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Raw: Zoo animals celebrate St. Patrick's Day

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Some of the animals at Brookfield Zoo received shamrock-shaped treats from zookeepers. (March 17) Video provided by AP


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Wildlife Protection: The Hippopotamuses of Swaziland

Wildlife Protection: The Hippopotamuses of Swaziland

Deutsche Welle (Sep. 2, 2013) — Hippopotamuses still live in central and southern Africa, but they are under threat there. Farming is destroying the habitat of these huge, semi-aquatic animals. Now wildlife conservation projects aim to move wild hippos to protected areas, for example in Swaziland's national parks. Researchers and animal keepers are getting help from Theo Pagel, the director of the Cologne Zoo. The zoologist contributes his scientific know-how to the collaboration - expertise that he has also demonstrated in designing a new enclosure for the zoo for hippos and other animals. Our report takes us to Cologne and Swaziland.
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Wildlife Protection: Hippopotamuses of Swaziland

Wildlife Protection: Hippopotamuses of Swaziland

Deutsche Welle (Feb. 4, 2013) — Hippopotamuses still live in central and southern Africa, but they are under threat there. Farming is destroying the habitat of these huge, semi-aquatic animals. Now wildlife conservation projects aim to move wild hippos to protected areas, for example in Swaziland's national parks. Researchers and animal keepers are getting help from Theo Pagel, the director of the Cologne Zoo. The zoologist contributes his scientific know-how to the collaboration - expertise that he has also demonstrated in designing a new enclosure for the zoo for hippos and other animals. Our report takes us to Cologne and Swaziland.
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Tanzania: The Serengeti Must Survive

Tanzania: The Serengeti Must Survive

Deutsche Welle (Aug. 26, 2013) — The Serengeti National Park is in danger. Climate change, poaching and a constantly growing population in the immediate surrounding area are threatening to disrupt animal migration and destroy the whole eco-system. Millions of animals move about the savanna in search of food and water, but climate change has altered the rainy and dry seasons. That affects many animals' food sources. We look at how the Frankfurt Zoological Society is working together with park authorities to save the animals' habitat.
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