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OKC Zoo News Releases

A HABITAT DIVIDED: “ZOO BEDLAM CHALLENGE,” FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN IN SUPPORT OF THE OKC ZOO

The Oklahoma Zoological Society and Oklahoma City Zoo will host a friendly, fundraising challenge between cheetah brothers “Boomer” and “Pistol Pete”

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OKC ZOO AND OG&E PARTNERSHIP PROVIDE NUTRITIOUS VEGETATION TO ANIMALS

Oklahoma City Zoo & Botanical Garden recognized with the 2021 Frank Condon Award for Environmental Excellence for providing vegetation materials to animals.

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OKC ZOO PARTNERS WITH BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA, REGIONAL FOOD BANK OF OK FOR COMMUNITY FOOD DRIVE

Zoo visitors who make a food donation receive free admission into special exhibit of life-size dinosaurs, DINO SAFARI.

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OKC ZOO AND BOB MOORE SUBARU CELEBRATE NATIONAL BISON DAY

Gather your herd, and join the celebration of Oklahoma’s state animal, the American bison.

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OKC ZOO GIVES ANIMAL APPROVED COVID-19 VACCINATIONS TO SELECT SPECIES

Many of the Zoo’s endangered, threatened species recently received a COVID-19 vaccine for animals as preventative health measure.

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“DINO” DON, ACCLAIMED DINOSAUR EXPERT, MAKING SPECIAL APPEARANCE AT THE OKC ZOO FOR HAUNT THE ZOO OP

Dinomania continues at the Zoo – fans can meet “Dino” Don during educational presentations on October 9, OKC Zoo announces extended dates for DINO SAFARI!

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OKC ZOO HOSTS ONLINE NAMING CONTEST FOR LONG-AWAITED FEMALE GIRAFFE CALF

OKC Zoo encourages giraffe fans to help name second giraffe calf of 2021.

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OKC ZOO’S POPULAR HAUNT THE ZOO: ALL GROWN UP RETURNS WITH MORE THRILLS FOR ADULTS ONLY

Tickets are on sale now for Oklahoma City’s premiere Halloween celebration for adults 21+.

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES 38TH ANNUAL HAUNT THE ZOO FOR HALLOWEEN, TICKETS ON SALE NOW

Biggest, best Halloween tradition in Oklahoma continues providing a safe, contact-free trick-or-treating experience plus, festive activities for all.

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OKC ZOO PARTNERS WITH CURBSIDE CHRONICLE, OFFERS FREE GENERAL ZOO ADMISSION TICKET

Curb your wild side, purchase September’s Curbside Chronicle including a free OKC Zoo general admission ticket.

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES BIRTH OF RARE CLOUDED LEOPARD KITTEN

This significant birth contributes to the conservation of this vulnerable species.

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OKC ZOO’S YOUNG ASIAN ELEPHANT, KAIRAVI, TESTS POSITIVE FOR EEHV

Animal and vet care teams begin antiviral treatments and 24/7 monitoring for naturally occurring, potentially lethal virus.

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ANNUAL CAPTURE THE WILD OKC ZOO PHOTO CONTEST RETURNS SUNDAY, AUGUST 1

After one-year off, the Oklahoma Zoological Society (OZS), ZOOfriends, is relaunching its annual “Capture the Wild” photo contest during the month of August.

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OKC ZOO OFFERS FREE GENERAL ADMISSION ON SELECT WEEKDAY AFTERNOONS IN AUGUST

Summer fun and memories await with free admission afternoons at the Zoo.

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OKC ZOO HOSTS ONLINE NAMING CONTEST FOR MALE GIRAFFE CALF

Enjoy the tall things in life and join fans in helping name new Zoo resident.

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OKC ZOO HOSTS SUMMER ANIMAL ENRICHMENT EVENT FOR ANIMAL FAMILY

Enjoy a sun-fun filled day at the Zoo, watch as animals enjoy cool enrichment activities!

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OKC ZOO OFFERS OPPORTUNITIES TO EAT BREAKFAST WITH ITS CALIFORNIA SEA LIONS!

Exciting new event series, Breakfast with the Animals, invites guests to watch the Zoo wake up while enjoying a delicious morning meal with Nutella®!

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DINO SAFARI NOW OPEN AT THE OKLAHOMA CITY ZOO

Journey back to the age of dinosaurs with the Zoo’s new DINO SAFARI experience to discover the world’s largest, most life-like animatronic prehistoric creatures.

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OKLAHOMA CITY CULTURE BOXES BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND

Oklahoma City’s cultural attractions partner to create exclusive gift boxes offering admission tickets and unique souvenirs!

