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Smithsonian’s National Zoo Stories

Because great zoos encourage #kidsofallages to learn about wildlife conservation. #Smithsoniannationalzoo, #wildlife, #nature, #childrenatnatureplay, #exploring nature with children

By Smithsonian's National Zoo Stories

Zoos are great places for kids of all ages to get outdoors, get exercise, and learn about wildlife conservation.  Back in 1941, there were less than sixteen whooping cranes wintering at a wildlife refuge in Texas.  North America’s tallest bird was nearly extinct due to the pressures of overhunting and…

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