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In This Issue


Growing Dembe


Keeper Cam



 People Profile

Outdoor Adventures
On the Calendar 


Dec. 18

Homeschool Program

"Elephants are Incredible"


Dec. 20 or 21

F.A.W.N.-Stroller Safari

"Walk With a Waddle"


Dec. 26-28 & Jan. 2-4

Winter Break Camps


Dec. 29

Sr. & Cadette Girl Scout Workshop

"Animal Helpers"


Jan. 10 or 11
F.A.W.N.-Stroller Safari
"Mischievous Meerkats" 


Jan.  12

Daisy Workshop
"It's Your Story-Tell it" 


 Jan. 13

Tiger Cub Workshop



Jan. 19

Adult/Teacher Class
"Big Cats in Crisis" 


Jan. 24 or 25 
F.A.W.N.-Stroller Safari 
"Friendly Fish" 


Jan. 26

Family Ed-ventures

"When I grow up, I want to be a Zoo Keeper" 


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What's New at the Zoo    

Electric Safari

With over one million lights, elephants, a black rhino and an extra night with Santa, the 22nd year of Electric Safari is better than ever. 

Electric Safari Sponsors

Animal Encounter  

Growing Dembe!

Watching our Zoo babies grow, change and discover the world around them is exciting for guests and staff. Dembe, our youngest western lowland gorilla, is just over four months old, and we are excited to share his developments. 

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Keeper Cam

Dembe's Gaining Independence!

 Protecting the Planet

Quarters for Conservation:
African Penguins  

One quarter at a time, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo guests are changing the future for endangered African penguins. 


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People Profile      

Barbara Grice

Title: Education/Graphics Coordinator

Hire date: August 2012
What do you do? As the Graphics Coordinator I am in charge of creating promotional items for the Zoo. I am currently working on all of our educational signage for Encounter Africa. My job is very creative and I'm really enjoying having so many exciting events, animals and people to work with.


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Kids Corner       

Outdoor Adventures

Evidence shows that today's children are spending less and less time outdoors and more time indoors with electronic media... Cheyenne Mountain Zoo believes that in order to get future generations to care about nature, we need to connect them with the outdoors at an early age. 


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Winter Break Camp 2012       

"Globe Travelers"

Not sure what to do with your break?  Spend it with us at zoo camp!

Put some stamps in your very own passport as we travel around the globe, visiting different animals and their ecosystems!


Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

December 26, 27, 28 and January 2, 3, 4


Ages 6-9

9:00am to 3:00pm

$45.25/day members, $50.25/day non-members


Sign up for three or more days and get a long-sleeved tee shirt!


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