Brown Bear: Bears are the only mammals that do not pee or poop for the entire time they are in their winter sleep! In fact, by studying the way bears recycle urine, doctors have been able to help human patients with kidney failure.

Karen E. Worley, Managing Editor

The International Language of Crocodiles

The International Language of Crocodiles

November 21st, 2014

Jeremy Fontaine

At the San Diego Zoo, employees have the opportunity to attend professional development courses to expand our knowledge base and to make the Zoo a stronger organization. For the past three years, the Zoo’s Reptile Department has sent an employee to the St. Augustine Alligator Farm in Florida to attend a 10-day Association of Zoos and Aquarium course called Crocodilian Biology and Captive Management.

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