Ring in the ZOO Year at the Cincinnati Zoo

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Enjoy a kid-friendly, Early Countdown Before the Ball Drops

WHO:             Guests are invited to ring in the New Year at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. “Party Animals” of all ages are invited to celebrate the 6th annual Happy ZOO Year powered by Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Honda Dealers. This New Years bash will take place at the Zoo on Wednesday, December 31 from 5:00-9:00 p.m.

                        New Years activities will include shows by the Madcap Puppet Theater, a…

Now Accepting Designs for 2015 Rain Barrel Painting Event and Benefit Auction

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERACincinnati, Ohio (December, 2014) — Calling all artists! We are currently accepting designs for the 2015 Rain Barrel Painting Event and Benefit Auction. Painted rain barrels are on display at the Zoo for the month of April, and auctioned off in a silent auction during Party for the Planet on April 23. All proceeds go directly to education programs that promote stormwater runoff reduction and healthy habitats.

Aging White Lion “Future” Euthanized

Cincinnati, Ohio (December, 2014) —Future, one of two male African white lions loaned permanently to the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden by Siegfried and Roy in 1998, was euthanized yesterday due to age-related health issues.

The 17-year-old lion had been unable to venture into his outdoor exhibit since late October and struggled to walk in recent days. “Future’s ambulatory condition had deteriorated and his quality of life was a significant concern. Euthanasia was the most humane course of action,” said…

Moerlein Launch Events 12/7 & 12/8 Benefit Zoo’s Tigers

moerleinMOERLEIN LAUNCHES NEW CRAFT BEER CAN SERIES WITH LIMITED EDITION BAY OF BENGAL DOUBLE IPA

Preview and Launch Events Scheduled to Benefit the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s Tigers

Sunday Game Day Preview parties for the Bay of Bengal Double IPA benefiting the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s Tigers will be at the following locations:

Place: Moerlein Lager House – 115 Joe Nuxhall Way, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

The Gift that Keeps on Giving: Taking Root Launches Holiday Tree Gifting Program

Program to assist with reforestation efforts throughout the Tri-State area

takingrootCINCINNATI – Dec. 1, 2014 – Looking for a meaningful gift to give that person or child who has everything? Want to provide something that will last long after the holiday season, offering health, environmental and aesthetic benefits to the citizens of our area for years to come? Taking Root, a local reforestation program, has your solution: Give the gift of…

#GivingTuesday Is December 2nd

unselfie 3We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. And now there’s #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.

We hope you will consider supporting the care and feeding of our animals with a donation to the Cincinnati…

It’s Official! African Lion Cubs Are Here

imani_cubs3First lion cubs born at the Cincinnati Zoo since 2001

 CINCINNATI – November 14, 2014  – African lion “Imani,” who has been on 24-hour baby watch since Saturday, gave birth to three cubs late yesterday. The first cub, who was in breech position, emerged at 3:33 p.m. Two hours later, a second cub was born and number three arrived shortly after.  Imani, a first-time mom, cleaned the cubs, allowed them…

#PNCFestivalOfLights – Opens November 22

All is Bright during PNC Festival of Lights at the   Cincinnati Zoo!

CINCINNATI – The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden will once again be transformed into a “Wild Wonderland” for the 32nd annual PNC Festival of Lights! While taking in the beautiful sights of over 2-million LED lights, visitors can watch a Madcap Black-light puppet show, visit with Santa, ride the North Polar Express Train, search for fairies in Fairyland, watch the spectacular Wild Lights show on Swan Lake,…