News and Notes Regarding Efforts to Save Wild Chinchillas

Apr 30, 2018

The Tulsa Zoo's popular Conservation On Tap event will happen soon. It's a sold-out gathering, a fundraiser from which all profits will go toward saving chinchillas in the wild. We learn about these important, furry, and quite threatened creatures -- their habitat, habits, history, etc. -- on today's StudioTulsa. Our guests are Richard Kotarsky, the Curator of Conservation and Scientific Advancement at the Tulsa, and Amy Deane, the Founder and Director of Save the Wild Chinchillas, a nonprofit based in Chile's Andean Mountains that works to preserve the arid zones where wild chinchilla colonies exist.