Holiday Tradition Continues with 34th Annual PNC Festival of Lights at Cincinnati Zoo

CINCINNATI (November 15, 2016) – The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden will once again be transformed into a “Wild Wonderland” for the 34th annual PNC Festival of Lights! In addition to admiring the beauty of 2.5 million LED lights, visitors can watch a Madcap black-light puppet show, ride the BB&T Toyland Express, search for fairies in Fairyland, marvel at the spectacular Wild Lights show on Swan Lake, or snack at one of two S’mores-n-More stands. PNC Festival of Lights…

Travel to Africa, the Galapagos Islands or Canada with the Cincinnati Zoo in 2017!

FREE Travel information session offered February 22

CINCINNATI – (October 26, 2016) If you have a passion for travel, exotic destinations, or wildlife, the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s has the perfect adventure for you!  With three unique locations and experiences being offered in 2017, all led by seasoned and knowledgeable Cincinnati Zoo staff.

The Zoo is hosting a complimentary Travel Evening on February 22, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. to highlight 2017 trips to Kenya, Galapagos…

Green is the New Orange this Halloween!

Cincinnati Zoo helps consumers choose eeek-o-friendly sweets

Buying certain kinds of candy for the army of sweet-seeking ghouls and boys that might show up at your house this Halloween could save an orangutan’s life! The Sumatran orangutan stands on the edge of extinction in the wild because palm oil plantations have destroyed their rainforest habitat. The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, also known as the greenest Zoo in America, has created a handy shopping guide to help consumers choose…

HallZOOween is Always Hairy, Never Scary at the Cincinnati Zoo

Four Weekends of Fun – October 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, & 29-30

lionsCINCINNATI (October 4, 2016) – HallZOOween kicks off this weekend! Little ghouls and boys can enjoy FOUR spooktacular weekends of fun.  Don’t miss HallZOOween, presented by Frisch’s Big Boy, October 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, & 29-30 from Noon – 5 p.m. at the Cincinnati Zoo &…

It’s Raining Giraffes at the Cincinnati Zoo

Another giraffe baby born at Giraffe Ridge this morning

 CINCINNATI, OH (September 13, 2016) –For the second time in less than two months, giraffes at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden welcomed a new addition to the herd. Five-year-old Jambo delivered a calf at 1:45 a.m. in her indoor stall after about two hours of labor.

“Jambo has been on 24-hour baby watch since August 22. Zoo Volunteer Observers (ZVO)’s reported restlessness and pacing starting a little before midnight, hooves…

Free Admission for First Responders

IMG_0440(CINCINNATI, OH – September 7, 2016) – The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is honoring those who protect our community by offering free admission to all active fire and police personnel September 12-18.

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Fire and police personnel who qualify for free admission include firefighters, EMTs, uniformed police…

Zoofari 2016: A Botanical Dream

CINCINNATI (September 1, 2016) – This year, the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is celebrating its award-winning botanical garden with a green-themed party.  Join 2500+ corporate leaders, zoo supporters and philanthropists for the 34th annual Zoofari, presented by Performance Lexus and Performance Lexus Rivercenter, on Friday, September 16, 2016.

“We’re the greenest Zoo in America, so it’s fitting to give a nod to our sustainability efforts as well as highlight our gorgeous gardens,” said Thane Maynard, Cincinnati Zoo…

Cincinnati Zoo & Wildlife Safari Team Up to Ensure Survival of the Most Genetically-Valuable Cheetah Cub in North America

Cheetah mom at Cincinnati Zoo’s breeding facility adopts cub

cheetah5CINCINNATI, OH (August 26, 2016) –  Six-year-old cheetah, Kathleen, has adopted the most genetically-valuable cheetah cub in the North American zoo population, born at Wildlife Safari in Oregon on May 15, and is raising her alongside the four cubs she gave birth to on May 10 at the Cincinnati Zoo &…