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Blue And Gold Macaw - Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden®

A bone in the macaw’s tongue helps the bird break into fruit. A pair of macaws mate for life, and both parents help raise the young. Important tools for communication, bright colors and vocalizations also make the macaw a popular pet and an easy target for poachers.

Actived: Thursday Jan 1, 1970

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Build a Better Home for Wildlife, Starting with Your Pets ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 26, 2019  · Pet cats that are allowed outdoors vastly increase these predation numbers. Keeping pet cats indoors is a great way to reduce wildlife predation while keeping your pet cat safe from outdoor threats (car accidents, other predators, injury & illness, etc.).

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Pallas's Cat - Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden®

Posted: (52 years ago) Similar in size to a housecat, the Pallas’s cat is a predator specialized to live in the mountainous regions of central Asia. Its preferred prey is the pika, a small rabbit-like rodent.

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A.D.O.P.T. an Animal - Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden®

Posted: (52 years ago) Animals Depend On People Too. By becoming a Cincinnati Zoo ADOPT Parent, you help to provide food, toys, and fun enrichment items to our Zoo’s animal family. Join us as we continue to provide world-class care to the animals you love!

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Eat Like An Animal - Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden®

Posted: (52 years ago) Of course, the real answer is that most human snack foods do not make good pet food. They are not made for dogs. But the funny thing is that dogs are omnivores that can eat darn near anything, and they are actually built to run all day long, so it matters less to them what they eat than it does a human.

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Daily Zoo News - Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden®

Posted: (52 years ago) The Zoo partners with the Joanie Bernard Foundation to spread the word about responsible pet ownership and the benefits of spaying/neutering domestic cats. Barnyard Bonanza. A fast-paced, fun, family-friendly interaction in our Children’s Zoo. Thursday-Sunday at 11am.

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Home Safari Resources - Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden®

Posted: (52 years ago) Adopt a Shelter Pet Day. Adopt a Shelter Pet Day. Purchase your own Kris & Remus shirt! Make Your Own Cat Toys. Enrichment isn’t only for our animal ambassadors at the Cincinnati Zoo. You can make enrichment for your animals at home too! Our activity today is to create your own cat toys to enjoy with your feline friend at home.

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Zoo Animal Enrichment Activities Can Work for Your Pets ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 13, 2013  · That being said, enrichment is not just for zoo animals – many people forget that they can enrich their pet’s life too! Chester the spectacled bear enjoys a watermelon “Chester”, our Andean spectacled bear, is a wonderful example of an animal that loves his puzzle feeder.

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Animals Archive - Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden®

Posted: (52 years ago) Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Home of the world famous hippo Fiona. Family friendly Zoo committed to inspiring visitors with wildlife and saving species.

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Welcome to the Cincinnati Zoo - Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Get Ready to Say Awwww! May is Zoo Babies Month at the Cincinnati Zoo April 30, 2021; Cincinnati Zoo Monitoring Mask Mandates April 28, 2021; Join Cincinnati Zoo’s …

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Purchase Animal Art - Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden®

Posted: (52 years ago) Looking for a gift for the person who has everything? Painting (with non-toxic paint) is a fun and excellent form of enrichment for the keepers and the animals! Animal care staff will offer paints and canvas to some of our animals, resulting in beautiful works of art – each masterpiece different than the next!

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Zoo Access for All - Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden®

Posted: (52 years ago) The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s Zoo Access for All program is designed to encourage families and individuals of all backgrounds to visit our world-class organization to build lifelong and multi-generational memories.

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Job Opportunities - Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden®

Posted: (52 years ago) Internships. The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden Internship Program is designed for current college students or recent college graduates. Under the guidance and supervision of Zoo staff, interns will develop skills and gain valuable real-world experience in their field of interest.

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Build a Better Home for Wildlife, Starting with Your Pets ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 30, 2019  · Pet owners can also make a difference by keeping their pet cats indoors. There are many resources online that explain how to create a healthy and happy indoor home for cats so they no longer feel the need to be outdoors. While keeping cats indoors exclusively is ideal, keeping them inside even only at night can make a difference. ...

