Banking on Success

How Denver Zoo veterinarians are using innovative techniques to collect vital specimens from our animals

Jake and Chuck Meet the Boys

Last week, Jake and Chuck, our newest Asian elephant residents, went through the final stages of introductions with the rest of Denver Zoo’s elephant bachelors, Groucho, Bodhi and Billy.

7 Questions You’ve Always Wanted to Ask an Elephant Keeper

Get to know Barb Junkermeier, one of the elephant keepers responsible for getting Jake and Chuck settled into their new home at Denver Zoo.

Denver Zoo Awarded Prestigious Grants to Support Conservation, Animal Welfare

More Conservation Stories All Stories November 29, 2018 Denver Zoo Awarded Prestigious Grants to Support Conservation, Animal Welfare Five endangered and critically endangered species of vultures in Botswana will soon get critical help from rapid responders to rescue sick birds. Denver Zoo was recently recognized with two nationally competitive Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) … Continued

Jake and Chuck

In September 2018, Denver Zoo became home to the largest bachelor herd of Asian elephants in North America following the arrival of two new residents from Ontario, Canada.