Two Healthy Manatees Return to Florida and Three Arrive in Cincinnati for Rehab

Manatee Rescue and Rehabilitation Partnership coordinates big move

CINCINNATI (October 18, 2017) Popular manatees Betsy and BamBam have left the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden to return to Florida waters. This is good news for the species but bittersweet for divers, care team members and visitors who have become attached to the charismatic animals, especially long-time resident Betsy.

Three orphaned manatees in need of rehabilitation, Pippen, Miles, and Mathew, were brought back to Cincinnati from SeaWorld…

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,…

Easterseals and Cincinnati Zoo Create Employment Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities

CINCINNATI, OH (August 29, 2017) – Yesterday marked the first day of work for three lucky individuals. As participants in Easterseals’ workforce development program, an initiative designed to provide a supportive transition to community-based employment for people with disabilities, they are the first to take part in a new partnership between Easterseals and the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden.

In this inclusive workforce model, community partners offer part-time employment opportunities combined with socio-recreational experiences. At the Zoo, individuals will work…