The Immanuel Rehabilitation Institute has partnered with the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium in using virtual care technology to allow hospital-bound patients to experience the zoo.
Snow leopards are listed as vulnerable by the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Red List, according to a release from the zoo.
The Omaha zoo weighed two snow leopard cubs on Tuesday. The newest members of the large cat family at the zoo will soon move to the Asian Highlands exhibit.
The rhino, born Friday, is "one of the most important births for the zoo in recent history," said Dennis Pate, the zoo's director and CEO.
Five of the Omaha zoo’s current seven elephants came from Swaziland, Africa, in 2016 when its wildlife reserve threatened to cull the herd, desperate to free resources for endangered black rhinos during a drought.
The initiative puts devices in hands of 1,000-plus students, enhances learning in already tech-engaged classrooms.
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.
Beer and food trucks are coming back to the Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium this summer.
Are you looking to branch out? Here's a solution: Give your tree branches to the Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium.
Zoe Raber, who had brain cancer, took a stuffed baby giraffe to every surgery and every MRI.
The 8-acre, $22 million Asian Highlands opened Friday after two years of construction. The exhibit was designed to mimic a trek from the grasslands of northern India to the Himalayan cliffs of Nepal.
The tiger did not eat the bird.
The project doubles the size of the zoo and transitions it from a seasonal zoo to a year-round one.
Nowhere to be seen on the list of winners: San Diego.
Early on the morning of April 16, a female giraffe was born to 19-year-old mother Dottie at the zoo. Zookeepers already notice she’s more curious than other giraffe calves and likes to look around her exhibit and lick her keepers.
Proceeds will support conservation work with snow leopards in Mongolia.
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.