Category: Animals
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…

Enter the 2018 Shutterbug Challenge
Enter the 2018 Shutterbug Challenge

Calling all photographers: Do you have an incredible image of our animals from a recent Zoo visit? Show us what…

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!…

Largest aquatic salamanders
Largest aquatic salamanders

There’s a brand new native species that guests can meet in the Family Nature Center in White River Gardens! Earlier…

Growing Up Basan
Growing Up Basan

Watching animals grow and develop over time is an exciting opportunity that draws many visitors back to the Indianapolis Zoo…

2018 Prize Winner Announced
2018 Prize Winner Announced

Monday, June 11, 2018 Today, officials of the Indianapolis Prize — the world’s leading award for animal conservation — named…

Rescued Marine Mammals
Rescued Marine Mammals

  When animals cannot survive in their natural habitat, zoos and aquariums play a major role in providing these critters…