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OKC ZOO AND BOB MOORE SUBARU HOST MARINE MAMMAL RESCUE DAY

“Seas” the day at the Zoo on Tuesday, April 27, for educational activities, animal enrichment and conservation chats.

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OKC ZOO ENDING ITS WINTER SCHEDULE EARLY

Effective immediately: Zoo resumes its regular schedule, open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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OKC ZOO CLOSED UNTIL THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2021

Due to the extreme cold weather, the Zoo will be closed to the public until Thursday, February 18.

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ZOOFRIENDS LAUNCHES EXCLUSIVE VALENTINE’S DAY WINE BOX

Limited-edition “Lovebirds” box sets will be sold through February 14 in support of the OKC Zoo, its animals

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OKC ZOO AND BOB MOORE SUBARU HOST ANNUAL GROUNDHOG DAY CELEBRATION WITH THE ZOO’S BEARS

The Zoo’s guessing grizzlies showcase their weather predicting skills plus, family-friendly activities, animal enrichment, Facebook Live videos, photo opportunities and more

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FEBRUARY IS HEALTHCARE WORKERS AND EMERGENCY RESPONDERS APPRECIATION MONTH AT THE OKC ZOO

All healthcare professionals, emergency responders receive free general Zoo admission in February

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OKC ZOO ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR OKC LIVING CLASSROOM GRANT PROGRAM

Metro area schools encouraged to apply for grant to create monarch gardens at their location, contribute to statewide initiative to ensure habitat for pollinators

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LOVE IS IN THE AIR WITH OKC ZOO’S NEW VALENTINE’S DINNER

Experience an unforgettable Valentine date with the Zoo’s socially distant, 21+ event dinner.

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OKC ZOO AND OKC MUSEUM OF ART LAUNCH MEMBER EXCLUSIVE PROMOTION

Members of each non-profit organization receive 50% discount on general admission to each other’s location from January 2- 17, 2021.

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OKC ZOO HOSTS LIVE RED PANDA CAM ONLINE NOW THROUGH FEBRUARY 28

Virtually connect with the Zoo’s endangered red pandas from home.

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OKLAHOMA CITY CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS UNITE TO MAKE, SELL ULTIMATE HOLIDAY GIFT OF 2020

Limited number of Oklahoma City Culture Boxes include admission tickets, trinkets, toys and more!

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OKC ZOO BRINGS TOGETHER THREE GENERATIONS OF RARE FISHING CATS

Zoo’s newest arrivals have special connection to six-year-old, Boon, and two-year-old, Puddles.

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GIFTS GONE WILD: OKC ZOO OFFERS HOLIDAY GUIDE, DEALS AND POP-UP SHOP

Discover exclusive selections at the Zoo, its new Pop-Up Shop at Penn Square Mall

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OKC ZOO’S WINTER HOURS EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 1

Beginning Tuesday, December 1, the Zoo will be closed to the public on Tuesdays and Wednesdays until Spring.

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OKC ZOO HONORS MILITARY MEMBERS WITH FREE ADMISSION DURING MILITARY APPRECIATION MONTH

All active duty, veteran members of the military receive free general Zoo admission in November

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OKC ZOO, LAST FRONTIER COUNCIL OF BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA PARTNER FOR SCOUTING FOR FOOD DRIVE

Zoo guests bringing food donation receive half off general admission November 7-14

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NOVEMBER HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

The holiday season rolls in with America’s Turkey Trot, Military Appreciation Month, new Zoo Holiday Pop-Up Shop, Education programs and more!

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OKC ZOO BABY RHINO UPDATE: IT’S A GIRL! ZOO HOSTS CONTEST TO NAME CALF

Facebook voting contest invites fans of all ages to help choose name for female Indian rhino calf.

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OKLAHOMA CITY ZOO MOURNS DEATH OF MALE INDIAN RHINO, ARUN

The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden is sad to announce the death of male Indian rhino, Arun, 30.

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES BIRTH OF ENDANGERED INDIAN RHINO CALF

It’s a baby rhino! The Zoo welcomes new calf to its animal family as part of collaborative breeding program for Indian rhino.

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OKC ZOO AND BOB MOORE SUBARU PRESENT LOCAL VIRTUAL RUN, AMERICA’S TURKEY TROT

Partake in the nation’s largest virtual run and support the Zoo’s monarch conservation programs.

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES ARRIVAL OF FEMALE GIRAFFE

Zoo welcomes endangered, 2-year-old giraffe as part of Species Survival Plan for giraffe.

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CHOMP AND STOMP, OKC ZOO’S POPULAR PUMPKIN-THEMED ANIMAL ENRICHMENT EVENT, RETURNS THIS FALL BREAK

Roll out for this festive, family-friendly activity and watch as Zoo animals go wild for pumpkin treats!

