Press Releases

Current Press Releases


November 6, 2014

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO SAYS GOODBYE TO LIFELONG HIPPO AMBASSADOR, WICKET

October 30, 2014

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO WELCOMES A BABY ORANGUTAN!

October 15, 2014

BOO AT THE ZOO BEGINS FRIDAY! --Seven nights of spooktacular activities planned!--

September 29, 2014

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO UPDATES SMARTPHONE APP TO HELP SAVE WILD ORANGUTANS

September 23, 2014

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO’S ENCOUNTER AFRICA WINS NATIONAL EXHIBIT DESIGN AWARD

August 22, 2014

TWO BIG HAPPENINGS THIS WEEKEND AT CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO -- Zoo’s new lynx kittens explore public exhibit just in time for Teddy Bear Days guests -

August 20, 2014

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO HEALS TEDDY BEAR BOO-BOOS THIS WEEKEND! -- Twenty-sixth anniversary of Teddy Bear Days offers a “beary” fun time for the whole family --

August 5, 2014

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO RANKED #5 IN NATION BY TRIPADVISOR - Strong Guest Support Allows Zoo to Fulfill Conservation Mission -

June 15, 2014

ELDERLY ELEPHANT PASSES AWAY EN ROUTE TO CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO -- Age-related conditions likely caused Joni’s death --

May 22, 2014

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO WILL WELCOME NEW ELEPHANT TO ITS HERD -- Joni, 44-year-old elephant, will move from Greenville Zoo --

May 16, 2014

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO’S RUN TO THE SHRINE IS TOMORROW! -- Walk-ups still welcome to participate in this unique event --

May 13, 2014

ENDANGERED SPECIES DAY CELEBRATED AT CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO -- Unique presentations by local students offer creative ways to learn about threatened animals --

April 15, 2014

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO HOSTS FIRST-EVER SUSTAINABLE PALM OIL SYMPOSIUM FOR NORTH AMERICAN ZOOS --Symposium aimed at raising awareness about sustainable palm oil among zoo guests--

January 6, 2014

BE “E-LEGAL” BY RECYCLING E-WASTE -Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Hosts Electronics Recycling Event this Saturday-

December 31, 2013

ZOO'S MOUNTAIN LION RECEIVES SURGICAL NEW YEAR’S GIFT FROM COLORADO VETERINARY PROFESSIONALS -- Time and equipment donated for complex leg surgery --

December 28, 2013

LONG LIFE, IMPACTFUL WORK OF AMUR LEOPARD CELEBRATED

December 18, 2013

ANIMALS, LIGHTS AND HOLIDAY SPIRIT AT CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO!

December 4, 2013

CHILLY WEATHER DISCOUNT OFFERED FOR OPENING WEEKEND OF ELECTRIC SAFARI -- Cheyenne Mountain Zoo warms your wallet with $2 off regular-priced event admission --

November 7, 2013

Three US Zoos Take Leadership Role in Supporting Sustainable Palm Oil Practices

October 29, 2013

SPECIES ONCE CLASSIFIED AS EXTINCT IN THE WILD NOW HAS VIABLE FUTURE --Captive-bred black-footed ferrets to be released near Pueblo--

October 17, 2013

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO MOURNS DEATH OF FEMALE AFRICAN LION - Important species survival work will continue, despite loss --

October 15, 2013

BOO AT THE ZOO BEGINS FRIDAY! --Two weekends of spooktacular activities planned and, new this year, Boo on HALLOWEEN NIGHT!--

September 11, 2013

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO CELEBRATES MILITARY THROUGH THE WEEKEND! -- Military Appreciation Week honors service members and their families with $5.25 rate --

September 6, 2013

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO CELEBRATES OUR MILITARY! -- Military Appreciation Week honors service members and their families with a special $5.25 rate --

August 21, 2013

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO HEALS TEDDY BEAR BOO-BOOS THIS WEEKEND! -- Twenty-fifth anniversary of Teddy Bear Days offers care for teddy bears, live bear demonstrations and a “beary” fun time for the whole family --

August 19, 2013

THREE LYNX KITTENS ARE EXPLORING THEIR EXHIBIT! -- Canada lynx kittens born at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo have made their public debut--

August 5, 2013

SHE’S SPOTTED. SHE’S NEW. AND SHE’S READY TO MEET YOU! -- 198th reticulated giraffe calf born at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo--

