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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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New Study Says Viral Videos Threaten ‘World’s Cuddliest Primate’

Millions of people watching Internet videos of slow lorises may not realize that they are indirectly responsible for the demise of one of the world’s rarest primates. That’s according to a new study published this week by one of Cleveland Metroparks Zoo’s field conservation partners, Dr. Anna Nekaris, and other researchers at Oxford Brookes University […]

| July 30th, 2013 | Continued

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See Cleveland Metroparks Zoo on your bike during Wild Ride

Have you ever wished you could ride through Cleveland Metroparks Zoo on your bike? Well, Wild Ride at the Zoo is your chance! You can roll past the rhinos and pedal right by the pachyderms from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Friday, August 16 – it’s a safari on two wheels! Wild Ride happens after the park […]

| July 18th, 2013 | Continued

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Grizzly bears from Cleveland Metroparks Zoo arrive safely at Akron Zoo

Jackson and Cheyenne are off on their next big adventure. The brother and sister grizzly bears have done a lot of traveling in their two short years, coming to Cleveland Metroparks Zoo in 2011 from Wyoming and now moving on to their long-term home, the new Mike and Mary Stark Grizzly Ridge exhibit, at the […]

| June 14th, 2013 | Continued

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Rare Iranian Newt Among New Amphibians At the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Prospect Park Zoo

Facing serious threats from habitat loss and illegal trade, Kaiser’s spotted newt may be extinct in the wild Rare Anderson’s crocodile newt also makes debut Brooklyn, N.Y. – June 3, 2013 – ATTACHED PHOTO: The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Prospect Park Zoo is now home to five Kaiser’s spotted newts (Neurergus kaiseri) a colorful amphibian found […]

| June 4th, 2013 | Continued

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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

Register in March for Summer Day Camp at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

The cold may still be lingering in Northeast Ohio, but summer is just around the corner and it’s not too early to start thinking about signing your kids up for Summer Day Camp at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo! Registration begins March 15 for the general public. The Zoo’s Summer Day Camp runs from June 9 through […]

15Feb2014 | | 0 comments | Continued

Zoos Bring Animal Kingdom to Patients at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Today, in the presence of a rare California condor from the Los Angeles Zoo, a unique collaboration designed to entertain and educate patients and their families about wildlife was announced at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Funded by a generous gift by businessman and philanthropist T. Denny Sanford, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and San Diego Zoo […]

15Feb2014 | | 0 comments | Continued

Get hoppin’ to Cleveland Metroparks Zoo for the annual Fairytales & Frogs event

Get a jump on winter fun at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo’s fifth annual Fairytales & Frogs event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, February 17 in The RainForest. Polliwogs, princes and princesses will enjoy an event “toadally” dedicated to discovering the fascinating lives of frogs. Guests can partake in frog crafts, storytelling, games, meet-the-keeper talks, […]

17Jan2014 | | 0 comments | Continued

100 Years of Penguins at Edinburgh Zoo

The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland is celebrating an auspicious milestone, with Saturday 25th January marking a century since the arrival of penguins at Edinburgh Zoo – the first ever penguins to be seen in Europe. Penguins have since become iconic for the Zoo, with a king penguin chick being the first to hatch in […]

17Jan2014 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Tian Tian Wins Gold in Top International Panda Awards

Edinburgh Zoo’s female giant panda Tian Tian, also known as Sweetie, has been voted the favourite panda outside of China, scooping gold in the panda version of the Oscars. Capturing 19% of the category votes, Edinburgh’s feisty female shot into the lead to claim gold. Panda fans and enthusiasts from all over the world have […]

17Jan2014 | | 0 comments | Continued

Alliance for Sustainable Wildlife Breaks Ground for New Ark of Endangered Species

(New Orleans, La.) Officials from Audubon Nature Institute and San Diego Zoo Global took the first steps today in building a breeding center for rare and endangered species. Scooping shovels of dirt, dignitaries including New Orleans City Council Members Jackie Clarkson and Kristin Palmer, and State Representatives Bryan Adams, Ebony Woodruff and Christopher Leopold, joined […]

10Jan2014 | | 0 comments | Continued

It’s a Boy!

UK’s only koala joey is named Yooranah, meaning “loving” The UK’s first ever koala joey has been sexed by keepers at Edinburgh Zoo, and it’s a boy! He has been named Yooranah, an Indigenous Australian word meaning “loving”. Now that Yooranah is spending most of his time out of the pouch and clinging to mum […]

10Jan2014 | | 0 comments | Continued

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo welcomes two critically endangered gharials to The RainForest

Two rare members of the crocodile family are now on exhibit in The RainForest at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo – a pair of critically endangered gharials that were born at a conservation institution in their home range country of India. “Gharials are related to crocodiles and alligators,” said the Zoo’s General Curator Andi Kornak. “But they […]

25Dec2013 | | 0 comments | Continued

San Diego Zoo Safari Park Condor Released into Wild

A California condor from the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Saticoy, who was hatched and grew up while being viewed on the Safari Park’s Condor Cam in 2012, has been released to fly free in the wild. Saticoy gained his claim to fame after being the first California condor to hatch in view of the […]

8Dec2013 | | 0 comments | Continued

Celebrate the season during December Days at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

Enjoy the holly, jolly, holiday season this year during December Days at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, and make memories with your family that will last much longer than your kids’ interest in the latest video game! December Days activities are free with Zoo admission and are set from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. December 16-30 (closed […]

20Nov2013 | | 0 comments | Continued

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