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The Zoo Partners with DiVentures for Ocean Health Conservation and Education Programs

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is happy to announce DiVentures as an official partner of the Zoo. This innovative partnership will focus on Ocean Health Conservation and Education programs.  “DiVentures has been a great supporter of our diving program over the years, and we are very excited to have them as an official partner in conservation to help us engage the community in our efforts.” said Dennis Pate, president and CEO of Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and... Read More
Posted by Michelle Meisinger at Monday, Apr 30, 2018

Penguin Awareness Day at the Zoo

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium will go behind the scenes with its three Antarctic penguin species during a special Facebook Live broadcast tomorrow, January 17 at 10:30 a.m. in celebration of Penguin Awareness Day. Viewers will learn what it’s like to work with each species—the Southern rockhopper, king and gentoo—as the Zoo’s aquarium birds keepers conduct a feeding demonstration. There are a total of 17 species of penguin in the world, all of which... Read More
Posted by Michelle Meisinger at Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018

New Lemur Species Discovered by Zoo's Scientists

A new species of lemur has been discovered in southeast Madagascar by a team of scientists at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium in collaboration with scientists at Suny Polytechnic Institute and Global Wildlife Conservation.  The Groves’ Dwarf lemur, known to scientists as Cheirogaleus grovesi, is the 24th lemur to be discovered since 2006 by the Zoo’s Conservation Genetics Department led by Dr. Edward Louis Jr., in collaboration with its Malagasy partner, the... Read More
Posted by Michelle Meisinger at Monday, Jan 8, 2018