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2014 Media Releases



Apr. 17: Medical Mutual Dart Frog Dash—There’s Still Time

Apr. 16: Happy Eleventh Birthday, Louie [African elephant]!

Apr. 15: Toledo Zoo Throws a Party for the Planet on Apr. 26

Apr. 10: Animal Egg Hunt Returns to the Zoo on Apr. 18

Apr. 8: Saddle-billed Storks Hatch at the Zoo

Apr. 3: FamilyFun Magazine Names Toledo Zoo Second in the Nation

Apr. 2: Toledo Zoo Offers New Breakfast with the Bunny Apr. 18-19

Apr. 1: Spend Spring Break at the Zoo



March 28: Ring-tailed Lemur Babies Born at Toledo Zoo

March 27: Spotted-necked Otter Pups Born at Zoo

March 26: Soar & Explore Apr. 5-6

March 18: Toledo Zoo Preschool Accepting Registrations

March 14: Toledo Zoo Announces Summer Concert Series Line-up

March 13: Animal Care Is Everywhere at the Teddy Bear Care Fair

March 11: Medical Mutual Dart Frog Dash—There’s Still Time

March 6: Toledo Zoo Garden Tours Start March 19

March 4: Flying Reptiles Exhibit Opens March 8



Feb. 27: Toledo Zoo’s Butterfly Encounter Extended through March 9

Feb. 25: Toledo Zoo Offers Wine Tasting Event on March 1

Feb. 12: Spring Alive at Toledo Zoo, Feb. 27 – March 2

Feb. 11: The Knot Names Toledo Zoo 2014 Brides’ Choice Winner

Feb. 5: Zoo Offers Free Weekend for Lucas County Residents Feb. 15-17

Feb. 4: Online Coupons Save Half Off Toledo Zoo Admission, Now through Feb. 26



Jan. 24: Francois’ Langur Monkey Born at the Zoo

Jan. 23: New Year’s Resolution to Get Fit? Let the Zoo Help

Jan. 22: You Love Animals; Animals Love Treats—Come to Vanimal-tine’s Day at the Zoo

Jan. 21: Valentine’s Day Wine & Dine

Jan. 16: Online Coupons Save Half Off Toledo Zoo Admission

Jan. 14: Junie B. Jones Comes to Toledo Zoo on Feb. 8

Jan. 10: Aquarium Renovations Reach Milestone

Jan. 10: Toledo Zoo Kicks Off Wine Tastings 2014

Jan. 9: Zoo Offers Free Weekend for Lucas County Residents Jan. 18 - 20

Jan. 8: Butterflies Flutter by Visitors at Toledo Zoo, Starting Jan. 17



2013 Media Releases



Dec. 18: All The Fun of Midnight, 12 Hours Early: Ring in 2014 at the Zoo’s Noon Year’s Eve

Dec. 11: Zoo Offers Free Christmas Eve Admission for Lucas County Residents

Dec. 5: Toledo Zoo Offers Winter Camps throughout December

Dec. 4: Waiting for the Weekend? Lights Before Christmas Offers Thursday Extras

Dec. 3: Toledo Zoo Offers Festive Feast Dining Experience



Nov. 26: Rescued Grey Seal Arrives at Toledo Zoo

Nov. 14: The Mall Will Be a Zoo; Shop at a Real Zoo Instead on Black Friday

Nov. 12: Toledo Zoo, Marion Prison Inmates Help Ohio’s Largest Native Salamander

Nov. 6: Ready, Set, Skate! Toledo Zoo Presents Walleye Night on Nov. 20

Nov. 5: Toledo Zoo’s Lights Before Christmas Opens Nov. 15 with New Outdoor Ice Rink


Oct. 30: Fisher-Price® Little People® Offer Show at Toledo Zoo Nov. 9-10

Oct. 9: Jumping Pumpkins at the Toledo Zoo October 26-27

Oct. 3: Toledo Zoo’s Pumpkin Path and Little Boo Are Wild and Wonderful

Oct. 1: Toledo Zoo’s Senior Discovery Days Continue through October


Sept. 26: Toledo Zoo Earns National Conservation Award

Sept. 25: Toledo Zoo Recognizes Top Voluteers

Sept. 24: Toledo Zoo Hosts Naturalization Ceremony on Oct. 3

Sept. 20: Toledo Zoo Earns Federal Grant for Historic Aquarium Renovations

Sept. 17: Toledo Zoo’s Award-winning Children’s Zoo Open Year-round

Sept. 5: Lions and Tigers and Beers? Oh, Yeah! (Zoo Brew on Sept. 20)


Aug. 27: Sept. 10 is Senior Safari Day at the Toledo Zoo

Aug. 22: Grandparents Day and Day of Honor at Toledo Zoo (Sept. 8)