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OCTOBER HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

Fill your fall calendar with Haunt the Zoo, Pumpkin Drive, Chomp & Stomp, new education programs, events and experiences!

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OKC ZOO WELCOMES YOUNG MALE OKAPI TO ANIMAL FAMILY

Endangered, 2-year-old okapi arrives at the OKC Zoo as part of Species Survival Plan for okapi.

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OKC ZOO’S 37TH ANNUAL HAUNT THE ZOO FOR HALLOWEEN RETURNS, TICKETS ON SALE NOW

Oklahoma’s largest Halloween celebration returns with safe, contact-free trick-or-treating fun and new festive activities for all ages

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OKC ZOO AND BOB MOORE SUBARU HOST WORLD GORILLA DAY ACTIVITIES, SEPTEMBER 24

Support gorilla conservation through family-friendly activities and cellphone challenge – donate a used device, receive free Zoo admission

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SEPTEMBER HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

September calendar brings Sip & Stroll, Fair Food Days, ZOObrew, Haunt the Zoo tickets on sale, Animal Awareness Days and more!

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SIP & STROLL, OKC ZOO’S 21+ EVENING EVENT SERIES, CONTINUES THROUGH SEPTEMBER 10

Summer fun continues with extended dates for Sip & Stroll, 21+ evening event series

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OKC ZOO EXTENDS FREE GENERAL ADMISSION AFTERNOONS FOR WEEK OF AUG. 17–21

Fans have another week, Aug. 17–21, to connect with the Zoo’s wildlife for free

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OKC ZOO’S ANIMALS RECEIVE FROZEN TREATS AS PART OF ANIMAL ENRICHMENT EVENT

Chill out at the Zoo with fun and enrichment for the animals

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OKC ZOO HOSTS SECOND-ANNUAL ASIAN ELEPHANT AWARENESS MONTH, INSPIRES LOVE FOR ENDANGERED SPECIES

#TONSoflove digital media campaign and World Elephant Day encourages collective action for Asian elephants

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AUGUST HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

Free Afternoon Admissions, Experience Art Gone Wild, Sip & Stroll, Asian Elephant Awareness Month, Animal Conservation Days and more!

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THE OKLAHOMA ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY TO HOST ANNUAL FUNDRAISER, SAFARI SOIREE, VIRTUALLY

The annual event, Safari Soirée, will be live streamed on Friday, July 24 from 7 to 9 p.m.

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OKC ZOO AND OG&E LAUNCH STATEWIDE LIBRARY PROGRAM, READ FOR ADVENTURE

Community literacy program features new book, provides Oklahomans with a family-fun activity and free Zoo admission

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OKLAHOMA ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY ANNOUNCES SUMMER SALE ON ZOOFRIENDS MEMBERSHIPS TO THE OKC ZOO

Zoo fans save 10% on all ZOOfriends memberships starting this holiday weekend, Friday, July 3 and continuing through July 31

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JULY HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

Sip & Stroll, summer admission promotion, new Zoo attractions available, summer camps and OKC ZOO POO

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INSECT CONSIDERED EXTIRPATED FROM OKLAHOMA IS DISCOVERED AT THE OKC ZOO

Bee researcher identifies rare, two-spotted bumblebee at the Zoo – a species not found in Oklahoma for over 20 years

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OKC ZOO LAUNCHES LIVE MOUNTAIN LION CAM

New mountain lion cam connects Zoo fans with native Oklahoma wildlife from home

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OKC ZOO AND BOB MOORE SUBARU ANNOUNCE WORLD GIRAFFE DAY ACTIVITIES

Support giraffe conservation, enjoy family-friendly festivities, Facebook Live videos and more!

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OKC ZOO’S SIP & STROLL IS YOUR PASSPORT TO LOCAL FUN WITH A GLOBAL TWIST

Enjoy summer sunsets, cool cocktails, wondrous wildlife and social distancing at the Zoo’s new 21+ evening event series

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OKC ZOO AND PEPSI ANNOUNCE WINNERS OF ANNUAL STATEWIDE STUDENT ART CONTEST

Oklahoma’s students take artistic approach to support recycling, conservation

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OKC ZOO OPENS EARLY FOR GUESTS TO BEAT SUMMER HEAT

Zoo opens one hour earlier at 8 a.m. from June 6 to September 7, 2020 allowing guests to connect with wildlife in the cool of morning.

