DENVER ZOO WELCOMES TWO NEW AFRICAN WILD DOGS
Visitors Can See New Inhabitants Of Predator Ridge Now, Weather Permitting
March 6, 2014
Denver Zoo visitors will notice a couple of new African wild dogs in its Predator Ridge exhibit. The two young sisters, Tilly and Cheza (CHEH-zah) are now exploring the exhibit’s maternity yard after arriving from Chicago’s Brookfield Zoo. Zookeepers say they are settling in well and doing great. Visitors can see them now, weather permitting.
DENVER ZOO CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL POLAR BEAR DAY, FEBRUARY 27
Polar bears to receive special ice sculpture snack as guests learn how to save their species
February 27, 2014
Denver Zoo visitors are invited to celebrate International Polar Bear Day at the Zoo on Thursday, February 27 and find out how they can help save polar bears in the wild. Held in partnership with Polar Bears International (PBI), the day will allow guests to watch polar bears Lee and Cranbeary enjoy a special ice sculpture treat and learn from zookeepers and volunteers about the challenges polar bears face and ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
RARE OKAPI CALF ONLY SIXTH BIRTH OF SPECIES AT DENVER ZOO
Calf will remain behind the scenes as he becomes more self-sufficient
February 21, 2014
Denver Zoo is celebrating the birth of a rare okapi (oh-Kah-pee). The male calf, named Jabari (Jah-bar-ee), was born to mother, Kalispell (Kal-lis-pell), and father, Sekele (seh-Kee-lee), on February 3, and is only the sixth birth of his species at the zoo. Jabari will remain behind the scenes for a short while longer, but visitors will soon be able to see the youngster as he grows and becomes more self-sufficient.
DENVER ZOO WELCOMES FIRST TAWNY FROGMOUTH HATCHLING
Chick is believed to be the first of its species to successfully hatch at Denver Zoo
February 13, 2014
Denver Zoo is thrilled to welcome what is believed to be the first tawny frogmouth chick to be successfully reared at the zoo. The chick, named Kermit, whose gender is still not known, arrived on January 27. Guests may be lucky and catch a glimpse of the new chick in its home of Bird World, presented by FlyFrontier.com, as it grows and becomes visible as it is brooded by its parents. Zookeepers monitor the chick's weight closely each morning and supplementally feed it as needed.
DENVER ZOO AND WOODLAND PARK ZOO MAKE FRIENDLY WAGER FOR SUPERBOWL SUNDAY
"Hurry! Hurry!" Don't Miss Denver Zoo's ½ Off Admission for Fans Wearing Orange through Feb. 1
January 30, 2014
Woodland Park Zoo and Denver Zoo have agreed to a friendly wager as a show of support for their home teams playing in the Super Bowl on Sunday, Feb. 2. Should the Broncos bring home the Vince Lombardi trophy after Sunday's win, a curator from Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle will hand deliver a case of Washington apples to Denver Zoo's Przewalski's horses (P-horse) and spend a day working with the horses and elephants wearing a Bronco jersey.
COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER MEREDITH COORS TO SERVE AS DENVER ZOO'S DO AT THE ZOO GALA CHAIR
Coors Will Preside Over 25th Anniversary of Zoo's Largest Fundraiser
January 24, 2014
Community volunteer Meredith Coors is providing leadership as Chair of the 2014 Do At The Zoo gala, set for June 19. Presented by Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, this year the event commemorates its silver anniversary. Guests of the zoo's largest fundraiser and Denver's favorite summer party will support the zoo's general operations and celebrate 25 years of success and improvements.
DENVER ZOO MALAYAN TAPIR EXPECTING HER SECOND BIRTH
Zoo veterinarians expect early summer arrival
January 23, 2014
Denver Zoo Malayan tapir Rinny is pregnant and receiving great care from animal and veterinary staff. Zookeepers believe the calf will be born around June after tracking when Rinny and her mate, Benny, were observed breeding. This will not only be the second calf for Rinny, but her species at the zoo as well.