Meet ‘Esa’, the lonely one

15 September, written by Anais Tritto The Rufous-fronted Laughingthrush used to be very common in the past in high Javan mountains and observed making large flocks and vocalizing with their typical “horse” songs (the Indonesian name for the Rufous-fronted Laughingthrush is Poksai kuda which means the “Horse Laughingthrush”). Esa (“the only one” in Indonesian) is […]

Annual conference in Wildlands: here I come!

Author: Constanze Mager (Burgers’ Zoo, Arnhem, The Netherlands) The EAZA Annual Conference, THE EAZA meeting of the year, the place to meet and network with 600+ relevant staff of EAZA Zoos! Also, traditionally the time and location to close one EAZA conservation campaign and launch the next one. So, this conference is a crucial moment […]

The harpy eagle and the songbird campaign

Author: Constanze Mager (Burgers’ Zoo, Arnhem, The Netherlands) It is always an interesting challenge to get an EAZA campaign – invented and launched by EAZA office and a small campaign preparation group – really alive in hundreds of EAZA institutions in 44 European countries! Actually, zoos sometimes have to be convinced to participate yet in […]