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North Carolina Aquariums join SEZARC!

SEZARC welcomes its newest member, North Carolina Aquariums, which actually includes 4 facilities: Roanoke Island, Pine Knoll Shores, Fort Fisher, and Jennette’s Pier!  Using problem-solving and research techniques similar to those that we use for terrestrial animals, SEZARC hopes to improve population sustainability among our aquatic friends as well.  Stay tuned for new projects, including artificial insemination in […]

African Elephant Workshop

Zoo keepers and veterinarians from 8 zoological facilities attended an African elephant workshop this April, co-hosted by SEZARC and the Birmingham Zoo.  Attendees observed and practiced elephant care-taking skills and training protocols; learned about elephant reproduction, logistics for coordination of elephant artificial insemination procedures, and current behavioral and endocrine research at the Birmingham Zoo; and participated […]