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OKC Zoo News Releases

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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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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NATIONAL ‘OUR WILDLIFE HEROES’ PSA FEATURES OKC ZOO ANIMAL CARETAKER

Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) campaign presents unwavering dedication to conservation

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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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OKC ZOO NAMES RACHEL EMORY AS CURATOR OF PACHYDERMS

OKC Zoo highlights female leaders in honor of International Women’s Day

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OKC ZOO LAUNCHES MOUNTAIN LION CUB CAM ON WEBSITE

Webcam provides local, global wildlife fans with real-time view of mountain lion cubs

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VOLUNTEER OPEN HOUSE PRESENTS OPPORTUNITIES FOR SERVICE AT OKC ZOO

Explore ways to give back, have fun and ignite a passion for wildlife Saturday, March 9

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MARCH HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

The spring season brings free activities, popular attractions, camel rides, events and more

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OKC ZOO WELCOMES TWO NEW RHINOS TO SANCTUARY ASIA

Arrival prompted by Fort Worth Zoo’s habitat renovation, species survival plan recommendation

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OKC ZOO AND DR PEPPER RAISE CONSERVATION AWARENESS THROUGH STATEWIDE ART CONTEST

15th annual contest encourages K-12 students to show their vision of a “A Future for Pollinators”

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OKC ZOO WELCOMES ORPHANED MOUNTAIN LION CUBS

Zoo’s commitment to caring for, conserving wildlife brings rescued cubs to Oklahoma Trails habitat

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OKC ZOO HOSTS HIRING EVENT FOR VARIETY OF SPRING/SUMMER PART-TIME POSITIONS

Go wild for a career that puts your passion for wildlife and nature first

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OKC ZOO HOSTS ANNUAL GREAT BACKYARD BIRD COUNT CITIZEN SCIENTIST EVENT

Survey provides critical real-time snapshot of native bird population

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EARLY BIRD SAVINGS AVAILABLE FOR OKC ZOO SUMMER CAMPS

Go WILD this summer at the OKC Zoo and save up to $52 per student on full-day camps

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OKC ZOO HOSTS VALENTINE-THEMED ANIMAL ENRICHMENT EVENT

Celebrate the spirit of Valentine’s Day with heartfelt fun and enrichment for the Zoo’s animals

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OKC ZOO & ZOOFRIENDS TO SUPPORT WILDLIFE CONSERVATION WITH MORE THAN $300,000 IN 2019

Global legacy partners, grant winners, record-breaking Round Up for Conservation total announced

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FEBRUARY HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

Events and programs happening in February at the Oklahoma City Zoo

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GRIZZLY BEARS STAND IN FOR GROUNDHOGS AT OKC ZOO’S ANNUAL CELEBRATION

At the Oklahoma City Zoo, Groundhog Day is a bear of an affair! It’s time again for the OKC Zoo’s grizzly brothers, Will and Wiley, to put their fur-casting skills to the test with their annual prediction: six more weeks of winter or an early spring!

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OKC ZOO JOINS CAMPAIGN WITH DREAMWORKS' KUNG FU PANDA TO EDUCATE ABOUT ILLEGAL WILDLIFE TRADE

The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden is joining WildAid, the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA), and AZA’s program, the Wildlife Trafficking Alliance (WTA), in a campaign featuring DreamWorks’ Kung Fu Panda’s Master Po Ping to educate children and families about the illegal wildlife trade.

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OKC ZOO OFFERS FREE ADMISSION TO FEDERAL EMPLOYEES DURING SHUTDOWN

Federal employees and up to four family members are free to discover the Zoo's wildlife until historic shutdown ends

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OKC ZOO’S FEMALE SUMATRAN TIGER SCHEDULED FOR WELLNESS EXAM

Lola, the OKC Zoo’s 7-year-old female Sumatran tiger is due for her routine health exam

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VOTING IS OPEN TO NAME OKC ZOO’S NEW GOATS

The Zoo is asking voters to choose names with Oklahoma ties

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES DEATH OF FEMALE WESTERN LOWLAND GORILLA

It is with great sadness that the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden announces the unexpected death of one of its adult female Western lowland gorillas, Kelele, 24.

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OKC ZOO IS NOW HIRING AMBASSADORS FOR SPRING/SUMMER 2019

The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden is now hiring part-time Brand Ambassadors for Spring and Summer 2019!

