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The Zoo’s Baby Elephant Has Died

Anne Evans Anne Evans The Zoo’s Baby Elephant Has Died

Unfortunate news from the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium this afternoon, the baby elephant that was born December 6th passed away at 1:30pm. A sudden illness and infection led to her rapid decline in health. “At only a few weeks of age, this little calf had already won our hearts. She was a cherished member of […]

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Asian Elephant Born at Columbus Zoo

Anne Evans Anne Evans Asian Elephant Born at Columbus Zoo

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 […]

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Zoo Mourns Loss of Second Giraffe Calf

Anne Evans Anne Evans Zoo Mourns Loss of Second Giraffe Calf

Sad news from the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium tonight. An exciting afternoon turned to sorrow when Cami, a 6-year-old female Masai giraffe who began to exhibit signs of labor around 3 pm today, December 4, did not have a successful delivery. As the giraffe’s labor progressed, the calf was presenting rear hooves first, a challenge […]

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Columbus Zoo Welcomes Baby Giraffe

Anne Evans Anne Evans Columbus Zoo Welcomes Baby Giraffe

For the first time in nearly 20 years, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is celebrating the birth of a baby giraffe. The Zoo has had 19 giraffes born at the property over the history of the zoo. Giraffes were brought back to the property in 2014 when Heart of Africa opened. Mother Zuri gave birth […]

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Zoo Baby Watch: Zoo Announces Giraffe Babies on the Way

Anne Evans Anne Evans Zoo Baby Watch: Zoo Announces Giraffe Babies on the Way

Today isn’t just the Summer Solstice, it’s also World Giraffe Day and the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is celebrating with the news that two of their giraffes are pregnant. These would be the first giraffe births at the zoo in over twenty years. In a statement, the zoo said the giraffes expecting calfs are 8-year-old […]

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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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