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OKC ZOO HOSTING MONARCH CONSERVATION WORKSHOP

National Wildlife Federation Program Training Statewide Change-Makers

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OKC ZOO CELEBRATES SALES TAX APPRECIATION DAY JULY 10 WITH FREE ADMISSION

Occasion Marks 28th Anniversary of OKC Voters Approving Dedicated Sales Tax for OKC Zoo

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OKC ZOO, REGIONAL FOOD BANK OF OKLAHOMA AND NEWS 9 PARTNER TO “PACK” THE PANTRY

Zoo Guests Bringing Food Donation Get Half Off Admission Wednesdays July 11, 18 and 25.

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WESTERN LOWLAND GORILLA BORN AT THE OKC ZOO

Newborn Male is 27th Gorilla Born at Zoo Since 1974

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OKC ZOO AND BOB MOORE SUBARU ANNOUNCE WORLD GIRAFFE DAY ACTIVITIES

Zoo Festivities, “Drafts for Giraffes” at Roughtail Brewery Support Giraffe Conservation Efforts

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OKC ZOO CELEBRATES BIRTH OF CRITICALLY ENDANGERED WESTERN LOWLAND GORILLA

First-time mother Mikella welcomes the Zoo’s 26th gorilla baby since 1974

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OKC ZOO HOSTS ANNUAL HOLIDAY HIPPO SING-ALONG EVENT

Gayla Peevey performs her classic holiday tune live & OKC Zoo makes a big announcement

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DECEMBER HAPPENINGS AT THE OKLAHOMA CITY ZOO

Connect to the wild side through conservation, education, seasonal specials and holiday fun!

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OKC ZOO’S 34th ANNUAL HAUNT THE ZOO: A NEW WAY TO BOO

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OKC ZOO’S ENDANGERED TIGER CUBS SCHEDULED FOR WELLNESS EXAM

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OKC ZOO HOSTS CAST MEMBERS FROM DISNEY’S THE LITTLE MERMAID

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OKC ZOO’S ANIMAL FAMILY CONTINUES TO GROW

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AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER HAPPPENINGS

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OKC ZOO’S EIGHTH ANNUAL ART GONE WILD EXHIBITION HOSTED AT THE MYRIAD BOTANICAL GARDENS

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OKC ZOO RECEIVES RARE AMUR TIGER CUB FROM PHILADELPHIA ZOO

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES SEA LION PUP’S NAME

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OKC ZOO INVITES PUBLIC TO CELEBRATE LANDMARK BIRTHDAY OF CRITICALLY ENDANGERED SUMATRAN ORANGUTAN

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES BIRTH OF SEA LION PUP

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JUNE AND JULY HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

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OKC ZOO WEEKEND HAPPENINGS

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OKC ZOO AND OKLAHOMA ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY INVITE GUESTS TO EXPLORE THE ZOO AFTER DARK

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OKC ZOO WELCOMES TWO NEW TALENTS TO LEADERSHIP TEAM

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SHOP AND HOP INTO SPRING AT THE OKC ZOO

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OKC ZOO PLEDGES CONSERVATION FUNDS TO HELP SAVE “LITTLE” PORPOISE

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OKC ZOO’S RARE, ENDANGERED ANIMALS SHOWCASED IN PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT

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OKC ZOO HOSTS EASTER ANIMAL ENRICHMENT EVENT

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APRIL HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

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OKC ZOO HOSTS CHILDREN’S LITERACY EVENT “READ ACROSS OKLAHOMA”

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OKC ZOO PRESENTS ZOO BLOOMS, FLORAL FIREWORKS EVENT WITH HISTORIC ROOTS

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OKC ZOO BRINGS WALLABIES BACK, OPENS NEW CHILDREN’S EXHIBIT

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OKC ZOO DUCKS WILL UNDERGO CATARACT SURGERY WEDNESDAY

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MARCH HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

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SEA LIONS AND TIGERS AND FACEBOOK LIVE – OH MY!

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OKC ZOO, METROPOLITAN LIBRARY SYSTEM PARTNER TO PROMOTE LITERACY PROGRAM

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES RETURN OF BELOVED MOLD-A-MATIC ANIMAL SOUVENIR MACHINES

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OKC ZOO BREAKS GROUND ON MASTER PLAN EXPANSION

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES ARRIVAL OF CRITICALLY ENDANGERED FEMALE ORANGUTAN

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WILD AT HEART! OKC ZOO’S TOP 10 VALENTINE’S DAY GIFT IDEAS

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES BIRTH OF ENDANGERED OCELOT KITTEN

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OKC ZOO HOSTS HIRING EVENTS TO FULFILL PART-TIME POSITIONS

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OKC ZOO STATEMENT REGARDING MISINFORMED ALLEGATIONS BY DETRACTORS

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JANUARY AND FEBRUARY HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES BIRTH OF ENDANGERED GIRAFFE CALF

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES BIRTHS OF ENDANGERED AFRICAN PAINTED DOGS

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OKC ZOO WELCOMES NEW CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER

Successful hometown graduate returns to roots, brings coast-to-coast know-how to OKC Zoo

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WINTER HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS AT THE OKLAHOMA CITY ZOO

Connecting you to the wild side through conservation, education, seasonal specials and some singing fun!

