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Seeing Red...pandas, that is

Melissa Durham is a zookeeper in the Children’s Zoo. She works closely with the red pandas and has even trained them to get on a scale for weights and receive injections. Working with the animals to do these voluntary behaviors makes daily care as well as veterinary procedures less stressful on both staff and animals.

National Zoo Keeper Week

It's National Zoo Keeper Week and we're highlighting the amazing work of our animal care staff. Today we spotlight senior keeper, Kristin Cibotti, and what she loves about working with the white-bearded wildebeest.

Stone Zoo welcomes a number of new furry faces

Visitors to Stone Zoo will notice several new faces this summer with the addition of a number of new species including a male Matschie’s tree kangaroo, six cotton-top tamarins and straw-colored fruit bats.