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April 15, 2019

Helping Elephants at Home and Abroad

At Denver Zoo, our support for Asian elephants extends far beyond the care we provide for our five bachelors, Groucho, Bodhi, Billy, Jake and Chuck.
March 1, 2019

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.
December 18, 2018

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.

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May 16, 2019

Help Name Denver Zoo’s Newest Sloth

How you can vote for our baby sloth’s name during your next visit
May 9, 2019

5 Reasons to Visit Harmony Hill

Denver Zoo's newest exhibit offers more than the "bear" necessities for our animals and our guests
May 8, 2019

For the Birds

Denver Zoo’s Best Tips for Beating Plastic Pollution This year, the theme for World Migratory Bird Day (Saturday, May 11) is “Be the Solution to ...
May 6, 2019

Banking on Success

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

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