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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 ANNOUNCES TWO ADDITIONS TO LEADERSHIP TEAM

Zoo Welcomes Curator of Herpetology & Aquatics; Expands Executive Roster with Director of Risk Management

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JUNE AND JULY HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

Unique Educational Experiences, Summer Camps, Animal Conservation Days, Holiday Celebrations and More

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OKC ZOO ACHIEVES CERTIFICATION AS SENSORY INCLUSIVE ZOO

Oklahoma City Zoo partners with KultureCity to cultivate a sensory inclusive environment for guests

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

Outreach Program Brings Animal Conservation Message to Rural and Underserved Communities

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

Picnic-themed animal enrichment, blanket drive and more planned for Saturday, June 2

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OKC ZOO ANNOUNCES BIRTHS OF RED RIVER HOG PIGLETS

On Thursday, May 17, three red river hog piglets, two males and one female, were born to mom Divet and dad Sir David Pigglesworth, III.

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OKC ZOO AND STONECLOUD BREWING COMPANY PARTNER FOR TURTLE CONSERVATION

Exclusive Stout Brew and T-Shirt Will Benefit Turtle Survival Alliance for World Turtle Day on May 23

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OKC ZOO ABUZZ ABOUT NEW ON-SITE BEEHIVES

Apiary Will Promote Plant Pollination, Add Educational Opportunities

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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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OKC ZOO HOSTS STAR WARS-INSPIRED ANIMAL ENRICHMENT EVENT

The Force (of Nature) is Strong at the OKC Zoo

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MAY HAPPENINGS AT THE OKC ZOO

Wild Noise, Star Wars-Inspired Enrichment Day, School’s Out Day Camps, Pollinator Plant Sale and More

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OKC ZOO, METROPOLITAN LIBRARY SYSTEM LAUNCH STATEWIDE LITERACY PROGRAM

“Read for Adventure” continues providing win-win opportunity for communities across the state

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OKC ZOO AND DR PEPPER ANNOUNCE WINNERS OF ANNUAL ART CONTEST

From Ada to Yukon, thousands of Oklahoma students submit inspiring creations for bird conservation

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Turtle Survival Alliance Launches Rescue Mission to Save 11,000 Critical Endangered Tortoises

Animal Experts from Oklahoma City Zoo and other AZA-Accredited Zoos and Aquariums Dispatched to Madagascar to Conduct the Rescue

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

Botanical Garden Preserves Ecological Past & Plant Seeds for Future

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OKC ZOO CELEBRATES GLOBAL EARTH DAY PARTY

Zoo welcomes international conservationist for event, encourages Oklahomans to participate in weekend activities focusing on wildlife conservation, green practices

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OKC ZOO LAUNCHES NEW EVENT SERIES, WILD NOISE: CONCERTS FOR CONSERVATION

The Oklahoma City Zoo is hosting a new concert series, Wild Noise: Concerts for Conservation, presented by Bob Moore Subaru, every Friday evening in May at the OKC Zoo's newly remodeled picnic grounds.

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OKC ZOO’S SCHOOL’S OUT DAY CAMPS CONTINUE FOR SECOND WEEK FOR TEACHER WORK STOPPAGE

Camps Offer Educational Adventure for Kids Ages 4 to 11

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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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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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