The Columbus Zoo & Aquarium is getting ready for some new residents. While the zoo is closed to the public due to the coronavirus pandemic, construction is still underway on the zoo’s newest exhibits – Adventure Cove and Jack Hanna’s Animal Encounters Village. “We have animals that we need to get over to the Columbus […]
There will be some new faces at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium come spring. Construction is well underway on Adventure Cove, a new 4.1-acre region that will bring sea lions and seals to the zoo, as well as Jack Hanna’s Animal Encounters Village. It’s the first time the Columbus Zoo will house harbor seals, and […]
Calling all Columbus Foodies – are you interested in trying authentic cuisine from East and Central Africa? If so, join US Together at the African Event Center at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium on August 16th for a chance to try traditional African dishes from Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Somalia, among other […]
Early this morning, at 3:09 a.m., an Asian elephant was born at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium to mother Phoebe, a 31-year-old elephant. At this time, the baby’s sex is unknown. Elephants have the longest gestational period of all mammals, lasting approximately 22 months. The calf is a result of artificial insemination and is the […]
“It was a great event, and we are going to do this many times again,” stated Animal Programs Specialist Tiffany Dollins of the Columbus Zoo after the first ever yoga program at the zoo. Recently, guests were treated to a lovely yoga-for-every-body class featuring three two-toed sloths, a light breakfast, mimosas, and a chance to […]
The Columbus Zoo & Aquarium will be here to introduce you to some of their furry, feathered, and scaly friends. Location: Library lawn (weather permitting).
It’s already time to celebrate the twin polar bear cubs’ birthdays! Today, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium will be celebrating Neva and Nuniq, as well as their mother, Aurora, by giving them a special day full of fun. The zoo’s other polar bear cub, Amelia Gray, turned one just a few days ago on November […]