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Omaha’s Zoo and Aquarium Closes Simmons Aviary, Lied Jungle and Desert Dome Due to Avian Influenza Death

The Simmons Aviary, Lied Jungle, and the Desert Dome at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium will be closed to guests beginning Saturday, October 15, 2022, due to the death of a Pink backed pelican from Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI). These exhibits will be closed for at least 10 days. The rest of the Zoo, including Mahoney Kingdoms of the Night, will remain open. The pelican died yesterday, October 13, and was tested as part of the Zoo’s continued surveillance... Read More
Posted by Diane Kohout at Friday, Oct 14, 2022