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Behind-the-Scenes Experiences - Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Gentle Giants is a semi-private tour reserved for 1-6 guests. Cost: $125 per person Length of Tour: Approximately 30 minutes Restrictions: Children must be over the age of 5 with an accompanying adult. Youth over the age of 15 are permitted to tour solo with the written permission of an adult or guardian.

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Radiated Tortoise - Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden®

Posted: (52 years ago) Sporting a striking star-shaped pattern of yellow streaks on its high-domed shell, the radiated tortoise is considered one of the world’s most beautiful tortoises. Unfortunately, its beauty makes the tortoise a target for the pet trade, which is one of the threats it faces in the wild.

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A Cat's Best Friend | Cincinnati Zoo Blog

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 02, 2019  · Plus offering play with your pet for their own exercise, as well as grooming is also a good idea for all pets. You have to also wash your hands every time you change that litter box too… So be aware of the total care of your pet, and if it’s a domestic breed mixed with a wild breed, you may have extra instructions.

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Macaw Reintroduction - Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden®

Posted: (52 years ago) Globally threatened from poaching for the pet trade and habitat loss, the blue and gold macaw was extirpated from Trinidad in the early 1960s. CREW Scientist Bernadette Plair brought together the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, the Centre for the Rescue of Endangered Species of Trinidad and Tobago (CRESTT), the Trinidad and Tobago government and local people to restore the blue and gold ...

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What is a Pirate's Favorite Parrot? | Cincinnati Zoo Blog

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 19, 2016  · Terrible jokes aside, the scarlet macaw is a very colorful and charismatic parrot often kept as a pet, especially in its range countries. Although international trade is banned by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), illegal trade still continues.

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Thick-Billed Parrot - Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden®

Posted: (52 years ago) The only living parrot that once ranged in the United States, the thick-billed parrot is dependent on highland pine-oak forests for food and nesting. Its range has been reduced to a few areas in Mexico where it continues to suffer from habitat loss and the pet trade.

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Petco Hosts Mega Adoption Event at the Zoo May 19th ...

Posted: (52 years ago) May 08, 2013  · In addition to pet adoptions, there will be Petco Certified Dog Trainers on hand to give pet parents advice on caring for a new pet’s physical, mental, social and emotional needs. Whether visiting the zoo or not, this event is a great opportunity to interact with pets in need of forever homes.

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Protecting the Colors of the Wind: Saving Scarlet Macaws ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Nov 14, 2017  · This is the scarlet macaw, the ever-so popular parrot depicted as a pirate’s mate or a friendly pet in movies and stories. What many people don’t realize is that this bright, charismatic bird is an endangered species. Scarlet macaws face habitat loss and wildfires throughout their range of Guatemala, Mexico, and Belize. Another major threat ...

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Two-toed Sloth - Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden®

Posted: (52 years ago) Still vulnerable to eagles, the sloth relies on camouflage for protection. Algae grow on its hair, giving the sloth a green tint that helps it blend in with the trees.

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Red-kneed Tarantula - Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden®

Posted: (52 years ago) Beauty, gentleness and slow reproduction may have gotten this spider into trouble. Countless wild animals have been harvested by the pet trade, with growing concern by conservationists. This species is now protected by a multinational treaty, the Convention …

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A Cat's Best Friend | Cincinnati Zoo Blog

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 02, 2019  · Plus offering play with your pet for their own exercise, as well as grooming is also a good idea for all pets. You have to also wash your hands every time you change that litter box too… So be aware of the total care of your pet, and if it’s a domestic breed mixed with a wild breed, you may have extra instructions.

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Indian Star Tortoise - Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden®

Posted: (52 years ago) A striking shell pattern of yellow-striped stars helps the Indian star tortoise camouflage within dry grassy patches. Unfortunately, the beautiful shell pattern catches the eye of pet owners, fueling illegal collection of tortoises from the wild.

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Great Enrichment for a Great Ape | Cincinnati Zoo Blog

Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 18, 2021  · Henry, the 30-year-old Sumatran orangutan that has lived at the Cincinnati Zoo since 2011, is a great ape (in every way)! Orangutan means “person of the forest” and is a fitting name for a primate that is happy to spend its day hanging out in the treetops.

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Burmese Brown Mountain Tortoise - Cincinnati Zoo ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Due to its large size—it’s the fourth largest tortoise in the world—and slow nature, the Burmese brown mountain tortoise is a relatively easy target for hunters. Overharvesting for food and the pet trade threaten this endangered species’ survival.

