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The nature of hope: Thane Maynard at TEDxCincinnati

By Thane Maynard

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Thane Maynard director of zoo talks about calendars the effort to save endangered animals from bunk of extinction and explores how that's possible cbc or and why it's so important here in the 20th century. Thane has written more than a dozen books, the most recent, “Hope For Animals & Their World,” coauthored by Jane Goodall. Thane surprises the TEDxCincinnati audience with a magnificent Cheetah. 

Thane Maynard is the Executive Director of the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. The mission of his work mirrors that of the zoo - to celebrate and share the story of wildlife and conservation. Thane has written more than a dozen books, the most recent, “Hope For Animals & Their World,” coauthored by Jane Goodall. Thane shares science and environmental news nationwide through his longtime public radio program, “The 90-Second Naturalist. He has traveled to five continents promoting biological diversity, natural history and wildlife conservation, earning him a membership in the Explorers Club. Thane is an active member of the American Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), and a member of the Board of Trustees for the Margo Marsh Biodiversity Foundation, a primate conservation fund headquartered in Washington, D.C.” http://cincinnatizoo.org/

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Katie Carroll

Date 2015
Size/Length 7:17
URL https://youtu.be/WfAaNZUguMU
Language English
Notes Part of TEDx, an independently organized TED event.
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  1. Animal roles
  2. Animal welfare
  3. Biodiversity
  4. Conservation
  5. Education
  6. Exotic animals
  7. Extinction
  8. wildlife
  9. Zoo and captive wild animals
  10. Zoos