Animal News

December 31, 2018

New in the Zoo

This month features long-legged birds, colorful fish and frogs, rattlesnakes without a rattle, and chimps that recently made a cross-country move.
December 6, 2018

NEW IN THE ZOO: Wombats, Vipers, Pigs, and Pygmy Falcons

Ah, the joys of a new wombat joey! Plus: Can you guess what kind of animal a “tawny frogmouth” is?
October 30, 2018

NEW IN THE ZOO: A Plethora of Poison Frogs, A Covey of Quail, an Endangered Lemur, and More

The frog life cycle is familiar to many of us—jellied eggs hatch into guppy-like tadpoles that metamorphose into adult frogs. However, there are a surprising number […]
October 1, 2018

NEW IN THE ZOO: Vipers, Vampires, Ghosts, and More!

Porcupines, gerenuk newborns, and some "wicked-cool" crabs are among our newest arrivals.
August 28, 2018

New in the Zoo

So a badger, some rattlesnakes, and two lesser Madagascar tenrec hedgehogs walk into a zoo… Find out what’s new in the Zoo!
August 2, 2018

New in the Zoo: Harpies, Horned Lizards, Foxes, and Frogs!

From curator’s notes on amphibian adventures to new foxes and avian arrivals that range from elegant waterfowl to rare raptors, find out what’s new in the Zoo.