Zooscape Editorial Team

March 5, 2019

New in the Zoo: A Bounty of Egg-citing Additions

The New Year opened with the hatching of two baby South American bushmasters. The bushmaster is the largest venomous snake in the New World, and few […]
February 5, 2019

New in the Zoo

Duck, duck, PUDU (plus mangrove vipers, a chinchilla, and more).
December 31, 2018

New in the Zoo

This month features long-legged birds, colorful fish and frogs, rattlesnakes without a rattle, and chimps that recently made a cross-country move.
December 6, 2018

NEW IN THE ZOO: Wombats, Vipers, Pigs, and Pygmy Falcons

Ah, the joys of a new wombat joey! Plus: Can you guess what kind of animal a “tawny frogmouth” is?
October 30, 2018

NEW IN THE ZOO: A Plethora of Poison Frogs, A Covey of Quail, an Endangered Lemur, and More

The frog life cycle is familiar to many of us—jellied eggs hatch into guppy-like tadpoles that metamorphose into adult frogs. However, there are a surprising number […]
October 1, 2018

Cocktails with the Curator

At an intimate gathering of members, chimpanzee expert and zoo curator Candace Sclimenti spoke of her friendship with Jane Goodall. “It was... amazing.”