breeding-grounds
Jul 27

Breeding Grounds

This Saturday, July 29, is International Tiger Day, and Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is marking the occasion with the news that they have broken ground on a brand new tiger breeding facility at the Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park and Wildlife Safari, thanks to a very generous gift from one of our donors.

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Catch The Photo Ark Before Labor Day
Jul 26

Catch The Photo Ark Before Labor Day

There’s only a little more than a month left to see Joel Sartore’s arresting photographs of animals...

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Bringing Asia to Nebraska
Jul 26

Bringing Asia to Nebraska

“Moving a rhino is kind of a big deal,” says Dan Cassidy, general curator of Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium. Thankfully, the zoo already has two Indian rhinos, a male and a female, so instead of having to haul them across states or, worse, continents, the zoo will just have to move them from their current digs to their splendid new home in the Asian Highlands exhibition.

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Big Louie From Toledo
Jul 26

Big Louie From Toledo

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium’s newest elephant has arrived, and he’s already a huge hit with the lady elephants.

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Education Sensation
Jul 26

Education Sensation

School doesn’t start for another few weeks, but Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium’s gleaming new Education Center is open and already brimming with excitement and learning opportunities.

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A Match Made In Omaha
Jul 26

A Match Made In Omaha

A company that makes the world more fun seems like a natural fit for the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium – and it is. Oriental Trading Company, based in Omaha, has been a supporter of the zoo since 2002.

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Congratulations Teresa Shepard and Andrew Marti Replacement of the Jungle Roof
Jul 17

Congratulations, Teresa Shepard: Replacement of the Jungle Roof

Most people realize that it takes a lot of humans behind the scenes to keep Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium in tip-top form, which is one of the reasons the Director’s Award was established – to honor zoo staff who completed projects in 2016 that had a notable positive impact on zoo operations and/or the guest experience; or showed significant costs savings or added tangible value to a process or park operation or animal husbandry in general.

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Congratulations Andrew Marti Replacement of the Jungle Roof
Jul 17

Congratulations, Andrew Marti: Replacement of the Jungle Roof

Most people realize that it takes a lot of humans behind the scenes to keep Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium in tip-top form, which is one of the reasons the Director’s Award was established – to honor zoo staff who completed projects in 2016 that had a notable positive impact on zoo operations and/or the guest experience; or showed significant costs savings or added tangible value to a process or park operation or animal husbandry in general.

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shirts-for-louie
Jul 14

Special edition shirts for Louie!

Get your limited edition shirt in honor of our new elephant, Louie!

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whats-your-gateway-animal
Jun 29

What’s Your Gateway Animal?

“It all started with the fact that I got to pet a penguin,” Mary Skowbo says of the support she and her husband, Don, have provided Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium throughout the years.

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making-the-world-safe-for-endangered-animals
Jun 29

Making the World SAFE for Endangered Animals

This year, Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium will have the opportunity to spread the word about conservation to more than two million zoo visitors.

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happy-trails-at-the-zoo
Jun 29

Happy Trails at The Zoo

Adventure is in store for Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium visitors this summer, and it’s happening this week!

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