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JUNE HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

Zoo attractions reopen, summer camps, animal/conservation awareness days and OKC ZOO POO

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OKC ZOO AND BOB MOORE SUBARU CELEBRATE WORLD TURTLE DAY®, MAY 23

Support our planet’s shelled species with educational activities, Facebook live videos and more

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OKC ZOO TO REOPEN MAY 4 WITH OUTDOOR SAFARI WALK

Zoo presents an all-outdoor low-touch experience for limited guests who reserve online admission, becoming one of the first AZA-accredited Zoos in the nation to reopen

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ZOO ANNOUNCES “OKC ZOO @ TWO” SCHEDULE FOR APRIL 27 – MAY 3

Digital series presents Zoo experiences daily at 2 p.m. CT during closure

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ZOO ANNOUNCES “OKC ZOO @ TWO” SCHEDULE FOR APRIL 20 – 26, VIRTUAL EARTH DAY CELEBRATION

Digital series presents Zoo experiences daily at 2 p.m. CT during closure

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OKLAHOMA ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY UNVEILS CUSTOM SHIRTS IN SUPPORT OF THE OKC ZOO DURING TEMPORARY CLOSURE

Three new limited-edition shirts, designed by Insight Creative Group (ICG) and produced through Oklahoma Shirt Company, are available now as a part of a larger “Love Your Zoo” campaign, created to directly support the OKC Zoo during its unexpected closure.

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ZOO ANNOUNCES “OKC ZOO @ TWO” SCHEDULE FOR APRIL 13 – 19, INTRODUCES “ZOO IQ” TRIVIA CHALLENGE

Digital series presents Zoo experiences daily at 2 p.m. CT during closure

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ZOO ANNOUNCES “OKC ZOO @ TWO” WEEKLY SCHEDULE, NEW ONLINE EDUCATION CONNECTION COMPONENT

Digital series presents Zoo experiences daily at 2 p.m. CT during closure

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES INTERACTIVE EASTER "EGGS-TRAVAGANZA"

Post your egg decoration idea and the Zoo will integrate the best into Easter-themed animal enrichment

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“OKC ZOO @ TWO” SCHEDULE FOR MARCH 30 – APRIL 5 ANNOUNCED

Digital series presents Zoo experiences daily at 2 p.m. CT during closure

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OKC ZOO HOSTS LIVE RED PANDA CAM ONLINE NOW THROUGH MAY 1

New red panda cam connects fans with endangered wildlife during Zoo closure

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“OKC ZOO @ TWO” SCHEDULE FOR MARCH 23 – 29 ANNOUNCED

New digital series presents Zoo experiences daily at 2 p.m. CT during closure

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES PRE-PURCHASE DISCOUNTS, LAUNCHES INTERACTIVE DIGITAL SERIES DURING CLOSURE

“OKC Zoo @ Two” digital series presents Zoo experiences daily at 2 p.m. CT starting Thursday, March 19

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES TEMPORARY CLOSURE

Due to public health concerns regarding COVID-19, the Zoo will be closed starting Saturday, March 14

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OKC ZOO GOES VIRTUAL, ANNOUNCES WAYS TO ENGAGE WITH WILDLIFE DURING TEMPORARY CLOSURE

Stay up-to-date with the OKC Zoo through digital platforms, interactive animal wellness exams, more

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES LEADERSHIP TEAM ADDITIONS

Zoo welcomes new Botanical Garden Director and Assistant Curator of Herpetology

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A MESSAGE FROM OKC ZOO DIRECTOR REGARDING CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

The safety and well-being of our guests and staff is our top priority everyday here at the OKC Zoo.

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OKC ZOO HOSTS ST. PATRICK’S DAY-THEMED ANIMAL ENRICHMENT EVENT

Go green this St. Paddy’s Day at the Zoo with fun and enrichment for the animals

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OKC ZOO AND PEPSI ANNOUNCE STATEWIDE STUDENT ART CONTEST

Oklahoma’s students invited to promote recycling in creative way, opportunity to win prizes

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MARCH HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

Turn of the season: Zoo Keys returns! Plus, Flamingo Mingle, Camel Rides and More

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RED FOX CONTAINED AT OKC ZOO AFTER BRIEFLY ESCAPING HABITAT

He was contained at 12:32 p.m. and the Code Yellow was cleared

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OKC ZOO’S ENDANGERED INDIAN RHINOCEROS IS PREGNANT

Indian rhino calf due this fall – Zoo is committed to conserving this rare species

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OKC ZOO OFFERS CYBER SALE DISCOUNT ON GENERAL ADMISSION THIS WEEKEND, FEB. 14-17

Calling all nature lovers – save 25% on general admission when you buy online this holiday weekend, Friday, Feb. 14 through Monday, Feb. 17

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OKC ZOO SETS NEW FEBRUARY WEEKEND ATTENDANCE RECORD

Warm weather and the Zoo’s Connect with Wildlife Challenge–guests disconnected with their phones to reconnect with wildlife!

