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Denver Zoo

Big Bird Escapes Zoo (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.14.2011 | Denver

The Denver Post reported Friday afternoon that a cassowary -- a potentially dangerous, large, flightless bird native to Australia -- escaped its enclo...

Denver Zoo Hatches Three Rare Hawaiian Geese

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 07.26.2011 | Denver

The Denver Zoo is welcoming three new Nene Geese, aslo known as Hawaii's state bird. Nene Geese are rare, having struggled against extinction in t...

Celebrating Thailand's National Elephant Day At The Denver Zoo

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The largest exhibit ever undertaken by the Denver Zoo is getting an encouraging push from some of its smallest benefactors--kids. A fundraising effort...

Denver Zoo Becomes First

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — The Denver Zoo says it's become the only zoo in the world to hatch endangered Komodo dragons for a third time. The zoo said Thursday t...

Denver Zoo Lions Turned On By Obsession For Men

9News | Jeffrey Wolf and Jamie Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

One of the obsessed lions at the Denver Zoo is a 13-year-old male named Krueger. Getting Krueger's attention is tough. That's because the only thing h...

PHOTOS: Baby Orangutan Born At Denver Zoo

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Denver Zoo welcomed a new member this summer; a female baby orangutan named Hetsy. Hetsy, who was born on June 19, is doing well and bonding with...

PHOTOS: Baby Tigers At Denver Zoo Turn One Month Old

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Denver Zoo celebrated the one-month anniversary of the birth of four endangered Amur Tiger cubs by releasing the first public photos. The cubs we...

Frosty, Polar Bear At Denver Zoo, Dead At 25

AP | Kieran Nicholson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — The Denver Zoo is mourning the loss of Frosty the polar bear. The 25-year-old male was euthanized Thursday after suffering declining h...

Penguin Parents At Denver Zoo Adopt, Save Chick From Pueblo

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — African penguins have adopted a chick that had trouble hatching, then wasn't being cared for by its biological parents at another Color...

Fun Facts on Colorado Tourism

Nancy Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Nancy Clark

International travel is up in 2010, but where are the Baby Boomers headed?

Endangered Grevy's Zebra Born At Denver Zoo

The Denver Post | Kieran Nicholson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Lakota, a baby zebra born at the Denver Zoo, is shy but he's working on straying from his mother's side. Weather permitting this weekend, zoo visitor...

Video: Watching Denver Zoo patrons watch penguins watch light move on a wall

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

What do you get when you mix penguins at the Denver Zoo, a beam of light reflected off someone's watch and Labor Day weekend boredom? Hour...

Gorilla Escapes From Pen At Denver Zoo, Calmly Returns When Door Is Opened

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Charlie the gorilla enjoyed a few moments of freedom in a behind-the-scenes service area at the Denver Zoo this afternoon....

Bronx Zoo Gets Hyenas From Denver Zoo

New York Times | Jennifer 8. Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

For the first time at least 30 years, the Bronx Zoo will be home to hyenas, courtesy of the Denver Zoo. A sister-brother pair of spotted hyenas, also ...