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Sean Andersen-Vie - Public Relations Manager
720-337-1418
sandersenvie@denverzoo.org

Marina Belisle - Public Relations Coordinator
720-337-1604
mbelisle@denverzoo.org

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PERSONAL PHOTOGRAPHY:

Whether its senior photos, engagement photos or just your favorite shot from your family trip to the Zoo, Denver Zoo provides a unique space for the perfect backdrop. All photographs and other forms of artistic renderings made for personal use, such as for contests, or recreational or educational purposes, are always permitted without any fee or special permission required. Guests, must however, pay for admission, and we ask that they do not obstruct or interfere with the public's use and enjoyment of the facilities, such as blocking viewing areas or public pathways.

COMMERCIAL FILMING:

Denver Zoo is an ideal location to accommodate film shoots, documentaries and photo shoots for your commercial needs. Please note, all images captured at the Denver Zoo are the property of the Denver Zoological Foundation and any commercial use or profit-making from the images requires permission from the Zoo (All of the animals at Denver Zoo are the private property of the Denver Zoological Foundation and their images are therefore under copyright protection and cannot be sold without our consent). The commercial use of photographs, video and film taken at the Zoo is strictly prohibited without the full written consent of Denver Zoo. To learn more about Denver Zoo’s Commercial Filming program please contact us at commerial@denverzoo.org.

Press Releases


November 14, 2017

DENVER ZOO OFFERS BLACK FRIDAY AND CYBER MONDAY PROMOTIONS

Specials include gift shop items, membership discounts, VIP tours and Adopt-an-Animal markdowns

The weather is cooling down, but Denver Zoo's Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals are hot, hot, hot!

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November 7, 2017

DENVER ZOO ANNOUNCES 2017 CONSERVATION AWARD WINNER

Dr. Moses Selebatso selected as the 20th annual  Denver Zoological Conservation Award winner.

Denver Zoo has selected Dr. Moses Selebatso as the 2017 Conservation Award winner.

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October 27, 2017

DENVER ZOO MOURNS LOSS OF TIGER "MARTIN," RECENT ARRIVAL FROM RUSSIA

Denver Zoo is very saddened to announce the death of "Martin," a 3-year-old male Amur (ah-MOOR) tiger.

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October 26, 2017

DENVER ZOO'S ZOO LIGHTS TO SPARKLE WITH HOLIDAY FUN THIS DECEMBER

Popular holiday tradition will introduce interactive sculpture vignettes

Denver Zoo's 27th annual Zoo Lights celebration will light up guests' holiday seasons.

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September 29, 2017

DENVER ZOO WELCOMES BIRTH OF TWO, MALE RED PANDA CUBS

Month-old brothers to remain behind the scenes for a few weeks as they bond with their mother

Denver Zoo welcomed the birth of two, male red panda cubs on August 27.

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September 28, 2017

DENVER ZOO INSTALLS MORE THAN 20 SCULPTURES MADE FROM ARTIFICIAL JACK-O'-LANTERNS

Sculptures preview DINOS! After Dark and Boo At The Zoo events

This morning, Denver Zoo installed more than 20 animal and dinosaur-shaped sculptures made from artificial jack-o'-lanters to celebrate its fall events, DINOS! After Dark and Boo At The Zoo, brought to you by Your Hometown Toyota Stores.

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September 25, 2017

BUDDING YOUNG SCIENTISTS BEGIN TO BLOOM THROUGH "NATURE PLAY" AT DENVER ZOO

"Nurturing Scientists through Nature Play" earns national award for work with underserved children

Who said science couldn't involve a little—or a lot of—play?

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September 22, 2017

DENVER ZOO INVITES GUYS AND GHOULS TO SPECIAL EVENTS THROUGHOUT OCTOBER

Zoo celebrates fall season with DINOS! After Dark and Boo At The Zoo

This October, get your "boos" at Denver Zoo

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September 11, 2017

DENVER ZOO EARNS PRESTIGIOUS AZA ACCREDITATION

The Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) yesterday announced that Denver Zoo was once gaain granted accreditation by AZA's independent Accreditation Commission.

