One World, One Health

More Care Stories All Stories April 24, 2020 One World, One Health How Denver Zoo Takes a Global Approach to the Health of Animals Here and in the Wild Kerry Owens, Certified Veterinary Technician    A passion for animal health and saving endangered species led me to Denver Zoo more than a decade ago. And I didn’t want to limit my work to … Continued

The Best Laid Plans

As we move into the next phase of construction on the new animal hospital, find out how volunteering with animals led one former architect to join Denver Zoo’s Veterinary Medicine Team.

Banking on Success

How Denver Zoo veterinarians are using innovative techniques to collect vital specimens from our animals

Flocking to Help

Denver Zoo Has Joined an International Effort to Rescue and Rehabilitate More Than 1,800 Flamingo Chicks and Unhatched Eggs

Denver Zoo’s Vet Med Team Hits the Road to Protect Wildlife

From New Mexico to Mongolia, the Zoo’s Veterinary Medical Team Traveled Far and Wide Last Year in the Name of Conservation

What Does it Take for a Baby Aye-Aye to Survive & Thrive?

For Tonks, it took four years, the collaboration of ten departments at Denver Zoo, input from five external institutions and one FedEx plane.

Nigel’s Complete Journey

Nigel is an African wild dog puppy who was born with severe hip dysplasia, which affected his ability to walk and keep up….

Denver Zoo Says Goodbye to Dikembe, North America’s Oldest Male Giraffe

Today we bid farewell to Dikembe, who at 24 years old was the oldest male giraffe in North America, and the longtime….

Baby Tapir

Denver Zoo staff share personal stories about why they are called to work at Denver Zoo. Curator of Carnivores and Primates Becca McCloskey and Veterinarian Dr. Gwen Jankowski share how they sprung into action to rescue a baby tapir who was born with the birth sack still intact, including how they used mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to rescue the baby. For Becca and Gwen, this isn’t just a job…it’s a calling!