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OKC ZOO AND BOB MOORE SUBARU ANNOUNCES ANNUAL GROUNDHOG DAY CELEBRATION

Throw up your ‘bear’ claws, cheer as the Zoo’s Groundhog gurus predict the changing seasons

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES GORILLAS ON THE LINE AND CONNECT WITH WILDLIFE CHALLENGE

Answer the call to protect gorillas by donating old phones and disconnect from tech with two exciting new Zoo initiatives

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES ADMISSION PRICE INCREASE, CONNECT WITH WILDLIFE CHALLENGE

New general admission prices effective February 1, 2020 – Zoo remains most popular, best-value among local attractions

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WINTER HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

Groundhog Day is Back, Gorillas on the Line, Romancing the Zoo and More!

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES COMMITMENT TO HELP WILDLIFE IMPACTED BY DEVASTATING AUSTRALIAN FIRES

Sanctuary for many animals from Down Under, the OKC Zoo allocates emergency funds to Australian organization providing critical care to fire-ravaged Australian wildlife

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OKC ZOO OFFERS UNIQUE PROMOTIONS TO REACH A MILLION GUESTS BY YEAR’S END

Special “buy one, get one” admission promotion starts December 23, a free admission ticket will be printed in The Oklahoman on Sunday, December 22, courtesy of Bob Moore Subaru

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OKC ZOO WELCOMES CLOUDED LEOPARD CUBS TO CAT FOREST HABITAT

Male, J.D., 7 months old, and female, Rukai, 8 months old, are now on public view

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‘TIS THE SEASON FOR SANTA’S ANNUAL VISIT TO THE OKC ZOO

Holiday tradition brings enriching gifts to the animals at Sanctuary Asia, offers Zoo guests free photo opportunity with Santa

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OKC ZOO SETS ANOTHER NEW ATTENDANCE RECORD FOR 2019

Zoo welcomes record-setting 43,394 visitors during November, Military Appreciation Month

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EXPERIENCE THE WIDE-EYED WONDERMENT OF CHRISTMAS AT OKC ZOO’S BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

Meat and eat - new event features a full buffet, time with Santa, cookie decorating & sea lion presentation

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UNEXPECTED, ECO-FRIENDLY AND FUN – CHECK OUT OKC ZOO’S 2019 GIFT GUIDE

Find the perfect gift for the wildlife lover in your life at the OKC Zoo

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ENROLL NOW FOR OKC ZOO’S SCHOOL’S OUT DAY CAMP: SPRING BREAK 2020

Day camps provide exciting, educational Zoo experiences for kids 4-11, spaces limited–don’t wait to enroll!

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ZOO SALUTES: NOVEMBER IS MILITARY APPRECIATION MONTH AT THE OKC ZOO

Free Zoo admission offered to active duty, veteran members of the military all month

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OKC ZOO’S NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER HAPPENINGS

Celebrate the winter season with Military Appreciation Month, Santa events, wild gift-giving ideas, family-friendly activities, education programs, day camps and more

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OKC ZOO AND BOB MOORE SUBARU ANNOUNCE NATIONAL BISON DAY EVENTS

Celebrate America’s National Mammal Saturday, November 2 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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OKC ZOO AND BOB MOORE SUBARU ANNOUNCE WORLD OKAPI DAY ACTIVITIES

Reclusive species known as “Ghosts of the Forest” is endangered due to human activity

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OKC ZOO’S GREEN ANACONDA SCHEDULED FOR WELLNESS EXAM

OKC Zoo’s animal professionals provide routine check up on the one of the world's heaviest snakes

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OKC ZOO HOSTS ANNUAL PUMPKIN CHOMP AND STOMP ENRICHMENT EVENT

This festive tradition provides tasty enrichment activities for the Zoo’s animals

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OCTOBER HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

Haunt the Zoo & Haunt the Zoo: All Grown Up Return, Date Night featuring Rickmobile, More Happening in October

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DATE NIGHT RETURNS WITH A SPECIAL APPEARANCE BY THE RICK AND MORTY RICKMOBILE

Oklahoma City Zoo is exclusive stop in OKC for the Adult Swim series’ “Don’t Even Trip Road Trip” tour

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YOUR VOTE CAN HELP OKC ZOO WIN A PUMPING ROOM MAKEOVER

OKC Zoo is national finalist in Aeroflow Breastpumps Pumping Room Makeover

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OKC ZOO AND BOB MOORE SUBARU ANNOUNCE WORLD RED PANDA & CASSOWARY DAY ACTIVITIES

Double animal day! Celebrate red pandas AND cassowaries Saturday, September 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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OKC ZOO TO HOST THIRD ANNUAL MONARCH MADNESS 5K/FUN RUN AND MONARCH FESTIVAL SATURDAY

Presented by Bob Moore Subaru, run takes participants through a recreation of monarch migration path

