Category Archives: Welfare

Amphibians

Salamanders Spotted Salamander (Ambystoma maculatum) Tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum) Toads American Toad (Anaxyrus americanus) Colorado River Toad Oriental Fire-bellied Toad (Bombina orientalis) Marine Toad (Rhinella marina) Mexican Spadefoot Toad Puerto Rican Crested Toad Rococco Toad Woodhouse Toad (Bufo woodhousii) Pacman Frog (Ceratophrys ornata) Frogs African Bullfrog (Pyxicephalus adspersus) African Clawed Frog (Xenopus laevis) American Bullfrog Tomato Frog (Dyscophus spp.) Mossy Frog Ornate Horned Frog (Ceratophrys spp.) Pickerel Frog (Rana palustris) Poison Dart

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Fall 2017

Download the Fall 2017 (09-04-2017) News from the Ambassador Animal SAG Starting the Conversation: Trending Topics in Ambassador Animals Ambassadors in Action: The “Path” to Stardom for a Pair of Pelicans Ambassadors in Action Part Two: The Shark Cart Research Corner: Transport Protocol Study for Ectothermic Species Used in Outreach Programming at Akron Zoo Show and Tail: Working with a Mother-Reared Ambassador Serval

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Winter 2016

Download Winter 2016 Volume 1, Issue 2 (12-21-2016) News from the Ambassador Animal SAG Ambassadors in Action: Dolly’s Story (California Condor) Species Spotlight: Madagascar Hissing Cockroach Techniques in Raising and Training Eurasian Lynx for Animal Ambassador Programming at Brookfield Zoo Research Corner: Temperature and Transport: Welfare Implications for Ambassador Ectotherms

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Summer 2016

Download Volume 1, Issue 3: Summer 2016 (8/16/2016) News from The Ambassador Animal SAG Strategic Framework Initiative Updates Species Spotlight: Red Tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) Ambassadors in Action: Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium (PDZA) ambassadors Research Corner: Assessing Welfare in Ambassador Animals: A Collaborative Effort

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