Run Wild at the Cincinnati Zoo


CINCINNATI –The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden invites guests to Run Wild during the Cheetah Run 5K Run and Walk on Sunday, September 4, at 8 a.m. Guests of all ages are invited to join the fun during the 3.1 mile run and walk through the beautiful Cincinnati Zoo.  The course features the Zoo’s unique gardens and exotic animal exhibits, providing scenery unlike any other venue in town. 

 The 2011 Cheetah run will feature a NEW course…

Visitor Appreciation Days – Half Priced Admission

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Visitor Appreciation Days at the Cincinnati Zoo

Half Priced Admission & Parking

Sponsored By The Goddard School, August 5, 6, & 7

WHO:             As a “Thank You” to Hamilton County for their continued support, Zoo visitors of all ages can enjoy half price admission and parking to the world famous Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden during Visitor Appreciation Days, August 5, 6 & 7, sponsored by The Goddard School.

New Cougar Exhibit Opens at Cincinnati Zoo


CINCINNATI  (July 28, 2011) – The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s newest exhibit featuring Cougars is set to open to the public Thursday, August 4.  The special exhibit, which is located just outside of the Zoo’s new attraction – Night Hunters – will be home to the Zoo’s two young Cougars, “Tecumseh” and “Joseph,” born September 19, 2010.

The new exhibit will allow visitors to see these amazing animals, up close and personal.  The spacious display will depict the rocky…

Reds Day at the Cincinnati Zoo


Meet players, Mr. Redlegs, Rosie Red and Gapper!

WHO: The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is hosting Reds Day at the Zoo Wednesday, July 27! Zoo Guests will be able to enjoy a question and answer session with Cincinnati Reds players as well as Meet & Greet with Reds mascots Mr. Redlegs, Rosie Red and Gapper.

WHAT: Activities Include: • 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Reds Rover • 11 a.m. – Noon – Meet & Greet with Mr. Redlegs…

Go on a Jungle Adventure with Diego and Dora!


CINCINNATI— Dora the Explorer and Diego are coming to the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden this Saturday and Sunday, July 16 and 17, for a special meet and greet with their fans from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. The pair will be at the 4-D Special FX Theater alternating every 30 minutes.

After meeting your favorite character, make sure to stop in to the theater to see Dora and Diego in their 4-D Adventure “Catch the Robot Butterfly.” In the…

P&G Pet Care Wildlife Conservation Scholarship


P&G Pet Care Wildlife Conservation Scholarship Program Established for Veterinary Students
In Partnership with Ohio State University and the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

CINCINNATI — A new summer scholarship program has been established with the support of P&G Pet Care to provide hands-on scientific training to veterinary students interested in pursuing wildlife conservation research as a possible career focus. In a partnership between the Ohio State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and the Cincinnati Zoo’s Center for Conservation and…

Cincinnati Zoo Devastated by Painful Loss


CINCINNATI, OH (July 1, 2011) – It is with great sadness and despair that the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden announces the loss of its three-month-old giraffe, Zuri.  Zoo veterinarians noticed Zuri’s fractured leg had become more unstable earlier this week, which prompted the medical procedure today.  During the examination, vets determined that Zuri had done further damage to the fracture site. As a result of this damage, the fracture was not healing as expected and staff were unfortunately presented with…

Zebra Stripes Ice Cream Benefits Zoo

Zebra Stripes Ice Cream

Zebra Stripes Ice Cream – Available at UDF
• The Cincinnati Zoo has partnered with Homemade Brand Ice Cream to create a zoo-themed ice cream, Zebra Stripes, to benefit the Cincinnati Zoo!
• All proceeds of the sale of Homemade Brand Zebra Stripes Ice Cream go to the Cincinnati Zoo.
• Zebra Stripes is made of Pure White Madagascar Vanilla ice cream with chocolate fudge stripes.
• Zebra Stripes is only available for a limited time, so hurry in to…

Vote for Caspian for Cutest Zoo Baby in U.S.

Caspian - The Eurasian Eagle Owl

Our little (not for long) Eurasian Eagle Owl needs your help to win Budget Travel’s Cutest Zoo Baby 2011 contest. He is one of three finalists, and the other two are pretty darn cute (as Thane Maynard would say.) It’s going to be tough for Caspian to pull ahead of a baby cheetah and a baby Bornean orangutan, but we’re going to try!

You can vote once per day on Budget Travel’s website – Click…