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OKC ZOO HOSTS BIRTHDAY EVENT FOR PYGMY HIPPO, SECOND OLDEST IN NORTH AMERICA

Pygmy hippo, Wolee is turning 45 and the Zoo is celebrating on Labor Day, Monday, September 2

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SEPTEMBER HAPPENINGS AT THE OKLAHOMA CITY ZOO

Monarch Madness 5K, Wolee turns 45, New Adult Zoo Camp, More Happening in September

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES ADDITIONS TO LEADERSHIP TEAM

Curators of Hoofstock and Primates, Director of Guest Experience/Events bring expertise and experience

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OKC ZOO’S RED PANDA CUBS NOW ON PUBLIC VIEW AT SANCTUARY ASIA

The Oklahoma City Zoo’s two-month-old red panda cubs, male, Ravi and female, Khyana are now viewable to the public at the Zoo’s Sanctuary Asia habitat

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OKC ZOO’S ANIMAL ART SHOW RETURNS TO THE MYRIAD BOTANICAL GARDENS

Art Gone Wild provides unique opportunity to view, purchase original animal art in support of wildlife conservation

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OKC ZOO NAMED PARTY FOR THE PLANET® NATIONAL CONTEST WINNERS

OKC Zoo will receive significant funding for pollinator conservation work

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NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION-FUNDED STUDY UNDERWAY AT OKC ZOO’S LIZARD LAB

Conservation research aims to improve survival rates of threatened Texas horned lizards reintroduced to the wild

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OKC ZOO AND BOB MOORE SUBARU ANNOUNCE WORLD ELEPHANT DAY ACTIVITIES HAPPENING AUG. 11

Plus, Empire Slice House is partnering with the OKC Zoo to save Asian elephants, unveil new “Ellie” mascot

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OKC ZOO AND BOB MOORE SUBARU ANNOUNCE INTERNATIONAL CAT DAY ACTIVITIES FOR AUGUST 8

Celebrate the world’s wild felines with games, special enrichment, a photo contest and more

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INAUGURAL ASIAN ELEPHANT AWARENESS MONTH HIGHLIGHTS PLIGHT OF ENDANGERED SPECIES

World Elephant Day events, #TONSoflove social media campaign, Empire Slice House partnership and more announced

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OKC ZOO’S AAZK CHAPTER TO HOST ANNUAL BOWLING FOR RHINOS

Local bowling fundraiser inspires Oklahomans to support global rhino and habitat conservation

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YOUR VOTE CAN HELP OKC ZOO PLANT THE PATH FOR POLLINATORS

OKC Zoo a national finalist in conservation contest with America voting for winner of $25,000

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PORTION OF ZOO LAKE PARK CLOSED AS CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON GIRL SCOUTS WESTERN OKLAHOMA’S NEW CAMP

Public will have access to Zoo Lake as part of the Close to Home fishing program

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REGISTER NOW, SAVE BIG ON THIRD ANNUAL MONARCH MADNESS 5K/FUN RUN AT OKC ZOO

Presented by Bob Moore Subaru, family-friendly event offers early-bird discount through July 31

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OKC ZOO HOSTS SMOKEY BEAR’S 75TH BIRTHDAY PARTY

Enjoy cake, family-friendly activities, animal enrichment, giveaways and meet Smokey Bear

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OKC ZOO HOSTS WORLD CHIMPANZEE DAY PRESENTED BY BOB MOORE SUBARU

Swing by the Zoo to learn about chimpanzees on Sunday, July 14

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OKC ZOO SETS NEW SINGLE-DAY ATTENDANCE RECORD

The Zoo welcomed 23,294 visitors on Sales Tax Appreciation Day (Free Day), Tuesday, July 9

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SUMMER HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

Taxpayer appreciation day, summer camps continue, animal conservation events and more!

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CHOOSE TO REFUSE: JOIN THE OKC ZOO AND TAKE THE “PLASTIC FREE JULY” PLEDGE

Global challenge educates, empowers participants to take action and reduce proliferation of single-use plastics

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES BIRTH OF ENDANGERED RED PANDA CUBS AT SANCTUARY ASIA

Online voting contest to help choose names of the male and female red panda cubs

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CELEBRATE PRIDE AT THE OKC ZOO WITH A SPECIAL DATE NIGHT THURSDAY, JUNE 20

Pride Date Night event welcomes all adults 21+ for an evening of wildlife, beer/wine tastings, karaoke, special drag performance

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OKC ZOO AND BOB MOORE SUBARU HOST WORLD GIRAFFE DAY ACTIVITIES

Family-friendly festivities at the Zoo and “Drafts for Giraffes” at Fassler Hall support giraffe, habitat conservation

