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Celebrating Hispanic Voices in Conservation

Our beautiful planet is shared by many diverse people who are working hard to make it a better place for future generations! This National Hispanic Heritage Month, we wanted to highlight a few…
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This Holiday is Stu-pand-ous!

International Red Panda Day is a holiday made for celebrating the first (and cutest) pandas: red pandas! With their fluffy paws and round faces, these adorable aluridae have captured the hearts of…
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Bald is Beautiful Day

Each year on September 13, people around the world (but mostly in the U.S.) celebrate Bald is Beautiful Day! Whether you are the owner of a bald head created by genetics, medical circumstances, age…
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Conservation in Food Service

It is no secret the Akron Zoo is committed to making conservation-conscious decisions in operations and animal care, but did you know that even our food and beverage team is contributing to…
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There's a Bat Moon on the Rise

Every year since 1997, more than 30 countries around the world have celebrated International Bat Night during the last weekend of August. This holiday aims to teach people about a wide variety of bat…
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We Skinking Love World Lizard Day!

Each year on August 14 we celebrate World Lizard Day! No one is quite sure how this unusual holiday got its start, but that doesn't make it any less fun to celebrate. Our world is home to thousands…
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