New bongo "Emma" tries out her yard -
Emma, a two-year-old, female bongo from Virginia Zoo just started exploring her new yard at Denver Zoo this week. She comes to the zoo through a Species Survival Plan recommendation to pair with male, Jester. The two just began sharing the same yard today. Bongos are the largest forest antelope species in Africa, measuring about four feet tall and up to ten feet long. Watch video of Emma and Jester playfully sparring here.
Test Drive a Toyota at the zoo! -
Visit Denver Zoo on Saturday, September 29, to test drive a Toyota and receive FREE admission for two adults! This Toyota Test Drive event, which runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., will feature a variety of Toyota vehicles. If you're already a zoo member, test drive a Toyota and Your Neighborhood Toyota Stores will make a $15 donation to the Denver Zoo's Red Apple Scholarship Fund! Learn more.
Nurture health through nature at Green Sprouts Festival - Join us on Sunday, September 30, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to celebrate the second annual ReDirect Guide Green Sprouts festival. This is a fun, festive and educational one-day event for the whole family that celebrates and promotes the nurturing of life through nature. The event will feature more than 20 exhibits focusing on raising families in an eco-conscious way, family fun and recreational opportunities. Learn more.
Two October Mini Camps Feature Halloween - Are you looking for some fun, educational, Halloween-themed opportunities for your children on those days when they don't have class? Bring them to Denver Zoo on October 25 or 26 for a Mini Camp experience where they can enjoy animal encounters and special zoo experiences! Kids can wear their costumes and learn about some animals with gross habits or others with scary jaws, paws and claws. Learn more and register here.