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THIS SUMMER, KIDS CAN GO WILD AT OKC ZOO CAMPS

Take an educational adventure with camps for 4-15 year olds

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES WORLD OCEANS DAY ACTIVITIES PRESENTED BY BOB MOORE SUBARU

Dive in and discover ways to protect marine life on Saturday, June 8

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ZOOFRIENDS, OKLAHOMA CITY ZOO MEMBERSHIP DISCOUNT EXTENDED TO JUNE 7

Visit Mathis Brothers to purchase discounted OKC Zoo memberships through Friday, June 7, 2019

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JUNE HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

DATE NIGHTS, summer camps, unique educational experiences, botanical events, animal/conservation awareness days and more

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OKC ZOO WELCOMES RESCUED CALIFORNIA SEA LION PUP

11-month-old pup travels 1,400 miles from California to her new home at OKC Zoo

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OKC ZOO: TAKE ACTION THIS ENDANGERED SPECIES DAY, EVERY DAY TO SAVE WILDLIFE, WILD PLACES

New U.N. Report Shows Drastic Action Necessary to Save Species / AZA-Accredited facilities including OKC Zoo are part of the solution, helping with species recovery

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES WORLD TURTLE DAY ACTIVITIES PRESENTED BY BOB MOORE SUBARU

Shell-ebrate these turtle-y awesome reptiles on Thursday, May 23

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OSTRICH EGG BREAKFAST AT THE OKC ZOO IS SOLD OUT

The tastiest tradition in Oklahoma City offers an all-you-can-eat smorgasbord of pancakes, sausage, bacon, scrambled hens’ eggs, waffles and omelets, along with fun for the entire family.

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DATE NIGHTS AT THE OKC ZOO OFFER WILD ROMANTIC ADVENTURE

Couples and single adults are invited on a date with wildlife at the Zoo’s new 21+ event series

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OKC ZOO’S SANCTUARY ASIA ANNOUNCED AS ONE OF NATION'S BEST

USA TODAY’s 10Best Readers’ Choice travel awards reveals Oklahoma animal habitat as 7th best in America

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MAY HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

Spring into fun with botanical events, community partnerships, concerts, family-friendly activities, and more

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OKC ZOO, METROPOLITAN LIBRARY SYSTEM CONTINUE SUCCESSFUL STATEWIDE LITERACY PROGRAM

Oklahoma library program “Read for Adventure” returns for 2019-2020, providing free admission to OKC Zoo

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OKC ZOO AND DR PEPPER ANNOUNCE WINNERS OF STATEWIDE ART CONTEST

Hundreds of talented Oklahoma students submitted inspiring creations for pollinator conservation

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ARBOR DAY CELEBRATIONS TAKE ROOT AT OKC ZOO

Planting demo, garden tour, tree sale, more on-tap for Friday, April 26

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OKLAHOMA ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY HOSTS THIRD ANNUAL CONSERVATION EVENT AT THE OKC ZOO

Safari Soirée offers food, drinks and behind-the-scenes experiences to benefit conservation

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MAYOR TO PROCLAIM MONARCH MONTH IN OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma City is directly in the path of monarch butterflies’ annual migration. Recognizing the importance of these pollinators and the urgency of restoring their population, the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden has made planting for monarchs and other pollinators a central conservation platform for 2019.

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OKC ZOO AND DEAN MCGEE EYE INSTITUTE BRING NEW FOCUS TO ZOO WITH BINOCULAR BORROW PROGRAM

Free program offers an up-close view of the Zoo’s 338 species plus native birds – begins Saturday, April 20

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NEW ORGANIC COMPOST - OKC ZOO POO - DROPPING APRIL 20

Premium compost made from organic plant and animal waste debuting at Party for the Planet™

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OKC ZOO CONTRIBUTES TO DEADLY ELEPHANT VIRUS RESEARCH, TREATMENT

Cutting-edge early detection technology, stem cell treatment drive fight against EEHV

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OKC ZOO AND BOB MOORE SUBARU HOST PARTY FOR THE PLANET/EARTH DAY CELEBRATION

Earth Day tradition offers volunteer opportunities, educational activities, garden tours and launch of ZOO POO

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VOTE TO MAKE OKC ZOO'S SANCTUARY ASIA AMERICA'S BEST

Daily votes can help Sanctuary Asia win national recognition as Best Zoo Exhibit

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READ ACROSS OKLAHOMA AT THE OKC ZOO CELEBRATES LITERACY AND LEARNING

Oklahoma author Hannah Harrison and Spaghetti Eddie bring storytelling, music and fun to annual event

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APRIL HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

