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Meet Sariah, a Female Malayan Tapir Calf

A female Malayan tapir calf, born on August 31, has been introduced to its habitat in Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium’s Lied Jungle®.  The calf, named Sariah, is the second calf for Malacca, dam, and Dumadi, sire, both six years old. The pair’s first calf was born in 2016 at Omaha’s Zoo and Aquarium.  While Sariah is getting used to her new habitat, Zoo visitors can see her with Malacca intermittently between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3... Read More
Posted by Michelle Meisinger at Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018

Murrey the Murre from Massachusetts Finds Home at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

Murrey, the common murre from Massachusetts, traveled more than 1,500 miles to find a home at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium. The seabird is now on exhibit in the Suzanne and Walter Scott Aquarium with common murre and puffins. Found on February 11 on Nauset Beach in Orleans, Mass., Murrey was brought to Wild Care, Inc., a Cape Cod wildlife rehabilitation center, for treatment on a two-inch-long laceration on her left thigh. Although the animal care team did not expect the bird... Read More
Posted by Andrea Hennings at Thursday, Oct 19, 2017

Chinese Association of Zoological Gardens Visits the Zoo

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is one of five American zoos that the Chinese Association of Zoological Gardens’ (CAZG)  will visit for annual training. Six directors of Chinese zoos will tour Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium on Sunday, October 15 and Monday, October 16. While at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, CAZG guests will take an in depth tour of Zoo grounds, including the Lied Jungle, Suzanne and Walter Scott Aquarium and Desert Dome.... Read More
Posted by Andrea Hennings at Friday, Oct 13, 2017