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February 19, 2019

Denver Zoo Donates Three Bison to Southern Plains Land Trust

The bison will spend their time roaming an 18,000-acre ranch where they’ll help restore the ecosystem in Southeast Colorado Two-hundred miles away from Denver Zoo, on a ranch near Lamar in the ...
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 Zoological Foundation Inc. Board of Governors, which ...
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 morning, with the help of Denver Mayor Michael B. ...

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April 18, 2019

Saving Wildlife Over a Warm Cup of Butter Tea

Denver Zoo’s Field Conservation Team Spent the Winter on the Mongolian Steppe Learning from Nomadic Herders
April 16, 2019

Denver Zoo Welcomes Baby Sloth

New Baby is the Second Linne’s Two-Toed Sloth to Be Born at the Zoo Since 2018
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.
April 12, 2019

Helping the Tiniest Among Us

Denver Zoo Ventures Into Rocky Mountain National Park as the Front Range Pika Project Expands

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