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Kansas City Zoo is Saddened by Loss of Dumisani, the Zoo’s 18 Year Old African Lion

  KCZoo: Dumisani was a good ole boy, he was a Zoo icon, a favorite of staff and guests. Dumisani, the Zoo’s eldest male lion, passed away today. Arriving at the Zoo from the Indianapolis Zoo in 1997 at 18 months old, he lived a full 17 1/2 years in Africa at the Kansas City […]

| July 24th, 2014 | Continued

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Feature Article #2

Wild Jobs at the Kansas City Zoo!

We’re looking for talented individuals to join our team. Several seasonal positions are open in food and beverage, grounds, rides and more. Applicants who can work through the Fall will be considered. Candidates must be 16 or older to apply.

| July 18th, 2014 | Continued

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‘IT’S A GIRL’ for Gugas and Kamili!

Belfast Zoo recently announced the news that Kamili, the Western lowland gorilla, welcomed a little bundle of joy on Sunday 30 March 2014. During the early weeks newborn gorillas cling to the mother’s stomach and Kamili was so protective that it was impossible for keepers to find out what gender the infant was. After weeks […]

| July 16th, 2014 | Continued

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Giant tortoise takes a trip to the vets

Helen, Bristol Zoo’s 90kg (14 stone) giant tortoise, was checked into the on-site vet clinic at the Zoo after keepers noticed some unusual breathing coming from the 32-year-old tortoise. One nasal flush, some diagnostic tests under anaesthetic and a course of antibiotics later, and Helen’s nasal infection is doing a lot better. Helen is an […]

| June 30th, 2014 | Continued

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Cleveland Metroparks Zoo welcomes first ever baby giant anteater

The first ever birth of a baby giant anteater at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo made for a happy Thanksgiving indeed. The Zoo has exhibited this species in The RainForest since it opened in 1992, but has never had a successful breeding pair of anteaters until now. The baby, whose gender is still undetermined, was born on […]

| December 8th, 2013 | Continued

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NC Zoo plans to keep 4 gorillas, secure 3 more

ASHEBORO, N.C. (AP) – The North Carolina Zoo is keeping four gorillas that were about to be shipped out, and looking to bring in three more in the spring. Two months ago, the zoo was ready to send its youngest gorillas, Bomassa and Apollo, and their mothers away to another zoo, along with an unrelated […]

28Jul2014 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Belfast Zoo ‘goes nuts’ for latest arrivals!

Belfast Zoo is ‘going nuts’ over the latest arrivals to the family; two red squirrel kittens. Belfast Zoo first opened red squirrel nook in August 2012 and, while the aim of the project was to provide an interactive and educational experience, the long term hope was for this to become the first captive breeding centre […]

18Jul2014 | | 0 comments | Continued

The Central Florida Zoo Partners with Florida Power & Light Company to Help Keep Florida Beautiful

The Central Florida Zoo Partners with Florida Power & Light Company to Help Keep Florida Beautiful (July 15, 2014) Sanford, Florida – The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens has been selected by Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) as one of 100 sites across 23 Florida counties to receive solar panels to use Florida’s […]

16Jul2014 | | 0 comments | Continued

New Leopards on Exhibit at Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens

Sanford, FL (July 8, 2014) The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens is pleased to announce the addition of two leopards from the Naples Zoo. The spotted leopard is a male and was born April 22, 1996, in West Palm Beach, Florida, and moved to the Naples Zoo in October of that year. The black […]

11Jul2014 | | 0 comments | Continued

‘Enrich’ Your Experience At Cleveland Metroparks Zoo During Annual Creature Comforts Event

What exactly is “enrichment”? It refers to one of the main techniques animal keepers at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo use to engage the animals they care for and stimulate naturalistic behaviors by manipulating the animals’ environment. Guests can see some of the more unique enrichment techniques used by the Zoo during the annual Creature Comforts event […]

11Jul2014 | | 0 comments | Continued

Take your bike on a Wild Ride through Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

Biking around Cleveland can take you past some pretty unique scenery. But only one ride goes past elephants, rhinos and tigers! Cleveland’s most unique all-ages bike ride, Wild Ride at the Zoo, returns on Friday, July 25 from 5:30- 8:30 p.m. Wild Ride happens after the park closes to regular visitors so cyclists have the […]

30Jun2014 | | 0 comments | Continued

Baby Giraffe Born at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

It’s hard to refer to a newborn as a baby when it’s almost 6 feet tall and weighs 123 pounds, but that’s the size of the Masai giraffe calf born Sunday at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. The female calf was born to first-time mom Jhasmin, and father Travis. She is the 47th giraffe calf born at […]

30Jun2014 | | 0 comments | Continued

Wildlife Conservation Society’s Zoos and Aquarium Opens Registration for 2014 Summer Programs

New York –– February 11, 2014 — The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo, Queens Zoo and New York Aquarium have opened registration for family, youth, and camp programs for the 2014 spring and summer season. Programs include age-appropriate hands-on science activities, animal encounters, exhibit visits, and arts-and-crafts. Early registration […]

15Feb2014 | | 0 comments | Continued


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