June 22, 2017
Female calf "Umi" viewable at Toyota Elephant Passage
Denver Zoo's new Malayan tapir (TAY-purr) calf, Umi (OOH-mee), is now viewable to guests inside the tapir yard at the Zoo's Toyota Elephant Passage habitat.
June 11, 2017
Non-denominational, community event celebrated life and all animals
Some of Denver Zoo's animal residents were blessed this morning by pastors of Montview Boulevard Presbyterian Church for a special "Blessing of the WILD Animals" service.
June 8, 2017
Male tiger will be fourth resident at the Zoo's newest habitat, The Edge
Denver Zoo plans to import a 3-year-old, male Amur tiger, named Martin, from Russia's Moscow Zoo later this summer.
June 1, 2017
More than 20 dinosaur sculptures to arrive July 1 for "DINOS! Live at Denver Zoo," supported by Your Hometown Toyota Stores
Keen eyes will notice that some dinosaur-sized footprints have appeared at three different Denver locations in the last week.
May 18, 2017
Visitors can see new arrival at Zoo's Emerald Forest Building
Denver Zoo is proud to announce the birth and public debut of Penny, a female, red ruffed lemur.
May 16, 2017
Denver Zoo's largest annual fundraiser is a foodie's paradise
Denver Zoo is finalizing its list of participating restaurants and breweries for its wild summer party and the Zoo's largest fundraiser, Do At The Zoo, on June 15 at 7 p.m.
May 15, 2017
Hatchings continue Zoo's conservation efforts for critically endangered species
Denver Zoo is thrilled to announce it hatched the first batch of Lake Titicaca tadpoles
May 9, 2017
New female calf "Umi" to remain behind the scenes with her mother until she is a little older
Denver Zoo is happy to announce the birth of "Umi" (OOH-mee), an endangered Malayan tapir (TAY-purr).
May 2, 2017
Guests cans stay up-to-date about Zoo happenings with new technology
Zoo guests and fans can make sure they don't miss a roar, chirp or growl with the new Denver Zoo mobile app.
April 20, 2017
The Goonies, Buckner Funken Jazz and Biff Gore to perform at the Zoo's largest annual fundraiser
Denver Zoo's 28th annual Do At The Zoo gala will once again highlight some of the best musical acts in Denver on Thursday, June 15, from 7 to 10 p.m.
April 18, 2017
Legislators recognize most visited cultural institution in state for impact on community
Denver Zoo and the Zoo's animals were recognized by the Colorado State Legislature today at "Zoo Day at the Capitol," acknowledging the Zoo's immense impact on the region.
March 29, 2017
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.
March 27, 2017
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.
March 16, 2017
21 life-size dino sculptures roar into the Zoo
After waiting 65 million years, dinosaurs will take over Denver Zoo this summer!
March 14, 2017
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.
March 13, 2017
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.
March 10, 2017
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.
March 3, 2017
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.
March 1, 2017
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.
February 16, 2017
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.
February 13, 2017
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.
February 6, 2017
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.
February 3, 2017
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.
February 1, 2017
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.
January 30, 2017
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.
January 13, 2017
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.
January 13, 2017
When school is out, Summer Safari camp is in!
Parents, mark your calendars.
January 9, 2017
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.