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It’s Ompossumble You Didn’t Know About This Cool Species

On World Rabies Day, many people talk about animals that carry rabies and how to avoid or prevent contraction. However, I want to talk about an animal that many people believe carries rabies, but…
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Say “Hi” to Our Hibiscus

Are you looking for a colorful perennial that likes full sun? Check out the hardy hibiscus plants growing in the Akron Zoo’s Lehner Family Zoo Gardens and alongside the hill to the left of the…
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This Holiday is Panda-Monium

If you have visited your Akron Zoo since the opening of Lehner Family Foundation Wild Asia in May, your heart has probably been captured by our red panda sisters, Coco, Lulu, and Penny. Not only are…
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Panda Palace Special Edition

Happy International Red Panda Day! With a whole day dedicated to Coco, Lulu and Penny, we had to celebrate with special edition of Panda Palace. Red Panda Day is a day to raise awareness about red…
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2021 Akron Zoo Baby Boom

It is always fun to see new faces at your Akron Zoo, but this year your zoo has welcomed a whopping 12 newborns! While this is by no means a record (I mean, do you know how many babies fish can have…
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Honeybees – Are They Still in Trouble?

Are honeybees endangered? Is Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) still a thing? What is even going on?  Honeybees are non-native pollinators critically important for our food supply. They were imported…
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