Dads get in FREE at the Cincinnati Zoo!

dads_dayCome Celebrate Father’s Day, Sunday, June 15

Even kids on a tight budget can give Dad a great Father’s Day!

All dads get in for FREE on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 15, at the Cincinnati Zoo. There is plenty of fun for the whole family!

With the summer season in full swing, Cincinnati Zoo guests can enjoy a variety of animal…

Summer Adventure at the Cincinnati Zoo!

Zoo Summer Season Kicks off Saturday, May 24 honda_presentedby

CINCINNATI, OH – (May 21, 2014) The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is excited to kick off its summer season, on Saturday, May 24, with the return of summer shows, animal encounters and unique new experiences!  Presented by Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky Honda Dealers, Summer Adventure at the Cincinnati Zoo allows guests to experience the best the Zoo has to offer!

Children Answer the Call & Help Save Gorillas

Cincinnati Zoo Announces Winner of 2014 Go Bananas! Challenge

CINCINNATI, OH – The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s Project Saving Species and The Gorilla Glue Company are excited to announce that for the first time in the history of the Go Bananas! Challenge one school has won both the Challenge category and the Most Creative Campaign category.   The Environmental Club from Parkside Intermediate in Westlake, Ohio collected 1,636 phones, beating last year’s Challenge winner by…

Support Sustainable Palm Oil Bake Sale – May 11


The Greater Cincinnati Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers (GCCAAZK) is hosting a bake sale this Sunday, May 11, to raise funds to support global animal conservation efforts and professional development opportunities for GCCAAZK members.  Many of our own keepers are members of this organization, and we want to show them our support. View event flyer (pdf).

Sustainable Palm Oil Bake Sale
Sunday, May 11th, from 11am – 6pm
Location: Eli’s BBQ @ 3313…

Cincinnati Zoo’s Baby Giraffe Has a Name!

Celebrate Zoo Babies, presented by Coldwell Banker West Shell

CINCINNATI, OH (May 2, 2014) – The Cincinnati Zoo’s four-day-old female giraffe now has a name.   After receiving more than 7,000 name suggestions via Facebook and Twitter, the Zoo’s giraffe keepers selected their top four names and left the final decision to the public.  More than 3,700 people selected their favorite name among the four finalists, “Nasha,” “Amaya,” “Akila,” and “Alia.”  Gaining nearly 32% of the votes, “Nasha”…

myActions Spring Challenge Final Week! Join the Cincinnati Zoo Team.


Updated 4-14-14. This is the final week of the One Million Actions for Planet Earth spring challenge!  Our goal is to get our many Cincinnati Zoo supporters to help us by logging your green actions, such as turning off lights, every day on In addition to being good for the planet, your green actions generate donations for the #GreenestZooInAmerica!

Other Zoos are participating in the challenge.  Collectively, we hope…

Cincinnati Zoo Employee Named National Geographic Grosvenor Fellow

Program to Send 25 Teachers on Expeditions as Outdoor Classroom for Professional Development

WASHINGTON (March 24, 2014)—The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is excited to announce that Sarah Navarro, Lead Education Program Developer at the Zoo’s Harold C. Schott Education Center, has been selected as one this year’s Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic Education Grosvenor Teacher Fellows. The 2014 Fellows, a group of twenty-five highly respected educators from the United States and Canada, will embark…