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Loggerhead sea turtle

Boaters urged to watch for sea turtles following fatal boat strikes

With two sea turtles killed in Long Island Sound by propellers in the last month, The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is asking boaters to slow down and be aware of these endangered animals.

Gray wolf

Blumenthal, animal advocates support gray wolves and endangered species

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) will join Beardsley Zoo Director Gregg Dancho and animal advocates in speaking out against proposed regulations and legislation imperiling protections for endangered species.

The Amur, or Siberian tiger, is a rare subspecies of tiger, and the largest cat in the world.

Rare Amur tiger makes her debut at CT’s Beardsley Zoo

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo’s newest addition, a 10-year-old Amur tiger named Changbai, has completed her quarantine period and is now on exhibit.

The vaquita porpoise, whose name means “Little Cow,” is the most endangered of the world’s 128 marine mammal species. Gillnetting uses walls of netting to target a particular fish, in this case the totoaba, but vaquitas often get tangled in the nets and drown.

Beardsley Zoo joins effort to save world’s most endangered marine mammal

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo has pledged a donation of $2,000 to the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ (AZA) effort to save a small species of porpoise whose numbers have been decimated by gillnetting.

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