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Exotic bugs get new home at Houston Zoo

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May 23, 2014
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The Houston Zoo this weekend opens its first insectarium in the park's 92-year history, featuring some exotic and venomous species in more than two dozen custom habitats that make up what's being dubbed "The Bug House." (May 23) Video provided by AP


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Denver Zoo Embraces Dung Power

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Reuters (May 13, 2012) — The Denver Zoo is vying to become the greenest zoo in the world with the installation of a new energy system run entirely on waste. Using a process called gasification - engineers at the zoo have developed a technique they say will convert animal dung and human trash into enough energy to run the zoo's new 10 acre elephant exhibit.
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Cute Alert: Baby Giraffe Makes Houston Zoo Debut

Cute Alert: Baby Giraffe Makes Houston Zoo Debut

AP (Aug. 15, 2014) — A baby giraffe made her first appearance at the Houston Zoo Friday. Named Kamili, she was born August 3 and increases the zoo's herd to ten. (August 15) Video provided by AP
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Baby 'Forest Giraffe' Makes Debut at Houston Zoo

Baby 'Forest Giraffe' Makes Debut at Houston Zoo

AP (Dec. 9, 2014) — One-month old Miraq the okapi made his first appearance at the Houston Zoo Tuesday, accompanied by his mother Tulia. He represents the first successful birth of an okapi at the zoo. (Dec. 9) Video provided by AP
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