After a thorough scientific review, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has approved an application from the Dallas Zoo, Sedgwick County Zoo and Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium to import elephants from Swaziland, Africa. 
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Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium will open Alaskan Adventure, a new splash park, in 2016. This new area is the next step in our masterplan created in 2010 that will eventually include a new sea lion pool and a home for polar bears. Alaskan Adventure, a $14 million project, is both a splash ground and water feature and is set to open this summer. Read More »
A female pygmy hippopotamus calf, born on October 1, is now on display at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium’s Lied Jungle®.
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Several thousand more Governor Laffan ferns were reintroduced to the limestone caves of Bermuda by Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium’s plant conservation scientists, giving the species, currently extinct in the wild, yet  another chance at survival.
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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 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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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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