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What's New at the Zoo     

The Overlook Opens Memorial Weekend 

There's something new opening at the Zoo, and this time we aren't talking about Encounter Africa. The Overlook is a new café that will cater to our adult guests. Featuring a daily gourmet-chef- inspired menu, it will be anyone's guess what Executive Chef Nathan Dirnberger will be offering. 

 

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Animal Encounter   

Jumbe's Journey to his Outdoor Exhibit

The first time the doors to the elephant barn opened, the elephants practically ran outside. But when animal keepers opened the doors for our black rhino, Jumbe, they waited, and waited... and waited for him to appear...

 

It seems Cheyenne Mountain Zoo has a shy rhino. 

 

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Conservation   

Q4C Donations 

Total More Than Half Million  

Since 2008, your Quarters for Conservation (Q4C) votes at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo have enabled us to donate more than half a million dollars for wildlife conservation programs around the world! From May 1, 2012 through April, 30 2013, Q4C raised a grand total of $119,369.16 to support conservation programs locally and globally. 

 

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Keeper Cam

Meet Our New Zoo Babies! 

 

Red River Hoglet - Born May 9, 2013

 

Porcupette - Born May 8, 2013

 

Three Lynx Kittens - Born May 8, 2013

(Kits will not be on exhibit until late-June 2013.)

 

Two Wallaby Joeys - Arrived May 2, 2013


People Profile      

Jeremy Dillon 

Title: Animal Behavior Programs Manager

Hire Date: March 2013 (but previously worked at the Zoo from 2004-2010)

Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO

Favorite Animal at the Zoo: Mawimbi, male reticulated giraffe

   

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Kids Corner        

Animal Tracks

Even when animals are not right in front of us, they leave signs everywhere they go. Exploring animal tracks, and even making your own animal tracks, is a fun summer activity!  

 

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