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Akron Zoo to introduce ScooterPals™

The Akron Zoo is now offering ScooterPals Fur-Wheelers™ for guests to rent during their visit to the zoo. ScooterPals Fur-Wheelers are full-sized seated electric scooters that are dressed as animals…
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Some birds return outside

BIRD UPDATE June 4: We’re excited to share that our penguins, Hyacinth macaws, snowy owls, red-breasted geese, white storks and guineafowl have returned to their outdoor habitat. Our flamingos will…
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Akron Zoo welcomes new snow leopard

A new female snow leopard has arrived at the Akron Zoo. Milja is one year old and she will make her public debut later this spring. Milja (pronounced mee-lah) was born on May 11, 2020 and moved to…
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Akron Zoo to partner with Akron Children's Museum

The Akron Zoo is partnering with Akron Children’s Museum to offer one of the museum’s popular exhibits, Mini Monster Course, at the Akron Zoo for a limited time. The Mini Monster Course is available…
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White-cheeked gibbon baby gets name after naming contest

After a public naming contest, the Akron Zoo’s white-cheeked gibbon infant now has a name – Lolani, which is Lao for “royal hawk, soaring to new heights.” The name was selected today, Jan. 28, by the…
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Akron Zoo to hold naming contest for white-cheeked gibbon infant

The Akron Zoo is holding a naming contest for its new white-cheeked gibbon infant. The contest, presented by Akron Children’s Hospital, runs Wednesday, Jan. 12 – Wednesday, Jan. 26. The public can…
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