Saying Goodbye to Popsy

The last white tiger at the Cincinnati Zoo was euthanized today

CINCINNATI (June 21, 2018) –  Popsy, the remaining white tiger at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, was euthanized today due to age-related issues. The average lifespan for a tiger is 15-20 years. The 22-year-old rare white tiger was the oldest of her…

New Fiona Book by Cincinnati Zoo Director Thane Maynard Hits Stores on June 19

Book signing and early purchase opportunity at the Zoo on June 18

CINCINNATI, OH (June 15, 2018) Saving Fiona, a new book written by Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden Director Thane Maynard and published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers, will be available nationwide this Tuesday, June 19.  The book tells the amazing, true story of baby…

Hello Kitty! Endangered Ocelot Born at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum with Assistance of Cincinnati Zoo Scientists

Ocelot birth helps to further validate new artificial insemination method

CINCINNATI (June 11, 2018)In collaboration with the animal care staff at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, scientists from the Cincinnati Zoo’s Center for Conservation and Research of Endangered Wildlife (CREW) have produced their second pregnancy in ocelots using a novel fixed-time artificial insemination (AI) method.  For this approach, the female ocelot received a daily dose of progesterone mixed in her food to suppress natural ovarian activity (similar…

Summer Season Starts Tomorrow at the Cincinnati Zoo!

Enjoy FREE admission for military on Memorial Day

CINCINNATI, OH – (May 25, 2018) Spend a memorable Memorial Day weekend at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden!  Summer Adventure at the Cincinnati Zoo, presented by Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky Honda Dealers, kicks off on Saturday, May 26, with the return of summer encounters, and extended hours!  All members of the military — active and retired — will receive FREE admission to the Zoo on Monday, May 28.*