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2015 Media Releases


Apr. 24: ¡Hola!  Celebrate Cinco de Mayo on May 3 at the Toledo Zoo

Apr. 15: Medical Mutual Dart Frog Dash:  There’s Still Time

Apr. 14: Happy Twelfth Birthday, Louie!

Apr. 13: Warm Weather Brings Fin-tastic Fun to the Toledo Zoo

Apr. 9: Toledo Zoo Hosts President Volunteer Service Award Ceremonies

Apr. 8: Toledo Zoo Throws a Party for the Planet on Apr. 18


Mar. 30: Toledo Zoo’s Aquarium Reopens with a Splash

Mar. 20: Aquarium Coloring Contest Winner Announced

Mar. 19: Animal Egg Hunt and Breakfast with the Bunny

Mar. 14: Sea Turtle Arrives at Toledo Zoo

Mar. 13: Galapagos Tortoises Arrive at Toledo Zoo

Mar. 4: Medical Mutual Dart Frog Dash: There’s Still Time

Mar. 3: Toledo Zoo Garden Tours Start March 18


Feb. 25: Divers Training at Zoo’s New Aquarium
Grand Reopening Set for March 27

Feb. 24: Animal Care Is Everywhere at the Teddy Bear Care Fair

Feb. 17: Zoo, Library Offer Mobile “Touch Tank” Experiences

Feb. 13: Saddle-billed Storks Hatch at Zoo

Feb. 11: Toledo Zoo Offers Wine Tasting Event on Feb. 28

Feb. 3: Zoo Offers Free Weekend for Lucas County Residents Feb. 14 - 16


Jan. 30: Fish Start Moving into Zoo’s New Aquarium, Grand Reopening Set for March 27

Jan. 28: Online Coupons Save Half Off Toledo Zoo Admission, Now through Feb. 25

Jan. 27: Zoo, Library Offer Mobile “Touch Tank” Experiences

Jan. 26: Zoo Announces Names for Three New Wolves

Jan. 21: You Love Animals, Animals Love Treats; Come to Vanimal-tine’s Day at the Zoo

Jan. 20: Valentine’s Day Wine & Dine at Toledo Zoo

Jan. 14: New Year’s Resolution to Get Fit? Let the Zoo Help

Jan. 12: New Wolves Join Arctic Encounter at Toledo Zoo

Jan. 8: Online Coupons Save Half Off Toledo Zoo Admission

Jan. 7: Zoo Offers Free Weekend for Lucas County Residents Jan. 17 - 19

Jan. 6: Toledo Zoo Kicks Off 2015 Wine Tastings

Jan. 2: Record 206,937 Visitors Attend 2014 Lights Before Christmas


2014 Media Releases


Dec. 18: All The Fun of Midnight, 12 Hours Early: Ring in 2015 at the Zoo’s Noon Year’s Eve

Dec. 17: Zoo Offers Free Christmas Eve Admission for Lucas Co. Residents

Dec. 16: Endangered Gibbon Born at Toledo Zoo

Dec. 10: Toledo Zoo Offers Winter Camps throughout December

Dec. 2: Lights Before Christmas Offers Thursday Specials


Nov. 26: Toledo Zoo Offers Festive Feast Dining Experience

Nov. 19: The Mall Will Be a Zoo; Shop at a Real Zoo Instead on Black Friday

Nov. 18: Ready, Set, Slide! Toledo Zoo Presents Walleye Night on Dec. 1

Nov. 6: Lights Before Christmas Opens Nov. 14 with New Outdoor Ice Slide


Oct. 21: Toledo Zoo Offers Jumping Pumpkins on Nov. 1

Oct. 17: Vampire Bat Exhibit Opens Oct. 18 at Toledo Zoo

Oct. 16: Toledo Zoo Offers Free Climate Change Symposium on Oct. 29

Oct. 14: Pumpkin Path and Little Boo Are Wild and Wonderful

Oct. 2: Toledo Zoo Offers Night in the Museum on Oct. 17


Sept. 25: Senior Discovery Days Continue through October

Sept. 24: Award-winning Children’s Zoo Open Year-round

Sept. 17: Toledo Zoo Recognizes Top Volunteers

Sept. 16: Toledo Zoo Offers Enrichment Day on Sept. 27

Sept. 9: Toledo Zoo Saddened by Death of Snow Leopard

Sept. 9: Lions and Tigers and Beers? Oh, Yeah! Zoo Brew on Sept. 19

Sept. 4: Watch it Grow Garden Tour at Toledo Zoo on Sept. 17

Sept. 3: Senior Safari at Toledo Zoo on Sept. 16


Aug 28: Galapagos Tortoise Arrives at Toledo Zoo

Aug 27: Grandparents Day and Day of Honor at Toledo Zoo on Sept. 7

Aug 26: Senior Discovery Days Return to the Zoo

Aug 21: Zoo’s Two Young Polar Bears To Leave Toledo

Aug 20: Ohio House of Representatives To Recognize Toledo Zoo on Aug. 24

Aug 13: Holiday Parties Shine at the Toledo Zoo

Aug. 12: Butterfly & Bug Fest on Aug. 30

Aug 7: Toledo Zoo Still Seeking Volunteers

Aug 6: Toledo Zoo Offers Watch it Grow Garden Tour Series

Aug. 5: Still Time To Flock to the Zoo Before School Starts


July 31: Toledo Zoo Open Late on Aug. 10 for Wild Night

July 23: Toledo Zoo Invites Visitors To help Save Wild Elephants

July 22: Rock N Roar on Aug. 1

July 16: Toledo Zoo Seeks Volunteers

July 2: Toledo Zoo Offers Watch it Grow Garden Tour Series

July 1: Toledo Zoo Offers New Experiences, Money-saving Deals


June 27: Meerkat Pups Born at Toledo Zoo

June 26: Glenous Favata, Longtime Zoo Registrar, To Retire

June 20: Toledo Zoo Welcomes New Officers

June 10: Toledo Zoo Offers Watch it Grow Garden Tour Series

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

June 3: Party with a Purpose at ZOOtoDO on June 20


May 29: Happy Birthday, Lucas!

May 28: “Party with the Penguins” at Zoo’s June 6 Wine Tasting

May 27: Fun Flocks to the Toledo Zoo

May 23: Penguin Beach, Flamingo Key, ‘Keet Retreat Open at Toledo Zoo

May 21: Toledo Zoo Named Best in the Nation

May 16: Toledo Zoo Seeks Community Help in National Contest

May 15: Baby Orangutan Born at Toledo Zoo, Moving to Surrogate Mother

May 15: Otter Pups on Exhibit

May 14: Penguin Beach To Open May 23

May 9: Watusi Cattle Arrive at Toledo Zoo

May 7: Work Progresses on Toledo Zoo’s Flamingo Key


Apr. 30: Fun Takes Flight at Toledo Zoo’s Summer Safari Camps

Apr. 29: Bring Mom to the Zoo for a Wild Time This Mother’s Day

Apr. 24: Work Progresses on Toledo Zoo’s Penguin Beach

Apr. 23: ¡Hola! Celebrate Cinco de Mayo on May 4 at the Toledo Zoo

Apr. 22: Fly into the Zoo for a Wine Tasting on May 2

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

If you need a media release from a date prior to the listings above please contact the Toledo Zoo Marketing and PR Department