New! The expanded Cat Canyon includes new space for cougars, snow leopards, Malayan and white tigers. The cougar portion of the exhibit is home to brother cougar cubs, Joseph & Tecumseh.
Africa - Work on Phase III of Africa, which will eventually be the largest animal exhibit in Cincinnati Zoo history, has begun and will open in the summer of 2013! The completed portion of Africa includes an expanded yard for Maasai giraffes, a greater flamingo exhibit and a NEW and improved Cheetah Encounter, where guests will see cheetahs do what they do best – run!
Go Green Garden - The exhibit highlights the Zoo’s green efforts in terms of green building design, energy efficiency, water conservation, storm water management, solid waste management, and land stewardship. Go Green Challenges throughout the exhibit present tangible suggestions for how visitors can address the same issues at home. The Go Green Garden also acts as the hub for botanical information in addition to its emphasis on going green.
Gibbon Islands - Gibbons swing on giant jungle gyms.
Giraffe Ridge - Feed snacks to Maasai giraffes.
Gorilla World - Explore the world of the western lowland gorilla.
Kroger Lords of the Arctic - Come face to face with a polar bear.
Lemur Lookout - Watch ring-tailed lemurs “move it”.
Marge Schott-Unnewehr Elephant Reserve - Marvel at the Asian elephant, and look on as they get a bath.
Monkey Island - Join the party with a lively bunch of Japanese macaques, or snow monkeys.
Passenger Pigeon Memorial - Pay tribute to Martha, the last known passenger pigeon that passed away at the Zoo in 1914. 2014 marks the centenary of this extraordinary extinction. Project Passenger Pigeon will mark this anniversary and promote the conservation of species and habitat, strengthen the relationship between people and nature, and foster the sustainable use of natural resources.
Siegfried & Roy’s White Lions of Timbavati - Catch a glimpse of the rare white lion.
Tiger Canyon - Closed. The NEW Cat Canyon opens summer 2012.
Wetland Trails & Swan Lake - Observe trumpeter swans, mallards, and other native wildlife.
Wildlife Canyon & Sumatran Rhino - See the only Sumatran rhinos on display in the nation, along with other hoofed mammals.