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Franklin Park Zoo celebrates ostrich hatch

Daily walks, three feedings a day and attentive care are all in a day’s work for the zookeepers who are raising an ostrich chick at Franklin Park Zoo.

Update on Amari, the giraffe calf

Amari, the Masai giraffe calf, continues to thrive thanks to the dedicated staff who have been caring for her since she was born on July 24. Caring for the calf has required around the clock dedicated attention, coordination and teamwork by the zoo’s skilled animal management and veterinary teams.