Category: Animals
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…

Creating Connections with Walrus
Creating Connections with Walrus

By Erika Allen Senior Marine Mammal Trainer Getting to know walrus has been one of the highlights of my career…

Make Christmas at the Zoo Your Tradition
Make Christmas at the Zoo Your Tradition

A light sprinkling of snow and the glow of twinkling lights will fill the sky, creating a magical nighttime experience…

Animal Conservation Guide Makes Holiday Gift Giving Easy and Meaningful
Animal Conservation Guide Makes Holiday Gift Giving Easy and Meaningful

The team behind the Indianapolis Prize, the world’s leading award for animal conservation, has unveiled the second edition of “Champions…

Meet the Zookeepers — Nick O’Hare
Meet the Zookeepers — Nick O’Hare

As one of the largest animals on this continent, the polar bear is an awe-inspiring species. For Nick O’Hare, the…

New Species Coming in 2019
New Species Coming in 2019

Exciting change are on the horizon as we’re preparing to bring several brand new species to the Zoo in 2019!…