29 May '12, 11am

A Tighter Focus Yields Dividends for Penguins

A Tighter Focus Yields Dividends for Penguins

A Tighter Focus Yields Dividends for Penguins By LESLIE KAUFMAN St. Louis Zoo A Humboldt penguin at a breeding colony in Punta San Juan, Peru. While in St. Louis reporting out Monday’s article on how zoos are struggling to adapt to the worldwide extinction crisis, I met Fidget and Shadow, a pair of Humboldt penguins . The brother and sister waddled up, unperturbed, allowing their rubbery coats to be stroked and occasionally letting out a formidable braying sound as a greeting. Except for an occasional jet of guano, they were delightful. That’s why the St. Louis Zoo casts the animals as “ambassadors” and has them meet with schoolchildren, visiting dignitaries and, most important, donors. Zoos frequently describe their live collections as a way of educating people about the animals’ struggling kin in the wild — and of raising money to protect them and their natural habitats ...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/29/a-tighter-focus...

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