A “unique and up-close animal encounter” could soon be coming to the Scioto Peninsula. Patty Peters, Vice President of Community Relations at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, says that they are excited to be working with City and County leaders to bring a little piece of the zoo to downtown. “(We) envision this as another […]
Time for a collective “AWWWWWW.” The zoo has new babies! On Tuesday, July 17, the zoo welcomed the 13th bonobo born at zoo since it received its first bonobos in 1990. The little girl is the third baby for mother “Unga” who has two boys, “Gander” born in 2003 and “Jerry” born in 2008. They […]
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.
From Business First of Columbus: Zoo officials considering hotel on expanding campus by Adrian Burns The Columbus Zoo & Aquarium is considering adding a hotel as its expansion raises hopes among administrators that more visitors will come for multiday visits. Officials are hiring a firm to study the prospects for a zoo hotel and expect […]