July 30, 2013

CHEYENNE MOUNTIAN ZOO DEVELOPS SMARTPHONE APPLICATION -- Sustainable Palm Oil Shopping Guide now available on Google Play™ and coming soon to the App Store --

June 18, 2013

BECKY, CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO’S NEARLY-WHITE GIRAFFE, PASSES AT THE AGE OF 32

May 24, 2013

DON’T BE GREEN WITH ENVY --Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Hosts Annual Plant Sale this Memorial Weekend--

May 20, 2013

THERE’S BEEN A BABY BOOM AT CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO! --Porcupette, red river hoglet, wallaby joeys and lynx kittens are all new additions at the Zoo--

May 9, 2013

EVERY QUARTER COUNTS AT CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO - Zoo guests raise more than $100,000 during Quarters for Conservation 2012-2013 campaign -

April 30, 2013

RESCHEDULED WEATHER DELAYS ELEPHANT RIBBON CUTTING! -- Opening of Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s Encounter Africa moved to FRIDAY, May 3 --

March 25, 2013

A MALE LION BACK IN THE PRIDE -Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Welcomes Abuto-

January 23, 2013

SPECIAL DELIVERY! - Male Reticulated Giraffe born at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo -

December 3, 2012

A RHINO ON THE MOUNTAIN  -Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Welcomes Jumbe, a Black Rhinoceros-

September 21, 2012

VOTING OPENS TODAY FOR BABY GORILLA NAME!

September 10, 2012

BOY, OH BOY…AND YOU COULD NAME HIM TOO!

September 4, 2012

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Celebrates the Military!  -- Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s Military Appreciation Week, September 10 – 16, 2012, honors service members and families with a special $5.25 rate. --

August 15, 2012

It’s a boy…Or a girl? -Cheyenne Mountain Zoo welcomes baby gorilla-

July 11, 2012

IT’S A BOY! -- Healthy, active 195th giraffe calf born at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo --

June 22, 2012

LIVING, BREATHING (AND CRAWLING) ART EXHIBIT OPENS AT CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO -- Meet the more than 40 species now on display in one of the oldest buildings at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo --

June 18, 2012

$5.25 ZOO ADMISSION FOR KIDS THIS WEEKEND  -- Un-BEAR-ably entertaining REAL bear demonstrations scheduled for 24th Annual Teddy Bear Days at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo this weekend --

June 8, 2012

RECORD ATTENDANCE MEANS RECORD FUNDING FOR ZOO CONSERVATION PROGRAMS -- Cheyenne Mountain Zoo visitors raise over $100,000, one quarter at a time,  for orangutans, penguins, tigers, and other endangered species --

June 5, 2012

WHEN HIPPOS FLY… -- Cheyenne Mountain Zoo calls on a crane to help get Wicket, the newest member of the family, into her exhibit --

 May 30, 2012

TripAdvisor Takes A Walk On The Wild Side With America's Top 10 Zoos 

May 17, 2012

RISE AND “SHRINE” WITH CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO THIS SATURDAY! -- Walk-ups still welcome to participate in ONLY day of the year foot traffic is allowed on the road to the Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun --

May 3, 2012

HUGE GIFT FINISHES HUGE FUNDRAISER FOR CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO’S HUGE NEW EXHIBIT -- Cheyenne Mountain Zoo reaches $13.5 million Encounter Africa capital campaign goal thanks to generous gifts --

April 20, 2012

GET “POOP”ED AT RUN TO THE SHRINE  -- Cheyenne Mountain Zoo debuts new medallion made out of elephant poop for winners of upcoming Run to the Shrine 5K/10K --

March 20, 2012

WHERE DOES THE ZOO’S POO GO? -- Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and Denver Zoo teaming up to give you the scoop on the power of poop during a special “Tour de Tuk Tuk” stop this Thursday --

March 8, 2012

600 MANITOU SPRINGS MUSTANGS (VIRTUALLY) STAMPEDING TO THE WILL ROGERS SHRINE OF THE SUN!  -- Local running legend Matt Carpenter kicking off first-ever Cheyenne Mountain Zoo-AspenPointe “virtual” Run to the Shrine at Manitou Springs Elementary School this Friday --

January 27, 2012

SOMETHING NEW AT THE ZOO? YOU CAN BANK ON IT! -- Be a part of Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s BIGGEST project ever with our collectible elephant banks! --


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