Panda Breeding Programs Are Way More Successful Than You Realize

Most people think giant pandas are doomed. We've all heard about the disastrous failures in breeding them in captivity, and the massive die-offs. But you may not realize that panda breeding programs have become a stunning success. Here's why. » 8/01/14 11:12am 8/01/14 11:12am

First Ever Baby Rhino Born From 10-Year-Old Cryogenically Frozen Sperm

Earlier this month, the Buffalo and Cincinnati Zoos made history when an Indian rhino was born to a father who had been dead for ten years. Is this the future of conservation? » 6/18/14 5:39pm 6/18/14 5:39pm

A video guide to artificially inseminating a rhinoceros

At ZSL Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire, England, the staff recently had the luxurious task of artificially inseminating a southern white rhino. And because male rhinoceros gametes don't rain from the sky like manna from heaven, the zookeepers had to extract semen from an ornery horned fellow. I may have watched this… » 9/17/11 1:00pm 9/17/11 1:00pm