Indianapolis Zoo News Archives

​​​2016 News Releases

•Nov. 18 — Holiday Magic Awaits at Christmas at the Zoo​
•Nov. 16 — Zoolala Invites Emerging Leaders to Party Like a King​​
•Nov. 1 — Zoo Expands Opportunities at Power Recycling Weekend
•Sept. 30 — Zoo Offering Spooktacular Fun for the Family​
•​Sept. 9 — Join the Fiesta at the Indianapolis Zoo
• Aug. 23 — Rescued California Sea Lions Join Zoo Family​
• July 5 —​ Chill Out This Summer With Animals and All That Jazz
• June 13 —​​ Rock Into the Weekend at Zoolapalooza
• May 23 — Race to the Zoo for Zoopolis 500
• May 18 — Connect to Conservation at Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO® bricks
• May 10 — Zoo Announces Summer Concert Lineups
• April 29 — Zoo Honoring Moms of All Species
• April 19 — Artistic Vision Comes to Life at the Indianapolis Zoo
• April 1​ — Zoo's Power Recycling Weekend Makes Spring Cleaning Simple​​
• March 24 — Zoo Celebrates Historic Orangutan Birth
• March 18 —​ Celebrate Easter and New Beginnings at the Zoo
• Jan. 29 — Zoobilation Tickets On Sale Starting Feb. 1
• Jan. 27 — Giraffe Calf is the First Zoo Baby of the New Year
• Jan. 12 — Escape to Amazing Africa During Zoolala​​
• Jan. 8 — White River State Park Celebrates MLK, Jr. Day with Free Admissions

2015 News Releases

​​​​• Nov. 19 — Make Holiday Memories during Christmas at the Zoo
• Nov. 11 
— Zoo Celebrates First Orangutan Pregnancy
• Oct. 30 
Zoo Offers Eco-Friendly Way to Eliminate E-waste 
• Oct. 20  Zoo's Lion Pride Welcomes Three Adorable Cubs
• Oct. 13  The Nature Conservancy and Indianapolis Zoo join Forces to Ensure a Healthly Gulf of Mexico
 Sept. 28 — Halloween Fun Awaits at the Indianapolis Zoo
 Sept. 24 — Indianapolis Zoo Achieves AZA Accreditation
• Sept. 15 — Celebrate Tradition at Hispanic Heritage Fiesta
 Sept. 3  Zoo's Eateries First in Indiana to Earn REAL Certification
 July 2 ​ Cool Sounds of Live Jazz Return to the Zoo
 J​une ​16 ​ Dance the Night Away at Zoolapalooza
 June 8 ​​ New Dolphin Calf Born at the Indianapolis Zoo
• May 19 — Wildly Cute Koalas Return to Indianapolis Zoo
• May 15 — Zoo Hosts Greatest Spectacle in Tortoise Racing
• April 30 — Summer Concerts Will Fill The Zoo With Music
• April 21 — See Artistic Vision Come to Life at the Zoo​​
​• April 8 — Zoo Offers Eco-Friendly Option for Eliminating Electronics
• March 24 — Cheetah Conservation Champion and Two-Time Indianapolis Prize Finalist to Visit Zoo
• March 18 — Beauty Abounds in Butterfly Kaleidoscope
• March 11 — Engangered Amur Tigers are Zoo's Newest Additions
• Jan. 29 — Tickets for Zoobilation 2015 On Sale Starting Feb. 2
• Jan. 28 — EPA Recognizes Indianapolis Zoo for Green Power
• Jan. 8 — White River State Park Celebrates MLK, Jr. Day with Free Admission on Jan. 19
• Jan. 8 — Scientific Evidence Connects Orangutan Calls and Human Speech
• Jan. 7 — Zoo Finishes 2014 with Record Attendance


2014 News Releases​

• Nov. 19 — Have a Holly, Jolly Christmas at the Zoo
• Nov. 9 — Zoo Highlights Orangutan Conservation Efforts
• Nov. 6 — Indianapolis Zoo Receives Awards from Indy Chamber
• Oct. 30 — Join Indianapolis' Emerging Leaders for an Arctic Affair
• Oct. 27 — Recycling at the Zoo Impacts Environment
• Sept. 30 — A Not-So-Scary Good Time at the Zoo
• Sept. 10 — Join the Fiesta at the Indianapolis Zoo
• Aug. 25 — Auction Features Art Inspired by Nature's Beauty
July 29 — Indianapolis Zoo Celebrates the Birth of Amur Tiger Cub
• July 17 — Embracing Their WIld Side is All Part of the Job
• July 7 — Encouraging Healthy Habits is as Easy as 5-2-1-0
• July 3 — Animals and All That Jazz Brings Smooth Sounds
• June 16 — Zoolapalooza Brings Music Festival Feel to the Zoo
• May 20 — It’s Time! Meet the Orangutans at the Indianapolis Zoo
• May 14 — Slow and Steady Steals Racing's Spotlight
• May 9 — Indianapolis Zoo Offering Guests New Ways to Save
• May 6 — It's All Song and Dance this Summer at the Zoo
• May 4 — Simon Skjodt International Orangutan Center Name Unveiled​
• April 30 — Shining a Spotlight on Moms of All Species
• April 23 — Watch as Artists Create Works Inspired by Nature's Beauty
• April 17 — Celebrate Earth Day by Recycling Old Electronics at the Zoo
• April 10 —​ Easter's on its Way to the Indianapolis Zoo 
• March 17 — Hilbert Conservatory Transforms into Living Artwork 
• March 13 — A Beacon of Hope Lights the Indianapolis Sky, Signifying a Brighter Future for Orangutans in the Wild
• Feb. 21 — Zoo Celebrating Polar Bears During New Event
• Jan. 31 — Purchase Zoobilation Tickets Starting Feb. 3
• Jan. 9 — White River State Park Celebrates MLK Jr. Day with Free Admission on Jan. 20


