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Omaha's Zoo Announces Male Elephant Calf’s Name

The male African elephant calf born at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium on January 30, 2022, has a name and it is Sonny. “All of us at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium are beyond thrilled to have welcomed two healthy African elephant calves in January. What a way to start 2022!” said Dennis Pate, president and CEO of Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium. “With the elephant population decreasing, Eugenia and Sonny represent a new generation of... Read More
Posted by Diane Kohout at Friday, Feb 4, 2022

Elephant Calf at Omaha’s Zoo & Aquarium Has A Name

The female African elephant calf born at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium has a name, Eugenia, which means “noble” or “well-born.” Eugenia received her name from the Grewcock Family, who won the naming rights at the Zoo’s fundraiser, Zoofari. The Grewcock Family selected Eugenia because it is a family name. “As a family, we have always had a great love of elephants. The fact that these elephants were saved from drought-stricken Swaziland... Read More
Posted by Diane Kohout at Monday, Jan 24, 2022