Have you ever wondered what it might be like to walk with the dinosaurs? Our newest blog installment, Time Travel Tuesday, takes you back in time to meet a unique dinosaur and learn about its lifestyle and habits. This week's featured dinosaur is the mighty T.rex!
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Congratulations to the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium on the birth of their first eastern black rhino calf in 47 years!
The first time mom at the Pittsburgh Zoo is none other than Azizi, daughter of Cleveland Metroparks Zoo’s own Inge.
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Four fuzzy Egyptian goslings hatched recently at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and guests can see them waddling around their exhibit in the African Savanna area.
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Over the last two days, a team of marine mammal specialists and the Zoo’s veterinary care staff collaborated on a series of delicate eye operations on California sea lions Buzz and Mikey and harbor seal Nemo.
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Celebrate International Polar Bear Day on Monday, February 27 at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. Enjoy meet-the-polar bear keeper talks, crafts, animal enrichment demonstrations and more!
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The list of potential names represents the history and geography of Wyoming, so please choose your favorite from the list of boy names and your favorite from the list of girl names and help us dub the cubs!
The poll will run through September 30 and the results will be released on October 3.
Belle – The Belle Fourche River flows through Wyoming and South Dakota past Devils Tower National Monument in Crook County, Wyoming.
Cheyenne – Is the capital and most populous city in Wyoming. It is named after the Cheyenne tribe of the Great Plains.
Jade – Jade is the state gemstone of Wyoming.
Nellie – The first female governor in the United States was Nellie Tayloe Ross. She was governor of Wyoming from 1925-1927 and also the first female director of the U.S. Mint, from 1933-1953.
Wedu – Means bear in the language of the Shoshone tribe.
Casper – The second most populous city in Wyoming sits at the foot of Casper Mountain along the North Platte River.
Clark – After William Clark, one of the leaders of the Lewis and Clark Expedition commissioned by Thomas Jefferson to explore the Louisiana Purchase and search for a “Northwest Passage” to Asia in 1803.
Lewis – After Meriwether Lewis, the leader of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
Jackson – Is a town in the Jackson Hole Valley near the Teton Mountains in Wyoming.
Wakinu – A mythical grizzly bear from the legends of the Shoshone tribe.
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo's summer exhibit FLUTTER! is full of colorful butterflies and beautiful plants and blossoms. It's a photographer's paradise, a great place to revitalize your senses and a world of wonder for the kids!
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The cast of TV Land's "Hot in Cleveland" were in Cleveland today to accept the keys to the city in a ceremony at Tower City. As part of the ceremony, the Zoo's meerkats were given names chosen by the four cast members. Find out what names they chose!
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Cleveland Metroparks Zoo's three male Aldabra tortoises -- Tom, Tim and Terry -- moved to their summer exhibit outside of the Primate, Cat & Aquatics Building on Saturday, May 22. Check out exactly what it takes to move these very large and heavy (and slow) reptiles.
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With the yearly opening of our summer exhibits, I always look forward to writing a blog about one of the great photo opportunities at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo -- our butterfly exhibit, FLUTTER! Inside the Zoo's Public Greenhouse (across from Waterfowl Lake), FLUTTER! is once again a photographer's paradise and a feast for the senses, with its beautiful free-flying butterflies, soothing tunes and rare aromatic plants.
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