October 2020

October 9, 2020

Zoo Update with Denise Verret

Bats are a Halloween icon—but did you know we depend on them for treats like bananas, tequila, and cashews? Join Zoo Director/CEO Denise Verret for an appreciation of our flying furry friends.
October 9, 2020

Celebrate Spookyheroes!

These invertebrates are often regarded as creepy crawlers but once you learn how their super-natural powers work, you'll recognize them as "Spookyheroes."
October 9, 2020

Zoo Conference Brings Black Voices to the Forefront of the Conservation Conversation

In this time of turmoil, change is possible if we are brave enough to ask difficult questions—and respond with meaningful, sustained action. That was a key takeaway of a panel discussion moderated by our own CEO and Zoo Director, Denise Verret, at the annual conference of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).
October 9, 2020

New in the Zoo

Fringe-limbed frogs move into Rainforest of the Americas, plus cranes, curassows, and cohabiting reptiles.