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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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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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Up to 3 Alaska brown bears will call Reid Park Zoo home

Up to 3 Alaska brown bears will call Reid Park Zoo home

Workers with Cemrock Naturalistic Environments retrofit the former polar bear exhibit to provide a comfortable home for as many as three Alaska brown bears. The zoo is working with wildlife officials in Alaska who help rescue orphaned bears or bears that can't be reintroduced into the wild.

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Up to 3 Alaska brown bears will call Reid Park Zoo home

Up to 3 Alaska brown bears will call Reid Park Zoo home

Rob Romero, with Keith Black Painting, prepares the former mandrill habitat for a breeding pair of black-and-white ruffed lemurs, endangered animals that are native to Madagascar.

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Up to 3 Alaska brown bears will call Reid Park Zoo home

Up to 3 Alaska brown bears will call Reid Park Zoo home

The Reid Park Zoo is transforming an existing exhibit to be a bit more bearable for some future additions.

June 13, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Elephant moved from Tucson, Connie, euthanized

Elephant moved from Tucson, Connie, euthanized

One of two elephants who spent many years at the Reid Park Zoo before being shipped to the San Diego Zoo at the beginning of the year was put down this morning.

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Elephant exhibit to open Wed.; webcams planned

Elephant exhibit to open Wed.; webcams planned

Samba, who arrived in early March at Reid Park Zoo with her two calves, sprayed herself with mud Monday. Five African elephants will roam the 3 acres of open space in the exhibit, which opens to the public Wednesday. Zoo officials said they hope to have live cameras streaming video of elepha…

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Elephant exhibit to open Wed.; webcams planned

Elephant exhibit to open Wed.; webcams planned

Five-year-old Punga frolics in the mud wallow in the Reid Park Zoo's Expedition Tanzania exhibit, as his mother, Samba, watches. "Pretty much within a couple of days" of their arrival, the elephants "settled in like they own the place," said Vivian VanPeenen, a spokeswoman for the zoo.

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Elephant exhibit to open Wed.; webcams planned

Elephant exhibit to open Wed.; webcams planned

For elephant enthusiasts who can't get enough of the five African elephants, the latest additions to the Reid Park Zoo, live cameras streaming video to the zoo's website are in the works.

March 27, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson zoo's 'howl-o-ween' event includes spooky bus

Kids visiting Tucson’s Reid Park Zoo this weekend can get candy from the ‘Spooky Bus’ parked near the entrance.

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