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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 ...
June 29, 2018

Radiated Tortoise Rescue

Denver Zoo's Sean Ploysa, a carpenter in the maintenance department, and Max Maloney, a keeper and reptile expert in Tropical Discovery, just returned from Madagascar where they utilized their ...

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February 14, 2019

Rob Kaufmann Elected Chair of Denver Zoological Foundation

Kaufmann Succeeds Sherri Koelbel to Lead the Zoo’s Board of Governors Rob Kaufmann has been elected to serve as the chair of the Denver ...
February 7, 2019

Denver Zoo Breaks Ground on New Animal Hospital

Scheduled for Completion in 2020, the New Facility Will Advance Our Ability to Care for The More Than 3,500 Animals that call the zoo home This ...
January 29, 2019

7 Questions with Bert Vescolani

Denver Zoo’s New President/CEO Offers His Outlook for the Future of the Zoo
January 24, 2019

Dine Sustainably for Denver Restaurant Week

Learn About the Sustainable Seafood Options You Can Make During Denver Restaurant Week


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