The Arbor Day Foundation announces a commitment to support Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium’s conservation work in Madagascar by providing up to 250,000 trees each year to be planted in Madagascar. The tree-planting effort in Madagascar is vital to restore critical habitat for numerous, endangered species of lemur. Read More »
Five Rockhopper penguin chicks will go on display at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium. Visitors will notice that the chicks are in a playpen in the Antarctic Penguin display.  The playpen gives the chicks an opportunity to acclimate to the other penguins and the exhibit.
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Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium will be hiring individuals to fill open positions in the following Guest Service Departments: Concessions, Durham’s TreeTops Restaurant, Rides, Grounds, Catering, Gift Shop, Lozier IMAX® Theater and Admissions. Wildlife Safari Park will be hiring individuals for Concessions, Rides, Grounds, Catering, Gift Shop and Admissions. Read More »
Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium will kick off 2014’s Membership Drive this evening. Nearly 700 Volunteer Membership Sellers assist the Zoo in selling memberships. Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium has one of the most loyal membership followings in the country.
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On January 19, the Nebraska Tourism Commission announced that it had named a cute little rockhopper penguin chick from Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium after the Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning. Read More »
With the Broncos' recent success and the buzz about Peyton Manning’s frequent use of the word Omaha, Nebraska Tourism wanted to do something to thank Mr. Manning for all of the shout-outs. After much thought about what would be an appropriate way to thank Peyton, Nebraska Tourism reached out to one of our partners to name something very special after the amazing quarterback. Read More »
Zoo attendance surpassed most previous years’ attendance in 2013 with a total attendance of 1,608,349. Two of the twelve months in 2013 were record setting: January and June. Read More »
Five Rockhopper penguin chicks recently hatched at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium.
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As 2013 comes to a close, the Top 10 events from Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium highlight recent advancements, enhancements and new additions. Read More »
Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium’s 2012 Economic Impact Study results reveal the economic impact to the City of Omaha to be $148.12 million. This includes $57.84 million in labor paid to an estimated 1,712 workers employed at either Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium or businesses throughout the Omaha economy. The additional economic activity in Omaha due to Omaha’s Zoo and Aquarium generates an additional $2.62 million in local sales, use and lodging tax revenues for Omaha. Read More »
The membership of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians (AAZV) has elected Doug Armstrong, DVM, Director of Animal Health at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, to the position of President. The AAZV is an organization of over 1,000 zoo and wildlife veterinarians from all over the globe working to protect the health of animals and help conserve endangered species. Read More »