Zookeeper Report Baby Yak Born

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Just as the zoo opened on June 26, 2013 our female Yak was in labor!  Some of our very lucky visitors witnessed the birth of the Baby Yak…a very special experience!  Momma and baby are doing great and are under our watch.  Yaks are very hearty animals and the baby stood to nurse right away.  […]

Primate Zookeepers Michelle, Ruth, & Jess Report

We’ve had a Grivet Monkey born on December 31, 2008 and more recently a Schmidt’s Guenon baby born on January 11, 2009.  Moms and babies are doing great and they’re growing so fast. We’ve been focusing on enrichment for the primates and getting creative. We’ve made newspaper pinatas and stuffed boxes with hay and food treats, […]

Big Cat & Hoofstock Zookeeper Duane Reports

A baby Aoudad (Barbary Sheep) was born on January 2, 2009.  The Tigers (1 yr old) have been having a blast playing in the snow as it is their first winter able to go outdoors.  We’ve watched them pouncing, stalking, and wrestling in the the snow piles during the day.  They’re able to go inside […]