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Staff Member Assists Amphibians in Panama     

On the Calendar 

Mar. 21 or 22
Mar. 23

Mar. 25-29 

Mar. 29


Mar. 30




Mar. 30

Family Ed-ventures "Backyard Bunnies"


Apr. 4 or 5

F.A.W.N.-Stroller Safari "Bunny Buddies" 


Apr. 6

 Family Moonlight Safari


Apr. 6

 Tiger Cub Workshop "Wildlife Conservation Belt Loop" 


Apr. 7

Boy Scout Insect Study Merit Badge Workshop 


May 18

Run to the Shrine


May 25-27

ANNUAL PLANT SALE - Memorial Day Weekend 



June 27

Moonlight on the Mountain


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What's New at the Zoo     

Elson's Place

There's a new café at the Zoo! The menu at Elson's Place caters to morning guests and to those who like to eat their favorite breakfast food all day long. The new eatery is located in Safari Lodge, across from the new lion exhibit. 


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Animal Encounter   

Preparing Lionesses for Motherhood

Imagine having to find and remove a grain of rice somewhere beneath the thick skin of a lioness. It's a bit like locating a needle in a haystack, according to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo veterinarians who recently removed several rice-sized birth control implants from two of our female lions.   

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Staff Member Assists Amphibians in Panama

Jeff Baughman, Conservation Highlands Animal Keeper, recently traveled to Gamboa, Panama to assist in equipping amphibian isolation pods with water filtration systems, misting systems and glass tanks for Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation project (PARC). 


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Keeper Cam

Whooo, whooo is excited for Spring? 


People Profile      

Dale Berryman 

Title: Animal Keeper - Encounter Africa

Hire Date: May 1999

Hometown: Las Animas, CO

Favorite food: Dad's smoked brisket

Favorite vacation spot: anywhere in the Caribbean.

Favorite animals: Elephants (Rhino is a close second)


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Kids Corner        

BE TREE-rific 

As it starts to get warmer, the animals are getting more active and trees are starting to grow their summer leaves! Here are a few tree-themed activities to do with your kids this month.


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