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Sean Andersen-Vie - Public Relations Manager
720-337-1418
sandersenvie@denverzoo.org

Marina Belisle - Public Relations Coordinator
720-337-1604
mbelisle@denverzoo.org

PERSONAL PHOTOGRAPHY:

Whether its senior photos, engagement photos or just your favorite shot from your family trip to the Zoo, Denver Zoo provides a unique space for the perfect backdrop. All photographs and other forms of artistic renderings made for personal use, such as for contests, or recreational or educational purposes, are always permitted without any fee or special permission required. Guests, must however, pay for admission, and we ask that they do not obstruct or interfere with the public's use and enjoyment of the facilities, such as blocking viewing areas or public pathways.

COMMERCIAL FILMING:

Denver Zoo is an ideal location to accommodate film shoots, documentaries and photo shoots for your commercial needs. Please note, all images captured at the Denver Zoo are the property of the Denver Zoological Foundation and any commercial use or profit-making from the images requires permission from the Zoo (All of the animals at Denver Zoo are the private property of the Denver Zoological Foundation and their images are therefore under copyright protection and cannot be sold without our consent). The commercial use of photographs, video and film taken at the Zoo is strictly prohibited without the full written consent of Denver Zoo. To learn more about Denver Zoo’s Commercial Filming program please contact Megan Fine: mfine@denverzoo.org.

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Press Releases


March 29, 2017

DENVER ZOO WELCOMES FIRST SUCCESSFUL KEA HATCHLING AFTER DILIGENT EFFORTS

Chick's hatching marks rare occasion for U.S. zoos

Denver Zoo is celebrating it's first-ever successful hatching of a kea (KEE-yah), a large, vulnerable species of parrot. 
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March 27, 2017

DENVER ZOO PRESIDENT/CEO SHANNON BLOCK SELECTED AS VICE CHAIR OF THE WOMEN'S FORUM OF COLORADO

Shannon Block recognized for leadership and involvement in community

Denver Zoo's President/CEO Shannon Block aws recently selected by the Women's Forum of Colorado Board to serve as its new Vice Chair.
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March 16, 2017

TOYOTA SPONSORS DENVER ZOO'S NEW EXHIBIT, DINOS! LIVE AT DENVER ZOO

21 life-size dino sculptures roar into the Zoo

After waiting 65 million years, dinosaurs will take over Denver Zoo this summer!
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March 14, 2017

DENVER ZOO CELEBRATES THE EDGE OPENING DURING SPRING BREAK: JOURNEY TO ASIA

Added keeper talks, demonstrations and entertainment scheduled March 25 - April 9

This spring break, embark on a "staycation" with a visit to Denver Zoo for Spring Break: Journey to Asia.
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March 13, 2017

TRISH AND KEN GREEN TO CHAIR DENVER ZOO'S LARGEST FUNDRAISER, DO AT THE ZOO

Presented by Anandarko, tickets on sale for event scheduled June 15.

Denver Zoo is proud to announce that Trish and Ken Green will chair its largest annual fundraiser, Do At The Zoo, set for June 14, from 7 to 10 p.m.
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March 10, 2017

DENVER ZOO CELEBRATES BIRTH OF FISHING CAT CUB "MISO-CHI"

New arrival is first birth of its species at Denver Zoo.

Denver Zoo is excited to announce its first successful birth of a fishing cat.
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March 3, 2017

DENVER ZOO TEAMS WITH CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO TO PROVIDE ONGOING HEALTHCARE TO BABY GIRAFFE "DOBBY"

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo provides plasma from giraffes in moment of need

Denver Zoo staff has teamed with Cheyenne Mountain Zoo staff in Colorado Springs, Colorado, to support giraffe calf, Dobby.
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March 1, 2017

DENVER ZOO'S QUICK ACTION PUTS STRUGGLING GIRAFFE NEWBORN ON PATH TO HEALTH

Zoo provides supplemental feeding for under-sized calf who has now begun nursing

Denver Zoo quietly welcomed the birth of Dobby, a male, reticulated giraffe, on the morning of Tuesday, February 28, as millions of people waited for a giraffe to be born in New York to viral sensation April. 
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February 16, 2017

DENVER ZOO'S TWO MALE TIGERS RECEIVE WELLNESS EXAMS AHEAD OF MOVE TO THE EDGE

New exhibit for Zoo's Amur tigers opens to the public on March 17

Denver Zoo veternarians found Amur tiger brothers Nikolai and Thimbu (TIM-boo) to be healthy cats during recent general wellness checks ahead of their move to The Edge, the Zoo's new tiger exhibit.
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February 13, 2017

DENVER ZOO & SPECIAL OLYMPICS COLORADO CELEBRATE POLAR PLUNGE & INTERNATIONAL POLAR BEAR DAY ON FEB. 25

Educational activities scheduled to raise awareness about plight of polar bears

Special Olympics Colorado and Denver Zoo are hosting the Denver Splash & Dash—part of the annual Polar Plunge series, presented by Westerra Credit Union, on Saturday, February 25. 
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February 6, 2017

DENVER ZOO SERVES MORE THAN 2 MILLION IN 2016

Zoo nearly beats all-time attendance record

Denver Zoo served a near-record of 2,050,819 people in 2016 through Zoo visits and outreach education programs, the second-highest in the institution's 120-year history.
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February 3, 2017

DENVER ZOO GETS NEW TIGER IN PREPARATION OF UNVEILING THE EDGE, SET TO OPEN MARCH 17 

Nikita begins exploring outdoor yard, a milestone in the process of opening the animal exhibit 

Denver Zoo’s new Amur tiger, Nikita, is exploring the yards of The Edge, a brand-new, larger home for the species, opening to the public on March 17.
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February 1, 2017