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August 30, 2017

DENVER ZOO CELEBRATES VULTURES ON INTERNATIONAL VULTURE AWARENESS DAY

Zoo to recognize species and its global conservation efforts on September 2

Denver Zoo visitors are invited to learn more about some underappreciated feathered friends.
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August 24, 2017

DENVER ZOO CELEBRATES FIRST-EVER HATCHING OF SARUS CRANE

Chick can be seen by visitors now at Toyota Elephant Passage

Denver Zoo is celebrating its first-ever hatching of a Sarus (SAHR-uhss) crane, the tallest of all flying birds.
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August 22, 2017

DENVER ZOO RELEASES ECONOMIC BENEFIT STUDY AT INAUGURAL STATE OF DENVER ZOO EVENT

Zoo also details effect of $20m Denver General Obligation Bond Ballot Measure 2B

Denver Zoo hosted its inaugural State of Denver Zoo Luncheon today, where it presented results from a new study detailing its economic benefits.
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August 16, 2017

MARIE REVENEW JOINS DENVER ZOO AS VICE PRESIDENT FOR MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS 

Revenew brings more than 15 years of marketing and communications experience 

After a nationwide search, Marie Revenew has been selected to join Denver Zoo's executive team as its Vice President for Marketing and Public Relations 
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July 7, 2017

DENVER ZOO WELCOMES ADULT MALE ORANGUTAN "BERANI"

New arrival may be visible as soon as he acclimates to new home

Denver Zoo is happy to welcome the arrival of a 24-year-old, male Sumatran orangutan, named Berani (buhr-AH-nee). 
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July 6, 2017

FROM RUSSIA, WITH LOVE! DENVER ZOO WELCOMES AMUR TIGER "MARTIN" FROM MOSCOW ZOO

New male tiger getting used to new home at Zoo's newest habitat, The Edge

Martin, a 3-year-old male Amur (ah-MOOR) tiger is getting used to his new surroundings at Denver Zoo after safely arriving from the Moscow Zoo on Saturday, July 1.
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July 1, 2017

DINOS! LIVE AT DENVER ZOO HAS STOMPED INTO TOWN

Denver Zoo's new temporary exhibit has officially opened to guests

The wait is over; dinosaurs have officially taken over Denver Zoo!
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June 22, 2017

DENVER NEWBORN MALAYAN TAPIR CALF NOW VISIBLE TO PUBLIC AT DENVER ZOO

Female calf "Umi" viewable at Toyota Elephant Passage

Denver Zoo's new Malayan tapir (TAY-purr) calf, Umi (OOH-mee), is now viewable to guests inside the tapir yard at the Zoo's Toyota Elephant Passage habitat.
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June 11, 2017

DENVER ZOO ANIMALS BLESSED AT CHURCH DURING "BLESSING OF THE WILD ANIMALS" SERVICE

Non-denominational, community event celebrated life and all animals

Some of Denver Zoo's animal residents were blessed this morning by pastors of Montview Boulevard Presbyterian Church for a special "Blessing of the WILD Animals" service.
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June 8, 2017

DENVER ZOO TO WELCOME 3-YEAR-OLD AMUR TIGER "MARTIN" FROM MOSCOW ZOO

Male tiger will be fourth resident at the Zoo's newest habitat, The Edge

Denver Zoo plans to import a 3-year-old, male Amur tiger, named Martin, from Russia's Moscow Zoo later this summer.
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June 1, 2017

DINO-SIZED FOOTPRINTS APPEAR IN DENVER IN ANTICIPATION OF DENVER ZOO TRAVELING EXHIBIT

More than 20 dinosaur sculptures to arrive July 1 for "DINOS! Live at Denver Zoo," supported by Your Hometown Toyota Stores 

Keen eyes will notice that some dinosaur-sized footprints have appeared at three different Denver locations in the last week.
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May 18, 2017

DENVER ZOO CELEBRATES BIRTH OF RED RUFFED LEMUR BABY "PENNY" 

Visitors can see new arrival at Zoo's Emerald Forest Building

Denver Zoo is proud to announce the birth and public debut of Penny, a female, red ruffed lemur.
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May 16, 2017

