The baby gorilla is being hand-raised by keepers due to breastfeeding issues with the mother, 15-year-old, first-time mother Bambio.
The aquarium will remain open through the work, which will include a redesigned facade, added lighting, and an expanded and improved Sea Turtle Cafe.
The female western lowland gorilla is the first baby of 15-year-old Bambio.
Callee's arrival brings the number of African elephants at the zoo to seven.
The elephant's new home in Omaha boasts the largest indoor elephant herd space in North America.
A new giraffe calf was born on April 16, 2019 at the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha.
No more long, sweaty stroller treks.
The endangered species is one of the tallest North American birds, with a height of about 5 feet.
The 8-acre, $22 million exhibit is set to open May 17, complete with an ancient temple of the tiger and 800-pound goat antelopes.
The Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium has extended its membership drive by two weeks. Memberships are currently on sale for $6 to $10 off the normal price, depending on the package purchased.
The four chicks are each about two months old. They were hatched at the zoo on Dec. 13, 15, 18 and 21, and the sexes are not yet known.
Bam Bam was euthanized Tuesday evening after it was discovered that she had untreatable liver cancer.
Sometimes, zookeepers have to get their hands dirty to help endangered species procreate.
Who doesn't love Valentine's Day treats? Check out these cute photos of zoo animals enjoying some yummy goodies on this day of love.
At the Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium, managing animal waste is a nonstop battle.
The beer is slightly bitter with a medium body and features a hint of fruitiness.
From Dec. 26 to Dec. 30, children 11 years and younger can visit the zoo for free.
Omaha's famous zoo had a lot of activity in 2018. A roundup of all of its arrivals and departures.
Mayor Jean Stothert wants to continue Omaha government’s longstanding support of the Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium — to the tune of $30.6 million over a decade.
The zoo says the animal likely died due to stress causing breathing or heart issues.
Haley Estlund painted a plaque of Sam and his daughter Penelope for zookeepers.
A female Malayan tapir calf is now on display at the Henry Doorly Zoo.
The program is for members 18 and older.
Sam was born at the zoo on July 23, 2001. He was one of two male giraffes in the zoo’s African Grasslands.
Looking for something to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered. Go to a holiday gala, watch a Christmas classic and more.
Wondering what to do this weekend? Wonder no more -- coming up in the Omaha area is ReubenFest, Comedy Night at the Zoo and more.
The Henry Doorly Zoo wants to make it easy for folks to do their part.
The zoo is now open from 10-4, with buildings open until 5 p.m.
The zoo released 291 threatened dusty gopher frogs in Mississippi earlier this month.
The Dallas Zoo sent two of its rescued elephants to a zoo in Fresno, California, on Tuesday.
Some species encouraged include elm, hackberry, mulberry, birch, honey locust, linden and willow.
Like a kidney donation from a car accident victim or the brain of a football player given for concussion research, death sometimes has a silver lining. The same is true at the zoo.
Everyone at the zoo's Bear Canyon found a new home except Starsky. Now the zoo has given him a place of his own.
The Henry Doorly Zoo welcomed its 50 millionth visitor since 1966. The zoo started counting visitors in 1966. At the time, less than 90,000 people visited the zoo annually. Now, that figure is above 2 million.
The Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium and Zipline Brewing Co. are about to release their second microbrew benefiting conservation, and we got our hands on an early sample of African Elephant XPA.
Beer sales will support Nigeria’s last herd of elephants by funding education and anti-poaching programs, the zoo said.
The program spent about five years striving to hit the 1 million-tree milestone, which it hit in 2017. Thanks to increased awareness and funding, notably from the Arbor Day Foundation, the planting efforts were able to match that million-tree mark in just a year and a half.
The Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium is hosting a new lecture series focused on conservation.
The sea lion's home will open in spring 2020 at the former site of Durham Bear Canyon.
A red panda at the Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium died unexpectedly on Tuesday.
Through the years, Omaha's Henry Doorly zoo has cared for animals as large as elephants and as small as tree frogs, offering the public a broad look at the earth's biodiversity.
As a special guest, Carissa Hindman and her family received a complimentary zoo membership, gift basket, all-day ride wristbands and a "zoo tour unlike any other."
About $40,000 was raised at the fifth annual Brew at the Zoo benefit, a zoo official said.
A pygmy hippo calf was introduced to Omaha on Friday morning. The male hippo, named Silas by his keepers, was born April 30 and is finally going on display in the Lied Jungle at the Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium.
A ton has changed in the past eight years at the Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium, and there’s still plenty new to come. Here's what's there now and what's coming at the zoo.