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FALL BREAK FUN AT THE OKC ZOO

WATCH AS ANIMALS CHOMP AND STOMP TASTY PUMPKIN TREATS

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OKC ZOO AND BOTANICAL GARDEN TO OFFER UNUSUAL PLANTS

POPULAR FAVORITES IN ANNUAL PLANT SALE

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OKC ZOO AND BOTANICAL GARDEN FEATURES BIGGEST PUMPKIN IN OKLAHOMA

940 POUND PUMPKIN, LIKE THE 33RD HAUNT THE ZOO CELEBRATION, IS ZOO’S BIGGEST AND WILDEST YET

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SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

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OKC ZOO TO HOST GLOBAL ELEPHANT MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE

OKC ZOO TO HOST GLOBAL ELEPHANT MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE

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OKC ZOO ACHIEVES CERTIFICATION BY OKLAHOMA DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES

Preschool and Summer Camp Education Programs to Double in Size

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OKC Zoo Kicks Off Halloween Season With Festivities

OKC Zoo Kicks Off Halloween Season With Festivities

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LATEST ROUND OF ROUTINE MEDICAL TESTING SHOWS YOUNG ASIAN ELEPHANT CARRYING LOW-LEVEL VIRUS STRAIN

Achara Remains Clinically Healthy, but Animal Care Team is Taking Extra Precautions

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FROM ANIMAL ART TO POKEMON GO, THE OKC ZOO PLANS A WEEKEND OF FUN FOR AUGUST 12-14, 2016

From animal art to Pokemon Go, the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden has more in store for your summer fun this weekend and through August! Check out these fast-approaching events.

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OKC ZOO HOSTING SEVENTH ANNUAL ART GONE WILD ANIMAL ART SHOW AT THE MYRIAD GARDENS

At the Oklahoma City Zoo, animal art is created with wild style and our ambassadors of awe will amaze you with their talents! The Zoo is excited to host its seventh annual Art Gone Wild animal art show at its new location, the Myriad Gardens, 301 West Reno, Oklahoma City.

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OKC ZOO REPORTS RECORD-BREAKING YEAR FOR LOCAL, GLOBAL CONSERVATION EFFORTS

For decades, the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden has been a premiere destination, providing a family friendly environment where guests can connect with and learn to care about plants and animals from around the world. Most recently, the Zoo has achieved record-breaking results in its efforts to bolster another core value—providing platforms to support and share the importance of informed wildlife conservation.

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OKC ZOO SUPPORTS ANNUAL BOWLING FOR RHINOS CONSERVATION FUNDRAISER

Let’s come together for conservation! The Oklahoma City Zoo’s chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers (AAZK) is proud to host the 22nd annual Bowling for Rhinos event on Saturday, July 23, 2016. This annual fundraiser is a fun and unique way for wildlife lovers of all ages to help wild rhinoceros populations and their habitats with just the roll of a bowling ball!

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES BIRTHS OF RED PANDA CUBS

The July 4th holiday weekend brought the arrival of two red panda cubs to the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden.

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENTS OF THREE NEW DIRECTORS

The second half of the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden’s 2015-2016 fiscal year brought the appointment of three new director positions (director of botanical gardens, senior director of human resources and senior director of guest experience), all charged with the objective of enhancing the Zoo’s guest experience.

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OKC ZOO SADDENED TO ANNOUNCE DEATH OF BELOVED SILVERBACK GORILLA

Beloved male, Western lowland gorilla, Tatu, died at the age of 41 at the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden on June 18, 2016, at approximately 2 p.m.

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JUNE AND JULY HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

Upcoming events for the months of June and July at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

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Oklahoma 529 College Savings Plan, Oklahoma City Zoo launch Summer Savings Adventure Sweepstakes

State Treasurer Ken Miller and officials from the Oklahoma City Zoo today announced the launch of the statewide 2016 Summer Savings Adventure Sweepstakes. The sweepstakes will see one Oklahoma child win $5,529 toward an Oklahoma 529 College Savings Plan (OCSP) account, and a gift basket from the Zoo.

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OKC ZOO HOSTS SENIOR SEA LION’S 30TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

Moe turns the BIG 3-0! Male, California sea lion Moe will celebrate three decades of delighting thousands of OKC Zoo guests as he’s enjoyed swimming, splashing, flipping and flying through the air.

