Cheers to Fiona the Baby Hippo!

Listermann Brewing creates new brew for the Cincinnati Zoo

CINCINNATI, OH  (May 25, 2017) – Happy hour just got happier for those who can’t get enough of the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s baby Fiona. Listermann Brewing Co. has made it possible to stare at the little hippo’s face while enjoying the IPA that they developed to benefit the Zoo!

“It’s great when you can turn a casual tap room discussion into reality….

Hippo Baby Fiona Updates

Fiona is not quite ready for her public debut. Check back for info on when you might see her.

Friday, May 26, 2017

Like many of you, Fiona is spending the day in her pool. She is not yet outside to meet her adoring fans but she is getting closer. She is mastering deeper water and can now…

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…