DO AT THE ZOO OFFERS TASTY BITES FROM MORE THAN 60 RESTAURANTS AND BREWERIES

Denver Zoo's largest annual fundraiser is a foodie's paradise

Denver Zoo is finalizing its list of participating restaurants and breweries for its wild summer party and the Zoo's largest fundraiser, Do At The Zoo, on June 15 at 7 p.m.
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May 15, 2017

DENVER ZOO HATCHES FIRST LAKE TITICACA TADPOLES IN NORTH AMERICAN HISTORY

Hatchings continue Zoo's conservation efforts for critically endangered species

Denver Zoo is thrilled to announce it hatched the first batch of Lake Titicaca tadpoles 
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May 9, 2017

DENVER ZOO WELCOMES THIRD EVER MALAYAN TAPIR BIRTH

New female calf "Umi" to remain behind the scenes with her mother until she is a little older

Denver Zoo is happy to announce the birth of "Umi" (OOH-mee), an endangered Malayan tapir (TAY-purr).
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May 2, 2017

DENVER ZOO LAUNCHES NEW MOBILE APP

Guests cans stay up-to-date about Zoo happenings with new technology

Zoo guests and fans can make sure they don't miss a roar, chirp or growl with the new Denver Zoo mobile app.
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April 20, 2017

DENVER ZOO'S DO AT THE ZOO TO FEATURE VARIETY OF MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT

The Goonies, Buckner Funken Jazz and Biff Gore to perform at the Zoo's largest annual fundraiser

Denver Zoo's 28th annual Do At The Zoo gala will once again highlight some of the best musical acts in Denver on Thursday, June 15, from 7 to 10 p.m. 

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April 18, 2017

DENVER ZOO VISITS COLORADO STATE CAPITOL FOR "ZOO DAY"

Legislators recognize most visited cultural institution in state for impact on community

Denver Zoo and the Zoo's animals were recognized by the Colorado State Legislature today at "Zoo Day at the Capitol," acknowledging the Zoo's immense impact on the region. 

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March 29, 2017

DENVER ZOO WELCOMES FIRST SUCCESSFUL KEA HATCHLING AFTER DILIGENT EFFORTS

Chick's hatching marks rare occasion for U.S. zoos

Denver Zoo is celebrating it's first-ever successful hatching of a kea (KEE-yah), a large, vulnerable species of parrot. 
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March 27, 2017

DENVER ZOO PRESIDENT/CEO SHANNON BLOCK SELECTED AS VICE CHAIR OF THE WOMEN'S FORUM OF COLORADO

Shannon Block recognized for leadership and involvement in community

Denver Zoo's President/CEO Shannon Block aws recently selected by the Women's Forum of Colorado Board to serve as its new Vice Chair.
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March 16, 2017

TOYOTA SPONSORS DENVER ZOO'S NEW EXHIBIT, DINOS! LIVE AT DENVER ZOO

21 life-size dino sculptures roar into the Zoo

After waiting 65 million years, dinosaurs will take over Denver Zoo this summer!
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March 14, 2017

DENVER ZOO CELEBRATES THE EDGE OPENING DURING SPRING BREAK: JOURNEY TO ASIA

Added keeper talks, demonstrations and entertainment scheduled March 25 - April 9

This spring break, embark on a "staycation" with a visit to Denver Zoo for Spring Break: Journey to Asia.
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March 13, 2017

TRISH AND KEN GREEN TO CHAIR DENVER ZOO'S LARGEST FUNDRAISER, DO AT THE ZOO

Presented by Anandarko, tickets on sale for event scheduled June 15.

Denver Zoo is proud to announce that Trish and Ken Green will chair its largest annual fundraiser, Do At The Zoo, set for June 14, from 7 to 10 p.m.
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March 10, 2017

DENVER ZOO CELEBRATES BIRTH OF FISHING CAT CUB "MISO-CHI"

New arrival is first birth of its species at Denver Zoo.

