Twelve students have advanced to the Nebraska Junior Academy of Sciences (NJAS) at Nebraska Wesleyan University on Thursday, April 20 following the 38th annual Metropolitan Science and Engineering Fair (MSEF) at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium on Saturday, March 11.
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The male Western lowland gorilla at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, born on January 18, 2017, now has a name.
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 The Puma most commonly known as, “Omaha” passed away this morning and a Japanese Giant Salamander passed away yesterday. The male puma had been under veterinary care battling kidney disease for a number of years.  Animal care staff had been monitoring him and he was given a special diet developed by our Comparative Nutrition Department to help reduce the effects of the kidney disease as much as possible. Read More »
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium and the University of Nebraska at Omaha hire Julie Sigmon to fulfill the newly created role of Omaha STEM Ecosystem director. The Omaha STEM Ecosystem is a citywide partnership to maximize science, technology, engineering and mathematics-based learning initiatives in the Greater Omaha Area.
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Dr. Jason Herrick joins Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium as the new director of reproductive sciences.

Herrick will be tasked with evolving the Zoo's internationally recognized reproductive research program, improving the success of natural and assisted breeding efforts and maintaining genetically viable animal populations, both at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium and other institutions accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).
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 "Take Your Family to the Zoo" is a community partnership between Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, United Way of the Midlands and the 2-1-1 Hotline to provide Household Memberships to families who may not have the ability to visit the Zoo.
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