Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium’s Little Lions Preschool and Zoo Academy students kicked off their first day of school today for the 2015 - 2016 year. Zoo Kindergarten students were back in session last Wednesday, August 12. Read More »
The male and female sea lion pups at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium officially have names: Surf and Saki.
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This year’s millionth visitor to walk through the redemption gates at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium was Gena Shafer of Rapid City, South Dakota. She entered the Zoo at 9:36 a.m. Read More »
Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is saddened to announce the death of Mr. Big, a 15 year old male African lion.
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Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium guests have more to see - two new sea lion pups! The general public is invited to submit an entry to name the new pups.
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Eight grey wolf pups, seven with grey coats and one with a black coat, were born at Wildlife Safari Park on April 30. This is the second litter for parents Kenai, six and Yahzi, seven. All of the wolves can be seen at Wolf Woods. The pups are nursing, but are starting to eat an adult carnivore diet with treats that include fish, eggs, bones and meat. The last wolf birth at Wildlife Safari Park was Yahzi and Kenai's litter of five pups in 2014.
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The layer of glass in the gorilla exhibit that was cracked on April 16 was replaced today. The glass was cracked by Kijito, a 20-year-old, 375-pound western lowland gorilla, at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium.
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Dwarf cuttlefish and Atlantic goliath groupers can now be seen at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium’s Suzanne and Walter Scott Aquarium. Read More »
At approximately 12:30 p.m. today, May 31, a female keeper was bitten by a juvenile komodo dragon. The keeper was performing routine animal care. Read More »
The African Lodge, the first completed building of Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium’s African Grasslands exhibit, opened today to the public. Read More »
Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium’s ring-tailed lemurs, red-collared brown lemurs and radiated tortoises will “vanish” from their Expedition Madagascar exhibit today until 5 p.m. in celebration of the 10th anniversary of Endangered Species Day. Read More »
Yesterday, April 16, Kijito, a male gorilla at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium ran toward the glass, hit it and cracked one layer while being recorded on camera by a Zoo visitor. The video was uploaded to the internet by the Zoo visitor which has gained popularity throughout the day. Read More »
Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium’s two male Southern rockhopper chicks and one male gentoo chick have officially been named following a week-long Facebook naming contest. Read More »
The April issue of FamilyFun magazine announced its third annual Travel Awards, and Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is listed at the top of the list on the Animal Attractions category for the second year in a row! Read More »
Animals at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium have selected March Madness bracket winners. The animals chose the teams over the past few days. The African lions and cubs selected the overall winner, Virginia Commonwealth University. Each animal selected the winning team using different types of enrichment, which is meant to challenge and stimulate the animal.
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Two Rockhopper and one Gentoo penguin chick will go on display at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium. Read More »
Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium has named the two male and one female African lion cubs after hosting a week-long naming contest on its website, OmahaZoo.com.
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Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium launched a free mobile application designed to help guests plan their visit in advance and ease exploration of the 130-acre property. 
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The female Bornean orangutan at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, born on November 19, 2014, now has a name: Suri. The winner of the naming contest is Brayden Porter.
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Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is hosting a naming contest for our female Bornean orangutan. The contest will start today, January 19 and will go until Saturday, January 24. Read More »
The three lion cubs born at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium on November 21 will receive their first vaccinations and medical check–up from the Zoo’s Animal Health department.
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