Cat Canyon Wins Gold LEED Distinction

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Zoo’s First Animal Exhibit To Receive LEED Distinction

CINCINNATI, OH (November 30, 2012)The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s Cat Canyon exhibit,  which opened in June, just received LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)  Gold certification – the second highest rating awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).  This is the Cincinnati Zoo’s 5th LEED certified building – which is the most of any zoo or aquarium in the United States. 

“The most exciting…

Plan a Trip of a Lifetime with the Cincinnati Zoo

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Travel Evenings being held January 10th and January 17th

CINCINNATI – Plan a trip of a lifetime! If you have a passion for travel, exotic destinations, or wildlife, the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s 2013 Travel Series has the perfect adventure for you!

There is a world of wonder waiting for you to explore in Africa’s savannahs. The Cincinnati Zoo offers exciting and educational wildlife travel adventures in 2013 escorted by Zoo staff. Put on your adventure cap and join…

Help Save Gorillas and Win $5,000

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Children across the Country Answer the Call

CINCINNATI, OH  – The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s Project Saving Species and The Gorilla Glue Company have teamed up for the second year in a row to promote a national competition called the Go Bananas! Challenge which kicks off  September 1, 2012! The competition challenges school and community youth groups across the country to Answer the Call, and create campaigns to collect and recycle cell phones to…

Oldest Zoo Building in the Country Gets a Face Lift

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Cincinnati Zoo’s Historic Reptile House Under Renovation

 The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is home to the oldest Zoo building in the country, the Reptile House.  The 137 year old building, which has been home to primates and reptiles, is currently undergoing  major external upgrades to the roof, mortars, windows and vents.  These renovations will maintain the aesthetic appeal of the national historic landmark and will ensure that the building’s foundation is…

Rare Sumatran Rhino Pregnancy at Indonesian Sanctuary

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Cincinnati Zoo’s “Andalas” is Sparking Hope for His Species

Indonesia (February 9, 2012) – Scientists around the world are following the pregnancy of one of the world’s most endangered species, the Sumatran rhino. At the Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary in Indonesia’s Way Kambas National Park, “Ratu” has just completed the 11th month of her pregnancy. The expectant Sumatran rhino’s pregnancy will probably last four to five months longer.

In February 2010, Ratu’s first pregnancy was diagnosed but she miscarried after two…

We’re a Blue Manatee Char-atee (Charity)

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Special Benefits for Cool Customers!

Blue Manatee is encouraging customers to “buy local and share the love” with their blue manatee:humanatee cool customer card.  Cool customers receive immediate ‘thank you’ goodies including a discount code for blue manatee boxes  followed by a wealth of family-friendly benefits, including discounts, rebates, special invites, and more.  Each family member even gets a free manatee cookie and ‘just right’ beverage on their birthday.  And 1% of annual sales…

Spring/Summer Programs & Events Guide Posted

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Starting with this issue, the quarterly guide to camps, classes & events will no longer be mailed to your home.  You’ll find it online at cincinnatizoo.org/education! We will send an e-mail notice to our members, z-mail subscribers & past program participants each quarter when new guides have been posted.

Please help us spread the word about our new delivery method so your friends…

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

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Whether you have a passion for travel, exotic destinations, or wildlife, the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s 2012 Travel Series has the perfect voyage for you!

From the rainforests of South America to the deserts of Africa, there is a world of wonder waiting for you to explore. The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden offers exciting and educational wildlife travel adventures in 2012 escorted by Cincinnati Zoo staff.

You can learn about travel packages to…

Penguin Days Are Here! Half Price Admission

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Save a Waddle Cash at the Cincinnati Zoo During Penguin Days

Half-Price Zoo Admission – DAILY – January 2 through February 29

WHO:             March to the Cincinnati Zoo to save a waddle of cash! Experience cooler prices and even cooler animals during Penguin Days, with half-price Zoo admission every day and special animal encounters every Saturday & Sunday, January 2 through February 29.

Daily, guests can see the Zoo’s King Penguins parade through the park at 10…