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OKC Zoo to host 2nd annual Asian Elephant Awareness Month

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – The second annual Asian Elephant Awareness Month campaign (AEAM), is underway hosted by the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden and the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). The event is held to raise awareness of the plight of Asian elephants and to empower the public […]

OKC Zoo celebrates World Turtle Day® on May 23

  By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden will celebrate World Turtle Day® on Saturday, May 23. Guests with reservations for the Outdoor Safari Walk, the Zoo’s all-outdoor, modified trail through the park, are invited to participate in the day’s activities from 8:30 a.m. to […]

OKC Zoo reopens with Outdoor Safari Walk

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Newspaper   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Since being temporarily closed for almost two months to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19, the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden has reopened offering an all-outdoor experience. During the Outdoor Safari Walk guests will follow a one-way, 2-mile trail through almost […]

OKC Zoo offers online wildlife interaction during temporary closing

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma City Zoo recently announced it would close temporarily to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). In an effort to remain committed to its conservation education mission, the Zoo is going virtual. According to a press release, this includes online interactive animal […]

Gorillas on the Line Cell Phone Challenge to kick-off February OKC Zoo events

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma City Zoo will offer fun, bargains and educational activities for the month of February. From Saturday, February 1 through Thursday, April 30, the OKC Zoo will host the Gorillas on the Line Cell Phone Challenge. The challenge is for the community-at-large to help […]

OKC Zoo supports wildlife affected by Australian fires

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – In response to the unprecedented wildfires in Australia, the Oklahoma City Zoo Botanical Garden is contributing $10,000 in emergency conservation funds to support the critical care and long-term recovery of Australian wildlife. “During this time of heartbreaking devastation, the Oklahoma City Zoo stands with our […]

OKC Zoo’s Art Gone Wild exhibit open Aug 22 – Sept 16 at Myriad Gardens to benefit wildlife conservation

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Art Gone Wild, the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden’s wildest animal art show, is returning for 2019.  After taking a break in 2018, the OKC Zoo has announced that the Art Gone Wild exhibit will take place downtown at the Myriad Botanical Gardens, […]

ZOObrew fundraiser returns for a night of animals and ales at the OKC Zoo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The eleventh annual ZOObrew fundraiser returns to the Oklahoma City Zoo, 2101 N.E. 50th, on Friday, September 27, from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Presented by Byron’s Liquor Warehouse, the 21-and-over beer tasting event offers zoogoers the chance to sample over 200 ales, lagers, stouts, porters, and […]

Registration open for OKC Zoo 3rd annual Monarch Madness 5K Fun Run

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden is offering an early-bird registration rate of $30 (5K) and $25 (Fun Run) until July 31 for the third annual Monarch Madness 5K/Fun Run on Saturday, September 14.  Both events will benefit local monarch butterfly conservation. Starting Thursday, August […]

Summer happenings scheduled at the OKC Zoo

by Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The OKC Zoo has a schedule of family fun activities planned for the 2019 summer season.  The season will offer taxpayer appreciation day, summer camps, concerts, animal conservation events and more. On Sunday, July 14, the OKC Zoo will host World Chimp Day, from […]

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