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AZA Member Zoos and Aquariums Hosting "Party for the Planet"

Coydog (Canis latrans x Canis lupus familiaris) partying with the planet. (C) Joe Kleiman

Silver Spring, MD, USA (April 3, 2012) /PRWEB/ — What better way to celebrate Earth Day than with the planet’s amazing and diverse wildlife? More than 100 of the top zoos and aquariums across North America are throwing the 6th Annual Party for the Planet™, the largest combined Earth Day celebration in North America!

Local AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums are the perfect place to connect with nature and conservation in your community. Party for the Planet™ festivities feature environmental education activities, amazing animal encounters, and fantastic family fun.

WHO: YOU and your AZA-accredited zoo and aquarium

WHAT: The 6th Annual Party for the Planet™ to celebrate Earth Day!

WHEN: The month of April 2012 (Earth Day is April 22)

WHERE: To find the Party for the Planet™ nearest you, please visit

Founded in 1924, the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of zoos and aquariums in the areas of conservation, education, science, and recreation. Look for the AZA logo whenever you visit a zoo or aquarium as your assurance that you are supporting an institution dedicated to providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for you, and a better future for all living things. AZA is a leader in global wildlife conservation, and your link to helping animals in their native habitats. For more information, please visit

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