Aug. 20: Senior Discovery Days Return to Toledo Zoo for September

Aug. 15: Holiday Parties Shine at the Toledo Zoo

Aug. 13: Butterfly & Bug Fest at Toledo Zoo on Aug. 31

Aug. 8: Still Time for an Aus-some Zoo Outing before School Starts

Aug. 7: Feast with the Beasts on Aug. 23

Aug. 6: Toledo Zoo Offers Garden Tour on Aug. 21

Aug. 1: Toledo Zoo Offers Sand-sational Sendoff Aug. 16-17


July 19: Toledo Zoo Saddened by Death of Lion

July 17: Celebrate an Aus-some Summer at the Toledo Zoo

July 16: Rock N Roar at the Zoo on Aug. 2


June 18: Toledo Zoo Welcomes New Directors and Officers

June 13: Cinereous Vulture Hatches at the Toledo Zoo

June 11: Watch it Grow Garden Tour Series at the Toledo Zoo

June 4: Father’s Day Fun at the Toledo Zoo


May 29: Party with a Purpose at ZOOtoDO on June 14

May 24: Wild Walkabout Opens at Toledo Zoo

May 22: Take a Vineyard Adventure to the Toledo Zoo

May 21: Lucas the Elephant Calf Celebrates Second Birthday

May 16: Toledo Zoo’s Wild Walkabout To Open May 24 / Opening Weekend May 24 - 26

May 14: Summer Brings Australia-themed Fun to the Toledo Zoo

May 7: Toledo Zoo Saddened by Death of Hippo, Bubbles

May 7: Wallabies, Dingoes Arrive at Toledo Zoo for Wild Walkabout

May 3: Meet Suka and Sakari, the Zoo’s Newly Named Polar Bear Cubs; Cubs Go on Public Exhibit Starting May 3


April 30: Toledo Zoo’s Camps Bring Australia Closer

April 24: Show Mom a Wildly Fun Time with Mother’s Day at the Zoo

April 23: Take a Vineyard Adventure to the Toledo Zoo on May 10

April 19: Spotted-necked Otter Pups on Exhibit

April 18: ¡Hola! Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the Toledo Zoo

April 17: Happy Tenth Birthday, Louie!

April 16: Help Name the Toledo Zoo’s Twin Polar Bear Cubs

April 16: Toledo Zoo Hosts International Amphibian Course

April 15: Toledo Zoo’s African Wild Dog Exhibit Reopens for Season

April 11: Toledo Zoo Offers Free Sloth Bear Conservation Talk on April 24

April 9: Registration Opens for Toledo Zoo’s Dart Frog Dash

April 6: Saltwater Crocodile, Baru, Arrives at the Toledo Zoo

April 2: Toledo Zoo, Toledo Museum of Art Partner on Dual Australia-themed Exhibitions

April 1: Toledo Zoo Announces Summer Concert Series Line-up


March 29: Ring-tailed Lemurs Born at Toledo Zoo

March 28: Toledo Zoo’s Kiwi Chick Dies

March 28: Toledo Zoo Throws Party for the Planet

March 19: Animal Egg Hunt Returns to Toledo Zoo

March 14: Australian Magpies Hatch at Toledo Zoo

March 12: Work Progresses on Wild Walkabout

March 6: Come to the Zoo on Spring Break

 

Feb. 28: Toledo Zoo Offers Watch It Grow Garden Tour Series

Feb. 26: Toledo Zoo Offers Volunteer Opportunities

Feb. 21: Animal Care Is Everywhere at the Zoo’s March 16 Teddy Bear Care Fair

Feb. 20: Take a Vineyard Adventure to the Toledo Zoo on March 9

Feb. 19: Preschool at Toledo Zoo Accepting Registrations

Feb. 14: Toledo Zoo Offers Admission Discounts during March

Feb. 7: Rare Kiwi Hatches at the Toledo Zoo

Feb. 6: Zoo Offers Free Weekend for Lucas County Residents Feb. 16-18

Feb. 5: Come to the Toledo Zoo on Your College’s Spring Break

 

Jan. 23: This Valentine’s Day, Take a Vineyard Adventure to the Toledo Zoo

Jan. 22: Twin Polar Bear Cubs Born at the Toledo Zoo

Jan. 22: Winter Weekends Continue at the Toledo Zoo

Jan. 17: Toledo Zoo Offers Vanimal-tine’s Day on Feb. 9

Jan. 16: Toledo Zoo Offers Zooper Bowl on Feb. 2

Jan. 10: Baby Gibbon Born at Toledo Zoo

Jan. 8: Toledo Zoo Offers Free Weekend for Lucas County Residents Jan. 19 - 21

Jan. 4: Record 179,267 Visitors Attend 2012 Lights Before Christmas

Jan. 3: Zoo Kicks Off 2013 Vineyard Adventure Wine-tasting Series

 

2012 Media Releases

 

Dec. 31: One Million Lights, One More Chance: Lights Before Christmas Extended

Dec. 26 : Toledo Zoo Offers Hot Deals at Winter Weekends

Dec. 13: All the Fun of Midnight, 12 Hours Early: Noon Year’s Eve at the Zoo

Dec. 6: Toledo Zoo Offers Free Christmas Eve Admission for Lucas County Residents

