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Content about Animals

March 1, 2017

Is it possible for a black bear to have white fur?

The Spirit Bear is a black bear that is born with white fur. This bear is called the Kermode Bear. The Kermode Bears lives in a rain forests that is located in Canada.

December 11, 2016

Ming is a white bunny with brown ears and nose, who is very lucky to be taken in by the Colorado House Rabbit Society. He is one of the 168 rabbits rescued by Nancy LaRoche, who is the owner of the shelter in Broomfield.

Ming is a white bunny with brown ears and nose, who is very lucky to be taken in by the Colorado House Rabbit Society.

November 13, 2016

Did you know that Orangutans are the largest tree living mammal? Or that orangutan strength is 7 times greater than a human’s?

Eirena is an 8-year-old female Sumatran orangutan; a

October 29, 2016

Peter is one lucky pig to be rescued by Luvin Arms Farm Animal Sanctuary.

Peter is one lucky pig to be taken in by a Colorado farm animal sanctuary. Otherwise,
he would have died.

September 25, 2016

 On September 24,2016 the Denver Zoo opened an exhibit featuring 15 beautiful sculptures of sea life- all constructed from trash found on the Pacific shoreline.

September 1, 2016

The Denver Zoo recently introduced four new ‘cubs’ to their Predator Ridge exhibit. Born on May 17 2015, the four brothers Kito (meaning jewel), Bahati (meaning lucky), Usiku (meaning night), and Jasiri (meaning adventurous) have caused newfound excitement to sprout within the zoo. “They're kind of like the second generation of Predator Ridge,” Hollie Colahan, Vice President of Animal Care says, “The cats that we opened this exhibit with over ten years ago are gone and now we have this new group.”

The Denver Zoo recently introduced four new ‘cubs’ to their Predator Ridge exhibit.

June 8, 2016

A passionate zookeeper is spreading his love for animals across the globe!

Protecting animals is an issue that affects us all, and a brave man from Colorado has devoted his life to this noble cause.

March 29, 2016

Rhinoceroses. The great relative of the elephant. There are 5,055 left in the wild. That is why the Denver Zoo is lucky to have received a new member of the zoo family, Rudy the rhinoceros.

January 24, 2016

This true story about an American hero will leave you wanting more!

The United States in the 1860’s was a crazy world of rebellions, gangs, robberies, and murderers. Who was there to silence the foes and restore order to the U.S.A….

November 2, 2015

I stood there watching the two companions, Duke and Maverick, playing in the waves. They weren’t good conversationalists. They talked a lot but I couldn’t understand them.

April 30, 2015

When someone thinks of a service dog they usually picture a police or seeing eye-dog, but one canine that is out of the picture is the loveable and courageous hearing dog. 

When someone thinks of a service dog they usually picture a police or seeing eye-dog, but one canine that is out of the picture is the loveable and courageous hearing dog.

April 22, 2015

Attention dog lovers! You will absolutely love the African Wild Dogs at the Denver Zoo!
 

March 24, 2015

The new trend is keeping chickens in your own backyard.

Many soon to be chicken keepers attended a class at the Denver Botanic Gardens to learn about a popular trend, “Backyard Chicken Keeping”.

January 26, 2015

The birth of Ember the Bornean orangutan in October has sparked much excitement for the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and the many staff members and zoo visitors.

January 11, 2015

Was it really worth leaving Aunt Lucy and Darkest Peru behind? 

 Leaving his loving Aunt Lucy and peaceful home in Darkest Peru after a deadly earthquake Paddington journeys to the far off land of England and finds himself caught in a very big city.

December 23, 2014

 Waiting for Unicorns written by Beth Hautala is a great book. Though the writing isn’t Harper Lee she paints a unique story that will leave you turning the page.

November 11, 2014

Come see the new baby fossa pup at the Denver Zoo

​A fossa is known for its long body and short feet, which is almost cat-like. Fossa comes from Malagasies culture and it means cat.

October 23, 2014

Suzannah loves animals.  But there is one problem, she lives in an apartment that doesn't allow pets.

Pet Squad: Jellybean by Cynthia Lord is a really great book for pet lovers.

September 18, 2014

Cavalia Odysseo is a breathtaking performance that is difficult to put into words.

August 1, 2014

 

July 27, 2014

The Denver Zoo is home to four clouded leopards, an endangered species that lives in Southeast Asia. Now the zoo is raising another three of these rare cubs at the Toyota Elephant Passage.

July 25, 2014

The Denver Zoo is more than just a place where people come to see animals. 

 The Denver Zoo is more than just a place where people come to see animals. The zoo is a big contributor to the conservation of many different species of animals.

July 23, 2014

Learn in a wild way at the Denver Zoo.

The Denver Zoo is a great place to walk around, take selfies with animals, and have fun - all while sneaking in a bit of learning about the close to 4,000 species of animals that live there and wha

June 24, 2014

This article shows what the Denver Zoo and Rocky Mountain Wild is doing to make the public more aware about Pika in and around Colorado. Pika are becoming less and less prominent and these programs are trying to figure out why?

Many people might know that polar bears are endangered and need to be saved, but there is our very own animal that lives in the heart of the Rocky Mountains that is at risk as well. The Pika.