Monthly Archives: September 2016

Newby shares insight on Sahara Conservation Fund

The Sahara Desert may be on the other side of the world, but it seemed much closer to Fossil Rim Wildlife Center thanks to a special visitor Sept. 12. John Newby, founding CEO of the Sahara Conservation Fund (SCF), blended a broad overview of the organization with very specific details for Fossil Rim staff, interns […]

Smith addresses rhino adversity and hope

The world of the modern rhinoceros is a complicated one. Discussing this animal in advance of World Rhino Day on Sept. 22, Fossil Rim Wildlife Center Lead Rhino Keeper Justin Smith was happy and sad, as well as frustrated and hopeful. Smith’s determination was evident when he addressed the efforts of Fossil Rim staff to […]

C2S2 grabs future of world wildlife by the horns

Frequent followers of the Fossil Rim Wildlife Center Facebook page will note that shares from the Conservation Centers for Species Survival (C2S2) page appear frequently, but do they know what C2S2 is really about? In 2005, five of the world’s top endangered species breeding and management centers – Fossil Rim, San Diego Zoo Global, Smithsonian […]