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Jake Kubie - Communications Manager
720-337-1644
jkubie@denverzoo.org

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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 us at commercial@denverzoo.org.

Press Releases


March 30, 2018

DENVER ZOO WELCOMES NEWBORN CRITICALLY ENDANGERED SUMATRAN ORANGUTAN

Denver Zoo is thrilled to welcome a new member to our clan of critically endangered Sumatran orangutans—a newborn female named Cerah (Che-rah), which means "bright" in Indonesian and is often used to refer to sunshine.

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March 14, 2018

DENVER ZOO SEEKS NEXT PRESIDENT & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

New Executive to Guide Ongoing Improvement and Success of Colorado's Most Visited Cultural Destination

Denver Zoo, Colorado's most visited cultural destination and a leader in animal welfare ann conservation, has launched a search for its next president & chief executive officer.

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February 15, 2018

ENDANGERED AFRICAN WILD DOG PUPPIES BOUND INTO BENSON PREDATOR RIDGE AT DENVER ZOO

Four puppies born at Denver Zoo to make their public debut on Friday, Feb. 16.

Denver Zoo is going wild over four endangered African wild dog puppies born here on Nov. 20, 2017.

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February 5, 2018

DENVER ZOO SERVES MORE THAN 2.2 MILLION PEOPLE IN 2017, AN ALL-TIME ATTENDANCE RECORD

Zoo has highest attendance in its 121-year history.

Denver Zoo served a record 2,239,114 people in 2017 through Zoo visits and outreach education programs, the highest in the Zoo's 121-year history.

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February 1, 2018

DENVER ZOO CELEBRATES BIRTH OF BABY LINNE'S TWO-TOED SLOTH

Soon-to-be-named baby will make public debut on Thursday, Feb. 1

Denver Zoo is happy to announce the arrival of a baby Linne's two-toed sloth, who was born on Sunday, Jan. 28 to Charlotte Greenie, the Zoo's 21-year-old female sloth, and her 27-year-old mate, Elliot.

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December 11, 2017

RARE OKAPI CALF IS SEVENTH BIRTH OF THE ENDANGERED SPECIES AT DENVER ZOO

Zoo performs plasma transfusion to care for struggling calf

Denver Zoo recently welcomed the birth of a rare okapi (oh-KA-pee).

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November 16, 2017

DENVER ZOO SUMATRAN ORANGUTAN EXPECTING HER SECOND BIRTH

Zoo caretakers expect March arrival

Denver Zoo Sumatran orangutan Nias (NEE-uhs) is pregnant and receiving great care from the Zoo's animal and veterinary staff.

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November 14, 2017

DENVER ZOO OFFERS BLACK FRIDAY AND CYBER MONDAY PROMOTIONS

Specials include gift shop items, membership discounts, VIP tours and Adopt-an-Animal markdowns

The weather is cooling down, but Denver Zoo's Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals are hot, hot, hot!

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November 7, 2017

DENVER ZOO ANNOUNCES 2017 CONSERVATION AWARD WINNER

Dr. Moses Selebatso selected as the 20th annual  Denver Zoological Conservation Award winner.

Denver Zoo has selected Dr. Moses Selebatso as the 2017 Conservation Award winner.

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October 27, 2017

DENVER ZOO MOURNS LOSS OF TIGER "MARTIN," RECENT ARRIVAL FROM RUSSIA

Denver Zoo is very saddened to announce the death of "Martin," a 3-year-old male Amur (ah-MOOR) tiger.

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October 26, 2017

DENVER ZOO'S ZOO LIGHTS TO SPARKLE WITH HOLIDAY FUN THIS DECEMBER

Popular holiday tradition will introduce interactive sculpture vignettes

Denver Zoo's 27th annual Zoo Lights celebration will light up guests' holiday seasons.

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September 29, 2017

DENVER ZOO WELCOMES BIRTH OF TWO, MALE RED PANDA CUBS

Month-old brothers to remain behind the scenes for a few weeks as they bond with their mother

Denver Zoo welcomed the birth of two, male red panda cubs on August 27.

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September 28, 2017

DENVER ZOO INSTALLS MORE THAN 20 SCULPTURES MADE FROM ARTIFICIAL JACK-O'-LANTERNS

Sculptures preview DINOS! After Dark and Boo At The Zoo events

This morning, Denver Zoo installed more than 20 animal and dinosaur-shaped sculptures made from artificial jack-o'-lanters to celebrate its fall events, DINOS! After Dark and Boo At The Zoo, brought to you by Your Hometown Toyota Stores.

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September 25, 2017

BUDDING YOUNG SCIENTISTS BEGIN TO BLOOM THROUGH "NATURE PLAY" AT DENVER ZOO

"Nurturing Scientists through Nature Play" earns national award for work with underserved children

Who said science couldn't involve a little—or a lot of—play?

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September 22, 2017

DENVER ZOO INVITES GUYS AND GHOULS TO SPECIAL EVENTS THROUGHOUT OCTOBER

Zoo celebrates fall season with DINOS! After Dark and Boo At The Zoo

This October, get your "boos" at Denver Zoo

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September 11, 2017

DENVER ZOO EARNS PRESTIGIOUS AZA ACCREDITATION

The Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) yesterday announced that Denver Zoo was once gaain granted accreditation by AZA's independent Accreditation Commission.

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August 30, 2017

DENVER ZOO CELEBRATES VULTURES ON INTERNATIONAL VULTURE AWARENESS DAY

Zoo to recognize species and its global conservation efforts on September 2

Denver Zoo visitors are invited to learn more about some underappreciated feathered friends.
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August 24, 2017

DENVER ZOO CELEBRATES FIRST-EVER HATCHING OF SARUS CRANE

Chick can be seen by visitors now at Toyota Elephant Passage

Denver Zoo is celebrating its first-ever hatching of a Sarus (SAHR-uhss) crane, the tallest of all flying birds.
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August 22, 2017

DENVER ZOO RELEASES ECONOMIC BENEFIT STUDY AT INAUGURAL STATE OF DENVER ZOO EVENT

Zoo also details effect of $20m Denver General Obligation Bond Ballot Measure 2B

Denver Zoo hosted its inaugural State of Denver Zoo Luncheon today, where it presented results from a new study detailing its economic benefits.
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August 16, 2017

MARIE REVENEW JOINS DENVER ZOO AS VICE PRESIDENT FOR MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS 

Revenew brings more than 15 years of marketing and communications experience 

After a nationwide search, Marie Revenew has been selected to join Denver Zoo's executive team as its Vice President for Marketing and Public Relations 
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July 7, 2017

DENVER ZOO WELCOMES ADULT MALE ORANGUTAN "BERANI"

New arrival may be visible as soon as he acclimates to new home

Denver Zoo is happy to welcome the arrival of a 24-year-old, male Sumatran orangutan, named Berani (buhr-AH-nee). 
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July 6, 2017

FROM RUSSIA, WITH LOVE! DENVER ZOO WELCOMES AMUR TIGER "MARTIN" FROM MOSCOW ZOO

New male tiger getting used to new home at Zoo's newest habitat, The Edge

Martin, a 3-year-old male Amur (ah-MOOR) tiger is getting used to his new surroundings at Denver Zoo after safely arriving from the Moscow Zoo on Saturday, July 1.
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July 1, 2017

DINOS! LIVE AT DENVER ZOO HAS STOMPED INTO TOWN

Denver Zoo's new temporary exhibit has officially opened to guests

The wait is over; dinosaurs have officially taken over Denver Zoo!
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