Denver Zoo is excited to announce its first successful birth of a fishing cat.
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March 3, 2017

DENVER ZOO TEAMS WITH CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO TO PROVIDE ONGOING HEALTHCARE TO BABY GIRAFFE "DOBBY"

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo provides plasma from giraffes in moment of need

Denver Zoo staff has teamed with Cheyenne Mountain Zoo staff in Colorado Springs, Colorado, to support giraffe calf, Dobby.
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March 1, 2017

DENVER ZOO'S QUICK ACTION PUTS STRUGGLING GIRAFFE NEWBORN ON PATH TO HEALTH

Zoo provides supplemental feeding for under-sized calf who has now begun nursing

Denver Zoo quietly welcomed the birth of Dobby, a male, reticulated giraffe, on the morning of Tuesday, February 28, as millions of people waited for a giraffe to be born in New York to viral sensation April. 
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February 16, 2017

DENVER ZOO'S TWO MALE TIGERS RECEIVE WELLNESS EXAMS AHEAD OF MOVE TO THE EDGE

New exhibit for Zoo's Amur tigers opens to the public on March 17

Denver Zoo veternarians found Amur tiger brothers Nikolai and Thimbu (TIM-boo) to be healthy cats during recent general wellness checks ahead of their move to The Edge, the Zoo's new tiger exhibit.
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February 13, 2017

DENVER ZOO & SPECIAL OLYMPICS COLORADO CELEBRATE POLAR PLUNGE & INTERNATIONAL POLAR BEAR DAY ON FEB. 25

Educational activities scheduled to raise awareness about plight of polar bears

Special Olympics Colorado and Denver Zoo are hosting the Denver Splash & Dash—part of the annual Polar Plunge series, presented by Westerra Credit Union, on Saturday, February 25. 
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February 6, 2017

DENVER ZOO SERVES MORE THAN 2 MILLION IN 2016

Zoo nearly beats all-time attendance record

Denver Zoo served a near-record of 2,050,819 people in 2016 through Zoo visits and outreach education programs, the second-highest in the institution's 120-year history.
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February 3, 2017

DENVER ZOO GETS NEW TIGER IN PREPARATION OF UNVEILING THE EDGE, SET TO OPEN MARCH 17 

Nikita begins exploring outdoor yard, a milestone in the process of opening the animal exhibit 

Denver Zoo’s new Amur tiger, Nikita, is exploring the yards of The Edge, a brand-new, larger home for the species, opening to the public on March 17.
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February 1, 2017

DENVER ZOO'S THREE MALE ELEPHANTS SHARE TIME IN SAME YARDS FOR THE FIRST TIME

Animal care team provides unusual opportunity to provide new social experience for bulls

Denver Zoo’s three, male Asian elephants are now spending periodic time in the same yards together in the Zoo’s Toyota Elephant Passage exhibit.
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January 30, 2017

SHERRI KOELBEL ELECTED CHAIRMAN OF DENVER ZOOLOGICAL FOUNDATION

Former Chairman Patrick E. Green elected as Executive Vice Chair of prestigious Denver Board

Sherri Koelbel has been elected to serve as the 2017 Chair of the Denver Zoological Foundation Board of Trustees.
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January 13, 2017

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS CREATE, AUCTION SCULPTURES INSPIRED BY DENVER ZOO EXHIBIT

Pieces based on traveling exhibit "Washed Ashore" raise money for sustainable causes

Five fifth grade classes from Timber Trails Elementary School, in Castle Rock, Colorado, recently created sculptures inspired by Denver Zoo's travelling exhibit "Washed Ashored: Art to Save the Sea," presented by CH2M, and auctioned them for good causes.
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January 13, 2017

DENVER ZOO SUMMER SAFARI REGISTRATION BEGINS JANUARY 31

When school is out, Summer Safari camp is in!

Parents, mark your calendars.
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January 9, 2017

ONE FINAL WEEK REMAINS TO SEE TRAVELING EXHIBIT "WASHED ASHORE" AT DENVER ZOO

Poignant exhibit of art made from ocean debris leaves January 16

Denver Zoo's traveling exhibit, "Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea," presented by CH2M, will end its run on Monday, January 16.
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