by Jon Coe Greetings zoo friends and thoughtful critics! If you have fifteen minutes have a look at the video below. This is the complete elephant show from Bali Safari & Marine Park, and my long time friends and client, Taman Safari Indonesia. I designed the elephant show venue, including the wrap around water feature with underwater … Continue reading
January update to ZooLex features the Asian Elephant habitat and historic barn renovation at the Taronga Zoo. Check it out and, as usual, feel free to leave comments below!
I’m a little behind on this addition to our partner site, ZooLex. Apologies. However, go ahead and check out the newest addition, South America Viva at Yorkshire Wildlife Park in England. This is a naturalistic, walk-through exhibit featuring our favorite rodent, the capybara. Other species include agouti, rhea, squirrel monkey and mara. As always, feel … Continue reading
First day of AZA 2014 is complete! It was, as usual, a whirlwind! But I thought I’d share some quick key thoughts that have stuck with me as the day comes to a close: 1. The link between conservation programming and communication to guests needs to be closed. Zoos and aquariums seem to still be … Continue reading
August’s newest gallery addition on ZooLex features a snow leopard exhibit at the Banham Zoo in England. Check it out and as always, leave any commentary below.
Check out this month’s latest addition to the ZooLex exhibit gallery: Wildcat Exhibit at Fasanerie Tierpark, Wiesbaden. Leave comments here if you’ve seen the exhibit!
I was recently interviewed for an article about the complexities of zoo design especially in relation to animals’ needs. It’s a great article on VetStreet.com. Check it out!
Reputation is everything. We’ve known this since middle school. That’s why it’s important to carefully monitor your public perception, especially if you are an institution supported primarily through admissions and tax support. With the instant feedback available 24-7 on internet review websites, there is simply no excuse for any zoo or aquarium to not be … Continue reading