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Puma Cub Finds New Home With Help of 3 Nebraska Organizations

A male Puma cub now calls Riverside Discovery Center home. The male Puma cub was first found by Nebraska Game & Parks abandoned in Northeast Nebraska. Trail cameras showed that the cub was underweight and had been without a mother for an extended period of time. The cub was initially taken to Lee G. Simmons Wildlife Safari Park in Ashland, Nebraska. Veterinary staff from Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium examined the cub and Wildlife Safari Park staff cared for him while in... Read More
Posted by Diane Kohout at Wednesday, Nov 3, 2021

Road Closures and Travel Information

Now into 2018, there will be road closures that may affect how you get to the Zoo. The Nebraska Department of Roads has provided a timeline of these closures and the suggested detours. Click here for some parking and safety tips to help you get on your way.   Timeline of Road Closures and Suggested Detours   Additional Updates Westbound Loop Ramp to I-80 The westbound loop ramp to I-80 from northbound 13th Street will be closing at 5 a.m. on Monday,... Read More
Posted by Andrea Hennings at Monday, Aug 28, 2017