Best Time to See Tulips = NOW!

It’s Bloomin’ Awesome at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden  

tulipsCINCINNATI – (April 10, 2015)  The colorful force of more than 100,000 tulips is taking over the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical! This weekend and into next week will be peak bloom time in the #ZooGarden and a prime opportunity for garden enthusiasts to visit. As one of only two accredited botanical gardens in Ohio, the Cincinnati Zoo offers one of the largest…

Fur is Flying at the Cincinnati Zoo – 10 painted dog puppies unleashed!

It’s officially raining cubs and pups in Africa! 

painteddogpupCINCINNATI, OH (April 10, 2015) –  The Cincinnati Zoo’s African painted dog pups, born in January, put Painted Dog Valley to the test today as they explored their outdoor exhibit during their public debut.  No hole was left undug.

 “Each pup was tentative with their new exhibit at first, but it is easy to gain confidence quickly with a pack of 11 behind…

READY TO ROAR #CZBGLionCubs Make Public Debut

lioncubsoutside CINCINNATI (April 1, 2015) – The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s three female lion cubs showed off their grrl power this morning during their first public play date. Born November 13, 2014, to three-year-old mother “Imani” and four-year-old father “John,” the cubs have been bonding with mom and dad behind the scenes and waiting for warmer weather.  There is no set “on exhibit” schedule for the cubs yet, but they will continue…

Baby Bonobo Born at Cincinnati Zoo

Milestone birth for this critically endangered species.                   

babybonoboCINCINNATI, OH (April 9, 2015) –The baby boom at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden continues! Sixteen-year old bonobo (pronounced bah NO bow) “Zanga,” mother of four-year-old “Clara,” gave birth to a healthy male on March 16. Mom and baby, who have been bonding behind the scenes in the Zoo’s Jungle Trails exhibit, went out on exhibit…

Hippo T-shirt Sales Fund New Play Area

hipposhirtThe hippo exhibit will be the final, and most anticipated, piece of Africa! By purchasing a hippo t-shirt, you are helping to build an exciting and interactive family play area located between our meerkat and hippo exhibits inside Africa (see drawing below).

This brand new play space will include climbing rocks, a ropes course activity area, and interactive hippo sculptures perfect for fun
photo opps!

Click here to purchase your…

Ten Little Painted Dog Pups Have Batman-Themed Names

Holy Dog Pack, Batman! Cincinnati Zoos Got Riddler, Bruce, Alfred

CINCINNATI, OH (March 20, 2015) – Cincinnati Zoo’s African painted dog pups, born in January, have names!  The ten pups, six boys and four girls, were named by keepers and have unique markings that help staff identify them, but these distinguishing characteristics might be difficult for visitors to see when the pups are running around in their exhibit yard.  Riddler, Alfred, Bruce, etc…notice a trend?  Yes, we have a few…

Cincinnati Zoo Makes Top 10 U.S. Animal Attractions List with San Diego Zoo & Disney’s Animal Kingdom

FFawards_Top10AnimalAttractionsCINCINNATI, OH (March 19, 2015) FamilyFun magazine announced its third annual Travel Awards today in the magazine’s April issue. The winning destinations represent the best family-friendly vacation spots in the U.S. as chosen by 2,000 families from across the country. The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden was listed as a Top Ten Winner in the Animal Attractions category! Other winners include big names like the San Diego Zoo,…

Cincy Chic Eco-Chic Fashion Show to Benefit the Cincinnati Zoo

CINCINNATI, OH (March 9, 2015) – Green will be the new black on March 26 as Cincy Chic hosts its sixth annual Eco-Chic fashion show. Expect to see special animal ambassadors from the ecochicfasionshow“Greenest Zoo in America” at this year’s event! The event will also feature local artists and businesses and an eco-chic hair/make up fashion show with DAAP student fashion designs.

Hosted at ADC, located at 310 Culvert St., 5th…