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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12/24/2014 - Top 10 List of 2014
It was a great year at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium full of education, conservation and FUN!
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Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium welcomed a Bornean orangutan on November 19. Mom, dad, and baby are all on display in Hubbard Orangutan Valley.
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An aardvark calf, born October 1, is now on display in the Namib Desert section of Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium’s Desert Dome. Read More »
Three lion cubs were born at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium on November 21. There are two male cubs and one female cub, all weigh just over four pounds. One of the male cubs is a white lion, which is rare and a first for Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium. According to our Genetics Department, the inheritance patterns of the white coat are not fully understood. It is thought that a very rare recessive gene from each parent is the cause resulting in decreased pigmentation. White lions originate from Timbavati, an area in Krueger National Park in South Africa. Read More »
Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium welcomed a female giraffe calf on November 4, she weighed 138 pounds and was 72 inches tall at birth. Read More »
An African spotted-neck otter pup, born on July 27, is now on display in the African rainforest of Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium’s Lied Jungle®. This birth is one of only two others that occurred this year among a network of eight Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA)-accredited institutions that house the species. There are now 22 spotted-neck otters within accredited zoos.
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Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium welcomed a white-handed gibbon baby to the Lied Jungle’s Asian rainforest on November 11. Read More »
Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium® and Bancroft Elementary School’s Zoo kindergarten class will graduate 17 students tomorrow, Wednesday, May 21 at 1 p.m. in Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom Pavilion Auditorium. Read More »
Omaha’s Henry Zoo and Aquarium is the only Zoo in U.S. with this model of problem-based curriculum and staff integration. The Zoo Academy is a way for students to explore career paths, receive college credit and complete high school at the same time. Read More »