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OKC ZOO EMPLOYEE CELEBRATES 20 YEARS OF SERVICE

The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden proudly announces 20 years of diverse service for one of its employees.

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OKC ZOO GORILLA TATU RECEIVING MEDICAL CARE FOR AGE-RELATED HEALTH CONDITIONS

The Oklahoma City Zoo’s veterinary care team is monitoring one of the Zoo’s well-loved Western lowland gorillas, Tatu, a 41-year-old silverback, for age-related health conditions. Tatu started showing signs of unusual behavior last Wednesday evening, April 27, which concerned his caretakers. The veterinary care team immobilized him this morning and conducted a full medical exam to determine diagnostics and supportive care.

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OKC ZOO AND DR PEPPER ANNOUNCE WINNERS OF VENDING MACHINE ART CONTEST

It is with much excitement that the Oklahoma City Zoo and Dr Pepper announce the winners of the 12th annual Dr Pepper Vending Machine Art Contest. Oklahoma students in kindergarten through twelfth grade were invited to participate in the contest from mid-February through March 31 for a chance to have their design featured on a Dr Pepper machine at the Zoo and win Visa® gift cards courtesy of First Security Bank, art supplies from Porch School & Art Supply and, new this year, all students who entered the contest were eligible to win $1,529 toward an Oklahoma 529 College Savings Plan account.

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENTS OF TWO NEW CURATORS

The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden announces the appointments of two new curators. Dr. Rebecca J. Snyder joins the Zoo as curator of conservation and science, a new position that will oversee the management of the Zoo’s growing and diverse conservation and research initiatives. Lance Swearengin has been promoted from the Zoo’s horticulture and grounds supervisor to horticulture and grounds curator. He will oversee 160 acres of exhibit and landscape development.

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OKC ZOO EMPLOYEE CELEBRATES 40 YEARS OF SERVICE

Oklahoma City resident Don Whitton has completed 40 years of full-time service, most currently serving as Zoo registrar, a position responsible for efficiently and accurately collecting, storing, tracking and sharing all of the Zoo’s animal data and records to ensure the appropriate population sizes, demography, genetic diversity and sustainability of all species within the Zoo and between other accredited institutions around the world.

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APRIL AND MAY HAPPENINGS AT OKC ZOO

Zoo guests and ZOOfriends’ members can “Zoo It All” with new package pricing! The Zoo is offering package pricing that includes admission and the convenience of unlimited rides and attractions. “Zoo It All” pricing is as follows and is available during regular Zoo hours.

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MARCH HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

MARCH HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

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OKC ZOO HOSTS BELOVED GORILLA’S THIRD BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

The Oklahoma City Zoo’s beloved toddler gorilla, Leom, is turning three and, to celebrate, the Zoo is hosting a “super hero” themed birthday celebration on Valentine’s Day.

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OKC ZOO TO REVEAL NAMES OF NEW FEMALE SWIFT FOXES

Zoo staff will be announcing the winning names for three new, female swift foxes. The Zoo hosted a Name Game Contest in January to seek the public’s participation in nominating and voting on names via social media.

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OKLAHOMA CITY ZOO SADDENED TO ANNOUNCE DEATH OF ADULT FEMALE ASIAN ELEPHANT

The staff at the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden is sad to announce the death of female Asian elephant Chai, 37.

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OKC ZOO HOSTS ANNUAL GROUNDHOG DAY FEATURING WEATHER-PREDICTING GRIZZLIES

The Zoo’s beloved, grizzly bear brothers, Will and Wiley, will make their annual Groundhog Day prediction from their home in Oklahoma Trails.

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OKC ZOO’S FEMALE SUMATRAN TIGER SCHEDULED FOR WELLNESS EXAM

The Zoo’s veterinary care team will perform a routine health exam, conducted every three years, on Lola, a 4-year-old female Sumatran tiger.

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OKC ZOO HOSTS HIRING EVENT TO FULFILL POSITIONS FOR 2016 SEASON

The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden is hosting a hiring event from January 22-23, 2016, for job seekers interested in part-time positions for the 2016 season.

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FEBRUARY HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO WILL KEEP YOU WILD AT HEART!

Valentine's Day ideas and two for one deals!

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OKC ZOO’S MALE LION SCHEDULED FOR WELLNESS EXAM

Even the king of the Zoo needs an annual checkup! Hubert, a 4-year-old African lion, is scheduled for a routine health exam to be performed by the Zoo’s veterinary care team.

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Oklahoma City Zoo Receives Quarter Century Award from Association of Zoos and Aquariums

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), the primary accrediting body for top zoos and aquariums in the United States since 1974, announced today the recipients of the Association’s Quarter Century Award.

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