Zoo’s Animal All-Stars Lineup

elephant_pinataVisit Cincinnati Zoo’s animal all stars this weekend and watch lions, elephants and painted dogs enjoy baseball-themed enrichment.  Be sure to stop by the Elephant Reserve to see elephants break open baseball pinatas filled with their favorite snacks!

All-Star Animals

Check out our animal all-star lineup, carefully selected according to natural abilities!  Many player assignments were contested by keepers, but the team manager’s selections will stand. 

Official Lineup (click to enlarge)

Cincinnati Zoo Receives National Recognition

_JM81495CINCINNATI, OH (July 6, 2015) –The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden (CZBG) is thrilled to share the recent national recognition it has received from various esteemed outlets including: Fodor’s Travel, Parents.com, and TripAdvisor. Each recognizes the Cincinnati Zoo for its award-winning exhibits, reputable family experience and every day amazing atmosphere. These distinctions are graciously received and the Zoo thanks all of those who contributed to its success.

Cincinnati Zoo Makes Top Work Places List

twp_cincinnati_2015_awCincinnati, OH (June 30, 2015) – Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of Enquirer Media’s Top Work Places for 2015. This is third consecutive year that the Zoo has earned this distinction.

Employee feedback, gathered using an employee survey created by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, is the sole determiner of a Top Work Place.

The Cincinnati Zoo upholds the mission of providing…

Dads get in FREE at the Cincinnati Zoo!

johncublionCome Celebrate Father’s Day on Sunday, June 21

WHO:             Still looking for the perfect Father’s Day gift?  Take Dad to the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden on us!  All dads will receive FREE admission to the Zoo on Sunday, June 21, 2015.

 

WHAT:          Father’s Day at the Cincinnati Zoo is a great time to enjoy animal shows, keeper chats, take a train ride, see a 4-D show, and so much more!…

Endangered American Burying Beetle Release

ABB_loA match made in dirt! Fifty pairs of American burying beetles released at Fernald Nature Preserve to breed.

CINCINNATI (June 2, 2015) – Staff and volunteers from the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden released 50 pairs of federally endangered American burying beetles (ABB) this morning at the Fernald Nature Preserve. Each pair, carefully matched by the Species Survival Plan (SSP), was placed into a hole in the ground to breed….

Birds of a Feather Hatch Together at Cincinnati Zoo

New Steller’s sea eagle, Raggiana bird of paradise & spur-winged lapwing chicks have emerged!

1stellarseaeagleCINCINNATI (May 28, 2015) – The population explosion continues at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. A Steller’s sea eagle, the Zoo’s first Raggiana bird of paradise chick, and three spur-winged lapwings are among the significant hatchings reported in the past two weeks.

Steller’s sea eagles are one of the rarest raptors in the world. They are…

Gorilla Baby on the Way at Cincinnati Zoo

CINCINNATI, OH (May 8, 2015) –“Anju,” a 14-year-old Western Lowland gorilla, is pregnant with her first baby! An ultrasound picked up the image below last week, confirming previous positive pregnancy tests (similar to the ones used by humans).  Vet staff is predicting the baby to arrive around Labor Day.

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Video of Anju’s ultrasound

Anju was born on April 27, 2001, at the Pittsburgh Zoo and came to the Cincinnati Zoo…

Moms get in FREE on Mother’s Day

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The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is Wild About Moms!

On Sunday, May 10th, celebrate Mother’s Day with the special women in your life and your favorite animal moms! This Mother’s Day is sure to be one to remember. Thanks to TriHealth, every mom that comes to the Zoo on Mother’s Day will get in for FREE plus, while supplies last, they will receive…

ZooBorns: Motherly Love Instagram Give-away

zoobornsmotherlyloveThe Cincinnati Zoo is Wild About Moms the entire month of May! Just in time for Mother’s Day and mothers everywhere, we are giving away FREE prizes for the wonderful women in your life! Four lucky winners will receive a copy of ZooBorns latest edition, ZooBorns: Motherly Love, featuring animals from your very own Cincinnati Zoo!

To enter, visit the Cincinnati Zoo on Instagram (@cincinnatizoo) via your iPhone or Android

2015 DEAF ZOO DAY    

2015-04-08 Peacock, Giraffes eating, Lion Cubs, Gladys 416CINCINNATI, OH – This year the Hearing Speech & Deaf Center (HSDC) is commemorating 90 years of helping the Greater Cincinnati community overcome obstacles to communication. HSDC is celebrating by offering several outreach events including 2015 Deaf Zoo Day. In partnership with the Cincinnati Zoo &Botanical Garden, the will take place at the Cincinnati Zoo on Sunday, April 12, 2015 from 10 a.m. – 5…