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Category: Conservation

Nesting season for the Jamaican iguana

The 2019 nesting season for the critically endangered Jamaican iguana has begun in the Hellshire Hills. Conservation Biologist, Dr. Stesha Pasachnik, works closely with local stakeholders to protect this species during this vital time. Like many other iguanas, this species buries its eggs in the ground. This process can take several days to complete and invasive predators such as cats often take advantage of the delicate time to depredate. In the pictures you can notice that the iguana has a... Read More
at Monday, May 27, 2019

Conservation Partnerships

Conservation Partners Fundamental to the Fort Worth Zoo’s success is the staff that works tirelessly at home and around the globe, keeping the organization’s commitment to conservation a top priority. The Fort Worth Zoo supports projects in more than 30 countries around the world and promotes conservation efforts for a variety of species ranging from elephants to toads. Since 1993, Zoo staff has been instrumental in the development of numerous nonprofits dedicated to species... Read More
at Monday, October 2, 2017