Cincinnati Zoo Mourns Loss of Henry the Hippo

Beloved father of Fiona loses battle with chronic illness

CINCINNATI, OH (October 31, 2017) – The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is mourning the death of 36-year-old Henry, father of the famous Fiona.  He had been struggling with health issues for months and had lost hundreds of pounds.  According to vet staff who had been carefully…

Hopeful News for Cincinnati Zoo’s Beloved Hippo Henry

Exam reveals that Fiona’s dad’s health is improving

CINCINNATI, OH (October 20, 2017) –Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s much-beloved hippo Henry has been struggling with health issues for weeks. An exam last week revealed an infection and abnormal kidney function that vets feared would be untreatable.  Today’s exam, however, indicated that antibiotics and treatment seem…

Travel to Africa, Papua New Guinea, or Peru with the Cincinnati Zoo in 2018!

FREE Travel information session offered October 4

CINCINNATI – (September 28, 2017) If you have a passion for travel, exotic destinations, or wildlife, the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s has the perfect adventure for you!  The Zoo is offering four unique locations and experiences in 2018, all led by seasoned and knowledgeable Cincinnati Zoo staff.

Interested?  Attend a complimentary Travel Evening on October 4, 2017, from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. to learn more about the 2018 trips to…

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden Awarded Two Prestigious National Grants

Funds support “access for all” initiative and endangered plant research

CINCINNATI, OH (September 28, 2017) –  The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden (CZBG) is excited to announce that it has received two prestigious grants from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  One, a National Leadership Grant awarded to the Cincinnati Zoo’s Lindner Center for Conservation & Research of Endangered…

Cincinnati Zoo Welcomes Western Lowland Silverback Gorilla Mshindi

Louisville, Audubon and Cincinnati Zoos work together to save species

 CINCINNATI (September 14, 2017) –  Visitors may see a new face at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden the next time they stop by Gorilla World.   As part of a multi-zoo collaborative move recommended by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) Species Survival Plan (SSP), 29-year-old male gorilla Mshindi [ma-shin-dee]…

Free Admission for Fire & Safety Professionals

Cincinnati Zoo is honoring first responders September 11 – 17

Cincinnati, OH (September 6, 2017) The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is honoring those who protect our community by offering free admission to all active fire and police personnel September 11-17.

Personnel who qualify for free admission include firefighters, EMTs, uniformed police officers, state troopers, border patrol agents, investigators, evidence technicians,…