New Conservation Efforts At Fort Worth Zoo

The new herpetarium at the Fort Worth Zoo has an interesting treasure between its walls that most visitors will never see.

There are four quarantined rooms being used to breed animals that are on the brink of extinction.

The zoo’s Museum of Living Art, or MOLA, is now home to more than 5,000 reptiles and amphibians. But the new $19 million exhibit is helping the zoo take part in a worldwide effort.

“It’s a mass extinction event that’s happening with amphibian species,” said Diane Barber. She’s the Curator of Ectotherms at the zoo. She’s helping lead the U.S. effort in saving some critically endangered amphibians.

Read full story HERE.

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About Candace M Hansen

Wildlife advocate, conservationist and environmentalist.
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One Response to New Conservation Efforts At Fort Worth Zoo

  1. JD Hartzel says:

    Good news well done

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