Binder Park Zoo's Wild Dogs Part of Research Effort to Prevent Extinction

6:18 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Binder Park Zoo's Wild Dogs Part of Research Effort to Prevent Extinction

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The World Wildlife Fund lists African Wild Dogs as one of the world's most endangered animals
At the same time they were napping in the morning sun Thursday, Binder Park Zoo's African wild dogs were helping protect their species from extinction. Researchers from James Cook University of Queensland, Australia, are working with multiple organizations to observe African wild dogs in zoos, collect biological samples and prepare a breeding program.