Category: Animals
Celebrate Earth Day
Celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day is right around the corner, and you can find simple solutions to become more eco-conscious with special activities…

Meet a New Reptile in our Deserts Dome
Meet a New Reptile in our Deserts Dome

If you’ve visited our Deserts Dome recently, you may have noticed a new reptile hanging out in the large exhibit….

Zoo Fans Help Name our Snakes
Zoo Fans Help Name our Snakes

Over the course of just two weeks, more than 3,600 names poured in from creative people around the world –…

Meet Makena, the Zoo’s Newest Addition
Meet Makena, the Zoo’s Newest Addition

In the late evening hours of Feb. 11, the Zoo welcomed the birth of a reticulated giraffe, the first female…

Ray’s Remarkable Legacy
Ray’s Remarkable Legacy

When guests got a glimpse of Ray, who was one of the five California sea lions here at the Indianapolis Zoo, it was…

Zoo Awards International Conservation Grants
Zoo Awards International Conservation Grants

The Indianapolis Zoo empowers people and communities, both locally and globally, to advance animal conservation. A keystone of that commitment…

Supporting Borneo’s Future Forests
Supporting Borneo’s Future Forests

Borneo, an island in Asia known for its rich biodiversity, has for many years faced a diminishing forest. With agriculture…

Caring for Animals in Cold Weather
Caring for Animals in Cold Weather

When chilly winter weather settles into Indiana, there’s still lots of opportunities to get outdoors and explore at the Indianapolis…

Meet the pod’s newest member
Meet the pod’s newest member

The newest member of our dolphin pod is sure to make a splash. 7-year-old Hemingway made his way to Indianapolis…

Welcome a Baby Gibbon
Welcome a Baby Gibbon

Our first Zoo baby of the new year just arrived in Forests! A white-handed gibbon named Kavi was born in the…

Meet Our New Giraffe
Meet Our New Giraffe

The Zoo’s newest addition will certainly make a sizable impression when guests meet her in the spring! Kita is a…

Rehabilitating Radiated Tortoises
Rehabilitating Radiated Tortoises

Ask Andrew Ahl what his favorite animal is, and the response comes quickly — tortoises! So having the opportunity to…