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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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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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Zebra dies in freak accident at Tucson's Reid Park Zoo

Zebra dies in freak accident at Tucson's Reid Park Zoo

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

March 31, 2014 3:23 pm 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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Reid Park Zoo elephant expecting third calf

Reid Park Zoo elephant expecting third calf

Semba, the Reid Park Zoo's 24-year-old African elephant, is pregnant, the zoo announced today. 

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Zoo hauls in water after break in line, but animals are safe

Zoo hauls in water after break in line, but animals are safe

Tucson Parks and Recreation workers, from left, Mike Montoya and Ezequiel Gonzales dig up the broken line. Workers identified a crack, and zoo officials expected to see water flowing again as early as this morning.

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Zoo hauls in water after break in line, but animals are safe

Zoo hauls in water after break in line, but animals are safe

Zookeeper Stacey Belhumeur transports a large container of water into the zoo. Most of the animals have pools in their exhibits, but some required refills for their drinkers.

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Zoo hauls in water after break in line, but animals are safe

Zoo hauls in water after break in line, but animals are safe

Visitors to the Tucson zoo could face long lines looking for a sip of water or access to the lone functioning bathrooms for the next couple of days after a waterline broke Monday.

April 23, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Pacino the otter dies at Tucson's Reid Park Zoo

Pacino the otter dies at Tucson's Reid Park Zoo

Pacino, a male African spot-necked otter, died Sunday at Tucson's Reid Park Zoo, according to the zoo’s Facebook page.

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3 more elephants arrive at Tucson's Reid Park Zoo

A female elephant and her two calves, the latest additions to the Reid Park Zoo, arrived at their new home late Tuesday night, officials said.

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Crews shipping Tucson elephants to California today

Crews shipping Tucson elephants to California today

Longtime Reid Park Zoo residents Connie and Shaba are officially on their way to the San Diego Zoo.

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