• May 23, 2022

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Video+Story: El Paso Zoo To Be Featured on NatGeo Wild’s

Juno, the El Paso Zoo’s Asian elephant, will be featured on an episode of the Animal ER program on the Nat Geo Wild network at 8 p.m. on Saturday, August 26. The episode focuses on the cancer treatment the female elephant received in March. Dr. Lisa DiBernardi of Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists, Dr. Joe Impellizeri […]Read More

El Paso Zoo: Juno’s Cancer Treatment Procedure Successful

Wednesday afternoon, Dr. Lisa DiBernardi of Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists, Dr. Joe Impellizeri of Veterinary Oncology Services, and the El Paso Zoo animal care team successfully performed electrochemotherapy on Juno, one of the zoo’s Asian elephants. “We broke the tumor down into four quadrants and treated each quadrant with the electrochemotherapy,” said Dr. Impellizeri. “This is an […]Read More

El Paso Zoo’s Juno the Elephant will Receive Cancer Treatment

The El Paso Zoo has chosen a treatment protocol for Juno, the 49-year-old Asian elephant diagnosed with a malignant mass in her right mammary gland in January. The zoo team discussed her case with elephant experts and veterinary specialists around the United States to determine the best course of action. Cancer is rare in elephants, […]Read More

Savannah and Juno set to Predict Winner of Super Bowl

The El Paso Zoo invites the public to watch the zoo’s elephants, Savannah and Juno, predict the winner of Super Bowl LI at 12:15 p.m. on Saturday, February 4, at the elephant exhibit. Each elephant will cast a vote by selecting one of the two helmet-shaped piñatas placed in their exhibit by keepers. “Enrichment activities […]Read More

El Paso Zoo’s Juno Diagnosed with Cancer

The animal care staff at the El Paso Zoo have received a biopsy report indicating a mass in 49-year-old Asian elephant Juno’s right mammary gland appears malignant, meaning the cells in the mass are exhibiting cancerous characteristics. These results come after several months of close observation and multiple diagnostic procedures. Since receiving the biopsy results, […]Read More

NASA’s Juno Spacecraft in Orbit Around Mighty Jupiter

After an almost five-year journey to the solar system’s largest planet, NASA’s Juno spacecraft successfully entered Jupiter’s orbit during a 35-minute engine burn. Confirmation that the burn had completed was received on Earth at 8:53 p.m. PDT (11:53 p.m. EDT) Monday, July 4. “Independence Day always is something to celebrate, but today we can add […]Read More