Cincinnati Zoo Giraffe Expecting Again!

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CINCINNATI, OH (March 11, 2014) – Tessa, the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s six-year-old Maasai giraffe is pregnant again, and due in the next few weeks.   Tessa, and father “Kimba,” are both doing well and can currently be seen at the Zoo’s Giraffe Ridge exhibit. Due to the overwhelming response during the last birth, the Zoo (@CincinnatiZoo) will again be live-tweeting leading up to and during this birth.  Make sure you follow #giraffebirth for the latest updates.

“We’re incredibly excited…

Cincinnati Zoo Wins Green Business Awards!

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gbaLast Thursday, honorees for the Business Courier 2014 Green Business Awards gathered at the Sharonville Convention Center, the region’s only LEED certified event center to celebrate green practices, green building, green advocacy, and green services/products. It is a great event for businesses and organizations to come together and share best practices, challenges, and celebrate our successes.

The Cincinnati Zoo’s Base Camp Café (Greenest Restaurant in the US!!) took home two awards that…

2014 Barrows Conservation Lecture Series Speakers Announced

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CINCINNATI – The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is pleased to announce the 2014 speakers for the 22nd annual Barrows Conservation Lecture Series. 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.

Opening the Series on…

Cincinnati Zoo Welcomes Baby Bonobo – “Kibibi”

UPDATE: Our Zoo friends voted, and “Kibibi” is the baby bonobo’s name!

The Cincinnati Zoo is excited to introduce its newest addition – an eight-week-old bonobo (pronounced bah NO bow) to the public.  The baby girl was born on November 17, 2013 to mother “Kimia” and father “Vergil.”
    
Today, the Cincinnati Zoo kicked off a Facebook naming contest for the baby.   The Zoo will accept name suggestions on its Facebook page through Friday, February 7.  On Monday, February…

Turn Off a Light for the Cincinnati Zoo!

Share your green and sustainable actions on the myActions social network to support the Cincinnati Zoo and help reach myActions‘ goal to register “One Million Actions for Planet Earth.” 

Each action you share triggers a small donation for the zoo!  Simple actions, such as turning off the lights, carpooling, and recycling, add up to big results! myActions encourages you to share photos, give feedback to others, and invite your friends and family to participate.

Sifaka Baby Born at the Cincinnati Zoo!

 CINCINNATI – The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is thrilled to announce the birth of a Sifaka (See-fah-kah) baby.  The male baby (whose name is yet to be determined) was born on November 16, to mother “Wilhelmina” and father “Rinaldo.”  Both parents arrived at the Cincinnati Zoo in April of 2011.  The parents were the first sifakas in the Zoo’s history and produced their first offspring, a male named “Bobby,” in September of 2012.  This is the pair’s second baby.

Big Fat Hippo Thank You!

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Thanks to all who contributed to our #GivingTuesday Hippo Campaign!  The total amount raised is still being tallied and will be announced later today.

If you didn’t get a chance to contribute on #GivingTuesday, it’s not too late!  We still need your support.

2 Easy Ways to Give:

The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is a non-profit organization. 

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Recycle Holiday Lights

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The Cincinnati Zoo and Cohen, our official electronics recycling partner, are making it easy for you to recycle your old holiday lights responsibly. Just drop off your lights at any Cohen location or at the Zoo during PNC Festival of Lights!

Exclusive Cincinnati Zoo member benefit – receive an additional 20% payout for all electronics you recycle at a Cohen location plus 1 free CRT monitor (normally $5 to recycle). Enjoy more…

P&G, Reds & Zoo seek nominees for ‘Community Makeover’

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CINCINNATI (Nov. 14, 2013) — Do you know of a park, ball field or neighborhood recreation area that is in need of a renovation?

P&G, the Reds Community Fund and the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden are looking for a special Greater Cincinnati community in need of a “Community Makeover.”

Nominate your community today!

1. Projects must include a minimum of one baseball and/or softball field and should also include a significant community park or asset in need of renovation.

P&G, Reds & Zoo seek nominees for ‘Community Makeover’

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CINCINNATI (Nov. 14, 2013) — Do you know of a park, ball field or neighborhood recreation area that is in need of a renovation?

P&G, the Reds Community Fund and the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden are looking for a special Greater Cincinnati community in need of a “Community Makeover.”

Nominate your community today!

1. Projects must include a minimum of one baseball and/or softball field and should also include a significant community park or asset in need of renovation.