Ape Awareness Days

Ape Awareness Days

Great Ape or Monkey?

The most obvious differences between apes and monkeys are apes don’t have tails, and they are generally larger than most other primates. However, all monkeys and prosimians have some type of tail.  Apes have larger brain size to body ratio giving them more intelligence than monkeys or prosimians. They may be really short but there is a bit of a tail on them all! Apes rely more on vision rather than smell. Usually their noses…

Bolt Like Bolt at the Cincinnati Zoo’s Cheetah Run 5K – Pre-registration closes August 21. Race is August 28.

21009984392_c39c0bc04b_bCINCINNATI, OH (August 17, 2016)  Whether you’re trying to break a world speed record or just want to walk for a purpose, the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s Cheetah Run 5K is the place to be on Sunday, August 28th.  Runners and walkers will follow a course that winds in and around the Zoo gardens, providing scenery unlike any other race venue in town.

“You don’t have to be…

Visitor Appreciation Days at Cincinnati Zoo: Half-Price Zoo Admission – August 20 & 21

28371478201_fa236ddbd2_bCINCINNATI, OH (August 13, 2016) – The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden would like to express its gratitude to Hamilton County residents for their continued support with a much-deserved “Thank You!” Zoo visitors of all ages can enjoy half-price admission during Visitor Appreciation Days, presented by FirstEnergy Solutions, August 20 & 21.

Spend one of the final weekends of summer enjoying the best of the Zoo’s summer lineup with animal…

Cincinnati Zoo Makes Top Work Places List

TWP_Cincinnati_2016_AWCincinnati, OH (August 8, 2016) – Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of Enquirer Media’s Top Work Places for 2016.  This is fourth consecutive year that the Zoo has earned this distinction.

Employee feedback, gathered using an employee survey created by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, is the sole determiner of a Top Work Place.

The Cincinnati Zoo upholds the mission of…

FC Cincinnati at Cincinnati Zoo


13502875_10154252811002973_6308664919848823080_oCINCINNATI, OH – (August 8, 2016) The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden and Cincinnati’s professional soccer team, FC Cincinnati, are partnered up to host a fun-filled FC Cincinnati Day at the Zoo on Tuesday, August 9. Visitors are encouraged to sport their best blue & orange FC Cincinnati gear as they spend the day on wild adventures around the Zoo with familiar faces from the field!