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Rehabilitating Radiated Tortoises

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The Buzz About Bees
The Buzz About Bees

By Greg Holthaus and Nina Evans Horticulturists In the spring of 2016 the Zoo’s Horticulture Department established a honey bee...

 
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...

 
wildlife-friendly winter garden
wildlife-friendly winter garden

By Nina Evans Horticulturist Your flower bulbs aren’t the only living things trying to stay warm in your garden this...

 
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!...

 
Tasty Plants for Small Spaces
Tasty Plants for Small Spaces

By Nina Evans Horticulturist Some great fruits and vegetables, along with some tasty herbs, were grown in the White River...

 
Zoolala Offers Halloween Fun for Adults Only
Zoolala Offers Halloween Fun for Adults Only

Halloween isn’t just for the little ones anymore. For the first time, the Indianapolis Zoo will offer fall festivities during...

 

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