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Category: Conservation Event

Hold the Straw, Please... OKC Zoo Staff Join Plastic-Free Challenge

We touch things made of plastic hundreds of times in our daily lives. Plastic is so common that most people think nothing of using a plastic item once, and then tossing it away. How many plastic bags, straws, lids, bottles, forks, cups have you used once and thrown away? The average American throws away 185 pounds of plastic a year. That’s half a pound of plastic a day from every one of us! Only 8 percent of the plastic used in the U.S. is recycled. The rest ends up in landfills or is... Read More
at Wednesday, August 29, 2018
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New Nighttime Event, Safari Soirée, Enables Guests to Explore Zoo after Dark, Benefits Conservation

Go wild at night for a great cause! The Zoo and the Oklahoma Zoological Society (OZS) have teamed up to create a new conservation event,  Safari Soirée, scheduled for Saturday, May 20, 2017, from 7 to 11 p.m.!   Safari Soirée will be a night to celebrate the community’s support of the Zoo’s conservation efforts to help save plants and animals here in Oklahoma and around the world, now spreading across four continents. Safari  Soirée is a... Read More
at Tuesday, May 2, 2017
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