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March 26, 2015
Post from the President--Working for a Reward

Chimpanzees will "work" a little harder for a special reward, zoo scientists have found. But how do gorillas respond to a token-exchange system? President and CEO Kevin Bell has the details.

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February 16, 2012
Protecting a Refuge for Great Apes

By adding the Goualougo Triangle to the national park system, the Republic of Congo has ensured this pristine landscape will remain untouched. As a result, zoo researchers will continue to make groundbreaking discoveries about wild chimpanzees and gorillas for decades to come.

February 15, 2012
A Birthday Fiesta for Baby Sloth Siesta

Happy first birthday to Hoffmann’s two-toed sloth Siesta! This slow-moving youngster celebrated turning 1 year old the day after Valentine’s Day, but chocolates and roses don't interest her.

February 14, 2012
What Does a Vulture Get for Valentine’s Day?

Happy Valentine’s Day! Hope B. McCormick Curator of Birds Colleen Lynch uses the occasion to share how birds woo their mates, from bottle caps for bowerbirds to special sticks for cinereous vultures.

February 13, 2012
Bonus Fun for Member Appreciation Month

For Member Appreciation Month, we’re offering all members free parking and special perks throughout February. On Saturday, members enjoyed decorating birthday cards for February animals, including Andean bear Manny.

See all perks--including next Saturday's activities!

February 13, 2012
Starting Seeds: Inviting Spring Inside
February 10, 2012
If I Ran the Zoo...

What would you do if you ran the zoo? Fifth-eighth graders can spend the day with us March 3 to find out!

February 10, 2012
What Do Bees Do in Winter?
February 9, 2012
Upgrade to enjoy Early Summer Camp Registration!

Summer camp early registration for Zoologist/Safari-level members begins February 15. Not at that level? It’s not too late to upgrade to secure a spot! See all the details.

February 8, 2012
Sympathies to the Zoo Family
February 8, 2012
Let the Play Begin

Visitors can expect to see different behaviors from the male and female red pandas as they gear up for breeding season.

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