April brings community events, wild fundraisers, ZOO POO and more

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‘PAWS FOR A CAUSE’ EVENT BENEFITS AFRICAN PAINTED DOG CONSERVATION

Fassler Hall in OKC donating 20 percent of sales on Thursday, March 28 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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OKC ZOO SETS NEW SPRING BREAK ATTENDANCE RECORD

93,491 visitors over 9 days surpasses previous 2015 record

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OKC ZOO JOINS MASSIVE FLAMINGO CHICK RESCUE EFFORT IN SOUTH AFRICA

Staff, financial resources provided to aid more than 1,800 abandoned flamingo chicks

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OKC ZOO, DEAN MCGEE EYE INSTITUTE PRESENT NEW EYE SPY SAFARI

Interactive kids’ activity offers fun look at conservation education, rewards participants with free prizes

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SPRING BREAK FUN: OKC ZOO WELCOMES THREE ALPACA & ANNOUNCES RETURN OF CAMEL RIDES

Starting Saturday, March 16, camel rides return to the Zoo for spring and summer fun

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OKC ZOO FIRST TO HATCH HALMAHERA PYTHONS IN HUMAN CARE

The OKC Zoo is proud to announce the successful reproduction of rare Indonesian snake species

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WEEKEND HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

There’s more to see, do and BOO at the Oklahoma City Zoo this weekend, Friday, October 26 through Sunday, October 28. Check it out…

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES WORLD RHINO DAY & WORLD GORILLA DAY ACTIVITIES PRESENTED BY BOB MOORE SUBARU

Make a ruckus for wildlife with two days dedicated to raising conservation awareness

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OKLAHOMA CITY ZOO AND RED CROSS ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP

Blood drives scheduled to help save lives. All those coming to give receive two free OKC Zoo vouchers

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL NATIONAL DOG DAY EVENTS PRESENTED BY BOB MOORE SUBARU

Plus, meet Max, the Zoo’s first canine animal ambassador on Sunday, August 26

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GLOBAL RHINO CONSERVATION EXPERT TO SPEAK AT OKC ZOO

International Rhino Foundation Executive Director Dr. Susie Ellis will address OKC Zoo fans on Facebook Live

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES WORLD ELEPHANT DAY ACTIVITIES PRESENTED BY BOB MOORE SUBARU

Games, crafts, bio-facts and more scheduled for the event this Sunday, August 12

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AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

Engaging events and programs provide opportunities to connect with wildlife, conservation efforts

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES WORLD TIGER DAY ACTIVITIES PRESENTED BY BOB MOORE SUBARU

Festivities Will Also Celebrate Tiger Cubs’ First Birthdays

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

This year marks the twenty-eighth anniversary of the 1/8 of a cent dedicated sales tax being passed by Oklahoma City citizens for the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden, and to celebrate, the Zoo is offering free admission to guests on Tuesday, July 10, 2018.

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OKC ZOO AND BOB MOORE SUBARU ANNOUNCE WORLD GIRAFFE DAY ACTIVITIES

World Giraffe Day, presented by Bob Moore Subaru, is a worldwide celebration initiated by the Giraffe Conservation Foundation to generate support, raise awareness and bring attention to the challenges giraffes face in the wild.

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JUNE AND JULY HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

The Zoo Amphitheatre, Oklahoma City’s beloved, outdoor concert venue, kicks off its summer season on Sunday, June 10, 2018 with John Fogerty and ZZ Top and continues through August.

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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’S ANIMAL FAMILY CONTINUES TO GROW

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

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

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AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER HAPPPENINGS

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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 ANNOUNCES BIRTH OF SEA LION PUP

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

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JUNE AND JULY HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

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OKC ZOO WEEKEND HAPPENINGS

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MAY AND JUNE HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

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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’S RARE, ENDANGERED ANIMALS SHOWCASED IN PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT

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

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OKC ZOO HOSTS EASTER ANIMAL ENRICHMENT EVENT

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

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

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APRIL HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

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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 STATEMENT REGARDING MISINFORMED ALLEGATIONS BY DETRACTORS

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OKC ZOO HOSTS HIRING EVENTS TO FULFILL PART-TIME POSITIONS

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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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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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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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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 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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OKC ZOO AND BOTANICAL GARDEN TO OFFER UNUSUAL PLANTS

POPULAR FAVORITES IN ANNUAL PLANT SALE

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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 TO HOST GLOBAL ELEPHANT MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE

OKC ZOO TO HOST GLOBAL ELEPHANT MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE

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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 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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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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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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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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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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OKC ZOO STATEMENT REGARDING MISINFORMED ALLEGATIONS BY DETRACTORS

“The battle to save elephants from extinction and to preserve the species is waged in the wild and daily at accredited zoos and aquariums including the Oklahoma City Zoo,” said Dr. Dwight Lawson, executive director/CEO.

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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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