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Columbus Zoo Celebrating New Babies

Anne Evans Anne Evans Columbus Zoo Celebrating New Babies

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium expanded its animal family over the weekend with the birth of a male dama gazelle and a bonobo whose sex is still unknown. This marks the 14th bonobo born at the Zoo, and fourth baby for mother “Ana Neema”. The first bonobos arrived at the zoo in 1990 as part […]

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New Zoo Exhibit Brings Heart of Africa to Columbus

Sally Wenxin Xia Sally Wenxin Xia New Zoo Exhibit Brings Heart of Africa to Columbus

One minute you’re driving 45 miles per hour on Powell Road — the next minute, you’ve encountered a savannah with herds of wildlife roaming in the background. “It’s Africa in Columbus and words can’t describe what you see out there,” says Adam Felts, an assistant curator at The Columbus Zoo, “It is Jack Hanna’s vision […]

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Shop Talk: Posh Pets

Walker Evans Walker Evans Shop Talk: Posh Pets

When you want to pamper yourself, you likely dine in a independent restaurant or shop at a unique local boutique rather than at a boring everyday chain. So if you want to pamper your pet, you should probably skip the big box stores and head straight to a shop like Posh Pets in the Short […]

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Philanthropy Friday: Changing Lives at the Humane Society

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation Philanthropy Friday: Changing Lives at the Humane Society

There are a few things you should know about the Capital Area Humane Society before you watch the brief, funny, and informative video below. In 2010, it: Helped 2,468 animals find homes with loving families through adoption. Made 6,708 visits investigating animal cruelty throughout Franklin County. Provided transitional care for 69 pets of victims of […]

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Columbus Zoo Breaks Attendance Record in 2010

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Columbus Zoo finished tallying up their attendance sheets yesterday and it sounds like 2010 was another record turnout. A grand total of 2,374,125 guests visited over the past year. The much anticipated Polar Frontier exhibit opened this past May and provided many with a new reason to visit throughout the year.

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