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Nandi

Nandi

Nandi is learning to hoist herself over logs, front feet first, but sometimes needs a push from Mom, “like a parent helping a kid on the playground,” says Sue Tygielski, zoo elephant manager.

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Cheap and free stuff to do during fall break

Cheap and free stuff to do during fall break

Doing fun stuff doesn't have to break the bank. 

October 03, 2014 2:30 pm Photos

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Meet Tucson zoo's baby elephant

Meet Tucson zoo's baby elephant

The baby elephant at the Reid Park Zoo makes her public debut. 

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Elephant at Reid Park Zoo

Elephant at Reid Park Zoo

The still-unnamed new elephant is big for a baby — but small compared with an adult.

September 17, 2014 9:30 pm
Baby elephant watch continues at Reid Park Zoo

Baby elephant watch continues at Reid Park Zoo

Semba, the zoo's pregnant elephant, has not shown any signs of labor.  

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Pampered pachyderm enjoys pregnancy perks

Pampered pachyderm enjoys pregnancy perks

Nearing the end of her pregnancy, one lucky Tucson gal is being treated to all the pampering a soon-to-be mama deserves.

July 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Summer's last hurrah (for the K-12 set)

Summer's last hurrah (for the K-12 set)

Clock's ticking on kids going back to school.

July 09, 2014 9:45 pm Photos

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Shower games predict girl for Tucson zoo's pregnant elephant

Shower games predict girl for Tucson zoo's pregnant elephant

Nearly 1,000 people attend baby shower for Reid Park Zoo's pregnant pachyderm.

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Reid Park Zoo hosts elephant baby shower Sunday

Reid Park Zoo hosts elephant baby shower Sunday

Reid Park Zoo celebrates pending birth of first calf born at zoo. 

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Summer reading program kicks off with free family night

Science is the theme of the Pima County Public Library summer reading program, which kicks off tonight with a free family event.

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Health Briefs: Free hearing test this month and other health-related events this week

Phone-based hearing test free during May

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Zebra dies in freak accident at Reid Park Zoo

Zebra dies in freak accident at Reid Park Zoo

Ajani, a Grevy’s zebra born at the Reid Park Zoo more than a year ago, died Monday morning in a freak accident, the zoo said.

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City service analysis finds scant room for budget cuts

Even if the city eliminates every one of its “nonmandated” programs next year, it will still come up $8 million short of balancing its budget.

February 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson zoo’s tapir calf, rejected by his mother, dies

A tapir born at Reid Park Zoo earlier this month died Wednesday afternoon.

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Land donated for conservation sold to mining company

Land donated for conservation sold to mining company

In the end, money proved more important to the Reid Park Zoological Society than open land and a vision of reintroducing imperiled species.

January 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lioness gives birth to 5 cubs at Reid Park Zoo

Lioness gives birth to 5 cubs at Reid Park Zoo

Lioness Kaya gave birth to five cubs at Reid Park Zoo right before Christmas, officials said.

December 31, 2013 5:45 pm Photos

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Free family festival at Reid Park and free admission to the zoo

Free family festival at Reid Park and free admission to the zoo

Tucson Parks and Recreation Department is hosting its eighth annual Family Festival in the Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. November 16.

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