Archive for September, 2013

Spooky Critters

Spooky Critters

September 29, 2013

As autumn approaches we generally begin to experience cooler temperatures, shorter days and often the beauty of nature’s fall colors. Farmers begin harvesting crops and even animals in cold climates start gathering food for the long winter months. People of different cultures around the world celebrate this season with rites, festivals and celebrations of the […]

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OCTOBER: Pumpkins.  Cooler Temperatures. And Crocodiles?

OCTOBER: Pumpkins. Cooler Temperatures. And Crocodiles?

September 29, 2013

“In the end we will conserve only what we love; we will love only what we understand; and we will understand only what we have been taught.” – Baba Dioum With another school year underway, it seems appropriate to take a minute to consider the importance of education. Around the country students are sitting down […]

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Bradypus variegatus at the DWA

Bradypus variegatus at the DWA

September 29, 2013

Little did we know the mischievous looking Brown-throated three-toed sloth (Bradypus variegatus) would become such an integral part of our collection at The Dallas World Aquarium when our permit request was approved by MINAE, Ministerio del Ambiente y Energia (Ministry of Environment and Energy) Costa Rica. Prior to Leno’s transfer to the DWA on June […]

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