Name a Roach After Your Loved One

“Flowers wilt. Chocolates melt. Roaches are forever.” That’s the advice offered by the Bronx Zoo in conjunction with their limited-time Valentine’s Day offer: How better to express your appreciation for that special someone than to name a Madagascar hissing cockroach after them? Naming a roach in honor of someone near and dear to your heart shows that [...]