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OKC ZOO’S MALE LION SCHEDULED FOR WELLNESS EXAM

The Oklahoma City Zoo’s veterinary care team will perform a routine health exam, on Hubert, a 7 year-old male African lion. Hubert arrived at the OKC Zoo in 2012 from the Milwaukee County Zoo.

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OKC ZOO OFFERS DISCOUNT ON PREMIUM TICKETS

A gift from us to you, enjoy 25% off the Zoo’s premium tickets–Zoo It All, Ride It Alls

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BE A SECRET SANTA FOR THE ANIMALS AT THE OKC ZOO

Enrich the lives of the Zoo’s animals by giving new wildlife toys

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ANNUAL “SANTA DELIVERS” EVENT BRINGS HOLIDAY CHEER TO OKC ZOO ANIMALS & GUESTS

Santa brings gifts to animals at Sanctuary Asia, offers Zoo guests free photo opportunity

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OKC ZOO KICKS OFF THE HOLIDAYS WITH HIPPO SING-ALONG EVENT

Gayla Peevey celebrates 65th anniversary of holiday hit with live performance at the OKC Zoo

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TAKE A STEP SAFARI AT THE OKC ZOO FOR POST-THANKSGIVING FUN

Go wild this Thanksgiving break and get your steps in as you connect with nature and wildlife!

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OKLAHOMA CITY ZOO’S 2018 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

Surprise the wildlife lover in your life with a ZOO-nique experience

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FINAL DAYS OF NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PHOTO EXHIBITION AT OKC ZOO

Collections from Joel Sartore’s “Photo Ark” and “Uncertain Futures” spotlight urgent need for conservation

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NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

Connect with wildlife, discover conservation efforts, join educational events at the OKC Zoo

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OKC ZOO PARTNERS WITH 21C MUSEUM HOTEL ON EXCLUSIVE OFFER

Unique opportunity for travelers to connect with wildlife while experiencing Oklahoma City’s award-winning museum, hotel

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THE SMASHING “CHOMP AND STOMP” TRADITION CONTINUES AT OKC ZOO

Pumpkin season means festive animal enrichment activities

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OKC ZOO MARKS 35 YEARS OF HAUNT THE ZOO; ADDS NEW 21+ EVENT TO HALLOWEEN CELEBRATION

Presented by Bob Moore Subaru, Oklahoma’s favorite Halloween tradition, Haunt the Zoo, features new tricks and classic treats

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AND BABY MAKES SEVEN… OKC ZOO CELEBRATES NEW ADDITION TO ASIAN ELEPHANT HERD

Mother, Asha, and female newborn are in good health after late-night delivery

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MONARCH MADNESS 5K/FUN RUN PRESENTED BY BOB MOORE SUBARU AND MONARCH FESTIVAL TAKE FLIGHT AT OKC ZOO

Event aims to raise awareness, funds for monarch conservation

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OKLAHOMA CITY ZOO SADDENED TO ANNOUNCE DEATH OF INDIAN RHINO

The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden is sad to announce the death of male Indian rhinoceros, Chandra, 33

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OKC ZOO INVITES WORLD TO EXPERIENCE SANCTUARY ASIA

Oklahoma’s oldest and largest cultural attraction grows with stunning expansion dedicated to wildlife from Asia

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OKC ZOO CARETAKER WINS ASSOCIATION OF ZOOS AND AQUARIUMS HEROES CONTEST

Lead Herpetology Caretaker Josh Lucas will represent OKC Zoo in 2019 national media campaign

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OKC ZOO GORILLA UNDERGOES FIRST-EVER ROBOT-ASSISTED SURGERY

Zoo partners with medical specialists to perform historic surgery, provide best health care for critically endangered animal

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES NEW ADDITION TO LEADERSHIP TEAM

Zoo Welcomes Curator of Carnivores and Hoofstock Tyler Boyd

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HERPETARIUM HAPPENINGS: MEET THE NEW ADDITIONS TO THE OKC ZOO

Yucatan box turtle hatchlings and endangered Mang Mountain pit viper join animal family.

