Ten Little Painted Dog Pups Have Batman-Themed Names

Holy Dog Pack, Batman! Cincinnati Zoos Got Riddler, Bruce, Alfred

CINCINNATI, OH (March 20, 2015) – Cincinnati Zoo’s African painted dog pups, born in January, have names!  The ten pups, six boys and four girls, were named by keepers and have unique markings that help staff identify them, but these distinguishing characteristics might be difficult for visitors to see when the pups are running around in their exhibit yard.  Riddler, Alfred, Bruce, etc…notice a trend?  Yes, we have a few…

New Charging Stations For Electric Vehicles At Cincinnati Zoo

This event has been canceled. We apologize for the short notice, and will provide an update when this will be rescheduled.

WHO:            Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley, Cincinnati Zoo Director Thane Maynard and numerous private partners announce a big leap forward in making Cincinnati an easier place to own an electric car. They will unveil the first of 5 fast-charger stations for electric vehicles (“DC Fast Charger”), this one at the Cincinnati Zoo.

Other fast-chargers will be…

Cincinnati Zoo Makes Top 10 U.S. Animal Attractions List with San Diego Zoo & Disney’s Animal Kingdom

FFawards_Top10AnimalAttractionsCINCINNATI, OH (March 19, 2015) FamilyFun magazine announced its third annual Travel Awards today in the magazine’s April issue. The winning destinations represent the best family-friendly vacation spots in the U.S. as chosen by 2,000 families from across the country. The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden was listed as a Top Ten Winner in the Animal Attractions category! Other winners include big names like the San Diego Zoo,…

Early Entry Begins March 14!

Early-Entry-Icon-150x150CINCINNATI, OH (March 13, 2015) – The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is ready to welcome members and Zoo Adventure Ticket (ZAT) holders to enter the Zoo at 9am starting Saturday, March 14th! The Zoo opens to the public at 10am.

Not only is it the first day for Early Entry, but it also marks the first day the carousel and the 4-D Theater are open in 2015! The popular Safari…

Cincy Chic Eco-Chic Fashion Show to Benefit the Cincinnati Zoo

CINCINNATI, OH (March 9, 2015) – Green will be the new black on March 26 as Cincy Chic hosts its sixth annual Eco-Chic fashion show. Expect to see special animal ambassadors from the ecochicfasionshow“Greenest Zoo in America” at this year’s event! The event will also feature local artists and businesses and an eco-chic hair/make up fashion show with DAAP student fashion designs.

Hosted at ADC, located at 310 Culvert St., 5th…

Join the Zoo in March and Save!

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CINCINNATI (March 1, 2015) – A Zoo membership is a terrific way to enjoy year-round entertainment and education!  Plus, save 10% on all new memberships purchased in March. Join today and start making wild memories. You can’t pass up this big hairy deal!

There are multiple perks that go along with being an exclusive member of the Cincinnati Zoo! The Zoo opens at 10am daily, but members can enjoy Early Entry…

Penguin Days Extended Through March 13th

Penguin Days Presented By First Energy Extended Through March 13th.

Half-Price Zoo Admission – DAILY – now through March 13

WHO:             Penguin Days, presented by FirstEnergy, has been extended! March to the Cincinnati Zoo to save a waddle of cash! Experience cooler prices and even cooler animals during  Penguin Days, with half-price Zoo admission and penguin parades every day and special animal encounters on Saturdays & Sundays through March 13.

See the Zoo’s famous king penguins parade through the park at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., weather…

Cincinnati Zoo Seasonal Job Fair

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WHAT:          Seasonal Job Fair for the Visitor Experience Department, Housekeeping Department, Gift Shop and Food & Beverage Department

WHEN:          Thursday, February 26th from 6pm-8pm

WHERE:       Frisch’s Theater in the Harold C. Schott Education Center at the Zoo. All participants should park in the Education Parking Lot on Erkenbrecher Ave.

If you plan on attending our job fair, please take a minute to apply for a…

Children’s Books by Local Author/Illustrator Benefit Cincinnati Zoo Lion Cubs

February 19, 2015 – Cincinnati – Local author/illustrator of beloved children’s book series Lyndsay and Lainey Lion Adventure Series, Jennifer Brasington-Crowley, has partnered with the Cincinnati Zoo to celebrate the three new lion cubs born at the zoo in November.

The Cincinnati Zoo lion cubs were born to father John and mother Imani in November. All three cubs are female, and have been given the names Uma, Kya and Willa. In addition,…

Bongo Babies and Moms Reunited

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CINCINNATI, OH (February 18, 2015) – The bongo bunch is back together and doing well! Moms “Stevie” and “Mazi” are now living as a group with their offspring. Male, “Sukari,” born on December 23, 2014, has been with his mom, Stevie, since birth.  Female, “Kushinda,” had to be separated from mom Mazi soon after she was born, in October of 2014, and has been bottle fed by keepers since then. (See below for details).  She is now weaned.

Regular…