• October 20, 2021

Tags : el paso zoo

Boo at the Zoo returns to the El Paso Zoo

The El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens is excited to announce the return of the family-favorite Halloween event, Boo at the Zoo. The annual event will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, October 23 and Sunday, October 24. “Boo at the Zoo is one of our most popular events we host every […]Read More

El Paso Zoo mourns death of Kalliope the Lioness

Tuesday afternoon, officials with the El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens announced the passing of their 13-year-old African lioness named Kalliope. “Kalliope was beautiful, spunky, playful, mischievous, and brave,” said Amanda Leverett, the Collections Supervisor for the El Paso Zoo’s Africa section. “She was the one who usually came up to the window for our […]Read More

El Paso Zoo partners with Imaging Lab to provide Galapagos

The El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens, in partnership with the El Paso Zoological Society, worked with Southwest X-ray, a local diagnostic clinic to provide their 120-year-old Galapagos Tortoise, Ralph, with further diagnostics after veterinary staff discovered a blockage in his intestine. “With our diverse range of zoo residents to care for, from fish to […]Read More

El Paso Zoo to host nationwide interactive class “Wild About

The El Paso Zoo has teamed up with Varsity Tutors, an online education platform, to offer a free two-part program series called Wild About Health  “This is a great program that combines the animals’ natural motions and correlates them to fun human exercises,” said El Paso Zoo Director Joe Montisano. “It is designed for kids but […]Read More

El Paso Zoo staff mourns loss of Ivan the Amur

Sunday afternoon, officials with the El Paso Zoo announced the loss of their 21-year old Amur leopard, Ivan.   “The El Paso Zoo is very sad to say goodbye to Ivan, but thankful we were able to provide him with a long life,” said El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens Director Joe Montisano “It is […]Read More

El Paso Zoo announces death of ‘Rudo’ the Lion

Sunday evening, officials with the El Paso Zoo announced the loss of their 7-year-old male African lion, Rudo. According to officials, over the previous weekend, Rudo suffered a neurological disorder which left the right side of his body completely paralyzed. Zoo keepers and veterinary staff had been managing his health and determined the prognosis for […]Read More

El Paso Zoo to offer new full-day camps during Spring

The El Paso Zoo has opened registration for the “Conservation Warriors” Spring Break Camp that will take place at the zoo this March. The Spring Break camp will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., March 9 to March 13 and March 16 to March 20. The zoo encourages parents to register their children for […]Read More

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