Ohio Family that Rescued Florida Manatee Gets VIP Visit with Cincinnati Zoo Manatees

Family also helped select the name of new Manatee Springs resident

CINCINNATI (April 27, 2018)To show their appreciation for the part that a family from Middletown, Ohio, played in rescuing a tiny manatee while on vacation in Florida earlier this month, the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s manatee care team gave them a special behind the scenes tour of the Zoo’s manatee facility today and let them see the new resident up close!

The family also…

Cincinnati Zoo Bird House Reopens this Weekend

Enjoy blooms and plumes on your next visit!

This weekend, tulip bulbs will be open and so will the renovated Wings of the World bird habitat at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden.

Renovation Photos | Bird Photos

“It’s more than a facelift.  In addition to the beautiful and bright new walls…

Tunes & Blooms: Rocking the Garden

FREE concerts at the Cincinnati Zoo on Thursdays in April!                     

CINCINNATI, OH (March 26, 2018) – The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden features FREE concerts every Thursday evening in April from 6 – 8:30 p.m.  This year’s Tunes & Blooms concert series, presented by Macy’s, will kick off with a performance by the Zoo’s very own Cecil Jackson! When Cecil isn’t working with elephants, he sings and plays bluegrass…

Cincinnati Zoo’s Aadorable Aardvark Baby Makes Public Debut

Three-month-old Winsol can now be seen in Night Hunters habitat

Cincinnati, OH (March 21, 2018)— Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s baby aardvark, named Winsol because he was born on the winter solstice, made his public debut this morning on a day that’s more like winter than spring! After three months of bonding with mom behind the scenes, visitors can finally catch a glimpse of the oddly adorable, wrinkly baby and his…

Cincinnati Zoo is Saving Species with Milk!

Collaborating to create a recipe for aardvark milk

Cincinnati, OH (March 9, 2018) Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is milking it. Whenever possible, the Zoo’s animal care team gets milk from lactating moms so scientists can analyze the composition. In Fiona the hippo’s case, knowing what was in her mom’s milk saved her life.  Now, Ali the aardvark is making weekly deposits to the Smithsonian’s National Zoo’s Exotic Animal Milk Repository so scientists can create a recipe for synthetic…