Green is the New Orange this Halloween!

Cincinnati Zoo helps consumers choose eeek-o-friendly sweets

Buying certain kinds of candy for the army of sweet-seeking ghouls and boys that might show up at your house this Halloween could save an orangutan’s life! The Sumatran orangutan stands on the edge of extinction in the wild because palm oil plantations have destroyed their rainforest habitat. The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, also known as the greenest Zoo in America, has created a handy shopping guide to help consumers choose…

HallZOOween is Always Hairy, Never Scary at the Cincinnati Zoo

Four Weekends of Fun – October 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, & 29-30

lionsCINCINNATI (October 4, 2016) – HallZOOween kicks off this weekend! Little ghouls and boys can enjoy FOUR spooktacular weekends of fun.  Don’t miss HallZOOween, presented by Frisch’s Big Boy, October 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, & 29-30 from Noon – 5 p.m. at the Cincinnati Zoo &…

It’s Raining Giraffes at the Cincinnati Zoo

Another giraffe baby born at Giraffe Ridge this morning

 CINCINNATI, OH (September 13, 2016) –For the second time in less than two months, giraffes at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden welcomed a new addition to the herd. Five-year-old Jambo delivered a calf at 1:45 a.m. in her indoor stall after about two hours of labor.

“Jambo has been on 24-hour baby watch since August 22. Zoo Volunteer Observers (ZVO)’s reported restlessness and pacing starting a little before midnight, hooves…

Free Admission for First Responders

IMG_0440(CINCINNATI, OH – September 7, 2016) – The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is honoring those who protect our community by offering free admission to all active fire and police personnel September 12-18.


Fire and police personnel who qualify for free admission include firefighters, EMTs, uniformed police…

Zoofari 2016: A Botanical Dream

CINCINNATI (September 1, 2016) – This year, the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is celebrating its award-winning botanical garden with a green-themed party.  Join 2500+ corporate leaders, zoo supporters and philanthropists for the 34th annual Zoofari, presented by Performance Lexus and Performance Lexus Rivercenter, on Friday, September 16, 2016.

“We’re the greenest Zoo in America, so it’s fitting to give a nod to our sustainability efforts as well as highlight our gorgeous gardens,” said Thane Maynard, Cincinnati Zoo…

Cincinnati Zoo & Wildlife Safari Team Up to Ensure Survival of the Most Genetically-Valuable Cheetah Cub in North America

Cheetah mom at Cincinnati Zoo’s breeding facility adopts cub

cheetah5CINCINNATI, OH (August 26, 2016) –  Six-year-old cheetah, Kathleen, has adopted the most genetically-valuable cheetah cub in the North American zoo population, born at Wildlife Safari in Oregon on May 15, and is raising her alongside the four cubs she gave birth to on May 10 at the Cincinnati Zoo &…

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,…

P&G, Reds & Zoo Community Makeover

IMG_9437CINCINNATI — Procter & Gamble, the Cincinnati Reds and the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden are partnering for the 2016 Community Makeover community service project on Thursday, July 28 in the Cincinnati neighborhood of Lower Price Hill.