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Minnow the Fishing Cat and her Trainer, Linda, Help ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 18, 2015  · Linda Castenada and her pet cat, Suzi . With Minnow, it took a lot of patience and paying attention her natural behavior to condition her to display her hunting skills successfully in front of an audience. Following a very set routine is one of the keys to maintaining her comfort. And rewarding her with her favorite fishy treats!

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General Zoo News Archives - Page 29 of 16 - Cincinnati Zoo ...

Posted: (52 years ago) For more than 60 years, P&G Pet Care (NYSE:PG), the maker of Iams and Eukanuba, has enhanced the well-being of dogs and cats by providing world-class quality foods and pet care products. To learn more about Eukanuba® and Iams® Dog & Cat Foods or general pet care and nutrition information, call the Iams Consumer Care Center at (800) 446-3075.

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Saving Scarlet Macaws - Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden®

Posted: (52 years ago) These nine macaws were graduates of ARCAS´s breeding program, initiated in 2004 utilizing birds confiscated in the illegal pet trade. They are the result of years of hard work in the different stages of the program, including determining the genetic origin of the founder animals, developing successful breeding methodologies and elaborating ...

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P&G Pet Care Wildlife Conservation Scholarship ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 05, 2011  · For more than 60 years, P&G Pet Care (NYSE:PG), the maker of Iams and Eukanuba, has enhanced the well-being of dogs and cats by providing world-class quality foods and pet care products. To learn more about Eukanuba® and Iams® Dog & Cat Foods or general pet care and nutrition information, call the Iams Consumer Care Center at (800) 446-3075.

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Red-eared Slider - Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden®

Posted: (52 years ago) Pet Trade Problem: Traditionally the most popular turtle sold as a pet, massive collection of the red-eared slider from the wild and release into non-native regions warrant conservation concern.

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Penguin Days - Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden®

Posted: (52 years ago) Experience cooler prices and even cooler animals during Penguin Days, with half-price Zoo admission every day and special animal encounters every Saturday & Sunday, January 3 through March 11.

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Saving Scarlet Macaws in Guatemala | Cincinnati Zoo Blog

Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 02, 2015  · One of the largest and most brilliantly colored macaws, the scarlet macaw inhabits the tropical forests of Central and South America. Despite its large range, scarlet macaw populations in Central America suffer greatly from the pet trade, hunting and habitat loss.

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Gorillas Archives - Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden®

Posted: (52 years ago) Nov 27, 2018  · Gorillas like all primates must live with their own kind to achieve the psychological fulfillment vital to a long, healthy and happy life. From the first moment I looked at Gladys in Brownsville Texas, all I wanted to do was to help her get to this. Gladys is not our baby. Gladys is not our pet.

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General Zoo News Archives - Page 19 of 16 - Cincinnati Zoo ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 20, 2013  · In addition to pet adoptions, there will be Petco Certified Dog Trainers on hand to give pet parents advice on caring for a new pet’s physical, mental, social and emotional needs. Whether visiting the zoo or not, this event is a great opportunity to interact with pets in need of forever homes.

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Have You Ever Heard of a Black-footed Cat? | Cincinnati ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 02, 2017  · The Black-footed Cat (Felis nigripes or gyra cat or черноногая кошка ) is the smallest African cat and endemic to the southwestern arid zone of the southern African sub-region.The Black footed Cat pet Despite its name, only the pads and under parts of the cat’s feet are black.do not Black footed Cat kitten conservation.

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Cincinnati Zoo Continues to Save the Blues | Cincinnati ...

Posted: (52 years ago) May 24, 2017  · The pet trade has also contributed to the decline in the species, including using their feathers in traditional dances. The Cincinnati Zoo has been funding blue-throated macaw conservation in the wild through a non-profit organization, Asociación Armonía , for quite some time now.

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Boosting Scarlet Macaw Populations in Guatemala ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 20, 2015  · These nine macaws are graduates of ARCAS´ captive breeding program, initiated in 2004 utilizing birds confiscated in the illegal pet trade. They are the result of years of hard work, including determining the genetic origin of the founder animals, developing successful captive breeding methodologies, and establishing rehabilitation protocols.

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