DENVER ZOO'S THREE MALE ELEPHANTS SHARE TIME IN SAME YARDS FOR THE FIRST TIME

Animal care team provides unusual opportunity to provide new social experience for bulls

Denver Zoo’s three, male Asian elephants are now spending periodic time in the same yards together in the Zoo’s Toyota Elephant Passage exhibit.
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January 30, 2017

SHERRI KOELBEL ELECTED CHAIRMAN OF DENVER ZOOLOGICAL FOUNDATION

Former Chairman Patrick E. Green elected as Executive Vice Chair of prestigious Denver Board

Sherri Koelbel has been elected to serve as the 2017 Chair of the Denver Zoological Foundation Board of Trustees.
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January 13, 2017

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS CREATE, AUCTION SCULPTURES INSPIRED BY DENVER ZOO EXHIBIT

Pieces based on traveling exhibit "Washed Ashore" raise money for sustainable causes

Five fifth grade classes from Timber Trails Elementary School, in Castle Rock, Colorado, recently created sculptures inspired by Denver Zoo's travelling exhibit "Washed Ashored: Art to Save the Sea," presented by CH2M, and auctioned them for good causes.
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January 13, 2017

DENVER ZOO SUMMER SAFARI REGISTRATION BEGINS JANUARY 31

When school is out, Summer Safari camp is in!

Parents, mark your calendars.
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January 9, 2017

ONE FINAL WEEK REMAINS TO SEE TRAVELING EXHIBIT "WASHED ASHORE" AT DENVER ZOO

Poignant exhibit of art made from ocean debris leaves January 16

Denver Zoo's traveling exhibit, "Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea," presented by CH2M, will end its run on Monday, January 16.
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December 23, 2016

DENVER ZOO TO CELEBRATE NEW YEAR'S EVE AT ZOO LIGHTS

ZOO YEAR'S EVE PARTY INCLUDES MAGIC SHOW, DANCING AND TIMELY COUNTDOWN

Put your party hats on and get ready to kick off 2017 at Denver Zoo!
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December 16, 2016

LAST CHANCE TO VISIT SANTA CLAUS AT DENVER ZOO'S ZOO LIGHTS

SHARE YOUR WISH LIST WITH SANTA BEFORE HE LEAVES ON DEC. 23

Christmas is quickly approaching, and that means Santa soon has to prepare for his big trip.
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December 9, 2016

DENVER ZOO WELCOMES BIRTH OF GREVY'S ZEBRA, "CODY" 

GUESTS CAN SEE NEW FOAL FROLICKING IN  HIS YARD WITH HIS HERD NOW, WEATHER PERMITTING

Denver Zoo welcomed the birth of a Grevy's (GREH-VEEZ) zebra in the early morning hours on Saturday, December 3.
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November 18, 2016

DENVER ZOO TO HOST ZOO LIGHTS PREVIEW NIGHTS NOVEMBER 25 & 26 

WEEKEND TO OFFER SNEAK PEEK OF REGION'S LARGEST LIGHTING EVENT WEEK BEFORE IT OPENS TO THE PUBLIC

Denver Zoo is hosting a special Zoo Lights Preview Weekend on November 25 and 26, from 5:30 to 9 p.m., a full week before the 26th annual event opens to the public.
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November 8, 2016

DENVER ZOO ROCKED THE GO-TOBER COMMUNITY CHALLENGE 

ZOO EMPLOYEES MADE SMARTER CHOICES IN OCTOBER AND WON TOP SMART COMMUTER HONOR

Denver Zoo announced today that it is top of its class in Way to Go’s annual "Go-Tober, Go-Team Company Challenge."
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November 4, 2016

DENVER ZOO CELEBRATES COMMITMENT TO BISON ON NATIONAL BISON DAY, ANNOUNCES CONSERVATIONIST DR. REBECCA GARVOILLE TO SPEAK ON OUR NATIONAL MAMMAL 

PRESENTATION SCHEDULED NOV. 9 AT ANSCHUTZ COLLECTION'S AMERICAN MUSEUM FOR WESTERN ART

National Bison Day is Saturday, November 5, and Denver Zoo is proud to highlight its commitment to our new National Mammal!
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October 20, 2016

DENVER ZOO ELEPHANT PULVERIZES PUMPKINS AHEAD OF BOO AT THE ZOO

BODHI THE ELEPHANT STOMPS GIANT GOURDS AT TOYOTA ELEPHANT PASSAGE

To get Denver Zoo guests in the spirit for its upcoming Boo At The Zoo events, Bodhi, a 12-year-old, male Asian elephant, crushed two, 600-pound pumpkins at today’s Toyota Elephant Passage demonstration.
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October 14, 2016

ZOO LIGHTS SPARKLES WITH HOLIDAY FUN AT DENVER ZOO

POPULAR HOLIDAY TRADITION WILL INCLUDE SCULPTURES FROM “WASHED ASHORE: ART TO SAVE THE SEA” 

Light up your holiday with a wild visit to Denver Zoo’s 26th annual Zoo Lights celebration. Presented by Your Hometown Toyota Stores, the Rocky Mountain Region’s largest lighting event will run nightly from December 2, 2016-January 1, 2017, from 5:30-9 p.m. 
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September 29, 2016

DENVER ZOO WELCOMES ADULT FEMALE ORANGUTAN "EIRINA”

VISITORS CAN SEE NEW ARRIVAL FROM GERMANY IN PRIMATE PANORAMA

Denver Zoo is thrilled to welcome the arrival of an 8-year-old, female Sumatran orangutan, named Eirina (aye-REE-nah). She arrived from Germany’s Zoo Dortmund on Thursday, September 22, after a recommendation of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ (AZA) Species Survival Plan (SSP), which ensures healthy populations and genetic diversity among zoo animals.
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