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Encounter Africa


 People Profile

 The 1926 Society

On the Calendar 
Feb. 23

Electronics Recycling Event


Feb. 23

Family Ed-ventures "Madagascar Mammals"


Feb. 24

 Bear Cub Workshop "Conservation" 


Feb. 26

Mar. 2
Mar. 7 or 8
Mar. 9
Mar. 10 


Mar. 15-Apr. 30

 Work-in Progress Preview - Encounter Africa 


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What's New at the Zoo     

First-Ever Artificial Insemination of Mountain Tapirs 

For the first time ever in captivity, an artificial insemination (AI) will be attempted in mountain tapirs, and Dr. Della Garelle, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo's Director of Conservation, is leading the efforts.


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Animal Encounter   

Say "Howdy" to Our New Howler Monkey!

The newest addition to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo's family is a black howler monkey, Eva. She is one loud monkey! 

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Recycle Old Electronics at the Zoo!

Don't let your electronic waste contribute to pollution! Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and Blue Star Recyclers are hosting an Electronics Recycling Event at the Zoo on Saturday, February 23, 2013 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 

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Be the First to See Encounter Africa Work-in-Progress Preview 

March 15 - April 30 



Keeper Cam

Jumbe loves enrichment! 

People Profile      

Diana Cartier 

Hire Date: December 2011 

Hometown: Green Bay, WI 

Favorite Vacation Destination: Santa Barbara, CA or home

Favorite Animals at the Zoo: Black crested mangabey, African penguins and Jos the horse. There are so many animals with such great personalities, it makes it hard to choose just one!



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Kids Corner        

Spring is Almost Here!

Are you and your kids looking forward to spring? Start thinking about the next season now and bring spring inside your home. 


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