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Washed Ashore Comes to the Tulsa Zoo

Oklahoma Debut of Art to Save the Sea

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Minnesota Zoo to Release Rare Prairie Butterfly for Final Time at Preserve

Hundreds More Dakota Skippers Heading to Hole-in-the-Mountain Prairie

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Buttonwood Park Zoo Celebrates 125 Years with Zoobilation!

The Buttonwood Park Zoo is the 12th oldest zoo in the US and celebrating its 125th year !

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Blanding's Turtles Released in Rouge National Urban Park

Toronto Zoo's Blanding's turtles get released into Rouge National Urban Park.

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The Toronto Zoo Has Some Exciting News! Female Masai Giraffe Mstari is Expecting her First Calf

Toronto Zoo announces a giraffe pregnancy!

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Oklahoma City Zoo Announces Birth of Endangered Red Panda Cubs

Online voting contest to help choose names of the male and female red panda cubs

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The Maryland Zoo Opens New African Journey Habitats

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore is proud to announce the official opening of the newly renovated lion, giraffe and elephant habitats in the African Journey section of the Zoo.

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Colorado’s Butterfly Pavilion Announces Pollinator District, a New Model for Conservation

Pollinator District is a first-of-its-kind initiative, linking natural resources, city and county government agencies, real estate development and non-profit conservation organizations. Baseline, a new community in Broomfield, Colo., will be the world’s first Pollinator District.

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Rare Amur Leopard Cubs Make Their Debut at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo

Two of the rarest (and littlest) of the big cats on earth are ready to make their debut at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo!

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It's a Boy! LA Zoo Welcomes a Second Zebra Foal to the Herd

On the heels of the first Grevy’s zebra foal birth since 1988, the Los Angeles Zoo welcomed a second healthy foal on April 24.

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The Buttonwood Zoo Holds 13th Annual DreamNight

Bubbles and the smell of cotton candy filled the air at the Buttonwood Park Zoo on Friday, June 7 during the 13th annual DreamNight!

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Juvenile Brown Pelican Found Snared by Fishing Hook and Line at Oregon Coast Aquarium

The Oregon Coast Aquarium admitted a juvenile brown pelican Thursday night that was found snared in a fishing hook and line. Civilians transferred the large bird to the Aquarium after finding it severely entangled and in distress at Devil’s Punchbowl State Park.

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Welcome to the New African Lions Habitat at the Zoo de Granby!

This summer, everyone will be able to discover the smartly designed and carefully planned space for our African lions.

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Memphis Zoo Veterinarian Help Save Injured Bald Eagle

Dr. Felicia Knightly, Senior Veterinarian at Memphis Zoo’s animal hospital, and her team work diligently to save an injured bald eagle.

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African Elephants Kelly and Tara Pack Their Trunks in Major Milestone

See the elephants in their state-of-the-art new habitat when the African Savanna opens later this summer at Zoo Atlanta.

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Virginia Zoo Opens New Nature Playground

The Virginia Zoo staff, volunteers, donors and members christened the new “Run Wild! Nature Discovery Zone” during the Zoo’s annual Member Night.

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Second Newborn Gorilla Joins Troop at Lincoln Park Zoo

Newest Critically Endangered Western Lowland Gorilla Arrival Born June 12

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Sedgwick County Zoo delivers two Mexican wolf pups to Arizona in cross-foster effort

Animal care experts from the Sedgwick County Zoo delivered two critically endangered Mexican wolf pups to Arizona to be cross-fostered by a wild pack last month.

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Endangered bird emerges at Brevard Zoo

On June 8, an as-yet-unnamed wrinkled hornbill chick that hatched on April 12 emerged from its nest at Brevard Zoo.

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Escape Extinction: Sharks Opens at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

Audubon Aquarium of the Americas announces an exciting addition open June 12, “Escape Extinction: Sharks” is an all-ages, family-friendly new interactive experience presented by Escape My Room. The mission is to save sharks from going extinct.

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You Otter Know! ! Zoo’s otter pups now have names.

Woodland Park Zoo’s otterly adorable North American river otter pups officially have names! The two boys are named Tucker and Nooksack, and the two girls are named Piper and Tahu.

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Potter Park Zoo Announces birth of Critically Endangered Cotton Top Tamarins

The Potter Park Zoo animal care team announced the recent birth of critically endangered cotton-top tamarins to parents Yuri and LG.

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Rare Andean Condor Chick Hatches at National Aviary

A rare Andean Condor chick hatched today at the National Aviary, and viewers around the world can now see the chick being cared for by its parents, Lianni and Lurch, via live-streaming web cam at https://www.aviary.org/condor-nest-cam.

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Virginia Zoo Has Two New Attention Hogs

The Virginia Zoo’s red river hog sounder, or group, is growing by two this summer. Mrembo and Tikiti, both females, joined the Zoo last month.

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Rolling Hills Zoo’s New Pride Arrives

Rolling Hills Zoo’s new lion pride arrived from Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago the morning of June 5th. The pride, made up of a male and two females, along with Lincoln Park Zoo’s animal curator and keepers, left Chicago at 3 p.m. yesterday afternoon and drove through the night to arrive at Rolling Hills Zoo the next day.

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Two Male Giraffe Calves Mix with the Herd for the First Time at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Two male giraffe calves born earlier this year began interacting with the herd today (June 4, 2019) in their field exhibit at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, enthusiastically racing around and kicking up their heels.

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Western Lowland Gorilla at Brookfield Zoo Celebrates 1st Birthday

Ali (pronounced Al-ee), a western lowland gorilla at Brookfield Zoo, turns one tomorrow, June 1, and animal care specialists celebrated her birthday a day early!

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Woodland Park Zoo's baby giraffe’s feet abnormalities improve—shoes are removed

A couple of weeks ago, Woodland Park Zoo’s baby male giraffe, Hasani (huh-SAW-nee) got a new pair of custom shoes to treat congenital rear leg abnormalities. Because of significant improvements, the giraffe is now shoe-free.

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Critically Endangered Eastern Black Rhino Born at Lincoln Park Zoo is a Male

Calf Born at Regenstein African Journey on May 19 is a Male; Continues to Surpass Milestones

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Celebrating Rolling Hills Zoo’s 20th Anniversary!

The year 2019 marks Rolling Hills Zoo’s 20th Anniversary, a significant achievement in the Zoo’s lifetime. As with any special milestone, a year-long celebration is being planned which will include special events and activities, monthly specials and a 20th Anniversary Celebration on the anniversary of the Zoo’s official opening day, and a very special gallery show that takes the zoo’s guests back in time.

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Join the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo for World Sea Lion and World Otter Day 2019

On Thursday May 30, 2019 from 1 PM to 6 PM, the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo will be participating in World Sea Lion and World Otter Day.

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Birmingham Zoo’s Elephant Callee Joins New Herd At Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

Birmingham Zoo’s 18 year old male African elephant Callee has moved into a breeding herd at his new home at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).

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Orphaned Mountain Lion Cubs Find Home at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Six-week-old cubs will be visible to guests in the coming weeks.

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Male Snow Leopard Coming To NEW Zoo & Adventure Park

The NEW Zoo is in the final stages of arranging to bring in a male snow leopard from the Tulsa Zoo.

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Critical Surgery Performed On Juvenile Pygmy Hippo At Zoo Miami

“Aubergine,” the pygmy hippopotamus that became a media star and visitor favorite at Zoo Miami when he was born on August 4th of last year, underwent critical surgery yesterday to repair a birth defect that had the potential of becoming a life-threatening condition.

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