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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.

June 29, 2014 4:32 pm Related Loading…
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. 

June 25, 2014 2:00 pmLoading…
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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Missing red panda from National Zoo found in DC

WASHINGTON — A Twitter photo and phone tip from a resident helped animal keepers track down a red panda in a Washington neighborhood Monday after it went missing from the Smithsonian’s National Zoo.

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Photos: Cute little liligers

Look at these photos of cute liliger cubs at a Russian Zoo. A liliger is a cross between a lion and a liger. A liger is a cross between a lion and a tiger.

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Fresh-, saltwater species of region will be featured

Fresh-, saltwater species of region will be featured

The Cabo Pulmo coral reef tank features a number of colorful saltwater fish species, including the Mexican lookdown, Guineafowl puffer, convict surgeonfish and horn shark. The exhibit is part of the larger Warden Aquarium, which will open Saturday at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.

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Fresh-, saltwater species of region will be featured

Fresh-, saltwater species of region will be featured

A balloonfish seems to be interested in what's going on outside his watery domain. The species is one of several that will be on exhibit at the new Warden Aquarium at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.

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Fresh-, saltwater species of region will be featured

Fresh-, saltwater species of region will be featured

Stephane Poulin, right, the curator of reptiles and fish at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, gives volunteer Cyndy Wicker a preview of the exhibit area.

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New Desert Museum aquarium exhibit to open

New Desert Museum aquarium exhibit to open

The new Warden Aquarium is first major new Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum exhibit in a decade. The aquarium features several dozen species of fresh- and saltwater creatures in 14 tanks, representative of the waterways that once flowed through the Sonoran desert region to the Sea of Cortez.

January 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Winterhaven decorations often walk off

The snowmen saved their relationship.

December 16, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Snow, Tucson zoo's polar bear, found dead

Snow, Tucson zoo's polar bear, found dead

Snow, Reid Park Zoo’s 17-year-old polar bear, has died.

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Keep zoo excursions fun using this mom's tips

We have a family membership to the Reid Park Zoo, and we go at least once or twice a month.

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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.

July 19, 2012 1:50 pm Video Related Loading…
LA Zoo chimp habitat reopens after baby chimp killed

LA Zoo chimp habitat reopens after baby chimp killed

LOS ANGELES — The chimpanzee habitat at the Los Angeles Zoo was open for visitors Wednesday, a day after a baby chimp was killed by an adult male in front of dozens of visitors.

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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.

March 07, 2012 3:13 pmLoading…

Connie, Shaba leave longtime home for Calif.

Longtime Reid Park Zoo residents Connie and Shaba left their decades-old home Wednesday morning for the San Diego Zoo.

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Denver, the giraffe

Denver, the giraffe

Scott Barton, the new Reid Park zoo curator, feeds Denver, a giraffe at the zoo on March 4, 2004.

July 26, 2011 1:34 pm
Tongue-curling treats

Tongue-curling treats

Watoto, a male giraffe at Reid Park Zoo, gets his tongue around a scallion-flavored popsicle tethered to a section of PVC pipe.

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Tongue-curling treats

Tongue-curling treats

Kobe the polar bear likes his ice straight up, with no additives, and after rolling around in a pile of the frozen stuff he shakes off excess water.

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Tongue-curling treats

Tongue-curling treats

Zookeeper Alisha Brewer dumps a popsicle made of blood and beef heart out of a pail inside the lion enclosure.

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