Nationally-Recognized Author/Illustrator Loren Long Recreates Iconic Cincinnati Zoo Poster

A labor of love for the Cincinnati resident

louspeckerCINCINNATI (April 8, 2016) – Chances are you’ve seen the Cincinnati Zoo’s  “New Ones” poster created by Lou Specker thirty years ago.  The Zoo receives thousands of inquiries from people wanting to buy the iconic poster and discovered that one of the area’s most popular frame shops gets just as many.  Frame & Save Hyde…

Cubs, Pups & Baby Apes Now Playing!

Zoo Babies Kicks Off Friday at the Cincinnati Zoo

 CINCINNATI (April 28, 2015) – Get ready to meet the cutest little baby faces at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden during the 30th annual Zoo Babies, presented by Coldwell Banker West Shell. Throughout May, six-foot-tall stork statues will mark the spots where babies can be found at the Zoo.

11062806_10153157878672973_2765664345135035805_oThere are 13 babies in…

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”…

What’s all the FUZZ about at the Cincinnati Zoo?

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A six-foot-tall, 120-pound baby highlights the 25th annual Zoo Babies, presented by Coldwell Banker West Shell, at the Cincinnati Zoo.  “Zuri,” a female baby Maasai giraffe was born April 2 and guests will get their first chance to see the baby and her parents outside at the Giraffe Ridge exhibit during Zoo Babies.  Zuri is certainly this year’s most popular baby, but she’s not the only baby you can see at the Cincinnati Zoo.  This year’s crops ranges from short…

Zoo Babies “Show us Your Baby Face”

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CINCINNATI – The Cincinnati Zoo is excited to announce the launch of the Zoo Babies photo contest – Show Us Your Baby Face! The contest will take place on the Cincinnati Zoo’s Facebook Fan Page ONLY. It began today, Friday, March 5 and runs through Friday, March 19. (http://www.facebook.com/#!/cincinnatizoo?ref=nf )

Parents are encouraged to post pictures of their child (up to 18 months old) on the Zoo’s Facebook Fan Page Wall, dressed as their favorite Zoo animal, for a…