Evanston selected for ‘Community Makeover’

Over 500 volunteers will participate on July 20th service day

CINCINNATI (June 28, 2017) — Procter & Gamble, the Cincinnati Reds, the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden and Kroger have selected the Cincinnati neighborhood of Evanston for the 2017 Community Makeover.
Evanston will receive a major renovation of the Hoffman baseball complex, the creation of a “naturescape” at…

Cincinnati Zoo Rhino Donates Blood

Plasma from father-to-be Faru banked to help calf if needed

CINCINNATI, OH  (June 16, 2017) –  Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s black rhino Faru might be a shoe-in for father of the year, and his calf hasn’t even been born yet.  Hoxworth Blood Center, University of Cincinnati has been processing blood collected from the 12-year-old…

Hippo Baby Fiona Updates

Fiona is making short visits to the outdoor pool. At this time there is no set schedule for these appearances.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

How much would you LOVE a kiss on the cheek from Fiona?! Fiona and her Mom, Bibi, have been spending more and more time together bonding. Bibi is helping Fiona realize the…

National Geographic Photgrapher Joel Sartore is among speakers announced for Cincinnati Zoo’s 2017 Barrows Lecture Series

First lecture takes place March 1 at Cincinnati Zoo

CINCINNATI (January 19, 2017) – The annual Barrows Conservation Lecture Series kicks off on March 1 at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. The prestigious lecture series will feature an exciting lineup of internationally acclaimed scientists, explorers and conservationists. Since 1993, the series has brought a slate of esteemed naturalists and scientists to Cincinnati to address wildlife issues and global conservation efforts. Tickets for the series or individual lectures are…

Snowy White Colobus Monkey is Cincinnati Zoo’s First Baby of 2017

CINCINNATI, OH (January 18, 2017) – The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s first baby of 2017 is a guereza colobus, a type of monkey once thought to be abnormal because it has no thumb, or only a stub where the digit would usually be. Born last week to first-time-mom Adanna and dad Tiberius, the still-unnamed little one is strong, alert…

Ultrasound Confirms Hippo Pregnancy!

Cincinnati Zoo team captures worlds first image of a Nile hippo in the womb 

CINCINNATI, OH  (January 9, 2017) – The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is kicking off 2017 with some big news!  Zoo scientists and animal staff captured the first ever ultrasound image of a Nile hippo fetus last week, confirming that 17-year-old Bibi is pregnant.

Keepers, and almost everyone…