Mantella: For many years, scientists believed that Madagascar’s mantellas and South America's poison frogs were closely related. But DNA studies have shown that they are only distant relatives with similar bright, warning colors.

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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