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OKC ZOO TO HOST EXHIBITION FEATURING PHOTOS FROM NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC’S JOEL SARTORE

Collections from “Photo Ark” and “Uncertain Futures” spotlight urgent need for conservation

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THE CONTAINER STORE TO SUPPORT ZOOFRIENDS WITH PORTION OF GRAND OPENING WEEKEND SALES

Leading storage and organization retailer opening in Oklahoma City, first in the state

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OKC ZOO DEVELOPING “PARTIAL HAND-REARING” TECHNIQUE WITH NEWBORN FLAMINGO CHICK

Hatchling Will Benefit from Group Socialization at Island Life Habitat

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OKC ZOO’S ANNUAL RHINO FUNDRAISER REWARDS AMAZING BOWLERS WITH EVEN MORE AMAZING RHINO EXPERIENCES

Local event for national fundraiser, Bowling for Rhinos, challenges Oklahomans to improve their game and conserve rhinos.

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STAY COOL THIS SUMMER AT THE OKLAHOMA CITY ZOO

How OKC Zoo Animals Beat the Heat, Plus Summer Tips for Guests

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OKC ZOO HOSTING MONARCH CONSERVATION WORKSHOP

The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden is hosting a monarch conservation “train-the-trainer” workshop on Monday, July 9, and Tuesday, July 10, 2018.

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OKC ZOO SADDENED TO ANNOUNCE DEATH OF PYGMY HIPPO FRANCESCA

The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden is saddened to announce the death of female pygmy hippopotamus Francesca, 26, on Wednesday, July 4, 2018.

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

The Oklahoma City Zoo and News 9 are partnering to fight hunger and “pack” school pantries in central and western Oklahoma by raising food donations for the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma.

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WESTERN LOWLAND GORILLA BORN AT THE OKC ZOO

The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden has a new arrival–a male Western lowland gorilla. The baby gorilla was born in the early hours of Tuesday, June 19, inside the Great EscApe day room to mother Ndjole (pronounced In-jōlee) and father Togo (pronounced Toe-go). This marks the 27th gorilla born at the Oklahoma City Zoo since 1974.

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES TWO ADDITIONS TO LEADERSHIP TEAM

The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden is pleased to welcome Dr. Brad Lock, curator of herpetology and aquatics, and James Pratt, director of risk management, to its leadership team.

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OKC ZOO ACHIEVES CERTIFICATION AS SENSORY INCLUSIVE ZOO

The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden has proudly partnered with KultureCity to become certified as a sensory inclusive zoo.

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NEW GENERATION OF OKC ZOO ZOOMOBILES, “ZOObarus” POWERED BY BOB MOORE SUBARU

Bob Moore Subaru is partnering with the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden to provide two 2018 Subaru Outbacks for the Zoo’s educational outreach programs bringing the message of animal conservation to rural and under-served communities across Oklahoma.

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OKC ZOO GUESTS ARE INVITED TO CELEBRATE HALF A CENTURY OF CINDY THE CHIMP

Guests visiting the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden this Saturday, June 2, are invited to celebrate half a century of Cindy the chimpanzee in the Great EscApe outdoor habitat from 10-11 a.m.

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES BIRTHS OF RED RIVER HOG PIGLETS

The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden is hog wild about three new arrivals.

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OKC ZOO AND STONECLOUD BREWING COMPANY PARTNER FOR TURTLE CONSERVATION

A special batch of Stonecloud’s Turtlehead Stout, appropriately called the “Turtle” Turtlehead Stout, made with caramel, cacao and toasted pecans, will benefit the TSA.

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OKC ZOO ABUZZ ABOUT NEW ON-SITE BEEHIVES

The bees will contribute to the pollination process across the OKC Zoo’s 120-acres, keeping the more than 20 designated horticultural displays naturally vibrant and thriving.

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OKC ZOO SEEKING VOTES TO NAME ITS ENDANGERED FISHING CAT KITTEN

The Oklahoma City Zoo is seeking the public’s participation with naming its male fishing cat kitten. Voting is now open on the OKC Zoo’s Facebook page and will remain live until Thursday, May 10, 2018.

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TURTLE SURVIVAL ALLIANCE LAUNCHES RESCUE MISSION TO SAVE 11,000 CRITICALLY ENDANGERED TORTOISES

Experts from the Turtle Survival Alliance (TSA) and several zoos and aquariums have been dispatched with medical supplies, and will administer medical care for the sick or injured tortoises and general animal care.

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OKC ZOO CELEBRATES 20 YEARS AS AN ACCREDITED BOTANICAL GARDEN, LIVING MUSEUM

In the last 20 years, the OKC Zoo’s botanical collection has grown in size and scope through the acquisition of new plants and gardens by way of major habitat installations and expansions.

