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Celebrating 125 Years

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is excited to announce that the Zoo is celebrating its 125th year anniversary in 2020.  Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium can track its history back to Riverview Park, which was founded as part of the park and boulevard system for the city of Omaha. This forward-thinking vision for the city set the stage for one of the world’s best zoos. With the 1895 completion of land purchases for Riverview Park and then the acquisition of... Read More
Posted by Diane Kohout at Tuesday, Mar 3, 2020