2013 News Releases​

​​​Dec. 30 • Indianapolis Zoo Surpasses One Million Guests in 2013
Dec. 11 • Young Giraffe is Newest Addition to Zoo's Plains Exhibit
Nov. 14 • Make Holiday Memories at the Indianapolis Zoo 
Nov. 12 • Zoos Join Forces to Stop Illegal Palm Oil Manufacturing
Oct. 31 • Zoolala 2014 Tickets Go On Sale Nov. 1
Oct. 28 • Eliminate Old Electronics in an Environmentally Friendly Way
Oct. 7 • Wild Things Await at ZooBoo by Central Indiana Honda Dealers
Oct. 1 • Elephant Expert Offering Update on Conservation Efforts
Sept. 9 • Get Ready to Fiesta at the Indianapolis Zoo
July 5 •  Animals and All That Jazz Celebrates 25 Years
June 20  •  Play All Day, Dance All Night at Zoolapalooza Presented by Firestone Building Products and Firestone Industrial Products
May 17  •  Get Ready for the Greatest Spectacle in Tortoise Racing
May 6  •  Shining a Spotlight on Moms of All Species
April 19  •  Celebrate Earth Day by Recycling Old Electronics at the Zoo
March 26  •  Meet the New Team in Town — the Orangutans
March 25  •  Easter's on its Way to the Indianapolis Zoo
March 19  •  Experience Butterflies Like Never Before
Feb. 5  •  Indianapolis Zoo Board of Trustees Elects New Members, Officers
Jan. 30  •  Purchase Zoobilation Tickets Starting Feb. 1
Jan. 18  •  Indianapolis Zoo Celebrates Diversity on MLK Jr. Day
Jan. 16  •  Indianapolis Prize Increased to Quarter of a Million Dollars
Jan. 10  •  Tickets Now Available for Zoolala Presented by Lockhart Cadillac
Jan. 3  •  Record Number of Guests Visit Christmas at the Zoo


2012 News Releases​​

​​Zoo Celebrates International Cheetah Day
Christmas at the Zoo Continues Zoo Holiday Tradition 
Eliminate Old Electronics in an Environmentally Friendly Way
One City — Two Attractions = National Attention for Extraordinary Internships
MBE/WBE/VBE Contracting Opportunity Event Helps Make Valuable Connections
Walrus Calf Coming to Indianapolis Zoo
There's No Place Like ZooBoo for Family Fun this Halloween
Meet Conservation Heroes in Person
Join the Fiesta at the Indianapolis Zoo
Zoo Breaks Ground on International Orangutan Center
Rescued Sea Lion Comes to Indianapolis Zoo
Auction Features Art Inspired by Nature's Beauty
Indianapolis Zoo Announces $2 Million Gift
Indianapolis Zoo Honors a Profession of Dedication During National Zoo Keeper Week
Animals and All That Jazz Opens With Tribute to Jazz Legend
Indianapolis Zoo Welcomes African Elephant Calf
Conservation and Fun: The Perfect Combination for Zoogoers This Summer
King of Beasts Reigns Supreme at Indianapolis Zoo
Dr. Steve Amstrup of Polar Bears International Named Winner of the 2012 Indianapolis Prize
Race to the Zoo for 31st ‘Running’ of Zoopolis 500 presented by the American Dairy Association
Flights of Fancy: A Brilliance of Birds presented by Citizens Energy Group Opens Memorial Day Weekend
Moms of All Species Celebrated at Indianapolis Zoo
You Can Help Save Endangered Rhinos
Power Recycling Weekend Offers Chance to Eliminate Electronics Responsibly
Zoo Gift Shop Undergoes Transformation
Super Bowl Parking Fundraiser Supports Elephants in Africa
Zoo's Dolphins Teach Conservation
Zoo Animals Make "Zoo-per" Predictions
Zoo Launches Specialty License Plate