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Walk MS 2018

 

Since 1988, hundreds of thousands of people have taken part in Walk MS events across the country raising critical funds and awareness for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. This year, the cumulative fundraising is expected to surpass $1 billion. “Walk MS is a joyous gathering with a wonderful ‘we’re in this together’ feeling,” said Cyndi […]

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Polar Bear Twin Cubs Turning One and Remain at Columbus Zoo (For Now)

Anne Evans Anne Evans Polar Bear Twin Cubs Turning One and Remain at Columbus Zoo (For Now)

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 […]

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More Polar Bear Cubs Born at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Anne Evans Anne Evans More Polar Bear Cubs Born at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Another set of polar bear cubs have been born at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Last week, polar bear Anana gave birth to twins at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Unfortunately, one of Anana’s cubs did not survive. However, yesterday, Anana’s sister, Aurora, also gave birth to twin cubs at 11:20 am and 3:22 pm. […]

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Zoo Babies: Three Amur Tiger Cubs Born at the Columbus Zoo

Anne Evans Anne Evans Zoo Babies: Three Amur Tiger Cubs Born at the Columbus Zoo

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium announced today that three Amur tiger cubs were born late in the evening on Wednesday, March 16, 2016. “Welcoming tiger cubs at the Zoo is always exciting but it is also a time when we proceed with cautious optimism,” said President/CEO Tom Stalf in a statement. “Tiger cubs are very […]

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Beaded Lizards Hatched at Columbus Zoo

Anne Evans Anne Evans Beaded Lizards Hatched at Columbus Zoo

The Columbus Zoo & Aquarium announced today that eight beaded lizards have hatched at the Reptile House, adding to the Zoo Babies. “This is the first successful beaded lizard hatching at the Zoo since 2000!” said the Zoo on their Facebook page. Beaded lizards can be found in “rocky regions of Central and western Mexico, […]

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A Silvered Leaf Langur First Zoo Baby of 2016

Anne Evans Anne Evans A Silvered Leaf Langur First Zoo Baby of 2016

The Zoo’s quest to bolster the populations of threatened or endangered species around the world gained two new additions recently, with the birth of two silvered leaf langurs on December 1st (a girl) and January 11th (not yet determined). “The other keepers and I were ecstatic when the babies were born,” said Laura McGlothlin, assistant […]

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Columbus Zoo Officials Make Decision to Hand-rear Polar Bear Cub

Anne Evans Anne Evans Columbus Zoo Officials Make Decision to Hand-rear Polar Bear Cub

On Friday, November 6, 2015, two polar bear cubs were born at the Columbus Zoo, to mother bear Aurora. Unfortunately one of the cubs passed away shortly after birth. In a statement released today, the Zoo said Aurora “began taking breaks from caring for her cub late Thursday morning.” As these breaks were monitored, they […]

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