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Animal Fact Sheet Alerts is an occasional e-mail notification service that announces new Animal Fact Sheets published by the San Diego Zoo Global Library.

These fact sheets—commonly used by SDZG team members and also freely available online—summarize information on an animal species or closely related group.

Sources include peer-reviewed journals, scholarly books, authoritative reports and databases, as well as scientific and husbandry experts.

About Fact Sheets

How do I find a specific fact sheet?

By common or scientific name: Click on a link in the boxes to the right.

By taxonomic group or featured exhibit: Click on a tab at the top of this page.

What is a fact sheet?

A fact sheet is a summary description of a single species or a group of closely related species.

What is notable about these fact sheets?

San Diego Zoo Global Library's fact sheets are in-depth and based on the research literature. Each includes references and an extensive bibliography. The following topics are covered:

  • Taxonomy & History
  • Distribution & Habitat
  • Physical Characteristics
  • Behavior & Ecology
  • Diet & Feeding
  • Reproduction & Development
  • Managed Care
  • Population & Conservation

Who prepares these fact sheets?

Our fact sheets are prepared by San Diego Zoo Global Library staff. We also recommend the fact sheet sources listed below.

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