The National Geographic Photo Ark is leaving next week!

Outdoor exhibition features stunning animal photos by National Geographic Photographer Joel Sartore

CINCINNATI (August 14, 2017) —  If you haven’t taken a selfie with a snake this summer, come to Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden before August 20 ready to pose in front of more than 50 giant animal photos taken by  National Geographic photographer and Fellow Joel Sartore.


Rare Glimpse of Cincinnati Zoo Rhino Birth and First Wobbly Steps Caught on Video!

First black rhino born at the Cincinnati Zoo since 1999

After what seems like a very long wait (a 15-month gestation period), Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s eastern black rhino Seyia gave birth to a healthy calf named “Kendi” yesterday morning at 5:05 after about 30 minutes of labor.  Surveillance cameras inside the rhino barn recorded the birth and mom and baby’s first moments.

“Every rhino calf born is incredibly important for the population,…

Military Personnel get FREE Admission to Cincinnati Zoo on 4th of July Holiday

WHO:             Military personnel enjoy FREE admission (with Military ID) on July 4th!

WHAT:          Active and retired military personnel will receive FREE admission to the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden on July 4th, 2017! The offer also allows military personnel to purchase up to six (6) half-price admission tickets for members of their immediate family.

WHEN:          Tuesday, July 4


Evanston selected for ‘Community Makeover’

Over 500 volunteers will participate on July 20th service day

CINCINNATI (June 28, 2017) — Procter & Gamble, the Cincinnati Reds, the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden and Kroger have selected the Cincinnati neighborhood of Evanston for the 2017 Community Makeover.
Evanston will receive a major renovation of the Hoffman baseball complex, the creation of a “naturescape” at…

Cincinnati Zoo Rhino Donates Blood

Plasma from father-to-be Faru banked to help calf if needed

CINCINNATI, OH  (June 16, 2017) –  Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s black rhino Faru might be a shoe-in for father of the year, and his calf hasn’t even been born yet.  Hoxworth Blood Center, University of Cincinnati has been processing blood collected from the 12-year-old…