Dec. 5: Toledo Zoo Offers Winter Camps

 

Nov. 28: Waiting for the Weekend? Lights Before Christmas Offers Thursday Extras

Nov. 13: Shop at the Toledo Zoo on Black Friday The Mall Will Be a Zoo; Shop at a Real Zoo Instead

Nov. 8: Lights Before Christmas Opens November 16 with New Attractions

Nov. 1: Fisher-Price® Little People® Offer Holiday Show at the Zoo

 

Oct. 31: Kihansi Spray Toads Make Historic Return to the Wild

Oct. 18: Jumping Pumpkins at the Toledo Zoo October 27-28

Oct. 17: Toledo Zoo Presents Free Climate Change Symposium on October 31

Oct. 11: Unmask your wild side at Toledo Zoo’s MaskZOOrade


Sept. 26: Toledo Zoo Names Top Volunteers

Sept. 25: Pumpkin Path and Little Boo Are Wild and Wonderful

Sept. 24: Celebrate Autumn at the Toledo Zoo’s Fall Fur All

Sept. 21: Zoo’s Senior Discovery Days Continue through October

Sept. 20: Toledo Zoo Joins Worldwide Cooperative Effort Using Technology To Preserve Wildlife

Sept. 19: Award-winning Children’s Zoo Open Year-round

Sept. 18: Toledo Zoo Earns Continuing AZA Accreditation

Sept. 13: Tiger cubs turn roaring year old

Sept. 12: Toledo Zoo Aquarium Closes October 1 for Major Renovations

 

Aug. 29: September 18 is Senior Safari Day at the Zoo

Aug. 28: Lions and Tigers and Beers? Oh Yeah!

Aug. 23: Grandparents Day and Day of Honor at Toledo Zoo

Aug. 21: Senior Discovery Days Return to the Zoo

Aug. 20: Francois’ Langur Monkey Born at the Zoo

Aug. 16: Zoo Saddened by Death of Giraffe

Aug. 16: Butterfly & Bug Fest on September 1

Aug. 15: Get Acquainted with the Toledo Zoo’s New Executive Director

Aug. 9: Still Time for a Zoo Outing before School Starts

Aug. 8: Holiday Parties Shine at the Toledo Zoo

Aug. 7: Feast with the Beasts on August 24

Aug. 2: Toledo Zoo Offers Garden Tour on Aug.15

Aug. 1: Toledo Zoo Offers Aquarium "Bon Voyage" on Aug. 11

 

July 17: Rock N Roar at the Zoo on August 3

July 12: Fisher-Price® Playdate Weekend Returns to the Zoo

 

June 18: Toledo Zoo Names Jeff Sailer New Executive Director

June 18: Toledo Zoo Elects New Board members, Officers

June 14: Nature’s Neighborhood and Butterfly Conservation Center Open

June 12: Toledo Zoo Names Executive Director Finalists

June 7: Toledo Zoo Offers Watch It Grow Garden Tour Series

June 6: Father’s Day Fun at the Zoo

June 5: Party with a Purpose at ZOOtoDO on June 15

 

May 23: Lucas the Elephant Calf Turns One Big Year Old

May 22: Take a Vineyard Adventure at the Toledo Zoo

May 18: Tembo Trail Opens

May 16: Summer Means Animal Feeds and More

May 10: Take a Trip Around the World on May 19 with the Toledo Zoo

May 9: Toledo Zoo To Appear on WGTE Program May 10

May 3: Toledo Zoo’s Tembo Trail Opens; Grand Opening Weekend May 18 - 20

May 2: Show Mom a Wildly Fun Time with Mother’s Day at the Zoo

May 1: University of Toledo Earns Conservation Award

 

Apr. 26: ¡Hola! Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the Toledo Zoo

Apr. 25: Naked Mole Rats Moving in at Toledo Zoo’s New Tembo Trail Exhibit

Apr. 20: Three Ring-tailed Lemurs Born at the Toledo Zoo Available for Public Viewing on April 20

Apr. 17: Take a Vineyard Adventure at the Toledo Zoo

Apr. 12: Toledo Zoo Throws a Party for the Planet

Apr. 10: Toledo Zoo Announces Summer Concert Series Line-up

Apr. 4: Registration Open for Zoo’s Dart Frog Dash 5K Run/Walk

Apr. 3: This Summer, Get Edzoocated; Zoo Offers Camps and Classes for All Ages

 

Mar. 29:Tembo Trail Approaches Completion; Selected Exhibits Temporarily Close

Mar. 22: Come to the Zoo on Spring Break

Mar. 21: Renee and Lucas Settle in at Toledo Zoo’s New Tembo Trail Exhibit

Mar. 20: Animal Egg Hunt Returns to the Zoo

Mar. 13: Take a Vineyard Adventure at the Toledo Zoo

Mar. 7: Animal Care Is Everywhere at the Zoo’s Teddy Bear Care Fair!

 

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