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Wanted: More Big Animals. The National Zoo is running dangerously low on "charismatic megafauna"

Some animals have been relocated to make room for a new elephant exhibit.
Some animals have been relocated to make room for a new elephant exhibit.


2010-09-01 - Washington, United States , Emily Leaman

Years of renovations and new exhibits at the National Zoo have taken their toll on the institution’s most important residents: the crowd-pleasing animals known as “charismatic megafauna.” Zoos have learned that to attract visitors, they need to offer 6 to 12 species of charismatic megafauna, the iconic large animals that range from pandas and tigers to elephants and great apes. After relocating its rhinos, giraffe, Nile hippopotamus, and a few pygmy hippos to other zoos, the National Zoo i...



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