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…

Join the Zoo in March and Save!


CINCINNATI (March 1, 2015) – A Zoo membership is a terrific way to enjoy year-round entertainment and education!  Plus, save 10% on all new memberships purchased in March. Join today and start making wild memories. You can’t pass up this big hairy deal!

There are multiple perks that go along with being an exclusive member of the Cincinnati Zoo! The Zoo opens at 10am daily, but members can enjoy Early Entry…

Speakers Announced for the Cincinnati Zoo’s 2015 Barrows Conservation Lecture Series

CINCINNATI – The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is pleased to announce the 2015 speakers for the 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.

mug shot (2)Opening the Series on Wednesday, April 1, at 7…

Discover the World’s Most Exotic Locations with the Cincinnati Zoo

CINCINNATI  –  Whether you have a passion for travel, exotic destinations or wildlife, the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s 2015 Travel Series has the perfect adventure for you! This year’s destinations include Tanzania, Belize and Argentina.  Encounter wildlife in wild places with a Cincinnati Zoo naturalist as your guide!

zebra_migrationTanzania Migration Safari – May 16 – 27, 2015

Visit a variety of East Africa’s wildlife habitats, each with its unique community…

Places to Recycle Christmas Trees and Lights

recycle_treesHamilton County drop off sites will also accept Christmas trees through Saturday, January 10.


Christmas lights (any style) can also be taken to any Cohen location in the region –


Butler County residents can recycle their trees as well – or


Northern KY resident Christmas tree recycling –



Baby Gorilla “Kamina” is Leaving Cincinnati Zoo

kaminaCINCINNATI – (December, 2014) Baby gorilla “Kamina” (pronounced Kuh-me-nuh) has been gorillafied by a team of human surrogates at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden and is ready to move in with gorillas.  It has been decided, after placing her with two females in Cincinnati Zoo’s Gorilla World that showed little interest in the infant, that Kamina’s best option is to move to the Columbus Zoo to be introduced to…

Now Accepting Designs for 2015 Rain Barrel Painting Event and Benefit Auction

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERACincinnati, Ohio (December, 2014) — Calling all artists! We are currently accepting designs for the 2015 Rain Barrel Painting Event and Benefit Auction. Painted rain barrels are on display at the Zoo for the month of April, and auctioned off in a silent auction during Party for the Planet on April 23. All proceeds go directly to education programs that promote stormwater runoff reduction and healthy habitats.

Aging White Lion “Future” Euthanized

Cincinnati, Ohio (December, 2014) —Future, one of two male African white lions loaned permanently to the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden by Siegfried and Roy in 1998, was euthanized yesterday due to age-related health issues.

The 17-year-old lion had been unable to venture into his outdoor exhibit since late October and struggled to walk in recent days. “Future’s ambulatory condition had deteriorated and his quality of life was a significant concern. Euthanasia was the most humane course of action,” said…

The Gift that Keeps on Giving: Taking Root Launches Holiday Tree Gifting Program

Program to assist with reforestation efforts throughout the Tri-State area

takingrootCINCINNATI – Dec. 1, 2014 – Looking for a meaningful gift to give that person or child who has everything? Want to provide something that will last long after the holiday season, offering health, environmental and aesthetic benefits to the citizens of our area for years to come? Taking Root, a local reforestation program, has your solution: Give the gift of…

It’s Official! African Lion Cubs Are Here

imani_cubs3First lion cubs born at the Cincinnati Zoo since 2001

CINCINNATI – November 14, 2014  – African lion “Imani,” who has been on 24-hour baby watch since Saturday, gave birth to three cubs late yesterday. The first cub, who was in breech position, emerged at 3:33 p.m. Two hours later, a second cub was born and number three arrived shortly after.  Imani, a first-time mom, cleaned the cubs, allowed them…