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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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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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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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