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OKC ZOO SADDENED TO ANNOUNCE DEATH OF FEMALE AFRICAN LION

18-year-old Bridget Garnered Global Interest for Her Mysterious Mane

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APRIL HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

Zoo Blooms, Read Across Oklahoma, Safari Soiree, Party for the Planet and More

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OKC ZOO EDUCATION DEPARTMENT HOSTS HIRING EVENT THURSDAY, MARCH 29

Put your love for wildlife and wild places to work at the OKC Zoo! The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden is hosting a hiring event on Thursday, March 29 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for job seekers interested in working for the Zoo’s education department.

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OKC ZOO & NEWS 9 PARTNER TO FEED HUNGRY OKLAHOMA KIDS APRIL 6-8

Zoo guests get half off admission with the donation of food item

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OKC ZOO’S LARGEST BOTANICAL EVENT, ZOO BLOOMS, RETURNS WITH MORE FLORAL FIREWORKS

Waves of flowering tulips provide perfect backdrop for nature and photography enthusiasts!

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OKLAHOMA CITY ZOO STAFF RESPONDS TO SMOKE ALARM AT GREAT ESCAPE HABITAT

Animals Unharmed from Smoldering Spark

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MARCH HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

Zoo Blooms Returns, ZOOfriends Discount, Extended Attraction Hours and More

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OKC ZOO'S MALE CLOUDED LEOPARD SCHEDULED FOR WELLNESS EXAM

Clouded leopard Luke, 14, is scheduled for a routine health exam Thursday, March 1 at the Oklahoma City Zoo’s Joan Kirkpatrick Animal Hospital.

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OKC ZOO AND DR PEPPER HOST STATEWIDE STUDENT ART CONTEST

Zoo encourages Oklahoma’s students to inspire action for bird conservation through creative designs, ideas

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OKC ZOO CELEBRATES YEAR OF THE BIRD WITH GREAT BACKYARD BIRD COUNT

Initiative provides critical real-time snapshot of native bird population

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OKC ZOO GUESTS WILL LOVE VALENTINE'S DAY-INSPIRED ANIMAL ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES

Special holiday-themed enrichment planned for red pandas, tigers, gorillas, elephants and others

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OKC ZOO HOSTS SPRING/SUMMER HIRING EVENTS

Work on the Wild Side Job Fairs Tuesday, Feb. 6 and Thursday, Feb. 8

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES 2018 ROUND UP FOR CONSERVATION PROJECTS

Major initiatives support African painted dog and rhinoceros conservation efforts

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FEBRUARY HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

There's always something happening at the Zoo! See what's in store for February, plus, five gift ideas that will keep you and your valentine wild at heart!

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OKC ZOO INVITES GUESTS TO SEE WHAT'S NEW AT THE ZOO

Baby gorilla, new hippo, tiger cubs and returning sea lion presentation are must-see for Zoo fans

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OKC ZOO & NEWS 9 PARTNER TO FEED HUNGRY OKLAHOMA KIDS

Zoo guests get half off admission with the donation of food item over MLK weekend

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OKC ZOO WELCOMES DREES AND BURNETT TO LEADERSHIP TEAM

New director of human resources and director of animal collections bring expertise and talent

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES FREE SEA LION PRESENTATIONS

Guests are invited to free California sea lion presentations January 6th and 7th

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES NEWBORN GORILLA'S GENDER

A newborn Western lowland gorilla arrived at 8:57 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, inside the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden’s Great EscApe habitat. They have since observed that the baby is a girl. Her name will be revealed in the coming days.

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OKC ZOO WELCOMES THREE 'SWANS-A-SWIMMING'

Iconic holiday trumpeter swans include mating pair Sam & Olivia plus six-month-old cygnet

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OKC ZOO SADDENED TO ANNOUNCE DEATH OF OLDEST FEMALE GIRAFFE IN A UNITED STATES ZOO

Born in 1985, Rothschild’s giraffe Ursula, 32, died at the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden on Wednesday, Dec. 20 at 5 p.m. Ursula spent 31 years at the OKC Zoo and was the oldest giraffe in a United States zoo accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).

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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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THE OKC ZOO OFFERS WILDLY UNIQUE GIFT IDEAS FOR ALL

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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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